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Meopham and Gravesend both use the astroturf Picture: Andy Payton

Save our surface!

The only full-sized astroturf hockey pitch in Gravesham will be shut down this year unless £250,000 is raised to replace it.

Derby defeat hard to take

Craig Boyne Picture: Tony Flashman

Craig Boyne admitted he was the angriest he’s been this season after Canterbury’s 5-1 defeat to Holcombe in the Men’s Hockey League.

Maasdorp hoping for upturn in results

Holcombe coach Leigh Maasdorp has admitted she’s been left frustrated by their start to the season.

Canterbury face pivotal period

Craig Boyne

Craig Boyne admits Canterbury are a work in progress but says they need to improve quickly if they are to climb away from the foot of the table.

Boyne excited by Canterbury's potential

Craig Boyne. Picture: Ady Kerry

Craig Boyne admitted he was not in any way bothered by Canterbury Hockey Club’s opening day defeat to Surbiton.

Holcs rivals up their game

Holcombe chairman David South

Holcombe chairman David South is predicting a tougher challenge in the national leagues this season.

Pitch battle for hockey clubs

Hockey action on the astroturf at Gravesend Rugby Club Picture: Andy Payton

The future of hockey in Gravesham hangs in the balance after criticism of the borough’s only astroturf.

From dark days to a ray of light

Susannah Townsend. Picture: Alan Langley

Susannah Townsend says her nine-month injury nightmare will be the making of her as she sets her sights on more Olympic glory.

Town heading back to city

Susannah Townsend

Olympic champion Susannah Townsend has celebrated her return to action by agreeing a return to ‘home’ club Canterbury.

Progress on Marden move

Marden will be hoping to celebrate goals at their new development from the autumn Picture: Martin Apps

Marden hockey players are set to start next season in their new home – a year later than planned.

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Ebbsfleet boss Daryl McMahon Picture: Gary Browne

The week's latest sports news from across the county.

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Dartford enjoyed an exciting win over Eastbourne last Saturday. Picture: Andy Payton

The week's latest sports news from across the county.

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Chatham (red) take on Guernsey on Saturday. Picture: Steve Crispe

Catch up on all the latest sports news from across Kent.

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Holcombe's Dan Fox in action against Beeston on Sunday. Picture: Steve Crispe

Catch up on all the latest sports news from across Kent

Tokyo calling Townsend

Susannah Townsend. Picture: Alan Langley

After coming to the end of a ‘dream year’, golden girl Susannah Townsend set her sights on world domination and securing more Olympic glory in Tokyo.

Approaching 80 and no signs of slowing down

Sutton Valence's Paul Linaker is still playing with his 80th birthday on the horizon Picture: Andy Jones

Hockey player Paul Linaker is still going strong as he closes in on his 80th birthday.

Maddie set to return

Maddie Hinch was sportsperson of the year at the Medway Sports Awards. Picture: Andy Jones

Medway Sports Awards winner Maddie Hinch on why she wants to return to Holcombe next season.

A Right Royal Knees Up...

Prince Harry with Susannah Townsend Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Golden girl Susannah Townsend claims her Royal reception at Buckingham Palace was one of the best experiences of her life.

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