More precious points for Stanway and Brantham, while Halstead book their place in the KO Cup semi-final

Halstead Gazette:

9:43pm Saturday 25th October 2014

STANWAY ROVERS climbed to fourth in the Thurlow Nunn League premier division after an impressive 4-2 victory at home to Ipswich Wanderers.

Daisy plots the way to golden delight

Halstead Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

There were individual and team honours for the Hedingham School orienteering team at the British Schools Score Championships in Worcestershire.

Benterman pleased with how players have bounced back

Halstead Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman has been impressed with how his players have bounced back from a disappointing performance this week and feels they can now place themselves back in the Thurlow Nunn League division one promotion mix.

St Andrew's are honoured with top schools award at inuagural event

Halstead Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

The sporting achievements of St Andrew’s Primary School’s pupils were recognised with one of the top awards at the inaugural Active Braintree District Sports Awards.

Oliver and Honor take age group honours with impressive Duathlon displays

Halstead Gazette:

10:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Oliver Swallow and Honor Rendall were the pick of the young athletes competing in a strong field at the Great Notley Country Park Autumn Duathlon in Braintree.

Town boss: Consistency will come with a settled side

Halstead Gazette: Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman feels consistency in performances and results will come for his team as they are able to name a more settled side.

Halstead provide the only cheer on a day of defeat for Stanway, Wivenhoe, Clacton and Brantham

Halstead Gazette:

10:58pm Saturday 11th October 2014

IT proved a disastrous day for north Essex’s Thurlow Nunn League contingent.

Templars hoping to put frustration behind them and get back to opening day form

Halstead Gazette:

6:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

Halstead Templars are hoping their injury problems will ease as they look to put a frustrating couple of weeks behind them at Mersea Island Rhinos today.

Halstead boss demands more graft from his players

Halstead Gazette: Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman. Picture: NIGEL BROWN

8:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman is demanding more graft from his players.

Stanway and Wivenhoe march on in the FA Vase

Halstead Gazette:

7:14pm Saturday 4th October 2014

STANWAY ROVERS and WIVENHOE TOWN both marched on in the FA Vase today.

Elliot caps strong year with Eastern Region title

Halstead Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Elliot Swallow has crowned a tremendous year by being named Triathlon England Eastern Region Tristar Three Boys’ League Champion.

St Andrew's youngsters claim district athletics prize

Halstead Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

St Andrew's were crowned champions and awarded the Primary Schools Trophy at the Halstead District Athletics Championships after winning a total of 19 individual events.

Rule book brings Norman Plum joy for the Essex

Halstead Gazette:

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

The Essex Golf and Country Club are the new holders of the Norman Plum Trophy after their final win against Stockbrook Manor.

Town boss is set for a selection headache

Halstead Gazette: Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman admits his players have given him a headache.

Important step for Elliott as he earns Academy selection

Halstead Gazette:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Halstead triathlete Elliot Swallow has taken an important step forward by being selected for the Triathlon England Eastern Region Junior and Youth Academy.

Miller will be like a new signing for Town

Halstead Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman feels the return of Nick Miller will be like having a new signing on board for their trip to Great Yarmouth Town today.

Marathon maestro Andy completes remarkable challenge

Halstead Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Halstead Road Runners long-distance legend Andy Wilmot successfully completed the Great Barrow Challenge by running a remarkable ten marathons in ten days.

Benterman set to put loanee striker straight in

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman expects the latest addition to his squad to make a start when the Humbugs host Needham Market Reserves in Thurlow Nunn League division one tomorrow.

Halstead look to add title icing to their promotion cake

Halstead Gazette: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Halstead Cricket Club’s players want to bow out in style this weekend and put championship icing on the promotion cake that they have already baked.

Benterman calls for players to step up

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman is asking his players to step up and put a disappointing league performance behind them as they begin their FA Vase campaign at Rosemary Lane tomorrow.

Benterman is happy as performance full of character extends unbeaten league start

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

8:08pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman was delighted to see his team bounce back from their FA Cup exit with a performance full of character.

Town look to bounce back from cup disappointment

Halstead Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman is backing his players to bounce back strongly from their FA Cup exit at St Margaretsbury when they return to league action tomorrow.

All smiles for Roper as he retains his Enduro title

Halstead Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Fourth place at the final round of the G H Motorcycles/Husqvarna/Eastern Centre Enduro Championship at Butley was enough to see Sudbury Motor Cycle Club rider Jamie Roper retain his overall title.

Halstead return to league matters with trip to Bury

Halstead Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Halstead Town will have to turn their thoughts back to Thurlow Nunn League division one today after the frustration of their aborted FA Cup trip to St Margaretsbury on Wednesday.

Wells: we can't let our chance slip away

Halstead Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Halstead Cricket Club’s players are determined not to let the good position they have got themselves into slip away as the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship season reaches its climax.

Templars pre-season training is going well

Halstead Gazette: rugby ball - cxz

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

HALSTEAD Templars are continuing their preparations for the new season.

Halstead knocked off top spot

Halstead Gazette:

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

HALSTEAD’S cricketers have lost their place at the top of the table.

