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Category Archives: Indoor
The spotlight fell on East Grinstead once again as the Sussex side hosted their second European competition this weekend. After the successful hosting of the Euro Hockey League last year the Saint Hill club welcomed teams from all corners of … Continue reading
East Grinstead swept to their sixth consecutive indoor title with an 8-4 win over Canterbury in what proved to be a hugely entertaining encounter. Ross Stott and Mark Pearn grabbed two goals apiece to fire the Sussex side to the … Continue reading
A fantastic display from Reading ensured the Sonning Lane side got their hands on the trophy they won last year as they blitzed Bowdon Hightown with some clinical finishing. Double strikes from Becky Halle, Emma Thomas and Susie Gilbert did … Continue reading
Canterbury erased the pain of their semi-final defeat in last year’s competition with a dramatic 9-8 win over Reading in a pulsating contest. Doubles from Ali Bray, Liam Foster as well as a late strike from Hardeep Jawanda did the … Continue reading
A hat-trick from Niall Stott ensured East Grinstead moved on to tonight’s final with a dominant display against Kent side Holcombe, running out 9-3 winners.
Having looked at the first men’s semi-final clash between East Grinstead and Holcombe, The Top of the D looks at the key battles in the second semi-final between last year’s runners up, Reading and Canterbury.
With East Grinstead going up against Holcombe and Reading facing off against Canterbury, this Sunday’s Maxinutrition Hockey 5s Semi Finals promise to be an exciting spectacle. Each side has their share of match winners, The Top of the D looks … Continue reading
Both Reading and Bowdon Hightown came through nail-biting semi-finals in dramatic fashion to take their places at Wembley in a repeat of the 2011 final. With both teams no stranger to this big occasion a number of key battles will … Continue reading
Despite the change from six to five-a-side in the indoor game, some things stay the same. East Grinstead find themselves top of the pile in the race to Wembley. Reading and Bowdon are not far off the pace and with … Continue reading
The second weekend of the Women’s Maxinutrition Hockey 5s is just days away as the crème de la crème of England’s domestic teams return to Bromsgrove to find out which teams will advance to the semi finals. After the first weekend in … Continue reading