Wigton M1s 7 v 2 Rochdale M2s

Wigton M1s 7 v 2 Rochdale M2s

Rochdale were away at top of the table Wigton on Saturday hoping to bring home 3 points from the 250 mile round trip. Wigton started quickly straight from the off,  looking for an early goal. They largely dominated the opening 5-10 minutes creating a few decent half...
Rochdale M2s 4 v 1 Bolton M2s

Rochdale M2s 4 v 1 Bolton M2s

Saturday saw Rochdale men’s 2s first home game back after the Christmas break, as they looked to avenge the 4-2 defeat to Bolton seconds on the opening game of the season. Rochdale started eagerly, however it took a while to find the groove and Bolton had some...
Didsbury Northern M6s 1 v 4 Rochdale M2s

Didsbury Northern M6s 1 v 4 Rochdale M2s

Saturday saw Rochdale men’s 2s return to competitive action following the winter break against Didsbury Northern men’s 6s with neither side started initially as they would have liked, Didsbury unable to put passes together and Rochdale trying to do to...
Rochdale Ladies 5 v 0 Stockport Ladies 4s

Rochdale Ladies 5 v 0 Stockport Ladies 4s

The New Year fixtures started earlier for Rochdale as they had a re-arranged game against Stockport 4th team to slot in. It’s was a cold, miserable day and not the sort of weather you would want to play hockey in. Rochdale were at full strength though and they...
Leigh Manchester M1s 1 v 1 Rochdale M1s

Leigh Manchester M1s 1 v 1 Rochdale M1s

Saturday saw Rochdale M1s travel to Leigh Manchester and Rochdale started the game the stronger side, having plenty of the ball in the first fifteen minutes without creating any gilt edged opportunities. It was however Leigh that opened the scoring with a goal against...
Rochdale M2s 5 v 0 Fylde M3s

Rochdale M2s 5 v 0 Fylde M3s

Saturday saw Rochdale M2s take on Fylde M3s in the last fixture before Christmas, which turned into a nice 5-0 Christmas present for Rochdale. It didn’t start as one sided as the final scoreline suggests with Fylde showing some quality upfront and forcing a few...
South Manchester M1s 0 v 1 Rochdale M2s

South Manchester M1s 0 v 1 Rochdale M2s

Saturday saw Rochdale take on South Manchester in the last away game before the winter break. The game was in doubt due to an earlier one being called off for a frozen pitch, but thankfully the go ahead was given for an enthusiastic Rochdale side. Energetic from the...
Rochdale Ladies 2 v 2 Stockport Bramhall Ladies

Rochdale Ladies 2 v 2 Stockport Bramhall Ladies

This weekend Rochdale ladies hosted a top of the league clash against Stockport Bramhall Ladies 3s, the only team currently above them. They wanted the win. Unfortunately the pressure Rochdale put on themselves showed during the first half. Whilst their spirit and...
Didsbury Nth M5s  3 v 2 Rochdale M2s

Didsbury Nth M5s 3 v 2 Rochdale M2s

Saturday saw Rochdale take on Didsbury Northern M5s who had only been defeated twice after 9 games. Rochdale, looking to cause an upset, started brightly with some strong attacks coming down the both wings and some good one touch play through the centre. Didsbury,...
Rochdale M2s 1 v 1 Golborne M2s

Rochdale M2s 1 v 1 Golborne M2s

Saturday saw Rochdale M2s take on a  Golborne M2s side who had pretty much identical results to Rochdale and sat one place above in the league on goal difference, as the season nears halfway. Golborne looked for a quick start and won a penalty corner almost straight...
Rochdale Ladies 8 v 0 Horwich Ladies

Rochdale Ladies 8 v 0 Horwich Ladies

Back on home turf Rochdale were playing Horwich, a new team to the league, and hoping that they could make it count for their goal difference. Following on from a strong performance as a mid-field winger last week, and another defence heavy team, regular defender...
West Derby M2s  5 v 2 Rochdale M2s

West Derby M2s 5 v 2 Rochdale M2s

Saturday saw Rochdale going away from home to take on top of the table West Derby. With only two subs and the brilliant Manny Ahmed playing through injury it was going to be a tough game. West Derby started quickly from the off and created some threatening openings...

