Long Sutton Hockey Club

Hockey round-up: Long Sutton’s losing streak reaches ten with UEA defeat

It’s now ten defeats from as many games in East Men’s Hockey League Division 2N for Long Sutton 1st after Saturday’s 9-1 defeat at University of East Anglia 1st. Sutton were short of a number of regular faces, but were grateful to Jack Smith for stepping up to help out and Will White for travelling back from university to play. ...

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Four-midable show as Ayscoughfee’s top team triumph at second primary school tournament

Spalding Hockey Club once again hosted the latest primary schools tournament at Glen Park on Friday. Some 18 teams from 13 local primary schools participated in the tournament across four leagues at advanced, intermediate and beginner levels. Three were also 12 of the club’s juniors who had volunteered to officiate, all of whom had previously participated in the tournament and ...

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Men’s hockey round-up: Stu hits top treble in thrilling Spalding 1st victory

A Stu Cunnington hat-trick inspired Spalding 1st to a thrilling 5-4 win over St Albans 2nd in East Men’s Hockey League Premier B on Saturday. In what was the first of a two-game weekend for Spalding’s top team, they edged past mid-table rivals St Albans in a nine-goal classic at Glen Park. Ace goal-getter Cunnington led the way with three ...

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Women’s hockey round-up: Late strike puts skids on Sutton, Spalding hit for six

Long Sutton 1st were denied an East Women’s Hockey League Division 2NW victory at rivals Pelicans 1st by a late goal on Saturday. After a goalless first half, Sutton were much brighter and moved into the lead when Jo Bland fired a short corner home. Sutton then dominated the rest of the half, with the ever-willing Jemima Dodd putting in ...

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Hockey round-up: Stu’s stellar show in vain as Spalding 1st lose thriller

A Stu Cunnington hat-trick wasn’t enough for Spalding 1st on Saturday as they were beaten 4-3 by leaders Letchworth 1st in East Men’s Hockey League Premier B. The Glen Park clash was a real game of two halves, with two goals from Cunnington – one from a short corner routine and a clever push-pass finish – giving Spalding a 2-0 ...

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Hockey round-up: Spalding 1st leave it late to pinch a point on the road, another defeat for Long Sutton 1st

A late Joe Higgins strike earned Spalding 1st a deserved 3-3 draw at Old Southendian 1st in East Men’s Hockey League Premier B Division on Saturday. After a three-hour trip to Southend-On-Sea, Spalding started well and took a deserved lead from Stuart Cunnington’s great reverse stick finish. However, the hosts managed to grab two goals from rebounds following quick counter ...

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Ladies’ hockey round-up: Nice and three-sy for Long Sutton 1st, disappointing defeat for Poachers

Long Sutton ladies’ 1st stormed to an impressive 3-0 victory at Cambridge University 3rd in East Women’s Hockey League Division 2NW on Saturday. In-form Sutton started with a high press against a young team who made up any loss in experience with boundless energy. A starting midfield quartet of Jo Bland, Gemma Parr, Emmy Gittins and Jemima Dodd created a ...

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Women’s hockey round-up: Five-star Charlotte inspires Poachers win, Sutton 1st on-song

Seven-up Spalding Poachers roared to their biggest win of the East Women’s Hockey League Division 2NW season so far on Saturday. Charlotte Maplethorpe was the star of the show with five of the goals in a 7-0 demolition at Glen Park, with Madeline Haunch and Evie Maltby rounding off the rout. The dynamic duo of Maltby and Maplethorpe offered a ...

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Men’s hockey round-up: Double figures for in-form Spalding 4th as Jacob fires four

Jacob Drew helped himself to a fantastic four-goal haul as Spalding 4th romped to a 10-1 derby win over Bourne Deeping 5th in East Men’s Hockey League Division 5NW on Saturday. It’s now five wins from seven games for high-flying Spalding, who are second in the table and just three points behind leaders Wisbech 3rd. Drew’s four goals were the ...

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Hockey round-up: Spalding 2nd held in ten-goal thriller at Cambridge, Poachers earn deserved draw at title rivals

Spalding 2nd were involved in one of the best games of the weekend in the East Men’s Hockey League on Saturday. Their Division 3NW fixture at Cambridge City Vets ended in a thrilling 5-5 draw at the Wilberforce Road Sports Ground. Glenn Perkins (2), Ryan Mountney, Steve Rogers and William Steed all found the net for Spalding in the ten-goal ...

