Review from last season
In the 2015/16 season the Westbury 3rd team got promoted from West Central 1 to Central 2. The aim of of the 2016/17 seasons was to consolidate our position in that division as well continue to act as a Youth Development Team for those junior players looking to move higher up the club. In an extremely tight and competitive division the 3rd’s finish in a very respectable 7th position. With a good blend of youth and experience we proved to be a tenacious team, we had the ability to play fantastic hockey but also showed battling quality that earned us vital points.
Next season I expect most of the 2016/17 juniors to move higher up the club and therefore we are looking forward to welcoming the next bunch of Westbury development players. Commitment, reliability and determination were key factors in determining our success and we hope to show the same qualities next year as we aim to challenge the top teams in Central 2.
All athletes enjoy winning, but it is important that we develop our skills as individuals and as a team. Working together, and playing ‘proper’ adult hockey will bring further success to Westbury 3rds.