England’s women were left empty-handed at the Hockey World League Final after losing their bronze medal play-off to Korea in New Zealand on Sunday.

England’s women saw their Hockey World League Final gold-medal hopes shattered by a late New Zealand winner in their semi-final on Friday.

Two goals from Sophie Bray sent England’s women into the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final in Auckland, New Zealand.

It has become one of the most eagerly anticipated days on the club cricket calendar and this Sunday sees the 20th anniversary of Upminster’s first-ever benefit match against an Essex XI.

Walter impresses in limited-overs campaign

Opening batsman assesses squad for 2017

We have to be realistic says boss after fifth straight loss

Manager realistic after 3-0 loss at Emirates Stadium

Youngsters compete in National Youth Championships

Archant’s Dave Evans, George Sessions and Ned Keating discuss the latest topics affecting our clubs

Aztec Blues 2 Ryan 0

A look back at some of our stories over the past week

A look back at some of our stories over the past week

A look back at some of our stories over the past week

A look back at some of our stories over the past week

Bilic prepared for Manchester United double-header

Goalkeeping spot ‘is his position now’ says boss

Hammers are just above relegation zone in Premier League, yet ex-Croatia manager is confident they can move up the table quickly

ICYMI: The Saturday Six

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Our weekly feature on favourite stories

New Slovakian import joins ranks

Masters finishes with a maiden

Essex batsmen battle at Kent

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Division Two champions on brink of avoiding follow-on

Cook reflects on Belle Vue defeat

Dixon delivers for Essex in Kent

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Bowler takes four wickets in rain-hit match

Dagenham 88s Suett shines in Mexico

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

ITC World Championships proves tough challenge

GB team-mates take medley relay gold in world record time

Youngster enjoying Paralympics experience

Division Two champions come up short in run chase

Elite League season on the line against Swindon


The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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