Phoenix & Ranelagh Hockey Club was formed in 1998 following the merger of two local clubs: Phoenix, established by players from the old Huntley and Palmers team in 1984, was based at the Prudential Ibis sports ground, and offered ladies, mens, and mixed hockey. Ranelagh, based just a few minutes away at Rivermead Leisure Centre, was established in 1928, and ran a thriving junior (girls and boys) section.
Until season 2012/13 Phoenix & Ranelagh Hockey Club played all their home matches at Rivermead, and continued to be based at the Prudential Ibis club. In season 2013/14 home matches moved to Reading University Sports Park with post match facilities staying at Prudential IBIS Club.
For season 2014/15, the Club will continue to play at Reading University Sports Park and will also use their facilities for showers and teas, as well as for Committee meetings throughout the season. The Prudential IBIS Club will be used for some social functions throughout the season.
The Club is affiliated to England Hockey and achieved Clubs First accreditation from the England Hockey Association at the end of 2010. This is a nationally recognised award for providing a safe, effective and child friendly hockey environment.
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