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Work set to begin on Long Sutton’s new £200k all-weather surface

After two years of fundraising Long Sutton Community Sports Association – in conjunction with Long Sutton Hockey Club – have managed to secure the funds to replace the carpet on their all-weather pitch at the Peele Leisure Centre. The club is approaching its centenary year and, while the existing surface had given 21 years’ great service, wear and tear meant ...

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Hockey round-up: Five-star Spalding 1st back to winning ways against Upminster

Spalding 1st returned to winning ways in East Men’s Hockey League Premier B with a thumping 5-2 victory over Upminster 1st on Saturday. Doubles from Stuart Cunnington (2) and Glenn Richardson (2), plus a James Mayhew strike, secured an emphatic win at Glen Park and moved Spalding into fourth place. Richardson’s strike gave them a 1-0 half-time lead, but Upminster ...

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Hockey round-up: Derby spoils shared as Long Sutton earn draw at Spalding

Spalding Poachers 1st dropped their first points of the East Women’s League Division 2NW season on Saturday as neighbours Long Sutton 1st picked up a 1-1 draw at Glen Park. Ahead of the all-South Holland clash, Spalding had racked up three wins from as many games while Sutton had only managed one victory. It looked like the Surfleet showdown was ...

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Hockey round-up: Seven-up Spalding storm into third place, three wins on spin for red-hot Poachers

Spalding 1st stormed up to third in the East Men’s Hockey League Premier B table after walloping hosts Shefford and Sandy 1st 7-1 on Saturday. It was the home side who opened the scoring, but Spalding kept their heads and two Stuart Cunnington short corners put them ahead and Glenn Richardson’s fine finish made it 3-1. Cunnington deflected home his ...

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Hockey round-up: Super Stuart stars to inspire Spalding men to a weekend double

Stuart Cunnington scored five times as Spalding 1st enjoyed two East Men’s Hockey League Premier B victories in as many days over the weekend. Ace goal-getter Cunnington bagged a treble to inspire Spalding to a 4-3 win at Bourne Deeping 1st on Saturday, with Joe Maltby the other scorer. That man Cunnington then notched a double to seal a 2-1 ...

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Hockey round-up: Depleted Long Sutton beaten by Kettering in thrilling clash

Depleted Long Sutton Hockey Club men’s 1st came up just short in a thriller with Kettering 1st on the opening day of the season. Dan Batten and Josh Baker both bagged at the Peele Leisure Centre on Saturday, but Sutton were edged out 3-2. Meanwhile, Sutton’s top ladies’ team battled to a 0-0 draw with hosts Bourne Deeping 1st in ...

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Popular presentation night celebrates a successful Long Sutton Hockey Club season

Long Sutton Hockey Club finished their season on a high note with a well-attended presentation evening on Saturday. The club came together to celebrate in style and show what a tremendous season they’ve enjoyed – with the awards get shared between the ages. The obvious high note saw Sutton’s men’s 2nd team winning their league and gaining promotion in East ...

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Baker puts the cherry on top of superb Long Sutton season

Long Sutton Men’s 1s crowned their best season points-wise for 19 years with a 6-0 demolition of Bourne Deeping 2nds. After picking up just four points from their first four fixtures, a positive season for the young side ended with three straight wins. Sutton have developed into a passing, attractive hockey playing unit. This proved to be true right from ...

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Defeats for both Long Sutton Ladies teams

Both of Long Sutton’s Ladies sides slipped to 3-1 defeats on the final weekend of the season. The Ladies 1s travelled to the East Women’s League Division 2NW surprise package Bourne Deeping having secured their place in the division the week before. Home side Bourne were straight on the front foot and Wallis in goal needed to be on her ...

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Hockey round-up: Spalding’s survival bid goes to the final round after thrilling loss

Spalding 1st face a nervy final weekend of the season after failing to secure their East Men’s Hockey League Premier B status on Saturday. They were beaten 6-5 by Dereham 1st at Glen Park on Saturday – meaning they could be relegated if they don’t win at already-promoted East London 1st this Saturday. Goals from Stu Cunnington (2), Rob Dalton ...

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