7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Social

Come and enjoy a few drinks as hockey takes it's Christmas break and Braintree Hockey Club.

Cost is free

Food only what you bring or if people want to donate

Fancy dress if you want, a yard of ale or cider to the best Mr or Mrs Claus.

Organiser:  Neil Cowen

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7:00 PM19:00

End of Season Party

The end of season party has been booked and more details are available as below

Location:  The Lord Riche Hall, Felsted School, Stebbing Road, Felsted CM6 3LL.

The event will have a Hog Roast, Disco, Bar and Fund Raising Activities.

Cost is £20 per person, covering the Hog Roast and Disco, Pay for drinks at the bar.

200 people maximum First come First served.

As soon as the booking email system is open it will be sent out via all our communication channels. your place will be confirmed an email is received by the booking officer and confirmation the money is in the club's account.


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to Sep 4

Hockey Fest

Feeling inspired having watched our Team GB girls win gold?!?!? Regardless of whether if you're a current member, have never played but would like to try, or have played in the past and want to give it another go... or, quite simply looking for some weekend entertainment or social event... come join us at Hockey Fest! Hockey for all!!!!
Please contact if you have any questions about the weekend or schedule of events.

Sat 3rd Sept 2016
(at Braintree Hockey Club)
11:30 Men’s 1st Team vs Sudbury (Friendly)
13:00 Team Selection Trials
17:00 Back-to-Hockey & Social Hockey ( come and give the sport a go)
18:30 GB Ladies Gold Medal Celebration with “Pints, Pimms, Prosecco & a Curry!”

Sun 4th Sept 2016
(at Braintree Hockey Club)
09:00 New-to-Hockey Junior Session & Junior Goal-Keeper Coaching
11:00 Flyerz Fun!
13:30 Under 16 Girls vs Ladies Team

(at Felsted School)
09:00 Junior Training (see website for full schedule)

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7:30 PM19:30

Poker Night

Next Social coming your way is Poker Night.

£5 entrance includes first lot of chips

Snacks available to buy and the bar will be open

20 people so far said yes, are you a Poker person or would like too try, if so come on down all members and guests invited. Don't be slow in case we get full up

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10:45 AM10:45

Phoenix Hockeyfest Club day

The new season is coming and we are starting Saturday Hockey with our Pre-season club day on Saturday 5th September 2015.

The day is being used towards the selection of the Men's and Ladies team squads for the coming season, sort out membership forms and fees and some enjoyable Hockey with food available and the bar open from Midday.

All the people who wish to play for the club during 2015/16 should try and attend, current members and new or returning players welcome. All non playing members are welcome and we would like to see you come and watch and enjoy the social side of the day.


11:00 to 12:30     Ladies matches 

13:00 to 14:30    Men's Matches

14:30 onwards  Mixed matches and have a go for any new people who want to try Hockey

Umpires required for all matches, suggest Male umpires cover the ladies and female umpires cover the men;s matches, with a couple of non playing umpires covering the mixed, please let Neil Cowen, Andy Dolan or Chris Card know which you will umpire.

All people linked with Phoenix are welcome and people who would like to come and watch some hockey are welcome as well.

Bar open from Mid-day


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11:00 AM11:00

Phoenix Hockey Club Mixed 7's Tounament

We are once again running a mixed 7's tournament on July 4th. The format will be league matches then semi Finals and a Final.

  •  Normal Mixed rules apply with each game lasting 20 to 30 minutes depending on number of entries.
  •  Cost is £70 per team.  
  • The tournament is at our Home ground at Four Releet in Braintree.
  •  To enter please download and complete this form.
  • More details contact the organiser Carl Wright by emailing
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10:00 AM10:00


This is the 2nd year of this festival organised by Phoenix Hockey Club based in Braintree. 

Date:   Sunday May 10th  2015
Time:   Starting at 10:00am
Format: 9 a-side each match 25 minutes. League and then Semi Finals and Final
Location:  Phoenix Hockey Club, Four Releet Sports Ground, Church Street, Braintree, Essex, CM7 5LJ.

Cost: £20 per team payable at time of booking
Refreshments:  Food and hot drinks available to purchase and also the Bar will be open.

Last Date for entries 30th April first come first served on confirmed bookings.      Please note: a confirmed booking is when we receive the £20 from your club.

More details  contact:  Bill Wickham email  or look at this site

To book please complete the attached form.

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12:00 PM12:00

Club Day and End of Season Party

We are pleased to have Iain Mackay, Ex England and GB Hockey player with us again this year, he is carrying out a training session at 11:00 for those at the club. Iain will  also be unveiling a framed GB shirt that he wore and has donated to the club as he started playing at Braintree HC.

We will also have the Chairman of Braintree District Council, Councillor Sue Wilson, with us and she is looking to talk to as many members as possible as well as watching some Hockey.

The expected timings for the day are:

10:45       People arrive at Four Releet

11:00       Iain Mackay Coaches

12:00      Hockey Matches all members welcome exact format decided on the day

13:00      Lunch including the unveiling of the framed Shirt.

