The Sweet taste of 7-Up despite a Camp Conference

Newbury & Thatcham 5's - 1  Banbury 4's - 7 Little did one our ex-Piranhas (Banburys HC’s very own Hook Norton Hitman) Ed Lewis know, that he unknowingly set the tone for the match as he rocked up to NOA clutching the remains of his McDonalds Breakfast. Having been one of the casualties of war from our last away ... More

Finding the Positives

Banbury 4s - 1 Wootton 1s - 9  Trump is good at finding positives in negative situations where finding a positive is like looking for a tin of Tesco “Everyday Value” baked beans in Jacob Rees-Mogg’s larder......Trump tends to rely on “alternative truth” (which is sort of lying) but that’s stretching it for ... More

Banbury 4s More Drawers than on Old Mrs Brown’s Washing Line……ooo errr Missus !!

I know drawers should be spelt draws but I have to revert to the old term for knickers as how do you make 4 draws in a row interesting as a headline?!?! Banbury 4s arrived at the picturesque market town of Amersham (Amersham & Chalfont HC....don’t you know) where the locals have a genetic mutation of having a ... More

Tenacious Tourette’s Tainted Thame Twos Teeter, Toil and Test Banbury 4s

Banbury 4s - 1 Thame 2s - 1  It’s Thame - so you’re going to get a mix and style of hockey that’s reminiscent of a fusion of the Tourette’s Society Morris Dancing Club and Rural Cage Fighting - stick tackling and four letter infused banter being their forte. Plus it was about time I got hit again as it was 6 ... More

Banbury Boys Paint a Masterpiece at Van Dyke School

Banbury 4s - 2 Leighton Buzzard 3s - 2 It was Van Dyke School, Leighton Buzzard (LB) in the grey cold drizzle but the hockey played by Banbury in the second half would’ve made Van Dyck (the 16th century painter) blush. The LBHC pitch is actually at Van Dyke School - but the only Van Dyke I know is Dick van Dyke (the ... More

Match Reports 07/04/18

Ladies 1st Team No Game   Ladies 2nd Team 5-2 Loss against Aylesbury   Ladies 3rd Team 3-1 Win against Oxford     Ladies 4th Team 4-1 Loss Against Scarlet Runners   Ladies 5th Team 1-0  Loss against Bicester After the Easter break, Banbury set out for ... More

Match Reports 24&25/03/2018

Ladies 1st Team 7-1 Loss against Hampstead and Westminster (Saturday 24th March) Goal Scorer: Sadie Lapper Banbury Ladies 1st XI were at a dangerous position in the table, this Saturday. So, the game against Hamstead and Westminster held a crucial fate for the team. After a strong performance against top of the ... More

Match Reports 17/03/18

Ladies 1st Team 2-1 Loss against Spencer Goal Scorer: Molly Levene Banbury played with excellent determination despite the cold weather, narrowly loosing to top of the League team Spencer. Despite the cold weather, Banbury begun play with lots of energy in both attack and defence. Spencer had an early attacking ... More

Match Reports 10/03/18

Ladies 1st Team 5-3 Win against Trojans Goal Scorers: Sadie Lapper (2), Mimi Newsome, Emily Dove, Natahsa Roberts Following a number of cancelled games, due to frozen pitches and the Beast of the East, Banbury Ladies haven’t played a game in a month and training has been limited. The form from Banbury has been ... More

Piranhas Victory Marred by Hurty Finger and Britto Post Match Disappearance

Slough 3’s  1 Banbury Piranhas 3 One of this seasons youngest Piranhas sides traveled down to play a Slough side sitting third in the table. Although the team were buoyant with a victory in their last match, the lads knew that this would be a tough game especially with Bull Dozer Bailey (one of the few seniors in the ... More