Saturday 2nd September 2017
Havant and Waterlooville Hawks 6 – 2 Dorset Development Centre (Friendly)
The final pre season friendly for the Under 15 Saturday team against Dorset Development Centre from the Junior Premier League.
The Hawks welcomed back Brandon Udy and Jacob Woods after a year away from the team and the game would also see Ben Sillence make his debut for the club.
A tough opening 5 minutes saw Dorset start the better of the two sides pegging the Hawks back and creating a couple of good chances. It was Havant though who took the lead with Blake Woolmer finishing off a lovely team move. Havant lost Woody Glastonbury after 17 minutes after a great headed clearance saw him come off worse.
Havant kept the pressure on Dorset and looked likely to score the second goal. It finally came after Brandon Udy scored his first of the game with a terrific finish. George Quirke added a third right on the half time whistle with a well taken goal.
Dorset much like the first half started the second half the brighter of the two teams. Some poor defending saw Dorset get a goal back shortly after the re-start. Dorset made Havant pay again a minute later nicking the ball and scoring with a wonderful finish.
The second Dorset goal kicked Havant into gear and Michael Baker scored minutes after Dorset’s second. Baker then turned provider giving Blake Woolmer his second of the game with a great lay off and a good finish.
Dorset created several chances only to find Kiegan Mengham in good form making some terrific saves.
Not to be outdone Brandon Udy got his second of the game in the 70th minute making the final score Havant 6, Dorset 2.
Saturday 9th September 2017
Havant and Waterlooville Hawks 1 -3 Newport Youth FC (League)
The under 15s suffered a poor start to the season against a very good Newport side.
The first half was an even game with both sides struggling to gets shots away.
Newport upped the tempo in the second half and Havant struggled to play, it was Newport who took a deserved 1-0 lead.
Havant then started to play and had a couple of half chances, Newport though caught Havant with a quick counter and went 2 ahead.
Sonny Harnett Balkwill pulled one back but Newport again caught Havant short at the back when Havant chased the game.
A poor first game for the boys.
Saturday 23rd September 2017
Havant and Waterlooville Hawks 9-0 Whiteley Wanderers (League)
The Under 15’s traveled to Whiteley today to take on last season’s B League Winners.
The boys looked well up for the game today and had a terrific start winning several early corners. Jenson Rowley headed in one of these after just 3 minutes. The boys played some incredible football and went further ahead from another corner, this time Sonny Harnett Balkwill scoring to make it 2-0.
The impressive George Quirke added a third and Havant then missed a penalty. Taylor Britcher who was outstanding throughout added a fourth for Havant with a terrific placed finish. Blake Woolmer also got in on the act before half time to make it 5-0 at the break.
Havant started the second half in the same form, it took just 6 minutes for Brandon Udy to finish another brilliant team move. Blake Woolmer added a 7th, his second of the game and then scored his hat trick and Havant’s 8th with two good finishes before Harry Fox added the 9th to make the full time score 9-0.
A great performance today and some really good possession play. Top work boys.
Saturday 30th September 2017
Havant and Waterlooville Hawks 9-1 Vectis (League)
The Under 15’s continued with their impressive form scoring 9 goals for the second week running with Blake Woolmer getting another hat trick.
Havant could of gone 1 up after less than a minute but the Vectis defence just got the off side line right. It only took 6 minutes for the Hawks to score with Blake Woolmer getting the opener.
Minutes later Jenson Rowley scored his first of the game with a great finish, Jude Blake scored just 2 minutes later to make it 3 in 15 minutes for Havant.
Woolmer got his second after 18 minutes and completed a first half hat trick after 30 minutes making the half time score 5-0.
The goals continued in the second half with George Quirke scoring less than a minute after the re-start. George scored again minutes later for his second and Havants eighth. Sonny Harnett Balkwill scored with a header a minute later before a defensive error let Vectis on the score card.
Jenson Rowley added the ninth with a powerful strike from outside the box making the final score 9-1.
Another impressive footballing display today making numerous chances, great work boys keep it up.
Saturday 7th October
Havant and Waterlooville Hawks 1 – 3 Waltham Wolves (League)
Match report to follow.
Saturday 21st October
Havant and Waterlooville Hawks 6-1 Whiteley Wanderers (Cup)
Match report to follow.
Saturday 4th November
Havant and Waterlooville Hawks 8-2 AFC Portchester (League)
Match report to follow.
Match reports by Daniel Mengham.
Keep an eye on our blog page, as we will be bringing you match reports as and when we get them.
Starjammer Bulletin: Football Crazy!