Canterbury Hockey Club player-coach Kwan Browne targets indoor finals
Kwan Browne is aiming to
lead Canterbury to the finals day of the Maxifuel Super Sixes
Indoor Hockey Championships, which get under way this
The men travel to the FA’s
new St George’s Park HQ at Burton for the opening round this
weekend and the player-coach said: "We are not quite as strong this
year but with the Olympics, we’re not sure quite what the level
"We should be able to make a
proper assessment after the first weekend but we would certainly
like to get into that top four.
"It would be a brilliant
achievement to make it through to finals day, it’s always a
"We have got some young
players in the squad, three or four of them have not played
Canterbury begin against East
Grinstead and Loughborough on Saturday before facing Bowdon and
Reading on Sunday. They face games against Beeston, Doncaster, Old
Loughtonians and Surbiton in the second round of games back at
Burton on January 5 and 6.
The top four teams will
qualify for the finals at Wembley on January 27 while the bottom
two are relegated to Division 1.
The club’s ladies, who missed
out on finals day by a point last year, begin against Slough and
Reading at Bromsgrove School on Saturday before facing Olton &
West Warwicks and Clifton on Sunday.
They then face Sutton Coldfield, University of Birmingham,
Leicester and Bowdown Hightown in round two on January 5 and
Caption: Kwan Browne admits getting to
finals day would be a 'brilliant' achievement
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