Fixtures for the 2019-20 season are out. Check your calendar, add them in and make sure you’re ready to respond to your captain when he asks.
The 1sts will play…
Sat 21-Sep-19 Wanderers (A)
Sat 28-Sep-19 Harris II (H)
Sat 26-Oct-19 Perthshire II (A)
Sat 02-Nov-19 Grove III (H)
Sat 09-Nov-19 Dundee Uni (H)
Sat 16-Nov-19 Wanderers III (A)
Sat 23-Nov-19 Free Weekend
Sat 30-Nov-19 Perthshire III (A)
Sat 22-Feb-20 St Andrews Uni II (H)
Sat 29-Feb-20 Wanderers II (H)
Sat 07-Mar-20 Harris II (A)
Sat 14-Mar-20 Perthshire II (H)
Sat 21-Mar-20 Grove III (A)
Sat 18-Apr-20 Dundee Uni (H)
Sat 25-Apr-20 Wanderers III (H)
Sat 02-May-20 Free Weekend
Sat 09-May-20 Perthshire III (H)
Sat 16-May-20 St Andrews Uni II (A)
The Bring a Parent Day was a pretty big success for the club with dozens of parents joining their kids on the astro. It was great to see mums and dads get their first taste of hockey or rediscover their competitive spirit from their teens. A huge debt of gratitude is owed to Tilly Boa and Jamie Carnegie at the University and all of the Madras players who helped out.
How many Madras Players and coaches can you spot in the picture?
After the enjoyment of our summer hockey sessions (accompanied by fantastic weather) it is time now to focus on the new season ahead and training will resume on Thursday 20th August, 20:00 at the University of St Andrews Sports Centre. If you are new to area and are looking to play some hockey or if you are looking to dust down your hockey skills after some time away from the game, you are very welcome to join our sessions. At £2 for adults and £1 for children the sessions provide great value and a fun way to get fit.
The first team open their new campaign with a game against Grove Menzieshill 3rd XI on Saturday 12th September at the University Sports Centre. The second team’s first game of their new season is against Perthshire 4th XI on Sunday 13th September in Perth.
Madras FP Men’s 1st Team open their 2014-15 on Saturday 13th September with a game against Grove Menzieshill 3rd XI in Dundee. The 2nd XI play their first game on the following weekend. The training sessions on Thursday evenings at the University of St Andrews sports centre have so far been well attended with a greater emphasis being placed this year on improving fitness.
It will be interesting to see if this change in training regime helps the Teams get through their long season with the first team due to play 22 games before the end of April.