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Archive for November, 2010

November 30th, 2010 - 4:00 pm § in Sport

Rugby: Sussex Downs (Eastbourne) vs Beacon

For the second week running Sussex Downs found themselves having to fulfil a league fixture in difficult circumstances and the College was left with nine fit players. The two sides agreed on nine a side, allowing Beacon to use rolling subs, over a three “half” game. Sussex Downs dominated both t[...]

November 24th, 2010 - 11:50 am § in Rugby, Sport

Rugby: Sussex Downs (Eastbourne) v’s Central Sussex Rugby team 15-36

The hosts opened the scoring after fifteen minutes, when they ran a stray kick back for an unconverted try. Bettles was tackled just short of the line and O’Donnell picked up to go over round the blind side. The levelling of the scores came at a cost however with Bettles having to leave the pith [[...]

November 24th, 2010 - 11:34 am § in Football, Sport

Football: Sussex Downs (Eastbourne) 2nd team v’s William Parker 0-1

The match started well with Zach Taylor giving Will Park’s defence a lot of trouble. The end of the first half was near approaching and William Park were given their last free kick of the first half. Due to a Robert Green approach to the ball, the keeper sliced the ball and a William parker [.[...]

November 23rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm § in Football, Sport

Football: Sussex Downs College (Eastbourne) 1st Team Vs John Ruskin 0-5

Sussex started well and better finishing would have found them 2 goals up, but without having entered the final 3rd, John Ruskin took the lead with a 40 yard shot that flew into the top corner. Again poor finishing and 2 great saves from John Ruskin’s giant keeper kept it 1-0, a 5 minute spell [..[...]

November 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm § in Sport

Football: Sussex Downs College (Eastbourne) 2nd Team Vs Hastings College 4-1

Sussex Downs took the upper hand and with some great wing play and delivery from Layton Schaaf and Matt Friend slotted home the first. From this point on Sussex took complete control. Manager Jamie Boyd then pulled off a great tactical switch, swapping the left and right wingers over, within a minu[...]

November 17th, 2010 - 12:58 pm § in Basketball, Sport

Basketball: Sussex Downs (Eastbourne) v Shoreham Larks 46 – 64

9 November 2010 Sussex Youth League – Under 18 This was a much improved performance by the College team. Apart from the second quarter, which the College lost 10-18, the quarter scores were similar and the game competitive. Captain and point guard Adrian Espiritu top scored with 14 points, closely[...]

November 17th, 2010 - 12:53 pm § in Netball, Sport

Netball: Sussex Downs Eastbourne v Moira House

10 November 2010. The Netball squad was in full force to play two friendly fixtures with local school Moira House. A closely contested  1st match resulted in an unexpected 12-13 result after Sussex Downs had taken and maintained the lead until the final few minutes. However the girls went onto pr[...]

November 9th, 2010 - 11:35 am § in Rugby, Sport

Football: Lancing 5-0 Sussex Downs (Eastbourne – second team)

4 November 2010 Clearly in awe of their magical surroundings Sussex Downs College made a sluggish start to the game, and were under heavy pressure from the off.  Lancing continued to press and got the break through when a looping kick found the far corner. Sussex conceded number 2 and 3 shortly af[...]

November 9th, 2010 - 11:19 am § in Football, Sport

Football: Sussex Downs College (Eastbourne) 0-3 City College

3 November 2010 During the first fifteen minutes both teams showed their intentions. City College tried building attacks only to be closed down time after time by some great defensive play by Jacob Adlam and Cristos Misirlis. City College continued to play their attacking football and in the 38th [...]

November 9th, 2010 - 11:04 am § in Netball, Sport

Netball Sussex Downs Eastbourne against Sussex Downs Lewes (B) 25-19

4 November 2010 The winning run continues for the Netball team! A well contested game against local rivals Sussex Downs Lewes (B) ended in a 25-19 victory. The home fixture enabled all the squad to take part and prove themselves worthy winners. Encouraging progress, particularly from Mary Cunningh[...]