Hockey Club is a new hockey club, taking over from Fry's Hockey Club
was has been established for over 35 years in
Fry's Hockey Club was based at
Fry Club on the Somervale site for Fry's, then Cadbury's before it closed
in 2012. Hockey was played at this site from the 1920’s when the
Fry's chocolate factory reputedly had more than 15 ladies teams.
By the 1970's the club had shrunk to only two ladies'
teams whose games were played only as friendlies on a Saturday using a
grass pitch. Since then we have grown to our present structure of three
ladies' teams, two men's team and a mixed team.
The men's section was formed in 2005 with a
single XI (and mixed XI) being run. In September2010, we
started a new men's 2nd XI
Keynsham Hockey Club, as Fry's did beforehand,
maintains a close working relationship with
Wellsway School, where we play our home
games, and is an active member of the Keynsham and Saltford Sports Network
(KSSN). Our base is Keynsham Cricket Club. We are committed to encouraging young
people to take up hockey as a great way of being active, meeting new
people and developing as team members. We welcome players of all ages and
abilities through our range of teams.
We look forward to meeting new and established
players this season and welcome the return of past players. We pride
ourselves in being a friendly and welcoming club whose aim is to bring to
the community a club offering hockey to all ages and abilities at very
If you have any further information about Keynsham
or historical information about Fry's which could be included here, especially any more photographs, please