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Clubs in Greater Manchester
and the Northwest Regio

Didsbury Greys Women's Hockey Team
Didsbury
Greys: Photo by John Fryer

Hockey
& Lacrosse at Didsbury Cricket Club

Wilmslow Road,
Didsbury, Manchester M20. Tel:
Membership Secretary – 0161 445 5347
Cricket
Club Website: www.didsburycricketclub.org.uk

Lacrosse

There
are many opportunities to play and watch Lacrosse at the Club. The
two Men’s teams play in the Premier Division of the North of England
League.
Although
Old Waconians came to Didsbury relatively recently they are now an
integral part of the Club. The playing surface at Didsbury is excellent
and the clubhouse atmosphere is great.
Their
name is derived from “Warehousemen and Clerks School” (WACS) which
later became Cheadle Hulme Grammar School. Old Wacs enjoy professional
coaching which is available to all player. They have a well developed
relationship with Manchester City at “The Dome” and use their excellent
facilities.
This
has enabled many members to attain representational honours at County
and National level. Old WACS are active in recruiting young people
into lacrosse through their promotion of ‘pop lacrosse’ in local primary
schools which culminates in an annual tournament at the Club. New
members welcome.

Hockey

The
Didsbury Greys Women’s Hockey Team are based at Didsbury Cricket Club
on Wilmslow Road in Didsbury and plays successfully in Division 2
of the Northern League.
The team use the Belle Vue Water Pitches for training and for home
matches. At
present they have three teams: the first team play in the first division
of the North League, their second team play in the first division
of the Lancashire League, and the 3rd team play in division 4 of the
Manchester League.
The teams have room for players of all levels who have aquired basic
hockey skills and knowledge of the game.This includes juniors who
wish to move onto the senior stage and seniors who would like to take
hockey up again after a break. The club is currently looking to develop
further and welcomes new players.
Didsbury Greys Website: www.didsburygreys.co.uk

Location

Didsbury
Cricket Club stands on Wilmslow Road near to its junction with Parrs
Wood Road. It is close to East Didsbury Railway Station and near to
Parrs Wood Bus Station.

See
Also: Cricket

Other
Clubs & Venues

Balderstone
Community School

Queen Victoria School, Rochdale. Tel: 01706-654836.
Variety of sports on offer including lacrosse, hockey, gymnastics
and martial arts.

Didsbury Northern
Hockey Club

c/o The Northern Lawn Tennis Club, Palatine Road, Didsbury Manchester
M20 9YA.
Website: www.didsburynorthernhc.co.uk. Contact: dnhc@didsburynorthernhc.co.uk.
General Club contact: secretary@didsburynorthernhc.co.uk.
We currently
run 6 mens teams, and 6 ladies teams, as well as implementing a strong
juniors programme. We are a friendly, sociable club offering everything
from Northern Div 1 Hockey to more social games, playing in south
Manchester (Fallowfield and Didsbury) You will find members of DNHC
are extreme social animals and the 4 social secretaries are kept very
busy keeping everyone entertained.

Mellor Lacrosse
Club

Mellor Sports Centre, Longhurst Lane, Mellor, Stockport. Tel: 0161-449
8929.

Poynton Hockey
Club

Poynton, Nr Macclesfield, Cheshire. Contact Tel: 01625-424999.

Reddish Green
Hockey Club

Stockport, Cheshire. Website: www.reddishgreen.co.uk

Rochdale Cricket
Club

Bridgeford Road, Redbrook, Rochdale. Tel: 01706-646343. Cricket, Squash
and Lacrosse.

Salford Hockey
Contact Sports Development – Tel: 0161-873 7538.

Stockport &
District Womens’ Hockey League

Open to teams in the Stockport area. Website: https://sdwhl.co.uk

Tameside Men’s
Hockey Club

(formerly known as Woodley Hockey Club)
Website: www.geocities.com/tamesidehockey. Club Secretary: Andrew
Pooley.

Wilmslow Hockey
Club

Training at Wilmslow High School. Clubhouse at Phoenix Ground, Oakwood
Farm, Styal.
Details on the website, or contact Richard ward at raw883@hotmail.com
Website: www.geocities.com/wilmslowhockeyclub.


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