Lewes Under 18′s
Match reports by Paul Spruce
Lewes Under 18S, 1 WYCOMBE UNDER 18S, 3 [HICKMAN]
There was a disappointing end to the season for Lewes Under 18′s in the Mercian Home Counties Finals Day at Oxford Hawks ground on Sunday. In their semi final they lost narrowly to a . . . → Read More: Mercian Home Counties Colts Hockey League Finals Day – 6/5/12
Written By Paul Spruce
Sussex 1st Team Final LEWES 1s, 0 CHICHESTER 1s, 2
For the second year running Lewes were runners up to Chichester in the County Cup Final. Lewes could have few complaints with the result as despite a competitive final Lewes only rarely threatened the Chichester goal throughout. Conversely Chichester, who . . . → Read More: Sussex Men’s Cup Finals 28-29/4/12
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
Sussex Open League Division 3 Lewes 5′s, 6 Chichester Chipmonks, 2
With one fixture remaining Lewes, with victory in their final match, could finish a creditable third in the league. This seemed unlikely at the end of October after three successive defeats left them bottom. A combination of the previous Veterans team supplemented by . . . → Read More: Men’s 5′s Vs Chichester Chipmonks – 31/3/12
South League Division 2 Wycombe 1s, 1 Lewes 1s, 0
Lewes’s league season came to a disappointing end with defeat in the final game leaving them in fourth place. Missing players through unavailability and illness Lewes still played well in parts and had enough possession to have won the game but ultimately paid the . . . → Read More: Wycombe 1s Vs Men’s 1 – 31/3/12
Southern Premier Men’s League 2 Lewes Men’s 1s, 0 Oxford Hawks Men’s 1s, 1
On Sunday Lewes slipped to their second defeat of the weekend going down narrowly to leaders Oxford Hawks 1-0 at the Southdown Club. Hawks scored in the first half and but for an inspired goalkeeping performance from Sam Brooks in . . . → Read More: Men’s 1s Vs Oxford Hawks 1s – 11/3/12
Sussex Development League East Division Oxted Youth, 3 Lewes Lions, 4
What a corker! With the cost of petrol these days we felt obligated to give the parents value for money. So what better than to go 2 down in the first ten minutes! I guess we were always going to miss James, Olly, . . . → Read More: Oxted Youth Vs Lions – 10/3/12
Southern Premier Men’s League 2 Woking Men’s 1s, 3 Lewes Men’s 1s, 2 (Roberts, Warner)
Lewes saw their feint hopes of promotion diminish further over the weekend with two defeats to leave them in third place in the league.
On Saturday they were narrowly defeated at Woking who were fighting to avoid a relegation . . . → Read More: Woking 1s Vs Men’s 1s – 10/3/12
From left: Sam Brooks, Harvey Waller
Following a long assessment process which started last summer England Hockey has announced the National U16/U18 Boys squads for the 2011-12 season which includes Lewes Hockey Club youngsters Sam Brooks in the U18’s and Harvey Waller in the U16’s. They will now attend regular England training camps at . . . → Read More: International Honours for Youngsters at Lewes Hockey Club
Southern Premier Men’s League 2 Lewes Men’s 1s, 4 Epsom Men’s 1s, 1 (Jervis, Petch (2), Rickson)
Lewes returned to winning ways with a workmanlike performance at the Southdown Club.
The early exchanges saw Lewes’s confidence still suffering from their previous defeat the week before as they could not get into any rhythm with . . . → Read More: Men’s 1s Vs Epsom 1s – 3/3/12
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
Sussex Development League East Division Lewes Lions, 8 Southwick Youth, 0
Southwick had four players who didn’t turn up for the game & Lewes had one unwell, both put in senior teams, five older boys chosen and Lewes played sixteen without an adult.
With the different circumstances the odds were clearly in Lewes’ favour. . . . → Read More: Lions Vs Southwick Youth – 3/3/12
Southern Premier Men’s League 2 Lewes Men’s 1s 5 Gore Court Men’s 1s 6 (Jervis (3), Roberts, Tapping)
On a steaming Kentish afternoon Lewes’ first team journeyed to gore court in a key away clash in their promotion battle. On an unforgiving and sticky pitch Lewes started slowly and were caught reeling early in . . . → Read More: Men’s 1s Vs Gore Court 1s – 25/2/12
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
St Francis Leprechauns 2 Lewes Lions 1
So we lost. I guess you have to lose in the end, it’s inevitable, and I’ll trot out a load of excuses for why we lost in a minute. However, you have to learn lessons from losing and you have to lose to know how to win.
