Baileans to host family fun day

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Matlock Baileans Ladies Hockey Club will be holding a family fun day at Wirksworth Leisure Centre on Saturday, September 29.

Matlock Baileans prides itself on being a club for every hockey player; young, old, experienced or beginner.

So if you’re interested in getting involved in any aspect of the game, be it playing, coaching, umpiring or spectating, come and see what the club is all about at the Wirksworth Leisure Centre astroturf.

The club has five teams, as well as a thriving junior section. The ladies’ first team plays in the Midlands Premier League, and the fifth team plays within the Derbyshire League.

All teams train at Wirksworth on a Monday or Tuesday evening and play games on Saturdays.

Not only are teams playing at home on Saturday, there will also be pitchside activities from 10am such as a cake stall, teambuilding games, quiz, sponge throw, penalty competiton and many more. There will also be a taster session from 4pm when you can have a go.

Times of the matches on Saturday are: Matlock 3rds v Matlock 4ths (10am start), Matlock 1sts v Olton 2nds (11.30am start), Matlock 2nds v Beeston 3rds (2.30pm start), taster session (4pm).

So come along on the day and cheer on your local ladies’ hockey team