Hockey is one of our Spring sports that runs between the months of January and April. Over the last ten years Hockey has grown in both popularity and success. The school plays friendlies against local state and private schools as well entering into the Berkshire cup competition.
The school is very lucky to have its own astroturf (something many schools do not have the space for) that allows the boys to train and play on a regular basis throughout the term.
Although in year 9, we are two years behind many of the schools we play against, this does not stop us from providing a challenge to our opponents and once our boys reach 6th Form our senior sides are a match for any side.
The Year 10 hockey team have had a very hard end to the season with games against very talented opponents in Shiplake, John Hampden and Eton.
On Wednesday 14th March Windsor Boys’ took on Shiplake in our annual fixture.
On Saturday our year 9 hockey team played against a year 10 UCS team.
The 1st XI fixture was no change to recent years with sides evenly matched. Both teams looked to play attacking hockey and put defences under pressure.
On Saturday 6th January Windsor Boys’ School took on Reigate Grammar School with a full block fixture. The 1st XI started the game positively with confidence and real composure, both teams getting few opportunities on goal.
Last Saturday the U15 As played their first hockey match against a very strong Reigate team. The first half was played mainly in the Windsor half with the Windsor defence doing very well to soak up the relentless pressure.
The senior hockey boys travelled to Bath for the annual hockey festival held at King Edwards School for the weekend on Friday, 24th March.
The summery Shiplake fixture played on Premier Hockey side Reading’s water base Astro was an entertaining game from the off.
The U14B team recorded their first win of the season on Wednesday night against a resolute Pangbourne side.
After a gruelling 50 minute coach journey TWBS had a strong start to the match with an early goal scored by Thomas King assisted with beautiful play from Niall Baines and Fergus Howe.