Cup Drama at the Lane

Alistair Murrell Match reports, Vets

By Swight (Nov 19) The O35s ladies welcomed Canterbury HC in the lunch time push back of the Tier 1 competition. The teams have met several times over the years with mixed results, but this was a first at Old Schools Lane.  Looking sharp and relaxed, ready for the challenge, our ladies started strong. A quickly taken free hit from …

Men’s 1s: Monsoon win vs Sevenoaks 2s

jimmy_m Match reports, Men 1st XI

Epsom: 5 (W.Hunt, Jo.Harris, Barker, Midmer 2) Sevenoaks 2s: 3 Epsom stepped up their South Prem 2 East campaign with a 5-3 win in the driving rain against Sevenoaks 2s. Epsom had been poor the previous week at Eastbourne, but they started strongly here and Will Hunt gave them an early lead with a sharp reverse stick finish. Sevenoaks came …

Men’s 1s: Epsom escape Eastbourne with a point

jimmy_m Match reports, Men 1st XI

Eastbourne: 3 Epsom: 3 (Bond, Midmer 2) Epsom made the long trip down the A3, M25, M23 and A23 to take on Eastbourne on Saturday; a fixture both sides needed to win in the early stages of South Prem 2 East. Epsom initially showed no sign of the long journey by strolling into an early 2-0 lead in the sunshine. …

Men’s 1s: edged out by Old Georgians

jimmy_m Match reports, Men 1st XI

Epsom: 4 (Baker, Marfleet, Davies 2) Old Georgians 2s: 5 Epsom were just edged out of a tight game by Old Georgians 2s at Old Schools Lane, losing 5-4 despite leading for most of the match. Following some torrential rain the OSL pitch played very fast and Georgians applied a lot of pressure in the early stages. Epsom kept things …

Men’s 1s: Oktoberfest Carnage

jimmy_m Match reports, Men 1st XI

Epsom: 7 (Barker, Marfleet, Midmer 2, Baker 2, Turnbull) Horsham: 3 Epsom recorded their first win back in the South League with a 7-3 win against Horsham in front of a packed crowd at Old Schools Lane. Epsom endured a frustrating first half, they applied some early pressure but Horsham defended tightly and scored two well-worked counterattack goals. Epsom went …