Yesterday Ireland beat Canada 4-2 to secure a place in the quarter finals. A massive congratulations to our M1s players Chris Cargo and Mikey Watt! Tonight at 23.30 BST they have their last group game against Argentina, make it a good one, we'll be cheering all the way!
The GB Men's team need to beat Spain tonight with a better result than when New Zealand play Belgium to reach the quarter finals. Let's give our friend and ex-HWHC M1s player Dan Fox all the support we can, good luck chaps!
The GB Women's team are storming through the Olympics having won all their games so far in the group stages, their final group game is tomorrow Saturday 13th August 22:00 BST against USA. We are so looking forward to seeing their quarter final games next week!
Men's GB vs Spain 21:00 BST 12th August
Men's New Zealand vs Belgium 22:00 BST 12th August
Men's Ireland vs Argentina 23:30 BST 12th August
Women's GB vs USA 22:00 BST 13th August
HWHC has a long history of Olympians
Arguably our most famous dates back to 1898 when S.H. Shoveller joined HWHC. Known as the Prince of centre forwards and the immortal centre, "Shove" won 29 caps for England at a time when there were far fewer internatinal than now. He is the only British Hockey player to win 2 gold medals in London 1908 and Antwerp 1920. Records are incomplete but it's estimated Shove scored 1600 goals and was responsible for a thirds of all goals scored by the club
Full detail here: Hampstead Westminster Hockey Club - 1894-1969
Inspired to join us? HWHC is for everyone - Beginners to Olympians
If you are looking to pick up hockey after been inspired by Team GB and Ireland? If you live in London then look no further than Hampstead and Westminster Hockey Club. We have both men's and women's teams in the national leagues but with a further 17 senior teams we can cater to all levels. Our junior section is now the biggest in London with over 200 strong. It doesn't matter if you skills are years old we welcome all to join us and see if we can find a team that suits.