After claiming the England Hockey title last season, the Men's 1st XI qualify for Europe, with KO16/KO8 taking place in Barcelona 4-6 October. We've drawn HGC from Holland (EHL champions in 2011) and face them at 13:30 at the Pau Negre Stadium.
Win that game and we will face the winner of Mannheimer v CA Montrouge at 9:45 on Sunday morning in KO8. A loss to HGC on Friday, and we'll face the loser of Mannheimer v CA Montrouge in a ranking match on Saturday at 11:45. Full schedule below and tickets available here.
Barcelona is a great city with cracking nightlife, and the pitch is close to the centre, so grab your team mates, put on your blue and white, and plan the long weekend in Europe!
The squad are flying out on Thursday morning, and back on Sunday evening. Staying in one of the tournament hotels just out of the city, Hotel Best Western Mediterraneo.