Category: Sport

Barton Peveril Becomes FA Grassroots Hub

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College has become an FA Grassroots Hub, to promote Football in the College and local community. This forms a partnership between the English Colleges Football Association, the Association of Colleges Sport and Barton Peveril. The FA College Grassroots Hub programme involves Barton Peveril helping to grow male and female participation in…

Hampshire Achieve Record-Breaking ticket sales

Hampshire Cricket are pleased to announce record-breaking Vitality Blast Passport and Priority Ticket sales after unprecedented early interest. Following the launch of a brand new ‘Early Bird +’ offer for the 2019 season, the Club’s seven-match T20 Passport product – which allows access to all of Hampshire’s action-packed Vitality Blast matches at the Ageas Bowl…

Eastleigh up to 5th after 2-0 win away to Salford

    Paul McCallum’s brace lifted Eastleigh above Salford into the National League play-off places (5th) with victory at the Peninsula Stadium. Alex Wynter went close early on before McCallum’s towering 25th-minute header, his 20th league goal of the season, put Eastleigh ahead. Mark Yeates twice threatened from long range, while Eastleigh keeper Luke Southwood…

Mason Crane & Ian Holland Sign New Contract Extensions

Hampshire Cricket are delighted to announce that Mason Crane and Ian Holland have been awarded new contract extensions, committing their future to the Club. Crane, who featured prominently for Hampshire’s Second XI and Academy sides before making his first-team debut in 2015, enjoyed an excellent start to his Hampshire career, totalling 66 wickets in just…

The 2019 Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour Is Coming To Hampshire!

The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy arrives in Hampshire next week as the ICC and the Hampshire Bowl host four exciting events which will see the silverware showcased in different locations across the county. The trophy, which will be lifted by the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup winners at Lord’s on 14 July, will be…

Barton Peveril host first round of FA People’s Cup

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College hosted a qualifying round of the FA People’s Cup, for current students, on Wednesday 13th February. 7 teams competed in this round of the 5-a-side indoor tournament, consisting of both recreational and competitive footballers. The winning team will now compete in the regional competition, the winner of which will progress…

Eastleigh hold on for 2-1 win at home to Braintree

Eastleigh moved up to eighth in the Vanarama National league after a 2-1 home win to last place Braintee as they sit one place below that all important play-off spot on goal difference. The BT Sports cameras were there at The Silverlake Stadiun as TV presenter and BT Sports’ Jeff Brazier watched on. The Spitfires…

Eastleigh aims for knockout in next fight

Harry Limburn says he’s going for a knockout in his next fight. The 22 year old from Eastleigh has eased into the professional boxing ranks with three points wins and says he’s now planning to turn on the power. Limburn is fighting on promoter Steve Bendall’s show at Bournemouth’s O2 Academy on Friday, March 15…

Council helps to fund new gym at Hamble Sports Complex

  A newly refurbished gym at Hamble Sports Complex in Hamble-le-Rice has opened thanks, in part, to an investment of £125,000 from Eastleigh Borough Council’s Bursledon, Hamble & Hound Local Area Committee. The Hampshire County Council project to refurbish the gym now means that the facility boasts over 80-station gym with state-of-the-art equipment and is…

Sporting Achievements recognised at Eastleigh Sports Awards

The superb sporting achievements of talented local people were recognised at the ninth annual Eastleigh Sports Awards held at the prestigious ballroom at the four-star hotel, Hilton at the Ageas Bowl. The ceremony provided the opportunity to celebrate individual excellence, team achievement, as well as recognising those people who work tirelessly ‘behind the scenes’ to…

Eastleigh win away to Aldershot in Hampshire derby

Eastleigh added to Aldershot’s winless run as Paul McCallum scored twice in three second-half minutes to fire Ben Strevens’ Spitfires to victory in a 3-1 victory. Alex Finney lost possession to McCallum in his own area and the Eastleigh striker played in Danny Hollands to open the scoring. After the interval Aldershot levelled when Regan…

Eastleigh fans walk to Aldershot for charity

Eastleigh fans have today began their 40mile charity walk in aid of Autism Hampshire. The fans set off from Eastleigh FC on heading towards Aldershot FC for the match at 3pm on Saturday 9th February. The brave walkers aim to walk for approx 24miles today stopping over in Four Marks then completing the remaining 16miles…

Eastleigh announce fixture reaarangement

Eastleigh have confirmed that the postponed Vanarama National League home fixture against Barnet has been rescheduled. The game will now be played at The Silverlake on Tuesday 2nd April, with a 19:45 kick off. The Spitfires take on Aldershot away this Saturday as they look to continue their good form in the Vanarama National League.

Local Builders Sponsors Eastleigh Football Club Community Facility

Elliotts Builders Merchant, the south’s largest independent suppliers of building materials to the trade and public, has sponsored the new community changing room at Eastleigh Football Club.  Materials including timber, MDF and paint were donated by Elliotts Builders Merchant in Southampton to help the football club provide a new changing space for their walking football,…

Barton Peveril hosts Olympic Weightlifting

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College hosted an Olympic Weightlifting session, run by Lakeside Weightlifting Club’s Olympic Weightlifter Lizzie Havers, as part of their This Girl Can programme. 17 female students attended the session and had no prior experience of the sport. Over the course of the session, the students were taught how to perform a…