This site hosts all the general info regarding the European Veteran Roller hockey Invitational Cup, an event to be held once a year (in the Spring or Autumn) throughout Europe to promote veteran roller hockey at its highest level. There are two categories, the well known 35+ tournament (since 2003) and the 50+ tournament (since 2009).
Herne Bay, the day after
We have had a very nice week in Herne Bay. The weather was typically British, but the hockey was of a far more better level. Lets hope we can meet the same standard next year in Voltrega! The final official ranking:
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We can now announce the start time and teams participating in this year’s European Veterans Rollerhockey Invitational Cup (EVRICup) which will take place over 4 days (29th May – 1st June) at the Bay Arena.
The tournament’s 1st game will be at 17:00 on Wednesday 29th May. There will be a total of 46 matches spread over the 4 days of competition. The EVRICup is made up of 2 separate competitions. We have the Over 35 category and the Over 50’s.
We have 12 teams competing in the Over 35’s: Herne Bay United (ENGLAND), C.T. Barcino (SPAIN), Geigg (SPAIN), Vilafranca (SPAIN), Voltrega (SPAIN), Paco De Arcas (PORTUGAL), Losbinhos (PORTUGAL), Manchester (ENGLAND), Carbonia (ITALY), Follonica (ITALY), Valkenswaard (HOLLAND) and Rolta (BELGIUM)
We have 8 teams competiting in the Over 50’s: Herne Bay (ENGLAND), C.T. Barcino (SPAIN), Geigg (SPAIN), Cibeles (SPAIN), Castiglione (ITALY), Trieste (ITALY), Losbinhos (PORTUGAL) and The Dreamteam (HOLLAND).
HBU Club President Ron Barker said: “We are thrilled and honoured to be asked to host what is the biggest roller hockey tournament in the world. We are determined to make it a success. We are looking forward to welcoming our European friends to Herne Bay. It promises to be 4 fantastic days of roller hockey. Some of the best players who have ever played the game will be on show. It’s an unbelievable opportunity for not only the local community, but for roller hockey fans from all over the country to see top quality international roller hockey”.
HBU Club Coach Phil McVey added: “The club have put a lot of work into this event to make it a success. Everyone is looking forward to it. It gives us a platform to put our club, our country and our sport on the map. All of the players are looking forward to it. We have a strong squad of players in our Over 35 team and hope to do well. For all those people who have never seen our sport, come down and have a look, you’ll love it. For all those roller hockey fans from all over England, it is a tournament that cannot be missed!!!”
For further information on how to book your tickets for the event please see our website. Full details to be posted shortly.
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SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM HERNE BAY
The EVRICUP in Herne Bay is now rushing towards us. I can confirm that the 1st Match of the tournament will be Wednesday (29th) in the afternoon. We will have a delegates meeting at 2pm (perhaps 3pm) and the tournament will start an hour after the meeting finishes.
The programme for the tournament will be issued hopefully tomorrow.
For all updates please see www.hernebayunited.co.uk
Special mention to Portuguese club (AAA). Please respond to me urgently.
For all teams that have not yet booked a hotel, please note we still have access to discounted rates at Holiday Inn (£65 per night per room including breakfast, £75 on Saturday).
Please quote ROLLER HOCKEY and EVRICUP for discounted rate to apply. (contact : email@example.com )
Phil McVey Cert CII
Herne Bay United