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Mens 2s Cup Final

The Mens 2s have got through to the cup final at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre. The final is to be played at 09:45 on Monday 2nd May 2016. The Club is part funding a bus for players and spectators so please get in early if you would like a place. There are 19 places available for spectators and costs £10 per person.   Please get ... More

Ladies 4th Team do Banbury Hockey Club proud

'I am writing to you on behalf of Banbury hockey club to congratulate you all on your behaviour and attitude in your match of Saturday 5th December played at Bloxham school. One of the most important things to us as a club is how we represent ourselves and each other on and off the pitch. I have heard from many different sources that when faced with an ... More

Banbury v Oxford Ladies

Saturday 17th October Banbury Ladies 1st 3 - Oxford Ladies 3 After a defeat to Wimbledon last week, Banbury were eager to get back to winning ways against local rivals Oxford Ladies. Unfortunately, Oxford started the strongest taking the lead early on in the first half.  Despite this early blip, Banbury kept their heads up and continued to apply ... More

Flight of the Tumbleweed

Banbury Piranhas 5 - Wokingham 0 2.00pm Saturday came and went and there was only the aimless drifting of forlorn tumbleweed across the NOA pitch. Wokingham - or Wocca's Home (it's original name - after the Saxon chief "Wocca" who wanted somewhere memorable and attractive named after him....and picked Wokingham - bet he's chuffed now) - stayed at home ... More

Ladies Suffer 1st Defeat at the Hands of Wimbledon

After starting the season with gusto, with two convincing wins and a steady draw already under their belt, Banbury Ladies 1st XI knew that their game against Wimbledon (newly relegated to the league) was a must win in order to keep their position within the table. The team were in high spirits, with key points they knew they had to focus on in order to ... More

Come Friendly Bombs and Fall on Slough

Banbury Piranhas 10 – Slough Swifts 2 This week was National Poetry Day – as I am sure you were all aware…..In the spirit of the John Betjeman poem, the Piranhas loosed a pretty devastating cavalcade of attacking hockey on the Slough Swifts who, to be fair, fought hard and rallied in the second half. The Piranha team was filled with youth – ... More

Will The Last Samurai Please Turn Out the Light…

Banbury Piranhas - 4 Milton Keynes Samurai - 2 "3pm start" stated the MK web site.....so - being an organised bunch the depleted Piranhas arrived at 2.15pm for their warm up as we'd been warned that Japan (how appropriate) were playing Samoa at the MK stadium in the Rugby World Cup Saturday afternoon.......talking of which captain Camp had forgone his ... More

Many Positives for U16 Girls Despite Defeat

The under 16’s faced a strong opposition on Sunday which resulted in an unlucky defeat. With Olivia Pigden in goal, great saves were made, however unfortunately three goals were conceded. We saved most of our goal scoring opportunities to the second half after we were inspired by Simon Atkin’s influential TeamTalk at half time. The second-half ... More

Banbury Ladies 1st Team Continue Their Successful Start

Banbury v Oxford Hawks. Banbury stepped onto the pitch at Banbury Road North full of confidence and energy from the previous weeks 8-0 victory over Marlow who are now lingering near the bottom of the table. Oxford Hawks are always a tough team to beat, with many experienced players forming the majority of the team they are always a physically tough ... More

Welcome to our new website

Hi all and welcome to the News section of the brand spanking new club website. This section is dedicated to any exciting, interesting, entertaining, new, engaging, and enthralling club orientated news......note the aforementioned criteria. So this rules out: Dull, irrelevant, old, boring, and overly intellectual. To help you here's an example of the ... More