Field Hockey

FIELD HOCKEY started in Canada in the late 19th century with the inception of the VANCOUVER Hockey Club in 1895 and the Vancouver Ladies Hockey Club in 1896. Competition took place between teams from Vancouver, VICTORIA, NANAIMO, NEW WESTMINSTER and WELLINGTON and a men's BC championship was awarded as early as 1903. McGill Univ College, the forerunner of UBC, formed its first women's team around 1910. The first international match was likely between a Victoria men's team (featuring future BC...

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