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.

Templars are back on top

Halstead Gazette: SEASIDE WIN: Penybanc contined their good start to the season but were still left to rue missed chances.

11:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

Halstead Templars Rugby Club reclaimed the top spot of Suffolk Merit Table division two despite their game against Haverhill being called off.

Former Shrimper's experience is a boost for Halstead's promotion push

Halstead Gazette: David McSweeney pictured during his Southend United days

9:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman is delighted to have been able to add some former professional experience to his side at a crucial part of their season.

Push goes on for Halstead with another home win

Halstead Gazette: Jordan Palmer.

9:01pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

An 11th home win of the season meant Halstead Town maintained their push for promotion from Thurlow Nunn League division one this season.

Ace Swallow picks up where he left off

Halstead Gazette: Oliver Swallow.

2:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

Oliver Swallow has started the 2014 season where he left off last year, by securing a Gold Podium finish in his first event

Templars are TV stars

Halstead Gazette: Templars are TV stars

10:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

Halstead Templars Rugby Club’s players had a unique experience when they made a live television appearance on BT Sport’s Rugby Tonight show.

Town's battling spirit wins praise from Benterman

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman (centre).

9:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

Halstead Town boss Mark Benterman was gushing in his praise of his players as their patched-up team rose to the challenge of the “biggest game of the year”.

County Ground redevelopment beginning in "next few weeks"

Halstead Gazette: Kishen Velani hits four runs for Essex but the county were forced to follow on after being bowled out for 207 in their first innings.  Picture: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTO

1:24pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

BUILDERS are all set to move onto the Ford County Ground soon to begin redevelopment work at Essex CCC's home.

Depleted Halstead put a smile on boss Benterman's face

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman.

8:08pm Saturday 15th March 2014

Two Jordan Palmer goals, one from Lee Hurkett and a defensive shut-out saw Halstead Town overcome the odds and secure another three valuable Thurlow Nunn League division one points with a 3-0 win at at Debenham LC.

Benterman: Promotion battle is still in our hands, but title hopes may be gone

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman.

8:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman insists his team’s promotion hopes are still in their own hands, but he admits that back-to-back derby day disappointments may have dealt a terminal blow to their Thurlow Nunn League division one title bid.

Templars have players back to face Falcons

Halstead Gazette: Rovers romped at Rochdale

7:30am Saturday 15th March 2014

Having been frustrated by Bury St Edmunds fourths calling off their Suffolk Merit Table division two clash last weekend, Halstead Templars will be hoping for better luck tomorrow when they host Hadleigh Falcons.

Halstead and Braintree double up as honours are even in derby day replay

Halstead Gazette: Jordan Palmer impressed against Brantham. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

10:11pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

Two Jordan Palmer goals and a brace of Jonah Gosling penalties meant the local derby between Braintree Town Reserves and Halstead Town ended with honours even.

Benterman left ruing missed chances as Halstead lose on derby day

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

8:07pm Saturday 8th March 2014

Halstead Town were left ruing missed chances as they were beaten 1-0 by local rivals Braintree Town Reserves in Thurlow Nunn League division one.

Templars must learn lessons from last two games

Halstead Gazette: Templars must learn lessons from last two games

9:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

Halstead Templars Rugby Club coach Barry Poulter feels his team must learn lessons from their last two games.

Benterman: We've hit form at the right time

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman.

8:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman is delighted that his team have hit top form at a crucial time.

Halstead players deliver on a proud day for boss Benterman

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

8:05pm Saturday 1st March 2014

Proud dad Mark Benterman feels teams battling for Thurlow Nunn League division one promotion will be very aware that his Halstead Town team are well and truly back in the race.

Swallow is rewarded with Talent Squad call-up

Halstead Gazette: Oliver Swallow.

11:00am Saturday 1st March 2014

The superb form of Halstead triathlete Oliver Swallow throughout a successful 2013 has seen him rewarded with selection to the Triathlon England Affiliate Talent Squad.

Double dose of good news for Halstead Town

Halstead Gazette: Runcorn Linnets continued their strong league campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory at Congleton Town.

