Clydesdale Western (Ladies)

Milne Craig Clydesdale Western

Clydesdale Western Hockey Club has a long and successful history.  Previously know as Glasgow Western Ladies Hockey Club, the team has been a regular competitor in Europe as well as continuously challenging for domestic titles.  The club is famous for winning 13 titles in a row in the 80s-90s and three club players from that era (Wendy Justice, Sue Fraser and Alison Ramsay) went on to win Olympic bronze medals at Barcelona in 1992.  Another Western alumni, Laura Bartlett, helped Great Britain win bronze in London 2012.

  • Teams

For the 2017-18 season, the club will run six ladies teams.  The 1st XI in National Division One, the 2nd and 3rd XI in the Championship and three more in West District Leagues.

For indoor, the club has teams in National Division One and Two and also compete in local district leagues.

  • Coaching

The first team is delighted to have retained Derek Forsyth for the 2017-18 season.  Derek is a highly experienced coach, winning many domestic titles with Kelburne’s Men’s 1st XI and he is the current Scottish Men’s National coach.

  • Representation

Clydesdale Western currently have seven club members were working with the National Squad:  Ali Howie, Heather Howie, Heather Lang, Millie Brown, Jenny Eadie, Emma McGregor, Lucy Lanigan.

There are also a number of girls involved in national age groups squads:

U18: Margery Justice, Lexi Sabatelli, Bronwyn Shields
U16s: Anna Hoolaghan, Zara Mason, Jessica Buchanan, Jessica Mitchell

  • Sponsor

We are delighted that Milne Craig Chartered Accountants have extended their sponsorship of the ladies section for the 2017/2018 season.  Milne Craig have been great supporters of the club for a number of years and we thank them for their continued support.



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