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Stone rue missed chances in top-of-table-clash

Photo by Laura Malkin

Stone Hockey Club 1st XI’s six-match winning run came to an end at the weekend when they lost 3-0 at home against league leaders Stourport. The Enson Lane side started brightly and created several chances. Matt Holmes went narrowly wide having controlled a defence-splitting aerial ball from Jonathan Allchin and further first-half opportunities followed for Stone, both from short corners and ...

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Stone in the goals again as Leek brushed aside

Stone Dominoes LFC

Stone Dominoes Ladies 7 – Leek CSOB Ladies 0: Second placed Stone continued to pile the pressure on league leaders Shrewsbury with yet another high-scoring win, this time against Leek CSOB Ladies. In very cold conditions and on a boggy pitch, both teams battled hard. The goals soon started to come for Stone with Laura Barker, Lydia Bennion, Vikki Garner and ...

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Old Boys held at home by Wem Town

Luke Askey in full flight as he heads Alleynians in front

Stone Old Alleynians 2-2 Wem Town: An injury-time equaliser denied Alleynians all three points from a muddy encounter at Wellbeing Park. Report by CAMERON SINCLAIR The Old Boys, who had trailed at the break, fought back to lead two-one, but a late free kick that eluded everyone and snuck in at the far post snatched a point for the visitors. It ...

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Shannon on top after mini slalom series

Shannon Judge in action during the mini slalom series

Shannon Judge from Stafford and Stone Canoe Club defeated canoeists from across the UK to win the Stafford and Stone Mini Slalom Series.  The Mini Slalom series is a three-day race event spread out across six weeks at the River Trent in Stone. It’s a pre-season warm-up, great preparation for the season ahead, with Stafford and Stone new members using the ...

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Stone Hockey Club maintain promotion charge

Photo by Laura Malkin

Stone Hockey Club’s 1st XI strengthened their bid for promotion from Midlands 1 with a thumping 6-2 victory at the weekend away at Old Sihillians. Stone responded well after Sihillians took the lead from the penalty spot and in-form striker Laurence Bassett equalised with a punishing drive from the top of the D. Tom Boulton then gave Stone the lead ...

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Brilliant win for Stone at league leaders Shrewsbury

Stone Dominoes LFC

Shrewsbury Ladies 0 – Stone Dominoes 2: A quality performance on Sunday saw second-place Stone Dominoes LFC beat previously unbeaten league leaders Shrewsbury and close the gap at the top of the table to just three points. The first half was close, with both teams coming close to scoring after equal amounts of possession, Kerry McCourt coming close for Stone with a free ...

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Late double sends high-flying Stone second

Danny Heard (pictured against Bartestree) scored the Stone winner

Stone Old Alleynians 2-1 AFC Ludlow: Two late goals were enough to send the Old Boys second after a dramatic victory over fellow high-flyers AFC Ludlow at Wellbeing Park. Report by CAMERON SINCLAIR Goals from Carl Dibden and Danny Heard either side of a Ludlow reply earned the 3 points for Alleynians, who were reduced to ten men after goalkeeper Lewis ...

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Last-gasp Old Boys seal semi-final spot

Luke Askey wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring

Causeway United 1-2 Stone Old Alleynians: A late Matt Thomas wonder strike booked Stone Old Alleynians’ place in the semi-final of the JW Hunt Cup at the expense of Midland Football League side Causeway United. Report by CAMERON SINCLAIR The Old Boys had negotiated a lively start from the hosts before Luke Askey opened the scoring, but were pegged back just ...

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Old Boys edge the battle of Bartestree

Stone Old Alleynians Danny Heard

Danny Heard’s fourth minute header secured three points for Stone Old Alleynians from a tricky away day at Bartestree. Report by CAMERON SINCLAIR A battling performance, in a feisty encounter, was enough to see the Old Boys triumph in a game that was played on a pitch that wouldn’t have looked out of place on a farm during the ploughing ...

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