Glossop Ladies 1 v 5 Rochdale Ladies

Saturday saw Rochdale travel to Ashton for an away match against Glossop, and after their win last weekend they were hoping it was the start of another winning streak. Being Remembrance weekend the match started with a minute of silence for respect. Rochdale were...
Rochdale M2s 3 v 0 Leyland and Chorley

Rochdale M2s 3 v 0 Leyland and Chorley

Rochdale mens 2s took on Leyland and Chorley on Saturday looking to return to winning ways. The match started at a good tempo with both teams looking to attack but not overcommitting in the early phases. Rochdale kept there heads and built some strong play up with...
Rochdale Ladies 2 v 0 Oldham Ladies

Rochdale Ladies 2 v 0 Oldham Ladies

It was derby day for Rochdale this weekend, playing a home match against Oldham, with a three sub strong team and their opponents one player short. The only thing that didn’t look to be in their favour was the rain. However things didn’t look so simple on...
Rochdale M2s 0 v 3 Wigton M1s

Rochdale M2s 0 v 3 Wigton M1s

This week saw Rochdale mens 2s take on a youthful Wigton side. The match started with a high tempo of end to end attacking and counter attacks. Wigton who had made a 260 mile round trip, had some good chances early don but were unable to get the final ball or shot...
Bury Ladies 5 v 2 Rochdale Ladies (AD Cup)

Bury Ladies 5 v 2 Rochdale Ladies (AD Cup)

This weekend gave Rochdale a break from league matches, but a cup match against a Bury team two leagues above them, a two-nil head start to reflect, and twelve players ready to dig deep. With that in mind Rochdale chose to play it tactically, playing the game...
Lancaster & Morecambe M2s 3 v 2 Rochdale M2s

Lancaster & Morecambe M2s 3 v 2 Rochdale M2s

Saturday saw Rochdale mens 2s take on Lancaster and Morecambe away. Rochdale started brightly and played some good hockey going forward earning a few half chances, but the game flowed from end to end with Lancaster attacking mainly from counters and struggling to...
Urmston Ladies 6 v 1 Rochdale Ladies

Urmston Ladies 6 v 1 Rochdale Ladies

On a winning streak Rochdale Ladies were hoping to keep it up this Saturday, but an away match with no subs meant they knew they’d have to play smart for a win. Giving away a couple of early short corners meant that Urmston took a two goal lead despite the...
Rochdale Ladies 12 v 0 Bury Ladies

Rochdale Ladies 12 v 0 Bury Ladies

After a strong start to the season Rochdale were looking to make further gains. With Bury down to ten players and Rochdale with a sub on the way, it looked like a good opportunity to get their heads down and increase their goal difference. However, despite being a...
Kirkby Lonsdale M1s 1 v 1 Rochdale M1s

Kirkby Lonsdale M1s 1 v 1 Rochdale M1s

Rochdale went into this match missing 6 players and facing an uphill battle against a good Kirby side. Rochdale however went with a game plan, which caught Kirby off guard. Rochdale started at a frightening pace and pegged Kirby back into their own half for the first...
Stockport Bramhall Ladies 1 v 8 Rochdale Ladies

Stockport Bramhall Ladies 1 v 8 Rochdale Ladies

Rochdale ladies were keen to continue their winning streak and this weeks game saw them travel away to Stockport Bramhall. With dales keeper Sam Partington doing the team proud taking part in the Rochdale Half Marathon Kate Brammer stepped forward for net. From the...
Rochdale M2s 0 v 3 Wigton M1s

Fylde M3s 0 v 2 Rochdale M2s

Saturday 5th October saw Rochdale Mens 2s trying to make it three defeats in a row for Fylde. With Fylde only fielding 9 players to begin with Rochdale were already visualising how many goals they would get at an easy day at the office. But, as the opening ten minutes...
Rochdale M1s  4 v 0 Leigh Manchester M1s

Rochdale M1s 4 v 0 Leigh Manchester M1s

Rochdale mens 1s went into this game hoping to get their season off the ground after two loses in two. Playing against Leigh Manchester it was always going to be a tense affair and it did not fail to deliver. Rochdale started well despite missing a few starters along...
Rochdale M2s 8v2 Preston M5s

Rochdale M2s 8v2 Preston M5s

Saturday saw Rochdale mens 2s take on Preston mens 5s, with much the same spirit as the previous week’s defeat, but this time, it all clicked under coach Aasim Chaudhry’s guidence to earn a thumping 8-2 victory. Geed up by the home support and a fiery...
Didsbury Nthn Ladies  1 v 3 Rochdale Ladies

Didsbury Nthn Ladies 1 v 3 Rochdale Ladies

With an extreme weather warning it was touch and go whether the game would be played – a massive contrast from last weeks 23 degree plus sun. Discussions with the umpires and captains proceeded and a decision was made to play the game despite the weather...
Rochdale M2s 5 v 0 Fylde M3s

Bolton M2s 4×2 Rochdale M2s

Rochdale started the new season with a new captain in the form of Tim Liptrot and former captain Dean Close was now the vice captain.  After a few wholesale changes to the squad, the team travelled to their first opponents, Bolton Hockey Club, to get their season...
Rochdale Ladies 7×0 Didsbury Greys

Rochdale Ladies 7×0 Didsbury Greys

Saturday saw Rochdale Ladies Hockey Club take on Didsbury Greys Ladies Hockey Club for their opening league game of the new season.   Rochdale had to make a few changes to their starting line up due to some players having other commitments. This also meant a change in...