SECOND ELEVEN FINAL EAST GRINSTEAD 5 LEWES 2 [ Rhodes, Murray S ]
Lewes put up a brave performance against a strong East Grinstead side before finally losing.
Lewes took the lead through Max Rhodes but by half time the hosts had scored two to lead 2-1. In the second half the strength of . . . → Read More: Lewes 2s bow out to EG in 2nd XI final 2013
Eastbourne Men’s 1s, 0 Lewes Men’s 1s, 1
Lewes upset the form book with a dramatic win at the Saffrons on Saturday to reach the County Cup Final for the second successive year. Eastbourne from the league above were favourites but Lewes dug deep to win in a scrappy match.
There was drama early . . . → Read More: Sussex Cup, EH Trophy- 14/4/12 and 15/4/12
Kent / Sussex Men’s Regional 2 Blackheath Men’s 1s, 2 Lewes Men’s 2s, 4
Two goals each from Steve Newton and midfield enforcer Ole Callf kept Lewes’ promotion push going at Blackheath on Saturday.
Overcoming a slow pitch and less than ideal preparation Lewes dug deep to get the three points against a . . . → Read More: Blackheath 1s Vs Men’s 2s – 3/3/12
Kent / Sussex Men’s Regional 2 Lewes Men’s 2s, 3 Mid Sussex Men’s 1s, 1
Lewes entered this fixture requiring 3 points and a solid performance following a recent dip in form, and the Southdown witnessed their best performance of the season on Saturday. Lewes opened the game at a frantic pace and Angus . . . → Read More: Men’s 2s Vs Mid Sussex Men’s 1s – 25/2/12
Lewes Men’s 2s, 1 (Lewes win 4-3 on penalties) Ashford (Kent) Men’s 2s, 1
A goalkeeping master class from Adam Baxter and some nerves of steel from Lewes’ penalty takers saw them reach the semi final of the National 2nd XI trophy in a pulsating contest at the Southdown Club on Sunday.
Having watched . . . → Read More: England Hockey 2nd XI Trophy – 19/2/12
Kent / Sussex Men’s Regional 2 Lewes Men’s 2s, 5 Worthing Men’s 2s, 0
The first game back after the winter break saw Worthing 2s make the trip east to their bitter rivals Lewes 2s. The game got off to a fast start with Lewes playing up to their favourites tag by grabbing an . . . → Read More: Men’s 2s Vs Worthing 2s – 14/1/12
Kent Susex Regional 2 Canterbury Pilgrims 1 Lewes 2s 2
On the back of a good string of results, Lewes went into this fixture in a confident mood. Coach Ross Bone made 1 change to the side, brining midfield spoiler Oli Calf back in from the wilderness.
The early exchanges of the game were . . . → Read More: Canterbury Pilgrims Vs Men’s 2s – 10/12/11
Kent / Sussex Men’s Regional 2 Lewes Men’s 2s 2 Old Bordenians Men’s 1s 2
Saturday saw top of the table Old Bordenians make the trip south to face 3rd place Lewes 2s. The game game had all the makings of an important mid season hockey match.
Lewes started on the front foot with . . . → Read More: Men’s 2s Vs Old Bordenians 1s – 3/12/11
Kent Sussex Men’s Regional 2 Crawley Men’s 1s 2 Lewes Men’s 2 3
Lewes arrived at Crawley on a good run of form with 3 wins from the last 4 games. However, the weeks emotional news that Matthew Bevan was standing down as captain seemed to be get to the Lewes in the early . . . → Read More: Crawley 1s VS Men’s 2s – 26/11/11
Kent / Sussex Men’s Regional 2 Lewes Men’s 2s, 3 Blackheath Men’s 1s, 0
A combative and organised Lewes performance on Saturday ensured the hosts took all three points with a fine 3-0 win. The first 35 minutes of the encounter failed to produce a goal. Angus Donaldson, James Kifford and Ian Whiting all . . . → Read More: Men’s 2s Vs Blackheath 1s – 19/11/11
Kent / Sussex Men’s Regional 2 Lewes Men’s 2s, 5 Holcombe 2As, 0 (Bevan, Green (2), Lickorish (2))
Lewes sealed a comfortable win at the Southdown in some style on Saturday. Up against a resolute and physically robust Holcombe side it was clear Lewes were going to have to battle to victory as their . . . → Read More: Men’s 2s Vs Holcombe 2As – 22/10/11
Kent / Sussex Regional 2 Lewes Men’s 2s 2 Burnt Ash Men’s 1s 2 Scorers (O.Baxter, Champness)
Saturday saw the Lewes 2nd XI face arguably their toughest test in a league fixture for more than a year, and the resulting 2-2 draw reaffirmed this. Lewes opened brightly and created a string of fine pattern . . . → Read More: Lewes Men’s 2s Vs Burnt Ash 1s – 8/10/11
Worthing 2′s – 0 Lewes 2′s – 8 (Baxter, Bevan, Champness, Green (3), Lloyd, Kifford)
Lewes 2nd XI hoped for a strong start to the season on Saturday, following a resounding 8-0 victory over Worthing Lewes will be fairly confident they can achieve big things in their new league. Lewes took the game to . . . → Read More: Worthing 2′s Vs Men’s 2′s – 1/10/11
South Hockey League Sussex Area Division 1 Lewes 2s, 7 (Baxter, Donaldson (2), Lickorish, Lloyd, Rickson (2)) Crawley 2s, 1
Lewes entered this fixture knowing full well that a victory here would see them crowned champions of the league. Unfortunately Lewes let the occasion get the better of them in what was in truth . . . → Read More: Lewes Men’s 2s Vs Crawley 2s – 12/3/11
South Hockey League Sussex Area Division 1 Brighton & Hove 3s, 1 Lewes 2s, 8 (Baxter (5), Bevan, Lickorish, Tapping)
Another win away on Saturday saw Lewes 2s one game away from securing promotion, with three games to spare.
