Category: Sport

Dragons scorch Eastleigh

Eastleigh came off second best in this Hampshire derby against Basingstoke Town as Frank Gray’s visitors left the Silverlake Stadium with all three points, courtesy of a tenth minute goal from their captain Ross Adams. Ian Baird was dealt with a few selection problems ahead of the game with Luke Byles missing through illness and…

Coombs off to flying start

Four time county finalist and 2009 southern counties open class finalist Mark ‘Kid Kurylak’ Coombs made a flying start to his professional boxing career last Saturday at the Fleming Park Leisure centre in Eastleigh after a stunning third round knock out victory over Scunthorpes’s Davey Jones on his pro debut. After a successful career as…

Tew makes it Three

Undefeated Matty Tew maintained his unbeaten record after stopping Pavel Senkovs yesterday evening at the Fleming Park Leisure Centre in Eastleigh. It was clear from the opening bell that both fighters were determined to take their opponent out and the fight would be a classic tear up. Unfortunately for Senkovs, local favourite Tew had both too…

Spitfires clip Rooks wings

Ian Baird’s Eastleigh made it five successive games without defeat, notching up their second consecutive victory thanks to goals from Jamie Slabber and a bullet header to win the game from Chris Holland, six minutes from time. Following on from the impressive triumph away to Dover Athletic last weekend, Baird stuck with the same starting…

Bishops Bash Eastleigh in Opener

On the opening day of their sixth consecutive season in the Conference South, Eastleigh opened the new 2010/11 campaign with defeat. Ian Baird’s Spitfires were made to rue missed opportunities at the Silverlake Stadium as visitors Bishops Stortford claimed all three points. The game was settled by three goals in the space of five frantic…

Eastleigh sucumb to a premier second half display

This afternoon Eastleigh took on Eastbourne Borough of the Blue Square Bet Premier in their final pre-season fixture. Today’s game was the last friendly for the Spitfires ahead of the new league campaign when the competitive action gets under way next Saturday (14th), where Eastleigh will host Bishops Stortford on the opening day. Eastbourne opened…

Freya Aiming High!

A young javelin star supported by Asda Eastleigh is celebrating after being selected for the first ever Youth Olympics which takes place in Singapore on 14-16 August in front of 370,000 spectators. Freya Jones has been supported by Asda Eastleigh and SportsAid’s Sporting Chance initiative which has seen her receive £500 funding for training and…