Humbugs’ confidence high as season starts

Halstead Gazette: Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

11:00am Friday 8th August 2014

HALSTEAD Town boss Mark Benterman says “confidence is flowing” heading into the new season.

Halstead must focus on the job in hand

Halstead Gazette: Josh Wells scored 98 as Halstead beat Frinton seconds last weekend.

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Halstead Cricket Club’s players know they can’t let their minds wander to their big forthcoming game against Frinton seconds as they have a job to do against Exning first.

Halstead teenager gets a trial with the mighty FC Barcelona

Halstead Gazette:

4:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

The name of Gilbert may one day join those of Messi, Xavi, Iniesta and Puyol if one Halstead teenager’s dreams come true in Barcelona.

Elliott gets Eastern triathlon call-up

Halstead Gazette:

2:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Halstead triathlete Elliot Swallow has been selected for the Triathlon England Eastern Region team for the British Triathlon Inter-Regional Championships at Holme Pierrepont in Nottingham next month.

Benterman pleased with opening part of testing Town pre-season

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman is pleased with how his team have responded to the opening part of their testing pre-season campaign.

Halstead are dreaming of a home final

Halstead Gazette:

11:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Halstead Cricket Club are still dreaming of a home appearance on finals day in the Piri Piri North Essex League Knockout Cup.

Halstead get pre-season going with Rangers tester

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman.

9:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Halstead Town are ready to take the first steps on what they hope will be the road to the Thurlow Nunn League premier division this weekend.

Imogen is on target with third Junior Master Bowman score

Halstead Gazette:

10:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Young archery ace Imogen Newby has hit the target and got a coveted Junior Master Bowman award.

Town boss ponders tactical changes for Halstead

11:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman believes his team will have the tactics to win promotion from Thurlow Nunn League division one this season.

Templars getting set for Eastern Counties tester

Halstead Gazette: Hendon seal home success

9:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

Halstead Templars Rugby Club are looking to bolster their ranks as they gear up for an exciting new stage of their progression as they enter the Eastern Counties League for the first time next season.

No complacency as tougher tests lie ahead

Halstead Gazette: Halstead skipper Charlie Douglas-Hughes. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

8:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

Halstead Cricket Club are continuing to make huge strides forward, but captain Charlie Douglas-Hughes knows tougher tests lie ahead for his team this year.

Morland is a class apart at Jack Hubbard Trophy meeting

Halstead Gazette: Jason Morland on his way to Jack Hubbard Trophy success. Picture: Paula Day Photography - www.pauladayphotography.co.uk

5:00pm Friday 6th June 2014

One man stood head and shoulders above the rest as Braintree and District Motorcycle Club hosted the annual Jack Hubbard Trophy motocross at Hatches Farm in Stisted.

Town boss pleased to have testing summer fixtures

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

11:00am Saturday 31st May 2014

Halstead Town are facing a tough summer – but that’s exactly what manager Mark Benterman wants.

Josh impressed by Halstead as winning run goes on

Halstead Gazette: Josh Wells.

9:00am Saturday 31st May 2014

Josh Wells feels Halstead Cricket Club are “on the way up”.

There's still more to come from a resurgent Halstead side

Halstead Gazette: Josh Wells scored 98 as Halstead beat Frinton seconds last weekend.

8:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

The fact that his team are winning tight games while still not at their peak is giving Halstead Cricket Club captain Charlie Douglas-Hughes cause to be optimistic about their chances this year.

Cup win proves what Town boss was saying

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman. Picture: STEVE ARGENT

9:00am Saturday 17th May 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman said his team’s Tolleshunt D’Arcy Cup triumph was for the club as he thanked them for their support this season.

Bowlers lead the way for Halstead

8:00am Saturday 17th May 2014

Halstead Cricket Club captain Charlie Douglas-Hughes was particularly pleased with how his bowlers performed as they recorded their second Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship division two win of the season.

Benterman wants Halstead players to learn from Fakenham's party

Halstead Gazette: Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

8:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman wants his players to take in the experience of Fakenham Town’s promotion party today and make sure that it is them celebrating this time next year.

Halstead boss targets a top-two finish

Halstead Gazette: Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman. Picture: NIGEL BROWN

8:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman has his sights set on a top-two finish in the Thurlow Nunn League division one promotion race.

Dan's goal secures three points in a "fantstatic team performance"

Halstead Gazette: Dan Grindrod.

9:54pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman hailed a "fantastic team performance" after his side began their five-game run on the road with a 1-0 victory at Swaffham Town.

Palmer setting his sights on the Golden Boot

Halstead Gazette: Jordan Palmer fires in one of his three goals against Needham Market Reserves. Picture: ROGER CUTHBERY LRPS

8:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Jordan Palmer has his sights set on the Thurlow Nunn League division one’s Golden Boot this year, but collective Halstead Town success is far more important than any individual accolades for the Town striker.

Halstead looking to end home campaign on a high

Halstead Gazette: Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

4:59pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman knows the final Thurlow Nunn League division one home game of the campaign is a “must-win” one for his team.

Halstead's run is ended by the leaders

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman.

10:51pm Saturday 29th March 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman was pleased with his team’s performance despite the disappointment of seeing them beaten by a side he believes will go on to win the Thurlow Nunn League division one title this year.



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