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Thought to be between 4-6 Hockey clubs operating within Dorset 1/ (Southern Times and Dorset County Herald 07 Mar.) Report of game against Dorchester in the People’s(?) Park. Poole won 5-2. Report states Poole were an ‘old established club’! 2/ (Southern Times and Dorset County Herald 16 Nov.) Report of game Poole v. Dorchester at Poole Park, 4 – 4 Result. Report states ‘Poole contrary to their usual custom turned up half an hour late’! Team were: Goalie, a substitute; Full Back, Hine; Half-Backs, Bartlett, Den_ham, Blanchard; Forwards, Short, Moon, Andrew, Yeatman, Clarke. Return match against Dorchester on 18 Dec Also noted were upcoming fixtures against Southampton 16. Dec & 19 Mar.1896 3/ (Southern Times and Dorset County Herald 07 Dec.) Report of County game against Surrey in which 3 players are from Poole HC.

Poole Park

In August 1894 the long association with the Borough of Poole started when the club asked for the use of the cricket ground; the site where the bowling greens are today.

Club Founded

Poole Hockey Club was founded by W. Andrew (b.22 Mar.1869 – d.30 Mar.1911) the Hants and Dorset cricketer. It was founded on 10th November 1893 at the Parkstone Hotel. The annual subscription was 5 shillings (25p). Its ground was Kelly’s Field in Parkstone Road (the original grass tennis court area of Poole Park). Of the nine people present at the first meeting, three were Reverend.

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Founded in 1893, Poole Hockey Club has been in existence for well over 100 years and is one of the oldest sports clubs in the country. We run three mens and two ladies teams in various leagues across the Hampshire and Dorset region. We are also very fortunate to be able to run Junior teams offering regular fixtures throughout the season for U12 and U14 mixed squads and an U16 boys squad.


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