Lewes rarely got out of first gear in this encounter but moments of individual skill, . . . → Read More: Brighton & Hove 3s Vs Lewes Men’s 2s – 5/3/11
South Hockey League Sussex Area Division 1 Lewes 2, 13 (Baxter (5), Best, Bevan (2), Donaldson (3), Fuller, Lloyd) Eastbourne 3, 3
Lewes continued their push towards promotion with a resounding win over Eastbourne at the Southdown on Saturday. The result was rarely in doubt and Lewes opened the scoring inside the first two . . . → Read More: Lewes Men’s 2s Vs Eastbourne 3s – 26/2/11
Lewes 2s – 1 (A.Baxter) Lewes 3s – 3 (Spedding, Steadman, Donaldson)
[From the perspective of the 3s] The biggest losers from this match were all the people who didn’t manage to see it. With the sun glaring, and the opposition playing in Lewes green – the 3s were under pressure almost instantly, with . . . → Read More: Lewes Men’s 2s Vs Lewes Men’s – 3s 12/2/11
South Hockey League Sussex Area Division 1 Lewes 2nd XI, 5 South Saxons 1st XI, 1
Lewes travelled to a very windy Hastings on Saturday hoping to extend their gap at the top to 12 points by beating 2nd in the league South Saxons. Lewes managed to accomplish this with the kind of incisive . . . → Read More: South Saxons 1s Vs Lewes Men’s 2s – 5/2/11
South Hockey League Sussex Area Division 1 Lewes 2, 9 (Baxter (3), Bevan, Fuller (3), Lloyd, Tapping) Southwick 1, 2
Lewes once again put nine past their visitors this weekend to continue their quest for promotion. Despite the scoreline, Lewes still felt they could have performed better, however this was without doubt one of . . . → Read More: Lewes Men’s 2s Vs Southwick 1s – 15/1/11
South Hockey League Sussex Area Division 1 Lewes 2, 9 (Baxter (3), Butcher, Callf, Fuller (3), Kifford) East Grinstead 4, 0
Lewes began the second half of the season intent on continuing their unbeaten run and quest for promotion. Despite a stuttering opening 35 minutes Lewes finished the game by more than a comfortable . . . → Read More: Lewes Men’s 2s Vs East Grinstead 4s – 8/1/11
Lewes 2s, 11 Brighton & Hove 3s, 2
For the second consecutive week running Lewes began poorly in the opening 15 minutes of their fixture. Lewes took the lead early from what is fast becoming a standard short corner conversion. However some extremely disjointed and frantic play followed and Lewes found themselves level after a . . . → Read More: Lewes Men’s 2s Vs Brighton & Hove 3′s 20/11/10
Lewes Men’s 2s, 3 Eastcote Men’s 2s, 2
Lewes reached the semi-final of the competition last year before they had to withdraw from the fixture as they were unable to get a side out. As such, Lewes entered the fixture with confidence high, on the back of a strong league run, and a good history . . . → Read More: England Hockey Men’s 2nd XI Trophy 3rd Round 14/11/10
Eastbourne 2s, 2 Lewes 2s, 9
Lewes have been exceptionally strong in the opening periods of their league fixtures this season. However an extremely shakey start against a keen Eastbourne side gave Lewes a scare in the opening period of this away fixture.
Lewes opened the scoring early and found themselves 2-0 early on . . . → Read More: Eastbourne 3s Vs Lewes Men’s 2s 13/11/10
Lewes Men’s 2nd XI, 11 Middleton & Bognor Men’s 1st XI, 0
Matt Rickson in action
The weather forecast for Saturday’s 3pm fixture at Southdown was heavy rain, however the only rain witnessed in Lewes on Saturday were goals; eleven of them.
Lewes have been saying for some time that when they turn in a . . . → Read More: Lewes Men’s 2s Vs Middleton & Bognor Men’s 1s 6/11/10
Southampton 2nd XI 3-4 Lewes 2nd XI. (Tapping (3), Baxter.)
The Jewish have the tradition of a Bar Mitzvah. This is the ceremony where a young boy makes his transition into adulthood and becomes a man. For many of the 11 players Lewes took to Southampton this weekend, this was their hockey Bar Mitzvah. . . . → Read More: Men’s EH National 2nd XI Trophy 17/10/10
Crowborough 1st XI 2 Lewes 2nd XI 8 (Rickson, Tapping, Baxter, Hickman, Kifford (2) Fuller (2))
The mark of a championship contender, so they say, is to play badly and win. Lewes were far from at their best on Saturday but were clinical enough in front of goal to come away with another 3 points.
. . . → Read More: Crowborough 1s Vs Lewes Men’s 2s 16/10/10
South Hockey League Sussex Area Division 1 Southwick 1,1 Lewes 2,8
(Bevan (2), Hickman, Jackson (2), Kifford, Rickson, Tapping)
Lewes Men’s 2nd XI entered the opening game of the new season with a clear objective of promotion established, and based on Saturday’s performance this certainly looks to be a realistic target. Despite conceding a . . . → Read More: Southwick 1 Vs Men’s 2