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The history and mythology of the University of Bristol Hockey Club is long and distinguished. Unfortunately, we haven’t written it down anywhere before.

If you can help fill in the blanks, please contact a member of the current club or the alumni from the  contacts page and share what you know.


  • 2013
    • UBLHC 3rd XI make it to BUCS Trophy Final held at Dingle only to lose 1-0 to Exeter Ladies 2s, after they kicked the ball in the goal.
    • UBMHC Alumni James Bailey captains England 1st XI  at World Cup Qualifiers
  • 2002
    •  Bristol “Flagship” 2nd XI reach the BUSA semi-finals away to Durham, unfortunately losing 1-0.Submitted by Gareth “Happy” Holliday (UBMHC 2001-2005)
  • 1994
    • Bristol 1st and 2nd XI won their UAU championships beating arch rivals Exeter in the finals at Cannock Hockey Club. The 1st XI technically shared the title as their game ended 2-2, the 2nd XI won 3-1. Submitted by Tim Knight (UBMHC 1992-1995) | Source: Epigram 1994

Ancient Lore and Tales:

  • Bristol walk on water.
  • 1994 UBMHC 4th XI attempted to tour London on weekend away. Unfortunately they broke down on the M4/M32 interchange, and were all paralytic by the time the AA arrived.
    Submitted by Tim Knight (UBMHC 1992-1995)

Contact The University of Bristol Hockey Club

Position Name Nickname Email Phone
General Contacts
Director of Bristol Hockey Ian Cordwell
AU Co-Ordinator Kelly Howard 0117 954 5875
Alumni Co-Ordinator Rachel Butler Butts 07855 168987
Alumni Co-Ordinator Gareth Holliday Happy 07968 597337
Alumni Co-Ordinator Diana Bacon Dido
Men’s Contacts
Club Captain Jack Thorpe 07590 535711
Vice Club Captain Micheal Jones 07895 417962
Treasurer Max Dutton
Fixture Sec Mikey Pelmore 07904 654661
1st XI Captain George Cairns 07770 712775
2nd XI Captain Tom Dawson
3rd XI Captain Shandy Wilson
4th XI Captain Alex Murray
5th XI Captain Ted Rowntree
Sponsorship Sec Jordan Hussle
Publicity Sec Ted Rowntree
Social Sec. Jack Britt
Social Sec Peter Chicken
Kit Sec Micheal Batsone
Tour Sec Rhys Davies
Ladies’ Contacts
Club Captain Lucy Balicki
Vice Club Captain Gabby Kent
Treasurer Rachel Bradshaw
Fixture Sec. Katie Butler
Umpire’s Sec. Chantel Ratclif
1st XI Captain TBA
2nd XI Captain Rachel Clare
3rd XI Captain Maddy Scott 07974650714
4th XI Captain Lucy Pettman 07891381878
Mixed XI Captain Miranda Caillard 07706450597
Intramural XI Captain Abby Whiteman 07774000120
Publicity Sec. Katie Wassall 07592929463
Social Sec. Sasha Holt 07738384637
Social Sec. Kirsty Crampton-Smith 07879846260
Kit Sec. Lucy Balicki 07912685421
Intramural Sec. Ailsa McGregor 07854818391