Men’s 1s: 3-3 draw at Reigate

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  Reigate Priory: 3 Epsom: 3 (Marfleet, W.Hunt 2)   Epsom recorded an eventful 3-3 draw in the local derby away at a dank Reigate Priory. Starting tentatively, Epsom went 1-0 down when a loose defensive pass was picked by Reigate’s centre-forward who ran clear and scored on the reverse. Epsom started to find their rhythm and on 10 minutes …

Sat 3 Nov: Men’s Round Up

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  Saturday 3 November – around the grounds…   Epsom 1s: 3 (Midmer, W.Hunt, J.Hunt) Basingstoke 1s: 3 Epsom Men’s 1s stayed top of the Surrey / Hampshire League 1 after a 3-3 draw with second-placed Basingstoke at Old Schools Lane. Basingstoke started sharper and opened the scoring with a short corner dragflick, before Epsom fought their way back in …

Men’s 1s: Epsom hit top gear at Croydon

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  Croydon and Old Whitgiftians: 3 Epsom: 7 (Turnbull, W.Hunt 2, Midmer 2, Hebden, Marfleet)   Epsom eventually found top gear to record a 7-3 win away at Croydon and move to the top of Surrey / Hampshire 1. Epsom saw a lot of the ball early on at Trinity School, but couldn’t make any inroads and Croydon then scored …

Men’s 1s: Epsom edge out Barnes

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Epsom: 3 (Turnbull, Marfleet, Midmer) Barnes: 2   Epsom just edged a tight encounter with Barnes to continue their decent early progress in Surrey / Hampshire 1. Steve Turnbull put Epsom ahead after a slick early move, and the home side subsequently engineered several short-corner chances to extend the lead, with some decent saves keeping them at bay. Barnes came …

Men’s 1s: Epsom clinical in the Fareham rain

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Fareham 2s: 1 Epsom: 3 (Midmer, Turnbull, P.Atkinson)   Epsom ground out a valuable 3-1 win away at Fareham 2s amid torrential rain on the south coast. A fast, open first-half saw James Midmer score early with a fierce strike and both sides then trade a succession of unsuccessful short corners. Around the 20 minute mark a swift Epsom counterattack …