Category: Sport

Eastleigh beat Hartlepool 3-2 to extend play-off chances

Ben Strevens’ Spifires maintained their National League play-off push with an entertaining home win over Hartlepool at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1863 spectators. Ben Williamson put Eastleigh in front in just the second minute following a well-worked corner routine as Mark Yeates played it short to the striker as Williamson placed a well…

Search is on for Eastleigh FC’s next female star

Eastleigh FC is committed to promoting the female game and has successful teams at every age. An FA Charter Standard Club it’s Ladies team currently play in the FA Southern Region Women’s Football League while their girls play in the Hampshire Girls Youth Football League (HGYFL). The girls and ladies are an integral part of…

Barton Peveril are FA People’s Cup South East Winners

The team representing Barton Peveril Sixth Form College in the FA People’s Cup are regional champions and will now compete in the final at England’s training ground, St George’s Park, in April. The team won the South East Regional, held at Royal Holloway University on Monday 25th March, beating teams from throughout the region. The…

Hendy Eastleigh 10k races into top 10

  Sunday’s Hendy Eastleigh 10k has been named as one of the best 10k races in the country by the leading running magazine, Runner’s World. The annual race – which will start from Fleming Park at 10am on Sunday morning (March 24) –  features in the Runner’s World top ten 10k races and recognises that…

Sam Matthews returns to Eastleigh on loan

Former Spitfire Sam Matthews has signed on loan to Eastleigh in the hope of extending The Spitfires chances of reaching the National League play-offs this season. The 22-year-old former Bournemouth player returns for his third stint at the club, after agreeing a deal until the end of the season. Manager Ben Strevens told the official…

Town set for the big Eastleigh 10k

A sell out entry of  2900 runners are set to take part in the 35th Hendy Eastleigh 10K road race on Sunday 24 March at 9am. Sponsored by Hendy, runners will pour into the borough from throughout the UK and abroad and compete for over £3000 worth of prizes in the event that will be…

Eastleigh lose 1-0 to Barrow at home

Jack Hindle scored the only goal of the game as Ben Strevens’ Spitfires slipped to a narrow 1-0 defeat at home to in-form Barrow at The Silverlake Stadium. In front of 1738 spectators, Barrow had the better of the early exchanges on a windy afternoon with John Rooney and Dan Jones both spurning decent opportunities.…

Free Family-Friendly Activities at England v Pakistan One-Day International

The Ageas Bowl is pleased to confirm a host of free, family-friendly activities will be available on-site for England’s Royal London ODI against Pakistan on Saturday 11th May. These off-field activities, all of which can be enjoyed for free, include a climbing wall, giant inflatables, laser quest, power-hitting net, catching challenge and kids coaching, as well…

Eastleigh get back to winning ways away to Chesterfield

Despite last Saturday’s blip, Ben Streven’s Spitfires have now won six out of their last seven games as they beat Chesterfield away in a 3-2 victory yesterday. Joey Jones provided a stunning late winner as Eastleigh boosted their National League play-off hopes. Jones let fly from distance with seven minutes remaining to move the Spitfires…

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…