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Men's Hockey Rep Team

The AoC National Colleges Hockey teams have been operating for over 20 years providing a unique and exciting opportunity for talented hockey players to play both domestic and international fixtures. The team is made up of the finest athletes who meet up and play several matches throughout the year.

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2023-24 England Colleges national hockey trials

Players will be considered across the AoC Sport College membership and associates through a one-day trial process.

The trial will take place on Friday, 10 November 2023 at Worcester, we are looking to host a one phrase trial but if we are oversubscribed then institutions may be contacted to obtain further information and evidence to enable shortlisting. Although if we are hugely oversubscribed then we will try to run 2 trials dates in November. At the trials a squad of up to 23 players will be selected.

All AoC Sport members and associates are encouraged to nominate players for the national hockey team from September 2023 until the closing date. Before nominating please ensure your players can meet the hockey player selection criteria 2023-24.

The closing date for nominations will be Tuesday, 17 October 2023.

If you have any questions regarding the hockey representative trials, please contact Vanessa Bowen.

2023-24 England College Hockey Squad

Following a successful trial, we are pleased to announce the 2023-24 squad:


National Team Staff

Head Coach – Terry Lavery
Assistant Coach - Stefan Sekula
Assistant Coach - Gary Johnson
Assistant Coach - Dave Knowles

Trials & Fixtures


Venue: Worcester International Hockey Centre, Droitwich Road, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR3 7SW

Date: Friday, 10 November 2023

Time: 10:15am registration and trials from 10:45am to 4:00pm

Date: Thursday & Friday, 15 & 16 February 2024

Venue: Lindum Hockey Club, Lincoln (2 training sessions and 2 games)

Fixtures and results:

Thursday PM
England Colleges Men vs Lincoln University Won: 7-2
Leo Delves x 2, Benji Harvey x 2, Lorne Thomson, Ollie Cass and Sam Hargreaves

England Colleges Men vs Lindum HC XI Won: 8-1
Scorers: Leo Delves x 4, Benji Harvey, Will May, Matty Oades and Miles Lax-Turner

Date: Saturday, 27 April 2024

Venue: Bablake Playing Fields, Norman Place Road, Coventry, CV6 2BU

Fixtures and results:
12:30pm England Colleges vs National Hockey Academy Lost: 2-3
: Ben Miles and Morgan Sumner

3:30pm England Colleges vs National Hockey Academy Won: 5-4
Billy Merrifield, Ben Miles, Will May, Sam Hargreaves and Lorne Thomson

Date: Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Venue: Cardiff

England Colleges vs Wales

Date: Saturday & Sunday, 22 & 23 June 2024

Venue: Cardiff


Saturday PM
England Colleges vs Wales U18s

Sunday AM
England Colleges vs Welsh Universities

Date: Saturday & Sunday, 6 & 7 July 2024

Venue: Beeston


Saturday PM
England Colleges vs Beeston TA

England Colleges vs Beeston TA

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