Epsom Boys under 10s win Surrey Plate.

Alistair Murrell Colts, Match reports

Trinity School, Croydon – 24th February 2019. Epsom Hockey Club boys under 10s secured a fantastic tournament victory on Sunday. Competing against 19 other teams from throughout Surrey the boys did not concede a goal on their way to winning the prestigious Surrey Plate competition. Heading into the tournament hopes were the boys could escape from the group of death …

Men’s 1s go down 2-1 at Basingstoke

jimmy_m Match reports, Men 1st XI

  Basingstoke: 2 Epsom: 1 (Midmer)   Epsom travelled to Down Grange to take on a strong, well-organised Basingstoke side. Basingstoke started the game at pace and soon went 1-0 up from a quick free hit and neat finish. Only a brilliant double-save from James Tuck kept the hosts out a few minutes later. Following this, Epsom stepped up their …

Men’s 1s: Marfleet hat-trick powers 5-2 win against Croydon

jimmy_m Match reports, Men 1st XI

  Old Schools’ Lane, Ewell – Saturday 2 February   Epsom: 5 (Marfleet 3, G.Hunt, Midmer) Croydon and Old Whitgiftians: 2   Jack Marfleet scored a first club hat-trick as Epsom overcame a slow start to beat Croydon and Old Whitgiftians 5-2. Epsom’s team-talk revolved around taking early chances and limiting possession for the visitors’ danger-man Dominic Coe, so inevitably …

Men’s 1s: smash and grab raid at Barnes

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  Saturday 26 January – Duke’s Meadow, Chiswick   Barnes: 2 Epsom: 5 (G.Hunt, Marfleet, Midmer, W.Hunt 2)   A smash and grab raid in the second half saw Epsom emerge with a 5-2 win away at Barnes. Barnes dominated the first half with slick, intricate passing opening up Epsom repeatedly and only some utter heroics from centre-backs James Harris, …

Men’s 1s: well-beaten by Fareham 2s

jimmy_m Match reports, Men 1st XI

Saturday 19 January – Old Schools Lane – Ewell   Epsom: 2 (Midmer, J.Hunt) Fareham 2s: 5   A jaded-looking Epsom were well-beaten 5-2 by Fareham 2s to continue a topsy-turvy sequence of results. Fareham’s strong, young side took control of possession early at Old Schools Lane and Epsom were forced to play on the counterattack. The deadlock was broken …