Harleston Magpies host successful youth hockey tournament

PUBLISHED: 10:40 13 November 2018

Young hockey players at Harleston fall silent on Remembrance Sunday Picture: CLUB

Young hockey players at Harleston fall silent on Remembrance Sunday Picture: CLUB


Harleston Magpies hosted Norfolk’s second U12 In2Hockey tournament of the season, with 19 teams from five clubs taking part.

Results: U12 girls’ gold tournament: winners - Harleston Magpies, runners-up - Norwich City Tigers; silver tournament: winners - Watton, joint runners-up - Dragons B and Magpies Red; U12 boys’ cup: Joint winners - Harleston Magpies and Norwich City Panthers; U12 boys’ plate: winners - Norwich City Sharks, runners-up - Watton.

All the teams stopped play at 11am to pay their respects as part of Remembrance Sunday.

Heather Brand, Harleston Magpies youth chair, commented: “Thanks go to all our club members and parents for making this a very successful event for all. Getting 19 teams of youngsters on the pitch and playing hockey was a great sight for everyone, showcasing the enthusiasm and strength of hockey across Norfolk.

“For some, this was their first experience of tournament hockey, and they loved every moment!”


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Diss Mercury visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Diss Mercury staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Diss Mercury account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Most Read

Latest from the Diss Mercury

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists