Hallam teams face tough National tests

HOCKEYSHEFFIELD Hallam HC boast not one but two national league hockey teams!

Thursday, 20th September 2007, 9:05 am
Updated Friday, 21st September 2007, 10:38 am

Tomorrow newly-promoted Sheffield Hallam women play their first ever home EHL match against Bradford (1.30 at Abbeydale Park);

Sheffield Hallam Civica men, meanwhile travel to City of Peterborough hoping to avenge last year's 8-3 defeat.

On Sunday Sheffield Hallam Civica men open their home EHL account with a match against local arch rivals Doncaster (also 1.30 at Abbey dale Park).

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Last weekend both sides sere defeated, Hallam women lost 5-1 away at Liverpool Sefton even though Kath Hughes got them off the a perfect start scoring after two minutes; Hallam's men travelled to league new boys Telford & Wrekin and went down 2-0.

Both the men's and women's second strings face tough matches. The women play Chapeltown, who were relegated from and Hallam's men face Sheffield University Bankers.