49 Results for tag: Match Report

Ladies 4’s v Oxford Hawks’ 6’s (home, friendly)

A disjointed match for the Banbury team as they sought to bring in new faces, try new positions and brush off the summer cobwebs, but eventually two goals (one from an accurate Alice Offord cross) both scored by Vicky Wallington turned the final result into a 2 - 1 win for Banbury. More

Ladies 3’s v Bloxham School (at Bloxham, friendly)

This was a fast end to end match which was dominated by the Bloxham girls showing excellent passing and support play. The defence from the Banbury team was under a lot of pressure throughout as clearances were recycled for more attacks. Bloxham lead from early on via a short corner, but it was a five minute period in the first half that really separated the ... More

Ladies 2’s v Towcester 1’s (home, friendly)

An open game played by two young sides with a core of experienced players ended in a 3 - 2 win to Banbury. Towcester lead twice, the home side came back with a short corner goal slotted home by Helen Robey and a exciting individual run from Molly Levene from the half way line. The final goal came also from Molly following a quick penetrating pass from ... More

Banbury Ladies 1st XI faced a hard opening game to the season away against London Wayfarers.

Missing several experienced players, Banbury started strongly, but, were soon caught on the counter attack leading to Wayferers first goal despite the best efforts of defensive line Becca Edwards, Kristina Bull and Lotty Dee-Andrews. Banbury snatched an equaliser through some nice team play starting with new recruit Emily Hogg and finished through new ... More

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