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School U10’s Tournament Report

By Shaun Pimley

Silky skills and heroic endeavors at the Brighton and Hove Prep School annual hockey tournament.

Brighton and Hove Prep school, are kind enough to let the club play in their annual tournament. This was always going to be a tough tournament, with many of the team playing for their own schools. The team composed of a few U10’s and a selection of U9's for some this was their first tournament. The U9’s played fearlessly and deserve praise for their positive attitude and work ethic.

We drew our first game 1-1 against Farlington. Sorrel was in goal for the first time ever and was helped with a great save from Josie on the line, preventing us from going 2-0 down before Izzy scored a lovely goal to earn a hard-fought draw. The second game was a 4-0 defeat against Brighton college. Goalkeeper Innes covered brilliantly to stop a stream of on-target shots and Polly taking quick 16s to keep the opposition on their toes! Brighton College kept a mean defence with sorrel twice going close. Game 3 v Great Walstead - We Lost 2-0. Ivy was in goal with a lovely shot stop. We used our space better here and more time on the ball as the girls listened to positioning advice, playing a wider game. Sorrel, Beatrix, and Izzy all worked hard, with Izzy forcing the keeper to save the ball twice. Holly and Leilani really improved throughout the games and started to move out wider and go towards to ball more. Game 4 v Brighton and Hove prep where we lost 5-0. Beatrix played well in goal, and was up against tough competition some of their usual club players! We came close to scoring twice with Sorrel and Polly linking up nicely for a shot on target.

Izzy was awarded our team player of the day. Well done to the girls today for turning up with a great ‘can do’ attitude. All girls were willing to swap positions with Sorrel, Innes and Beatrix in goal as well as Ivy who played for us in her when her team wasn’t playing. I must make a special mention to Innes who played despite being unwell and even volunteered to go in goal.

Updated 20:33 - 30 Jan 2019 by Shaun Pimley

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Sat 23 Feb
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Men's 2nd XI Folkestone 1
League TBC
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Women's 1st XI Teddington Ladies' 1s
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Flippers (boys) Crawley Hawks
League 10:30
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Women's 4th XI Horsham Ladies 4's
League 11:30
a
Men's 5th XI Crawley Men's 2s
League 12:00
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Men's 6th XI Crowborough Mens 2's
League 12:00
a
Women's 3rd XI East Grinstead Ladies 3's
League 12:00
a
Women's 5th XI Crowborough Ladies 1's
League 12:00
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Women's 2nd XI Hailsham Ladies 1's
League 13:00
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Women's 6th XI East Grinstead Ladies 4's
League 14:30
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Men's 4th XI Lewes Men's 2s
League 15:00
a
Men's 7th XI St. Francis 3s
League 15:00
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Men's 8th XI Lewes Men's 6s
League 16:00
a
Men's 3rd XI Middleton Mens 1's
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Sun 24 Feb
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Girls U12 (year 6 & 7) In2 Hockey Tournament
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Men's 1st XI Cambridge City
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Girls and Boys U8 (year 3) Cheam Mixed U8
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Boys U12 (year 6 & 7) In2 Hockey Tournament
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Girls U14 (year 8 & 9) Burgess Hill Amber Fillies
League 11:00
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Boys U10 (year 5) In2Hockey @ Hurst
Tournament 12:00
a
Girls U10 (year 5 ) In2Hockey Festival
Tournament 13:00
a
Boys U14 (year 8 & 9) Reigate Priory Polecats U14B D
League 14:00
a
Girls U14 (year 8 & 9) Woking U14G Mini
League 14:30
a
Girls U14 (year 8 & 9) Epsom U12 11 a side
League 23:00
Sat 2 Mar
a
Men's 1st XI Old Georgians
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Women's 1st XI London Wayfarers Ladies 1
League TBC
a
Women's 6th XI Burgess Hill Ladies 3's
League TBC
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Men's 8th XI Eastbourne Men's 5s
League 10:15
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Starlings (girls) East Grinstead Bluebirds
League 10:30
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Men's 3rd XI Crowborough Mens 1's
League 11:30
a
Men's 4th XI Worthing Men's 3s
League 11:30
a
Men's 2nd XI Burnt Ash 1
League 12:00
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Men's 6th XI Mid Sussex Mens 3's
League 12:00
a
Women's 4th XI Southwick Ladies 1's
League 12:00
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Gulls (girls) Mid Sussex Fillies
League 13:30
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Men's 5th XI Lewes Men's 3s
League 13:30
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Women's 3rd XI Burgess Hill Ladies 1's
League 14:30
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Men's 7th XI Crowborough Mens 3's
League 15:00
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Women's 2nd XI Lewes Ladies 2's
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Women's 5th XI Worthing Ladies 2s
League 16:00
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Women's 7th XI Crawley Ladies 2's
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