“Groundabout Hog Day” as Piranhas Host The Masters of Bracknell Gyratory Club

MBBO Division 8 Piranhas - 2 Bracknell 3s - 0 "Nice roundabouts mate...." Was the first comment made by the Bracknell team with a semi appreciative nod on walking onto the hallowed NOA Drayton artificial turf. Captain Camp breathed a sigh of relief as he knew the roundabout polishing frenzy of the night before would ... More

Too Many Cooks?

Banbury M4 1 Phoenix M3 3 Banbury men's 4’s were attempting to retain 3rd place with their return to league fixtures after the long Christmas break. With a crowd of players looking to get a game, they took to the pitch with plenty of fresh legs. Phoenix, sitting in the second promotion place, were always going to be a ... More

Ladies 4 in 14 goal thriller

Abingdon Pilgrims 6 v 8 Banbury Ladies 3s An end to end fourteen goal thriller gave Banbury ladies 3s a second consecutive win, pushing them up 5 positions in two weeks to forth in the league. The game, away in south Oxford, ebbed and flowed as each team took the lead from the other. Abingdon were first to edge ahead ... More

Sonning Rivals Lourdes as Miracle Capital

Banbury Piranhas - 3 Sonning - 1 Harry Simons scored a brace of goals to follow in the footsteps of his Dad but fell short of his Dad’s reputation as he managed to stay on the pitch for the full 70 minutes, whereas his Dad often takes a handy 10 minute break on the side-line. Harry came off the pitch bereft of cards ... More

Banbury Ladies 4s make it 2 from 2

Banbury 4 – 2 (Grace King, Clair Condie) Phoenix and Rangelagh 3 – 1 The early morning snow had well cleared by the time this afternoon fixture was underway, but there was still a cold wind blowing round the ground. However, after last week’s good result Banbury were keen to play. Taking this renew optimism they ... More

Ladies 1 continue unbeaten run to keep promotion hopes alive

South Division 3a Banbury Ladies 1 - 4 Sonning Ladies 1 - 1 Banbury Ladies 1’s travelled down south to play Sonning Ladies 1’s. The whistle went and Banbury commenced with some fine play down both flanks of the pitch. There were a series of short corners all of which were denied by the oppositions defence or their ... More

Piranhas Made Honorary Patrons to the The Royal Society for the Protection of Barn Doors

MBBO Div 8 Piranhas 2 Aylesbury 0 When the piranhas turned up the Aylesbury team were busy finishing building a large barn door in front of their goal with a rather useful sign hanging on it saying "whatever you do - don't hit this". And lo the piranhas excelled in obeying that advice. For the first half the ... More

Phantom Feet and un checked Momentum

MBBO Div 10 Aylesbury 5ths 0 Banbury 4ths 0 After scraping a significant layer of ice from the windscreen for the early morning drive down to Aylesbury, there was a suspicion that this was going to be yet another hockey free weekend for the men's 4ths. The last game played was back in 2014! However the bright ... More

Ladies 3 pull out an inspired performance against Milton Keynes

Banbury Ladies 3s 6 v 0 Milton Keynes Ladies 3s Finally … a win … Following a run of bad form, seeing Banbury Ladies 3s picking up just 1 point from the last 6 matches, BHC were left on the brink of dropping in to the relegation zone. However this week they pulled out an inspired performance against Milton Keynes, ... More

Ladies 2 manage 2nd win over Amersham & Chalfont

TCL Prem2 Banbury Ladies 2 - 3 Amersham & Chalfont Ladies 2 - 1 On a cold blustery day, ladies 2's faced Amersham and Chalfont away at a very sandy pitch. Banbury started with an average attempt to pass the ball to our team. After 10-15 mins of play, Amersham put pressure on banbury and forced banbury to defend ... More