. . . → Read More: St Francis Leprechauns Vs Lions – 25/2/12
Sussex Development League East Division East Grinstead 0 Lewes Lions 2
In their away fixture Lewes’ Lions faced an unrecognisable East Grinstead team from their home encounter at the Southdown Club, where Lewes provided a goal keeper to the visiting team. The match was delayed as it was decided that it would be a . . . → Read More: East Grinstead Youth Vs Lions – 19/2/12
Lewes Ladies 1s, 1 Brighton and Hove Ladies 1s, 0 (Fitzpatrick)
This local derby match was always going to be a closely fought match with both teams determined to reach the Quarter Final round of this National Competition. Brighton attacked confidently from the starting whistle and put Lewes on the back foot. Thanks to . . . → Read More: Women’s National Trophy – Round 3 – 19/2/12
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
Southern Premier Men’s League 2 Lewes Men’s 1s, 4 Ashford (Kent) Men’s 1s, 0 (Jervis (2), Roberts (2))
Lewes went up to second in the league with a well deserved win at the Southdown Club. After an enforced two week break due to the weather it was no surprise that Lewes struggled in the . . . → Read More: Men’s 1s Vs Ashford (Kent) 1s – 18/2/12
Sussex Development League East Division Lewes Lions 6 Penguins Youth 3
The Lions played two games on Saturday, and with this younger squad only nine player were above Year 8. Penguins turned up short of players and an umpire but Nick Cornish stepped into the breach and played very well for them. We won’t . . . → Read More: Lions Vs Penguin Youth – 18/2/12
Back by popular demand we will be running 3 camps this year.
Monday 2nd April-Thursday 5th Cost £100 Monday 23rd-Friday 27th July Cost £125 Monday 13t-Friday 17th August Cost £125
The camps are designed to cater for all levels of play from complete beginners to elite players age range 7-16 and are grouped . . . → Read More: Lewes Hockey Club Easter & Summer Hockey Camps
Sussex Development League East Division Lewes Lions 2 Crowborough Youth 1
Target practice! That’s what we need. Top Lewes played Crowborough 2nd. We had lots of availability and so we played 16 boys with no adult, a bit of a risk but it felt the right thing to do and we must have missed . . . → Read More: Lions Vs Crowborough Youth – 4/2/12
Last week Nicholi Parrington-Berski and Matt Hickman were jointly presented with the Leslie French Award by John Murphy Sussex Hockey President. Pictures below. The award is for young player of the season 2011.
. . . → Read More: Sussex Young Player of the Season
Following a long assessment process which started last November England Hockey has announced the National U16/U18 Boys squad for the 2011-12 season which includes Lewes Hockey Club youngsters Sam Brooks in the U18’s and Harvey Waller in the U16’s. They will now attend regular training camps in Lilleshall and hopefully culminating in the annual . . . → Read More: Double Honours for Lewes HC
Sussex Girls Development League Lewes Lionessess 1 Brighton Gulls 0 (Emma Fuller)
This was an important match for Lewes, because if they won they would strengthen their position in the league. Lewes scored in the first half, via a messy goal nicked by Emma Fuller. Lewes had more possession and more chances throughout the . . . → Read More: Lionessess Vs Brighton Gulls – 26/1/12
Lewes Lionesses Under 13′s squad, 0 Mid Sussex girls, 8
A tough match for Lewes and Mid Sussex. Both teams making progress from beginning to end. Nevertheless Mid Sussex scored 8 fantastic goals, Lewes kept their pride working well as a team and exceptional passes throughout the game. Despite Mid Sussex having not enough . . . → Read More: Lionessess U13 Vs Mid Sussex Friendly – 29/1/12
Sussex Open League Division 2 Lewes Men’s 4′s, 0 Brighton 4′s, 1
Lewes missed the opportunity to move ahead of their neighbours in a hard fought match at the Southdown. Drawing 0-0 at half time the the team might have had a penalty storke but certainly needed to establish a lead given the possession . . . → Read More: Men’s 4s Vs Brighton 4s – 28/1/12
Lewes Ladies 4′s, 4 Middleton and Bognor Ladies, 2 (Sara Riley 3 Helen ‘Gubbs’ Fuller 1)
This was the biggest match of the season to date for the young Lewes team. Sitting 2 points clear of Middleton and Bognor at the top of the table, this was the game to decide who should go . . . → Read More: Ladies 4s Vs Middleton and Bognor – 28/1/12
Sussex Men’s Open League Division 2 Littlehampton Men’s 1s, 1 Lewes Men’s 4s, 3
Lewes went into this game with a handful of regular players missing through injury, holidays and the usual excuses that Captain Hugo Youngman has to manage on a weekly basis. However after the Saturday’s visit to 3rd place Littlehampton Hugo . . . → Read More: LIttlehampton 1s Vs Men’s 4s – 21/1/12
Sussex Development League East Division Brighton Flippers 1 Lewes Lions 6
Although not at their absolute best the Lions continued their unbeaten League season with a win at the potential banana skin fixture at a cold and windy Stanley Deason ground. As expected Brighton were strong and pacy through the middle and so began . . . → Read More: Brighton Flippers Vs Lewes Lions – 21/1/12