Ladies 1s Indoor 2016/17 (Part 2)

Georgia HerronMatch Reports

Despite an inexplicable Ipswich defeat in the first weekend, Chelmsford Ladies 1s arrived at the second weekend of Division 1 confident and composed. ‘Oh how the mighty can fall.’ Due to a serious thundersnow flurry training on Thursday had been cancelled. Yet the team remained optimistic, sitting happily in 5th place in the table. Oh, how the mighty can fall. … Read More

Men’s 4th XI v. Cheshunt 2nd XI

Georgia HerronMatch Reports

This friendly match was a perfect opportunity to blow away the festive cobwebs and to sharpen the instincts in preparation for the rest of the regular season. On paper the two teams looked a good match, although in different regions both were in equal looking divisions and had equally strong starts to their respective seasons – perfect! The game proved … Read More

Ladies 1s Indoor 2016/17 (Part 1)

Georgia HerronMatch Reports

After a whirlwind indoor campaign last year, the Ladies 1s jumped up 3 leagues from East Prem to Division 1 in just one season. No mean feat, this season included trips to Norwich, Croydon and, most memorably, Bradford. 3 weekends later and the team came out on tops to return to its former heights. Now securely in England Hockey’s Super … Read More

Men’s 1st XI v. Dereham 1st XI

Georgia HerronMatch Reports

Chelmsford got the New Year off to the perfect start with a hard-fought victory over fellow relegation strugglers Dereham. For the first time this season, Chelmsford find themselves off the bottom of the table ahead of another six-pointer at Saffron Walden next week. “An end to end affair” The first half was an end to end affair, and it was … Read More

U10 Boys Indoor @ Copperbox 1.1.17

Sally DaltonMatch Reports

Players: Max Tombs, Edward Flanagan, Tom Ellis, Patrick Towns, Cameron Waite, Alessio Ebdon, Leo Parrish Results: Crostyx 0-1, Blue Hornets 0-4, Hertford 0-1, Old Loughts 0-4, Canterbury 0-3 5th place play off: Crostyx 0-3 Overall a good experience and with only one boy aged 10 in the group all others will be back with a year’s experience next season.

Ladies 3rd XI v. Thurrock 1st XI

Georgia HerronMatch Reports

Chelmsford arrived at Palmers College ready for the challenge of playing 2nd in the table Thurrock. Everyone arrived bang on 11.30 except Coach Goodridge who due to a navigational error ended up in Chadwell Heath with Bunny our esteemed Umpire for the day. “Sterling efforts of the midfield quartet…” Thurrock started strongly with good possession and movement in their forward … Read More

U10/12bs & U10/12gs 13/11

Sally DaltonMatch Reports

Click on link below for results of the u10/12 boys and u10/12 girls tournament at Blue Hornets on 13th Nov. Also a message from the host: …A very big thank you to all those who helped out with the umpiring. There were a few coaches who umpired not only their own games but lots of other games too – without … Read More

U12b tournament 13/11

Sally DaltonMatch Reports

Well done to these boys for today’s hockey … Malachi Knowles – learned a great deal, played really well and was massively brave … the duelling scars I have don’t show ! Jamie Marland – played exceptionally well in goal. Sami Marouane – stalwart of defence, oh, and played well, too Jamie Morley – played really well, learned loads even … Read More

U14B V Brentwood 13/11

Sally DaltonMatch Reports

Chelmsford Hockey Club Under 14 Boys, 7 a side friendly v Brentwood HC, Sunday 13 November 2016, Chelmer Park.    What a match. A beautiful late autumn sunny morning.  A perfectly observed minute’s silence.  An appallingly wobbly “D” marked out by an enthusiastic, if not necessarily competent, match-day manager (Mr Ireland pulling the old – “if I’m bad enough someone … Read More