BRIDGEND Hockey Club commence life in the fast lane next Saturday with a home fixture against Team Bath Buccs B in The Verde Recreo League.
Having experienced a season of success last winter in De Cymru & The Marches One – resulting in promotion to Conference North – they will test the temperature in elevated company with a new captain.
Goalkeeper Adrian Hibbert is now at the Haywain helm, and he’ll be looking for the Ravens to hit the ground running at Pencoed Comprehensive School this Saturday.
Bridgend will once more go with four league teams, and the A team under the baton of Nicholas Anthony will operate in De Cymru & The Marches Two.
They also commence league fixtures on Saturday with a trip to the Stratford Park Leisure Centre to face Stroud.
The other two sides are members of the De Cymru divisions with the Thirds captained by Jon Murphy while the Fourth team have Andy Schofield in charge.
Bridgend Ladies also commence league action on Saturday with new captain Sophie Evans looking to hit the right notes during an opener in Brecon.