52 Results for tag: Match Report

Have You Ever Had Your Stick Tickled?

Abingdon 3, Banbury Piranhas 0 Was it the sound of a flock of woodpeckers or the international knitting convention?  No it was the Piranhas having their sticks tickled for 70 mins - well apart from the two who got carded for complaining, but on the positive side, their sticks had a 5 minute respite. Ken Dodd would've made Abingdon a shrine had he ... More

I bet you can’t put a fruit pastel in your mouth without chewing it!

Banbury Ladies 3's 1 v Oxford Hawks Ladies 5's 1        NOA 27/02/2016 Banbury Battle Bravely as Hawks Hover Over Head Perfectly Poised in Prestigious Promotion Position… Banbury Ladies 3s donned their war paint and belted out their rallying cry … 3 – 2 – 1 – Banbury!  Okay, not quite the hacker, not even particularly original, but ... More

Banbury Ladies 1st 2, Epsom Ladies 1st 5

Banbury arrived at Epsom’s pitch with their sights set on beating the opposition as they had in their previous encounter against the Surrey side. Despite Sadie Lapper (Banbury’s player-coach) being absent and Banbury’s prior track record of playing away, the team were confident and determined to secure a win.   Finding it difficult to adapt to the ... More

U14 Boys Development League Triangular Match 28/02/2016

On Sunday 28th February Banbury hosted a 7-a-side boys under 14 league match, with visiting sides Old Silhillians and Hampton-in-Arden travelling to the NOA to play. With our regular keeper, Aiden Slark, out with a wrist injury, James Marshall bravely donned the kit and had a fantastic game, making many impressive saves. The rest of our squad consisted ... More

Banbury Ladies 3s 3 v 2 Marlow Ladies 3s

Bloxham, 20th February This week saw an epic victory for Banbury Ladies 3s as they took on top of the table Marlow, who had only dropped 3 points all season.  Marlow started strongly and took the lead just 10 minutes in to the first half, however a spirited Banbury played united as a team to create an equaliser from a short corner, as Hailey Mitchell ... More

Piranhas in EU Vote Shock

Banbury Piranhas  3  Witney 1   The Piranhas retained their 3rd slot with a tough 3-1 win over 5th placed Witney. There was also a major debate in the clubhouse after about whether we should stay in the EU or not - the youngsters fascinated by the media driven frenzy that is .....the big vote, the enthralling world of politics and the dynamic ... More

Banbury Ladies 1st 3, Oxford Ladies 1st 3

13th February, 2016 Banbury faced Oxford in the league this Saturday, having previously drawn with Oxford when they played away from home, Banbury were keen to prove they were the stronger outfit. Oxford started the game very strong and Banbury struggled to get a grip on the game, with Becca Edwards missing in defence, Becca Atkins stepped into the ... More

Storm Piranha Hits Eascote

Banbury Piranhas 9 Eastcote 0 So far this winter we’ve been hit by Storms Abigail, Barney, Clodagh, Desmond, Eva, Frank, Henry and Gertrude. Storm Imogen is next apparently......then in 3 or 4 storms time the Met Office have come up with "Nigel" - somehow "Storm Nigel" doesn't sound like it's going to rip your roof off ?! I want a "Storm Nobby" which ... More

Knee Fetish Plagues Piranhas

Banbury Piranhas 2     Wokingham 2 Banbury managed to field a slightly stronger team this week (which wasn't difficult) and as a result bagged an away point. But knees were the theme of the day with both Captain Camp and the returning Matt Allman with knee injuries and with Clive Briant playing most of the match on his knees.....a "Penitent Piranha" ... More

U14 Girls go top in EH U14 Development League 3

15th February 2015 Banbury U14 Girls – 6 (Victoria Warlow 3, Maddie Hunt, Grace King and Imogen Roberts) Wrekin U14 Girls – 1, Banbury dominated from the push back, with excellent link up play in the mid field and attacking half between Miranda Edwards, Grace King, Olivia Bruce & Vicky Warlow, resulting in a goal from Vicky Warlow. Helena Roberts ... More