10:31am Saturday 1st March 2014

Halstead Town are celebrating two pieces of good news ahead of their Thurlow Nunn League division one game against Swaffham Town.

Benterman: This will be like a cup final for us

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman exoects his players to be ready for their big game against Swaffham.

8:00am Saturday 1st March 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman says his team must treat today’s Thurlow Nunn League division one game against Swaffham Town as a cup final as they look for the first of the nine wins he feels will seal their promotion this year.

Palmer's double moves Halstead to within two points of the summit

Halstead Gazette: Jordan Palmer impressed against Brantham. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

10:05pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Halstead Town moved to within two points of the summit of the Thurlow Nunn League division one table with a 2-0 victory at Rosemary Lane against AFC Sudbury Reserves.

Depleted Templars prepare to return to action

Halstead Gazette: SEASIDE WIN: Penybanc contined their good start to the season but were still left to rue missed chances.

9:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

After several weeks of inactivity Halstead Templars Rugby Club return to Suffolk Merit Table division two action with a trip to Stowmarket thirds today.

Palmer happy to stay and be a part of Halstead's promotion push

Halstead Gazette: Jordan Palmer.

8:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

Jordan Palmer said he had no hesitation in nailing his colours to Halstead Town’s mast when he learned of an approach from one of their Thurlow Nunn League division one rivals.

Banner extends loan spell at Halstead Town

Halstead Gazette: Luke Banner has extended his loan stay at Halstead.

5:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

Goalkeeper Luke Banner is set for a longer stay at Halstead Town.

Defensive shape was key to Town's success: Benterman

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman (centre).

9:00am Friday 21st February 2014

Halstead Town’s defensive shape was the key to their success at Humber Doucey Lane last weekend, according to manager Mark Benterman.

Halstead Town boss delighted with a point against promotion rivals

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

7:42pm Saturday 15th February 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman was more than satisfied with the point his team claimed against one of their Thurlow Nunn League division one promotion rivals.

Benterman praises work of strike duo

Halstead Gazette: Dan Grindrod.

8:30am Saturday 15th February 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman admitted his side’s Thurlow Nunn League division one win at Cornard United could have been more emphatic, but felt they did a good job in front of goal considering his first-choice strikers weren’t available.

Town's new signing is confident of meeting promotion goal

Halstead Gazette: Julian Simon-Parson.

8:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

Julian Simon-Parson is confident that Halstead Town can achieve their promotion goal this year.

Former Halstead player set for Indian Premier League action

Halstead Gazette: Former Halstead Cricket Club player Matt Henry.

5:00pm Friday 14th February 2014

A former Halstead Cricket Club player has gained further recognition on the world stage.

Benterman: Now it's time to push on

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman.

12:00pm Friday 14th February 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman was “over the moon” to see his team make a winning return in Thurlow Nunn League division one at Cornard United.

VIDEO AND PICTURE GALLERY: Essex Schools Cross-Country Championships

Halstead Gazette: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3179782

6:30am Thursday 13th February 2014

YOUNG runners had to brave the worst of the battering winds, rain and mud yesterday as they competed in the Essex Schools Cross-Country Championships at King John School in Thundersley.

Halstead hopes sunk by soggy Braintree pitch

Halstead Gazette: Runcorn Linnets continued their strong league campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory at Congleton Town.

11:59am Wednesday 12th February 2014

A waterlogged Amlin Stadium pitch has sunk Halstead Town's hopes of getting Thurlow Nunn League division one action tonight.

Halstead move up to fourth with a winning return

Halstead Gazette: Halstead skipper Lewis Cunliffe has won the praise of his manager. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

11:59am Sunday 9th February 2014

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman was happy to see his team return to winning ways with a 2-0 win at Cornard United.

Gooch: Selectors want to rebuild without KP

Halstead Gazette: TOP OF THE LIST: Kevin Pietersen

10:17am Thursday 6th February 2014

GRAHAM Gooch said he respects the decision of England selectors to sack Kevin Pietersen.

