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Hockey Wales is the National Governing Body for hockey in Wales, striving to deliver all aspects of hockey in diverse locations from schools and clubs to colleges and universities.


The Welsh Hockey Association was founded in 1896 and the Welsh Women’s Hockey Association in 1897 - the two Associations merged in 1996 to become Welsh Hockey Union and on 8 September 2003 was registered as a company, limited by guarantee, at Companies House (04891518) as The Welsh Hockey Union Limited.  In 2011, our trading name was changed to Hockey Wales.


Members comprise of registered Clubs (approximately 80 with some 6,200 affiliated members), Schools (some 120) and National Associations (e.g. Welsh Hockey Umpires Association). There are also a small number of Life Members whose dedication and commitment to hockey in Wales has been formally recognised.


Hockey Wales is a member of FIH, EHF (which was founded in Cardiff) and Great Britain.