13:30       Get Back out to play Hockey

16:00       Matches finish.

18:45      End of season Party at Lord Riche Hall Felsted School.

19:15       Sit down to eat.

To buy tickets, please e mail Sarah Stoner at the organising team on


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7:30 PM19:30

Mixed Pairs Darts Evening

There has been a change to the social for March and to the date so it coincides with the last full day of league action

The evening is now a mixed pair darts social evening, numbers arriving will determine if it is knockout or round robin.

Cost is only £5 on the door 

So please make a not of the date and time and try to manage this social and finish the season in style.


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8:00 PM20:00

Casino Night

Come and enjoy the latest social at Phoenix HC with the chance of winning some money.

The evening starts at 8:00pm and is £5 entry which gives you a bag of gaming chips to try your luck with. You can buy further gaming chips during the evening if your luck does not hold.

The winner for the evening is the person who ends up with the most gaming chips, the bank is not included ! 

There will be some titbits of food and the bar open. All profit from the evening goes to support the club fund in readiness for the next pitch.

So make a note of the date in your diary and give it a try your club needs you.


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8:00 PM20:00

Burns Night and Whisky Tasting

The January social is in celebration of  Burns Night with Whisky Tasting, albeit held a week late as the date has had to be changed to 31 January.

For those not interested in whisky then just have the meal, ticket price is reduced accordingly.

It is 8:00pm for 8:30pm sit down

The Menu is:

Starter:   Salmon mouse on toast

Main:      Roast rib of beef,Yorkshire ,roast spuds vegetables 


Drinks: 5 whiskies

Tickets £20 or £12 without Whisky

We need to sell at least 10 tickets by the end of 24th January to ensure the event goes ahead. Therefore please contact Neil Cowen, as soon as possible to get your tickets.



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7:45 PM19:45

Phoenix Christmas Party

Our Christmas party this year is coming up soon in the Clubhouse at Phoenix HC ground, Four Releet, Church Street Braintree CM7 5LJ.

There is :

Dancing, for those energetic types

sausage rolls and mince pies available to start the flavour of Christmas

and the bar will be open, to toast Christmas, the club, our season or anything else you wish to toast,

the atmosphere is down to you, so come and celebrate Christmas at the club,

Senior section, Blue Hornets and Flyerz come and start Christmas  and bring some friends to.

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10:00 AM10:00

Pre - Season Club Day


Blue Hornets U14 girls v Mixed 2's and 3's Ladies team


Blue Hornets U16 Boys v Men's 1's

1:30pm to 6.30pm    

Picked Ladies teams will play each other and Picked Men's Teams will play  each other. This session to include Blue Hornets players 13 and above playing for senior teams.

We would expect all members to come along for sessions starting at 10:30 and cheer on the teams in all matches and to stay as long as possible to enjoy the day.

Food For Club day

There will be a BBQ from 12:30 to 2:00pm and then also curry and rice available from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The bar will be open from 12:00 noon until closing time or earlier depending on how long people stay.

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10:00 AM10:00


Saturday 5th July Phoenix will host its second annual mixed 7-a-side tournament.  If the weather and the hockey are half as good as last year it should prove to be a fun and enjoyable day for all involved.  

The format will be a series of short half pitch games with a goalkeeper plus 6 outfield players (3 male, 3 female). The emphasis is on social hockey although there is a prize for the winning team.  

The matches will start around 10am and the last games should end around 5.30pm with food and liquid refreshments available on site.  

Please feel free to contact Neil Briggs ( for more information or to enter a team. Phoenix Members also contact if you want to play or help with the umpiring or organisation on the day.

Look forward to seeing you all on the hockey field soon,  

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9:30 AM09:30


To All members

2014 club day including AGM – Saturday 17 May 2014

Once again we are including the AGM within the Club Day.

The club day starts at:

11.00am               Hockey until 12.30pm

12.30pm               Lunch

1.30pm                 AGM

3.00pm                 Hockey

Then over to the bar

In line with club rule 16, I give notice of the Annual General Meeting of Phoenix Hockey Club at the Club House, Four Releet, Church Street, Bocking, Braintree CM7 5LJ commencing at 1.30pm.


  1. Chairman’s opening
  2. Minutes of last Year’s AGM & Matters Arising
  3. 2013-14 report 
  4. Finance report –
  5. 2014/15 priorities from 5 year plan
  6. Director's report
  7. Trophy winners
  8. Election of Officers 
  9. AOB

This is your chance to have your say about the club and help determine how it moves forward.

Chris Card


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8:00 PM20:00

Quiz Night

Get your brain ready for some exercise at the…


Sat 29th March
Time:  7:30pm arrive to allow time to sort and register teams
           8:00 pm Quiz Starts

There are questions suitable for all ages

Bring Family and Friends for a fun evening.

Entry £5 per team and £2 per person teams of up to 5 people.

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