SUSSEX VETERANS CUP FINAL BRIGHTON 2 LEWES 3 [MARCHANT , SPRUCE ] Lewes deservedly won the Sussex Veterans Cup final at East Grinstead in an open and skilful match.
Lewes got their tactics right against favourites Brighton who had a younger side. Lewes pressed from the start and crucially made the most of the . . . → Read More: Lewes Men win vets final 2013
Lewes Vets reach County cup final
The Sussex Veterans Cup was split into two round robin groups this year with Lewes paired with Mid-Sussex and holders Chichester in their group at the Southdown Club. Sunday was also the South Veterans Trials and Mothers day which meant no teams were at full strength but it . . . → Read More: Lewes Vets reach County cup final 10/03/13
Sussex Veterans League Sevenoaks Old Oaks 5 Lewes Priors 8 (Fitzpatrick (4), Loader, Rowlands, Spruce (2))
Lewes won this top of the table clash in a goal feast with both defences unable to cope with the speed and movement of the opposition forwards. Lewes did well to field eleven players with injuries and unavailability. . . . → Read More: Sevenoaks Old Oaks Vs Lewes Priors – 12/3/11
Sussex Veterans League Lewes Priors 4 (Fitzpatrick, Shaw, Spruce (2)) Horsham Veterans 0
The Priors maintained their lead at the top of the Veterans league with a comfortable win over a plucky Horsham team.
The Priors dominated possession but Horsham defended resolutely and in a rare breakaway from the visitors, ‘keeper Simon Williams had . . . → Read More: Lewes Priors Vs Horsham Veterans – 12/2/11
Sussex Veterans League Lewes Priors 3 (Fuller, Loader, Rowlands, Smart) Sevenoaks Old Oaks 3
Playing old rivals East Grinstead in a rearranged pre-Christmas fixture, Lewes Priors started very brightly and created a number of chances snuffed out by the East Grinstead goalkeeper. After 15 minutes Mike Fuller burst into the circle and his resulting . . . → Read More: Lewes Priors Vs Sevenoaks Old Oaks – 8/1/11
Sussex Veterans League Tunbridge Wells Veterans 2 Lewes Priors 6 (Heinzl (3)), Shaw, Spruce (2))
After another enforced break due to the weather the previous week it was a surprise that Lewes started so well in this match. They took the game to their opponents and deservedly took the lead after fifteen minutes when . . . → Read More: Tunbridge Wells Veterans Vs Lewes Priors 11/12/10
Sussex Veterans League Lewes Priors 1 (Shaw) Sevenoaks Old Oaks 3
Lewes lost their unbeaten league record in bitterly cold conditions but could have little cause for complaint with the result.
Lewes had no fixture the previous week but it looked as though they had not played for longer with too often passes going . . . → Read More: Lewes Priors Vs Sevenoaks Old Oaks 27/11/10
Lewes O40 Priors 7 (Fitzpatrick (3), Loader (3), Rowlands) Eastcote O40 Masters 1
Lewes only finally ran away with this match in the final ten minutes to reach the last 32 of the competition.
In miserable, wet conditions Lewes dominated and for once their penalty corner routine worked well with Jason Fitzpatrick and Peter . . . → Read More: England Hockey Men’s Masters Over 40 Cup – Round 2 14/11/10
Sussex Veterans League Lewes Priors 5 (Baillie-Hamilton, Marchant, Shaw, Spruce (2)) Brighton & Hove Veterans 3
Lewes maintained their undefeated record in a close game with Brighton to stay top of the league.
A weakened Lewes side struggled in the opening period before Chris Shaw broke the deadlock, scoring from close range after the . . . → Read More: Lewes Priors Vs Brighton & Hove Veterans 13/11/10
Sussex Veterans League Horsham Veterans 0 Lewes Priors 3 (Rowlands, Smart, Spruce)
The Priors remain top of the league with this victory but were pushed all the way by a plucky Horsham side.
Horsham defended in numbers and whilst Lewes dominated possession they could not convert this into goals. With twenty five minutes gone . . . → Read More: Horsham Veterans Vs Lewes Priors 6/11/10
Sussex Veterans League Lewes Priors 7 (Fuller M, Smart (4), Spruce, Rowlands) Tunbridge Wells Veterans 2
Lewes stay on top of the Sussex Veterans League with this convincing win over Tunbridge Wells. The match was a personal success for midfielder Billy Smart who had only returned from a business trip in the early hours. . . . → Read More: Lewes Priors Vs Tunbridge Wells Veterans 30/10/10
Sussex Veterans League East Grinstead Saints 1 Lewes Priors 7 (Fuller M, Loader, Marchant (3), Spruce, Smart)
Lewes overwhelmed East Grinstead in an impressive all round display. Paul Spruce opened the scoring with a shot from the top of the circle and Billy Smart added to this with a well taken volley from close . . . → Read More: East Grinstead Saints Vs Lewes Priors 23/10/10
Brighton & Hove Veterans 5 Lewes Priors 0
A weakened Lewes side were no match for a strong Brighton side and went out of the cup at the first hurdle. With only ten players in the first half Lewes were on the back foot and creditably were only 2-0 down at the break. Keeper . . . → Read More: Brighton & Hove Veterans Vs Lewes Priors 24/10/10
Sussex Veterans League Lewes Priors, 5 (Fuller M, Spruce (4)) Sevenoaks Old Oaks, 0
The Priors got their league campaign up and running with an emphatic win over Sevenoaks. Although dominating possession it took the Priors twenty minutes to open the scoring when a cross from skipper Dave Mansell saw Paul Spruce reverse flick . . . → Read More: Lewes Priors Vs Sevenoaks Old Oaks 16/10/10