Burton Hockey Men’s 1s lost 5-2 away at Chesterfield a real bogey team over the last few seasons . They started well by going ahead with a well worked goal for Roshen Jay Jaswantlal to get on the score sheet. Chesterfield then equalised and scored again on the half time whistle to take a 2 1 lead. 

In the second half , Burton looked to put pressure on Chesterfield through the aerial threat as they had some slow defenders and with the front line of Jamie Jenkins, Richard Stringer and Rob Wright this idea looked promising. Not long into the second half Liam Goode chucked and aerial which fell to Wright in the D which he worked in to the back of the net. to equaliise. Burton looked to add more and more pressure looking for the winner but Chesterfield took their chance to counter attack and score 3 quick and easy goals. Man of the Match was

 

Burton Mens 2s dropped to the bottom of the league with a 5 0 home defeat to Loughborough Students 3s.


Meanwhile Burton Hockey Mens 3s continued their fine from with a crushing 11 3 win over Buxton 2s. From the start they headed straight up the opposition end which is where play stayed for most of the game. Buxton started messing around with the ball on their 25 and Toby Ganley pounced, neatly rounded the keeper and scored. With the attack in devastating from it was 6 1 at half time. In the last few games the second half has seen Burton take the foot off the gas , this time the continued the onslaught to score another 5. Ganley got 6 and there was two for 
Kevin Stanyon and Ike Zieliński-Raynor with Steve Goddfellow getting one. Man of the match went to 
 Dominic Sturman for his great work rate and setting up many chances. Next week they play top of the league Market Drayton 2s.
Burton Mens 4s had a disappointing 1 0 defeat to Coalville 5s who are in the bottom 2.
 
Burton mens 5th's travelled to West Bridgford on a roll and picked up their 8th win in a row,

In a midfield dominated close game the keeper  Gianni Di Frari only touched the ball twice. Trevor Sykes scored a blinder from a short corner to get the only goal

Burton Hockey Ladies 1s had a disappointing  2-1 defeat against Ashby.

Burton had a poor opening 15 minutes allowing Ashby to get 2-0 up fairly quickly and gave them the drive and desire to win that Burton seemed to be lacking. Nicola Taylor pulled one back from a short corner not long before the half time whistle to make it 2-1.

The second half Burton made more of an impact on the game and maintained the majority of possession. The defence did well to quash any Ashby attacks and Megan Bignell made some crucial save. They found it difficult to make connections between midfield and the front line resulting in only a handful of chances on goal, none of which were successful.

Man of the match went to Leigh Baker

Burton ladies 2s faced Matlock 2s and started the game well, moving the ball around the field and breaking the lines of play. This soon paid off when Izzy Ridley found herself in the perfect position, to score. The play was end to end for most of the game, with Matlock having a few chances which were swept up by keeper, Angela Hughes and the defence. Burton continued to have multiple shots on goal, which were saved well by Matlock's keeper so the first half finished 1-0.

The second half was very scrappy, but Burton continued to play their game. With some well time tackles and passes, the ball fell to Ridley who found the net again to extend the lead. As Matlock's pressure increased. Burton continued to remain calm, holding their ground. This paid off when Burton won a penalty flick, converted by Susie Spruce for a 3-0 lead. Matlock continued to pile on the pressure for the last 5 minutes, with the defence and Hughes making a few saves on the post to close out the  3-0 win.

Man of the match went to Alex Dolman for her continuous efforts in midfield and battling through the play.

Burton Ladies 3s hosted Derby 4s  in the penultimate match of the 18/19 season. Much of the first half was quiet with play evenly spread across both sides, Burton earnt themselves a number of short corners but couldn’t convert. The opener came from Ffion Church but Derby rolled an equaliser across the line seconds before half time.
Derby came into the second half with their attacking formation more structured leaving the back line with some goal hangers. However any attempts were swiftly dealt with by Burtons Defence.
Burton again earned several more short corners but couldn’t find the net, but another goal was definitely looming with lots of play in the opposition D and some good balls crossing over the goal mouth. Eventually the winner came from Hattie Lester making the final score line 2-1 earning 3 vital points.

Burton ladies 4’s had a 1 all draw  Belper 5’s. Burton conceded in the first half unluckily but kept playing well and got a well deserved goal back in the second half from Yazmin Amblers’ good positioning and strong finish from the Penalty spot.
Man of the match went to Rachel Brown after an strong performance supporting the teams attacking.
An overall good performance from the team with all of the younger players developing really well into ladies hockey.

Burton Badgers travelled to Lichfield and blew apart their opposition, running out impressive 9-0 winners. Goalscorers were Rhys Mawer, Charlie Hammond, Grace Spendlove (2 goals plus 4 assists ), Aiden Raw, Lewis Smith (2), Isaac Farmer and newcomer Oliver Frost. Burton's  passing and link play led to another richly deserved victory and this team has come on in leaps and bounds in the second half of the season.