“MENDIP MAGIC AS THE MALLET FALLS ON SHEPTON” On a fine autumnal afternoon we witnessed a superb Ladies hockey match between two very good teams. The game got underway and Mendip had the better of the early exchanges and played their hockey in Shepton’s half, pinning them in on every occasion. It was this pressure […]
Mendip continued their preparation for this season’s league campaign with a straight forward victory over a hard working but inexperienced West Wilts team. An early goal from the returning Charlene Taylor eased any early nerves for the home side. Following a good spell of possession, Hayley Bullock increased the lead with a great shot. With Wilts limited to a handful of […]
Mendip earned a deserved away point at Winscombe on Saturday. After soaking up some early pressure, the visitors took the lead on the counter attack. Sammy Chivers played the ball down the line, picking out Maddison Collins, who crossed for Jasmine Scott to score. The remainder of the first half was evenly matched, with both […]
Youngsters Abbie Sage and Megan Carey both scored as the thirds opened their league campaign with a win away at Knowle. Eva Holliwell, making her senior hockey debut, was player of the match.
Mendip battled hard against an experienced Cheddar side, but ultimately found themselves on the end of a heavy defeat. Goalkeeper Oenone Bodman-Harris won the player of the match accolade for an awesome display between the sticks.
Mendip’s league campaign got off to a cracking start on Saturday, with a superb win at Bristol University’s Coombe Dingle ground. Having moved sideways into a new division and facing unfamiliar opposition, the visitors could have been forgiven for being trepidatious, but there was no sign of nerves. Instead, Mendip took the game to their […]
Mendip made their unbeaten opponents work hard for their win in an entertaining encounter at Norton Hill on Saturday. An even first half saw the visitors score first with a well-taken penalty corner strike. Mendip kept the Bournemouth keeper busy, with the pace of forwards Amy McGowan, Charlene Vranch and Jasmine Scott causing all sorts […]
Knowing that their opposition were not able to put out a full squad for this match perhaps lulled Mendip into a false sense of security before the off. It was the visitors who applied the early pressure and much to Mendip’s surprise, opened the scoring. This was the wake-up call the home team needed as […]
Devizes had the better of the first 40 minutes in this East Division encounter, but then Mendip turned on the style to come away with the three points. A scrappy first period saw both teams making loose passes, with shooting opportunities few and far between. Devizes opened the scoring at the start of the second […]
Table topping Somerset Gryphons were made to work hard for their victory in this match and for much of the first half Mendip seemed the better side. Their accurate passing ensured they dominated possession and pressurised the home team defence but unfortunately were not able to convert any chances. Mendip’s defence was in fine form […]