The Old Oaks GrandMasters play in Conference and Division 1 of the Over 60s London League.
Had we conceded one goal less or scored one more, we would have been runners-up last season. Having finished runners-up just one point behind the Champions the previous season, we are looking forward to another challenge for honours.
We play each of the other 12 clubs once over the season, with games played (generally) fortnightly.
The team is permitted to have on the pitch up to four “underage” players, so eligibility means those born in 1962 or earlier.
Even at this level, the standard of hockey and the passion with which it is played is high, but with maturity comes a spirit which is a joy to be part