first team squad

Welcome to the first team squad

1st team 2018-19

player profiles

Matt burton-bowen  capt  age 34  defence

Second season as captain Matt  leads from the back. Will give his all for the team for  a full 70 minutes .
Nickname Matty/BB.

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jack balsdon                        age 24  def/mid

Jack returns to the club after a year away finding himself in the South American wilderness.  Versatile defence/midfielder.

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sam barrett                      age 20 forward

Joined at age 8, he is now an up and coming forward with a reputation for scoring goals. Nickname Baz.

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LEAGUE  : England Hockey Premier League

CAPTAIN  : Matt Burton-Bowen

COACH    : Craig Boyne

MANAGER    : Gary Wyver

League table and fixtures 2018/19

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tom bean

Ex- Loughborough University "Beano" is a powerhouse in midfield and a short corner specialist.

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craig boyne     age 30 forward+coach

Player-coach forward & former captain. 2nd season at the helm - looking for a promotion year. Nickname Linus.

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paddy brookson               age 20 forward

Studying at Kent Uni,  looking to improve on his first season in the Premier League last year. Nickname Paddy.

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BJ Bruton

Australian goalkeeper  "BJ"  joins the club this season and brings a wealth of experience both out and indoor.

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Martin Twyman

Hugo Creaney-birch

Hugo is currently looking to break into the squad, works hard always keen to learn.

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matthew carney

Matt is another teenager looking to break into the first team, one to watch for the future.

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James Henderson

"Hendo"  has previous league experience with Cannock and joins after a year out of hockey.

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Graham Brown

Thomas Degiovanni

Tom hails from Malta and is currently at Christchurch Uni.  Hard working midfielder first season in the senior squad.

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Joshua Izzard

Josh currently making his mark with the 2's gaining experience and looking to progress into national league hockey.

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Adam Lee-Browne

Adam a solid defender and another youngster making his mark in the first team this season.

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william mead

Will joins from Folkestone . A member of the U16 England squad, feisty forward looking to make his mark in senior hockey.

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Charlie Michael

Charlie comes into the squad off the back of a year playing in Australia and previous experience with Brighton.

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Teague Marcano

Teague comes in as our second overseas player and brings T&T international level experience. Exciting goalscoring prospect.

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nathan redman (gK)                  age 20  GK

Nathan in his second year at Kent University studying Chemistry,  growing in confidence this season and a great clubman.

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Louis Ridge

Louis is another youngster, joining from Marden for the step up to national league.  Another prospect for the future.

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Spencer Smith               age 19 midfield

Spencer  improves from year to year still only 19, is looking to break into the squad, great attitude, one for the future.

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Harrison Smith              age 18 midfield

Has cemented his place in the first team this season, looking for him to push on and show us what he can do.

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gary Wyver - manager

Current 1st Team Manager and occasional club goalkeeper,  in second year as Manager, living the dream!!

2018/19 season


Table & fixtures


Canterbury Men's Hockey Club - a section of Polo Farm Sports Club, Littlebourne Road, Canterbury CT3 4AF - 01227 769159