Category: Sport

Barton Peveril’s British Biathlete

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Marcus Scullion has qualified to compete in the British Modern Biathlon Championships, which take place on Sunday 24th November 2019 in Nottingham. The Barton Peveril student will swim 200 meters and run 1600 meters, competing against the best Biathletes in the country. Scullion, who formerly attended Wildern School and…

Eastleigh draw 2-2 away to Stourbridge in FA Cup First Round

Eastleigh earned an FA Cup first-round replay with Storubridge after battling to a late draw with Scott Rendell scoring the equaliser. Stourbridge led twice through Aaron Lloyd and Will Grocott but Eastleigh hit back through Tyrone Barnett and Scott Rendell, in the 86th minute, to take the tie to a replay. The Southern League Central…

Scott Rendell’s hat-trick secures Eastleigh 4-2 win at home to Harrogate

Scott Rendell scored a hat-trick as Eastleigh halted Harrogate’s nine-match unbeaten run and title chase with a 4-2 win. Brendan Kiernan fired Harrogate into an early lead, but Rendell, who had earlier had a shot cleared off the goal-line, equalised from the penalty spot following Ryan Fallowfield’s challenge on Sam Smart. Rendell headed Eastleigh into…

Netball comes to Fair Oak

The Vitality Netball World Cup, this year hosted in Liverpool, has sent the country into Netball overdrive with over 160,000 women taking up the Sport since the tournament. * Leagues4you is the biggest provider of social Netball in England and Wales and is currently rolling out fresh and exciting new leagues across Hampshire.  Charlotte Waugh,…

Eastleigh lose 3-1 away to Dover Athletic

Oscar Gobern netted against his former club as Dover ended Eastleigh’s six-match unbeaten run in the National League with a home victory. Gobern joined Dover on a free transfer in the summer and registered his first goal for his new club in the 17th minute with an effort from outside the box. Former Spitfire Jai…

Nominate your local champions for the Eastleigh Sports Awards

The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA) is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the extra-special tenth Eastleigh Sports Awards. The ceremony will take place at The Hilton at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday 12 February.  You are invited to nominate your local sporting heroes for their talent, determination and support for…

Barton Peveril’s England Footballers

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students Caitlin Smith and Ella Morris have both represented the England Women’s Football Team, in their respective age categories, this year. Caitlin Smith has just returned from Phase One of the UEFA European Championship Qualifiers in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Smith, who formerly attended Noadswood School, competed in three matches to…

Eastleigh draw 1-1 away to Woking

The Spitfires Scott Rendell denied his former club Woking a first National League win in 10 games by striking deep into added time to rescue a 1-1 draw for Eastleigh yesterday. The Cards thought they had won it in the fifth of 15 minutes of additional time following an injury when Jamar Loza finally beat…

Craig David joined Premier League stars for club warm up ahead of hometown gig

Southampton born super-star, Craig David, joined Premier League players Ryan Bertrand, Che Adams and Angus Gunn, for a kick-about ahead of performing an intimate, free gig at St Mary’s Stadium on Thursday 10 October. The performance celebrated the launch of Gig1 – the UK’s fastest home broadband offering. A life-long Saints fan, Craig joined his local team in a series of drills and challenges including a penalty shootout,…

Eastleigh draw 0-0 at home to Chorley

Heavy rain interfered with the flowing football as Eastleigh and Chorley cancelled each other out in their National League draw at The Silverlake Stadium on Saturday. One could only thank all the ground staff to get the game on in the first place as they were there from 7am that morning. It was Non League…

Eastleigh beat Maidenhead United 2-1

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires made it three wins from four unbeaten matches with a victory at home to Maidenhead. Marcus Barnes had already gone close for Eastleigh when they opened the scoring in the 26th minute. Jack Payne’s free-kick was flicked on by Joe Partington and Danny Hollands secured the finish with a diving header with…

Eastleigh win away to Chesterfield

Eastleigh came from behind to secure a 2-1 win at struggling Chesterfield on Saturday. Tyrone Barnett and Marcus Barnes struck either side of half-time to overturn Tom Denton’s opener as the visitors picked up just a second win in their last six National League matches. The hosts were ahead after 15 minutes when Gevaro Nepomuceno’s…