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Old Boys crash out of the Staffs FA Vase

Old Boys crash out of the Staffs FA Vase

In a high tempo game at Yarnfield on 9th November, Stone Old Alleynians’ progress in the Staffs FA Vase was halted by high-flying Ball Haye Green in the second round. With the early stages even, the hosts came the closest to scoring with good interplay between Sam Wilson, Danny Heard and Nick Buckley, with...

Stone schools triumph in cross-country race

Stone schools triumph in cross-country race

The annual Stafford and District Secondary Schools Cross Country Race took place during late October. The event organised by the Stafford and Stone School Sport Partnership was held in conjunction with Stafford Grammar School. A fantastic turnout of over 400 runners raced around the fields at Stafford Grammar in perfect conditions. Walton Priory Middle...

Thumping win for Stone Hockey Club ladies

Thumping win for Stone Hockey Club ladies

Stone Hockey Club Ladies Seconds took advantage of their latest Tunnicliffe fixture at home against Old Hales on 2nd November to continue development of their team, fielding the majority of players who combined to bring success the week before. Despite losing the coin toss, Stone were offensively sharp from the outset and immediately set...

Stafford and Stone Canoe Club turns 40!

Stafford and Stone Canoe Club turns 40!

Family, friends and members of Stafford and Stone Canoe Club were taken on an emotional journey back through time on Friday 8th November when the club celebrated its 40th anniversary. Founder members Jon and Pauline Goodwin, and Ken Langford, set up the club – which is based at Westbridge Park in Stone – in...

Holly kicks her way to UK kung-fu titles

Holly kicks her way to UK kung-fu titles

A Stone kung-fu club is becoming one of the most successful  in the country after one of its members won two golds and a silver at the British championships. Holly Cook, of Stone Lau Gar Kung Fu Club, won two gold medals and a silver at the British Kung Fu Association National Championships on...

Old Boys keep it local to sink Wem Town

Old Boys keep it local to sink Wem Town

Stone Old Alleynians continued their recent good run of form with a well-earned victory over high-flying Wem Town last weekend as they returned to West Midland League first division action. They achieved this victory with a squad made up of all local lads and the starting XI included 10 actual Old Alleynians (former pupils...

Stone truck racer in the hunt for UK title

Stone truck racer in the hunt for UK title

Stone’s Dave Jenkins battled some atrocious conditions in the British Truck Racing Championships last weekend to take this year’s championship to the final race of the season. Saturday and Sunday saw the championship move to Pembrey in South Wales, the penultimate leg of this year’s championship. And after a hectic weekend of racing, Dave...

Stone pupils win cross-country title

Stone pupils win cross-country title

A cross-country team from St Michael’s First School in Stone were victorious at an event earlier this month and will now represent the borough at the Winter School Games next February.  The first Year 3 and 4 Stafford and Stone School Sport Partnership Cross Country Relays were at King Edward VI High School on...

Old Boys hold on for FA Vase victory

Old Boys hold on for FA Vase victory

Stone Old Alleynians managed to hold out in a tense finish against West Midland League rivals Wyrley to make it through to the second round of the Staffs FA Vase for the first time years. The game – on Saturday 12th October at Wellbeing Park in Yarnfield – started with both sides stroking the...

Old Boys rue host of missed chances

Old Boys rue host of missed chances

A string of missed chances saw Stone Old Alleynians slip to defeat at the hands of Hanwood at Wellbeing Park on 28th September. After Hanwood had started the brightest, it was the Old Boys who had the first chance with Adam Tomkinson clearing the crossbar. A few minutes later 16-year-old Matt Thomas was sent...

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