Ten Doeschate appointed Essex CCC one-day and T20 skipper

Halstead Gazette: Ryan ten Doeschate is heading off to India with Otago Volts

11:45am Friday 31st January 2014

ALL-ROUNDER Ryan ten Doeschate has been appointed captain of Essex CCC's one-day and T20 teams for 2014.

Walker leaves Essex CCC for Kent

Halstead Gazette: Kent switch – for Matt Walker. Picture: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTOS

11:03am Friday 31st January 2014

ESSEX’S assistant coach Matt Walker has left the club to move to rivals Kent.

Essex Schools Cross-Country Championships called off...again

Halstead Gazette: The Essex intermediate girls team that won gold at last year's English Schools Cross-Country Championships. This year's squad still hasn't been selected

4:57pm Thursday 30th January 2014

ESSEX’S top young cross-country runners will be kicking their heels again this weekend after the Essex Schools Cross-Country Championships was postponed for a second time.

Halstead match at March is postponed already

Halstead Gazette: Runcorn Linnets continued their strong league campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory at Congleton Town.

3:50pm Thursday 30th January 2014

HALSTEAD Town's Thurlow Nunn League match at March Town United has been postponed already.

Halstead's game against leaders Whitton is postponed

Halstead Gazette: Runcorn Linnets continued their strong league campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory at Congleton Town.

11:20am Saturday 25th January 2014

Halstead Town's Thurlow Nunn League division one game against leaders Whitton United has been cancelled due to a waterlogged pitch.

Town suffer defeat at the hands of Team Bury

8:48pm Saturday 11th January 2014

HALSTEAD Town suffered a 2-0 defeat at home to Team Bury, in today's Thurlow Nunn League division one clash at Rosemary Lane.

Waterlogged pitch postpones Halstead's trip to Braintree Reserves

Halstead Gazette: Runcorn Linnets continued their strong league campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory at Congleton Town.

4:37pm Friday 3rd January 2014

Halstead Town's Thurlow Nunn League division one game at Braintree Town Reserves has been postponed because of a waterlogged pitch at the Amlin Stadium.

Boxing Day defeat brings Halstead's first back-to-back losses

Halstead Gazette: Runcorn Linnets continued their strong league campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory at Congleton Town.

4:32pm Thursday 26th December 2013

Halstead Town suffered back-to-back Thurlow Nunn League division one defeats for the first time this season as they lost 4-2 to Saffron Walden Town at Rosemary Lane on Boxing Day.

Halstead are defeated in six-goal thriller at Rosemary Lane

Halstead Gazette: Runcorn Linnets continued their strong league campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory at Congleton Town.

1:47pm Thursday 26th December 2013

HALSTEAD Town suffered a 4-2 defeat at home to Saffron Walden, in their Boxing Day duel at Rosemary Lane.

Long-term deal will help Halstead make progress

Halstead Gazette: Mark Benterman.

9:00am Saturday 21st December 2013

Halstead Town manager Mark Benterman has said it is natural for him to be looking to sign a long-term deal with the club.

Bopara signs one year deal with Essex CCC

Halstead Gazette: Back in the England fold — Ravi Bopara could end his year-long wait for Test cricket against South Africa on Thursday

5:00pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

ALL-ROUNDER Ravi Bopara has signed a new one year deal with Essex County Cricket Club.

Cook keeps faith in former Essex colleague Flower

Halstead Gazette: MATT PRIOR is reassured to have Alastair Cook – destined to be ‘‘probably the greatest England cricketer’’ – in charge for the critical third Ashes Test at the WACA. Cook will win his 100th Test cap tomorrow, as will his opposite number Michae

4:35pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

ENGLAND test captain and Essex County Cricket Club star Alastair Cook has backed the national side's team director Andy Flower to carry on in the post.

Halstead stage a comeback to keep pressure on the leaders

Halstead Gazette: Halstead skipper Lewis Cunliffe has won the praise of his manager. Picture: LOUISE SMITH

9:52am Sunday 15th December 2013

Halstead Town staged a second-half comeback at Rosemary Lane to collect three valuable Thurlow Nunn League division one points at Debenham LC.



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