Spalding Hockey Club

Training only for South Holland’s hockey clubs as Tier 3 status delays play

Both Spalding Hockey Club and Long Sutton Hockey Club face a delay in returning to competitive action. With South Holland among the many areas to be placed in Tier 3 of government restrictions, both clubs are only permitted to return to training. But they cannot return to action in the East Hockey League, unlike clubs based in areas in the ...

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Hockey round-up: First win for Spalding Poachers thanks to Mia’s winner

Spalding Poachers finally secured their first win of the East Women’s Hockey League season on Saturday as Mia Dewing’s winner sank Cambridge City 4th. After three defeats and a draw from their first four Division 2NW fixtures, the Poachers earned a much-needed 2-1 triumph at Glen Park to kick-start their campaign. A heavy downpour delayed the start, but the hosts ...

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England Hockey confirms suspension of East League ahead of Thursday’s lockdown

South Holland duo Spalding Hockey Club and Long Sutton Hockey Club are to take an enforced and immediate month-long break from action. That’s after England Hockey announced that all activity within the sport will be suspended in line with the national lockdown in England, which is due to start today (Thursday). With hockey usually having a month-long winter break either ...

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Hockey round-up: Spalding 3rd go goal crazy in dominant derby display

Three players helped themselves to hat-tricks as Spalding 3rd waltzed to a huge 13-1 derby win over Bourne Deeping 4th in East Men’s Hockey League Division 5NW on Saturday. Jacob Drew (4), Dan Azzopardi (3) and Michael Morris (3) all impressed in front of goal at Glen Park as Spalding shot up to third in the standings.Daniel Plant (2) and ...

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Hockey round-up: Seven-up Spalding climb into top four after big win, Sutton are held

Spalding 1st climbed up into fourth place in East Men’s Hockey League Premier B after a superb 7-0 win over Waltham Forest 1st on Saturday. A Jacob Baker hat-trick was the catalyst for the rampant victory at Glen Park, with the mighty maroons making it three wins from six league games so far this season. Stuart Cunnington, Joe Higgins, Glenn ...

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Hockey round-up: Five-star Spalding hit back to deliver their Sunday best showing

Spalding 1st bounced back from a Saturday drubbing to record an impressive 5-1 win over Broxbourne 1st in East Men’s Hockey League on Sunday. The mighty maroons suffered a 7-1 humbling at Havering 1st in the first Premier B game of their double-header, with James Mayhew’s goal their only consolation. Sunday’s Glen Park clash with Broxbourne went a lot better ...

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Hockey round-up: Super Sutton continue their gr-eight start to the season

Free-scoring Long Sutton 1st enjoyed another handsome win in East Men’s Hockey League Division 3NW on Saturday as they look to bounce back from relegation. After a 5-0 win the previous week, they romped to an 8-1 success over St Neots 1st on Saturday to go top of the early standings. Josh Baker was the star of the show at ...

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Hockey round-up: Strong start for Spalding 1st after unbeaten weekend

Spalding 1st picked up four points from their opening two games of the East Men’s Hockey League Premier B season over the weekend. An impressive 3-1 victory at Wapping 3rd on Saturday was followed by a 0-0 draw on the road at St Albans 2nd some 24 hours later. At Wapping, a youthful Spalding started on the front foot and ...

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Two tricky away tests for Spalding Hockey Club’s top men as new season gets under way

Spalding Hockey Club’s men face an away double-header as the new East Hockey League season gets under way on Saturday. Once again, both Spalding and Long Sutton will enter a host of teams in the vast and competitive league, which was forced to end prematurely due to the COVID-19 pandemic back in March. The stand-out opening weekend fixtures come in ...

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Clarity for Spalding and Long Sutton as East Hockey League season declared complete due to coronavirus crisis

The East Hockey League has declared the 2019/20 season complete with immediate effect due to the coronavirus pandemic. The league, which houses clubs from both Spalding Hockey Club and Long Sutton Hockey Club, only had one round of scheduled fixtures remaining. However, with some clubs still had a number of outstanding fixtures to squeeze in after postponements during the stormy ...

