45 Results for tag: Match Report

Mystery of the Missing Players and Teas

Bicester 4 - Banbury 2 Newly appointed Captain Allman of the “Good Ship Piranhas” was handed his first challenge to try and get a Piranhas side out with 48 Hours notice, albeit to fulfil a Banbury 4ths fixture (who are captain less as the moment) against Bicester. The challenge was accepted and a mixture of 4ths / Piranhas and Banbury Newbies ... More

“Slow” Clark fires Banbury to glory as Banbury 2s Lift the National Plate Trophy

Banbury win 2-0 after shootout A classic game of two halves sent the National Men’s 2nd XI Plate home with Banbury after a stirring comeback took the game into a shootout, which they held their nerve (as did the poor suffering supporters!) to win.  Well this is what the England Hockey site headline grabber said minus the supporter comment - but in ... More

New Half Goal Rule Change

Banbury Piranhas - 1 1/2 Milton Keynes Samurai - 0 As from the 1st of April England Hockey introduced the "half goal" rule and Captain Camp of the Piranhas was the first (and probably last) to take advantage of the rule change as it was withdrawn at 5pm on the 9th of April as the Banbury Piranhas registered the world's first 1 1/2 - 0 win against an ... More

Both Banbury U14 Mixed A & B Narrowly miss out on Semi Finals

Banbury Under 14's Girls and Boys came together to enter two sides in the Bicester mixed end of season tournament. Both Banbury A & B Teams played some great Hockey against a very strong set of teams acquitting themselves admirably with a collection of wins draws and losses with both teams just falling short of the semi final places by a single point. ... More

The Mysterious Case of the Cow and the Banjo

Piranhas 2 Wallingford 1 The Piranhas consolidated their credible 4th position in the league they were promoted to this year with a 2-1 win over a Wallingford team who'd found new form since Christmas and had hammered Milton Keynes 12-0 the week before - so we knew we were in for a tough game. Things looked distinctly dodgy too as Andy "the Black ... More

Great end to the season for Banbury U14 Boys

Bicester 2 Banbury 3  The Banbury U14’s side this year has comprised of mostly year 7 & 8 boys and a couple of year 9’s, and although a young side who have had some tough and challenging matches this season against much older opposition, have grown in confidence, match play and performances throughout the season. The boys last match was their ... More

Banbury Men’s 1s, 19th/20th March 2016

A weekend of disappointment saw Banbury come away with losses from League games away to Old Cranleighans and then at home to Henley. Travelling to 3rd place OC’s with no substitutes meant that the selected 11 had to dig deep. The squad included recalled Ashley Laverick and Nick Best both of whom performed well in the difficult circumstances.  Banbury ... More

Can a Refresh Button RSI Secure Promotion for BHC?

Wychwood Ladies 1s 1 v 3 Banbury Ladies 3s, but that’s not all folks… Cokethorpe School, Witney, 19th March 2016   Final match day was a big one for BHC Ladies 3s, only a 3 point win for them and a loss from Hawks would give Banbury the 2nd place promotional spot.  With Hawks playing so well this was always a big ask so all Banbury could ... More

Banbury Ladies’ 1st 4 v Brighton Ladies’ 1st 5

NOA, 19th March 2016 Banbury Ladies' 1st team were determined to finish a solid season with a win against Brighton to right the wrongs of the last meeting. Banbury have excellent home form and were feeling confident from the off. The girls started strong and Brighton could not prevent Banbury from breaking through the deadlock with some excellent ... More

Banbury Mens 1st 8, London Wayfarers 1

NOA, 13th March 2016 Putting 2 weeks of disappointment behind them, Banbury stormed their way into the home fixture against London Wayfarers and ran our 8 – 1 victors to secure their position in the League. The home side started as they did last week against local rivals Oxford Hawks but with the important difference that, this week, the chances ... More