Buckingham set for Investec play-offs

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Buckingham Ladies Hockey Club play their first play-off game against Investec Conference East champions Harleston Magpies this Sunday.

Having been crowned Conference West champions, Buckingham now enter a series of play-offs that that will determine who wins promotion to the Investec Premier Division.

Buckingham go into the play-offs with fellow champions from the Conference West and North leagues as well as the ninth-placed team from the Premier Division with two places up for grabs in the top division.

Meanwhile, the cup semi-final has been rearranged for Saturday, April 13, against Bowden Hightown and will now take place at Akeley Wood Senior School at 2pm.

Then, on April 20 and 21, the play-offs continue at Reading Hockey Club where they face Beeston (North Conference Champions) at 11am on the Saturday and then Olton and West Warwicks (ninth-placed Premier League side) at noon on the Sunday.

Further information can be found on the website at www.buckinghamhc.co.uk.