It’s still ‘Jolly Hockey Sticks’ after 70-plus years

Ellie Watton-May-2017

Catherine Croney, a Matlock Baileans hockey player,  documents the club’s history since its birth in 1946 up to today – and its very nomadic existence in between!

MATLOCK Baileans Hockey Club, founded in 1946, is one of the oldest ladies clubs in Derbyshire.  Started by a group of former Ernest Bailey Grammar school pupils, the club began with only one team and they played at Cromford Meadows…