Perseverance pays off for 3rd XI

The curtain finally came down on Penarth Hockey Club’s season of competition in the GoCrea8 League, with the One and Threes completing their schedules at the third time of asking.

1sts go down fighting in semi

PHC’s bid for a third successive cup final appearance came up one round short but, having been elevated into the highest strata of club competition, the Bears’ underdog performance was still one of note with an eye to the future.

2nds wrap up with magnificent seven

With the 1st XI’s midweek game in Bath falling victim to the remnants of the recent wintery weather, and the Thirds not due to play their rescheduled finale until next month, it was left to Penarth Hockey Club’s 2nd XI to uphold honour at the weekend.

High scores in low temperatures

As the second ‘Beast from the East’ prepared to blast South Wales, Penarth Hockey Club defied the elements to not only complete a slate of games in the GoCrea8 League but also produce some sizzling scorelines in the process.