Brigg hockey teams set for new season

Brigg Mens 1st team captain Andy Dixon who leads his side in the North League for the first time this Saturday.
Brigg Mens 1st team captain Andy Dixon who leads his side in the North League for the first time this Saturday.
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Brigg Hockey Club starts its new season this Saturday with both mens and ladies teams in action.

Promotion to the Mens North of England League Division 2 will be a big challenge for the mens 1st team. They open their programme away at Wakefield this Saturday and will again be captained by Andy Dixon, who will have the assistance of coach Steve Ward.

The 2nd team in Division 2 will entertain Wakefield at home with the match starting at 11am. Both the mens 3rd team and 4th team are in the same division this season and they play one another in Division 5 South at 2pm this Saturday in what is sure to be a feisty encounter.

The club will again play its home games at The Podds with the first 1st team game at home to Stockton 1st on Saturday September 28.

The ladies 1st team opens its programme at home to Leeds at 12.30pm this Saturday. They also got promotion at the end of last season and will play in the Yorkshire League Division 1 this season for the first time.

The ladies 2nd team make the short journey to play Lincoln Roses in their opening encounter at the University pitch this Saturday.T he 3rd team open their programme a week later when they entertain Hornsea at The Podds.