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Hockey round-up: Canham cracks a treble as Long Sutton win big against COP

Alex Canham helped himself to a hat-trick as Long Sutton 1st continued their recent purple patch in Division 2N of East Men’s Hockey League. Sutton, who are already relegated after a disastrous first half of the season, thrashed City of Peterborough 3rd 6-2 on Saturday. Player-of-the-match Canham was the star of the show with a treble, with Will Taylor (2) ...

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Hockey round-up: Five-star Long Sutton 1st race to impressive victory

Long Sutton 1st shrugged off their impending relegation from East Men’s Hockey League Premier B Division with a 5-1 victory over Dereham 2nd on Saturday. Alex Canham opened the scoring at the Peele Leisure Centre with a deflected finish after good work from Ed White, then Josh Baker netted with his customary aplomb to make it 2-0 at the break. ...

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Hockey round-up: Six-goal thriller as Spalding 1st are held, Poachers 1st on-song

Spalding 1st were held to a 3-3 draw by Old Southendian in the East Men’s Hockey League on Saturday. Goals from Stuart Cunnington, Glenn Richardson and George Halgarth weren’t enough for the Maroons to take maximum points from the Premier B Division encounter at Glen Park. Down in Division 2N, Long Sutton 1st saw their winning streak ended by a ...

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Hockey round-up: It’s derby delight for youthful Spalding 5th, Rogers at the double

A dramatic late goal from Cameron Roy fired Spalding 5th to a great derby win over Long Sutton 3rd in East Men’s Hockey League Division 6NW (N). On a weekend of catch-up fixtures, Sutton arrived at Glen Park with a very strong side including players who had played in higher leagues. It was a game with very few chances, but ...

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Hockey round-up: Long Sutton jump off the bottom after taming the Dragons

Resurgent Long Sutton 1st secured back-to-back wins in East Men’s Hockey League Division 2N for the first time this season on Saturday as they defeated Norwich Dragons 1st 2-0. The victory, secured by goals from Jacob Synnott and Josh Baker, moves Sutton off the bottom of the table for the first time since the early weeks of the season. Sutton ...

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Ayscoughfee take top spot at latest primary school tournament at Surfleet

South Lincolnshire’s young guns made their way to Spalding Hockey Club on Friday for the latest Primary Schools Hockey Tournament. Glen Park played host to the third of five tournaments scheduled for this school year and 17 teams – approximately 140 youngsters – from 12 local primary schools participated across four leagues at advanced, intermediate and beginner levels. In the ...

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Hockey round-up: Baker blasts treble to steer Long Sutton to thrilling victory

Josh Baker bagged a hat-trick as Long Sutton 1st claimed a big win in East Men’s Hockey League Division 2N on Saturday. Basement side Sutton did their hopes of survival the power of good by beating Horncastle 1st 6-4 at the Peele Leisure Centre, with Baker (3), James Collingwood, Daniel Batten and player-of-the-match Ed White getting the goals. Up in ...

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Hockey round-up: Spalding men beaten in crazy 13-goal Sudbury showdown

Spalding 1st were on the losing side of a 13-goal thriller on Saturday as Sudbury 1st defeated them 8-5 in East Men’s Hockey League Premier B. An end-to-end game with plenty of goals, the score was evenly balanced at 3-3 when it came to half-time at Glen Park. Ill-discipline then saw Spalding reduced to ten players for five minutes – ...

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Fantastic set of results for Spalding Hockey Club’s youngsters at city event

Spalding Hockey Club’s youngsters took part in the latest round of the South Lincs League hockey tournaments, hosted by City of Peterborough HC, on Sunday. Six Spalding young umpires were also part of the team officiating the tournament, with Mia Dewing participating as an umpire coach alongside officials Archie Arnold, Grace Hodgett, Tom Pilgrim, Abby Hodgett and Ethan Pearson. RUNNING ...

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Ladies’ hockey round-up: Derby delight for Long Sutton against Spalding

Long Sutton 1st took the South Holland bragging rights on Saturday as they got the better of Spalding Poachers 1st in the East Women’s Hockey League Division 2NW derby. With Poachers flying high in the table, they were perhaps favourites ahead of the Peele Leisure Centre clash – but derby contests rarely go with the script. Spalding came out of ...

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