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21st May, 2022.
What an amazing end to the season for the Thirsk Under 12s boys hockey team. The boys had already won the Yorkshire Youth Hockey League, the Play-offs and the England Hockey Cup for the North East of England, meaning they went through to the National Finals on Saturday 7th May at Nottingham Hockey Centre as one of the 8 best U12 boys club teams in England.
It was a hot, bright day in Nottingham when the team arrived early for warming up, official photos and a team talk from coach Ewan McIntosh. The facilities there were amazing!
The boys were told to enjoy what was a celebration of what’s been an incredible season and to just express themselves on the pitch as much as possible.
All in great spirits their first of three games was against Cambridge City containing one of the largest youth sections in the UK, were they played their socks off to win 4-1, next up, the second game was against Wimbledon - a hockey giant......
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