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Dulwich Hamlet Football Club – May news

At the time of writing, Dulwich Hamlet head into the last two weeks of the regular season sitting in second place in the league.  Sitting in second place with a play-off place now guaranteed, the team still could still finish in top spot and with it securing the one automatic promotion place on offer in the Isthmian Premier League. The play-off’s involve the four clubs finishing just below the league winners with the Semi-finals taking place on Thursday 27 April.  The final itself scheduled to take place on May Day bank holiday (Monday 1 May).  Both the Semi-finals and Final are one off games, with the highest placed team, at the end of the regular season given home advance.  Therefore, if the team was not able to secure the automatic promotion spot by finishing the season as champions, finishing in second place could secure two home ties in this year’s play-offs. Information on the remaining league and possible play-off games, can be found by visiting the clubs official website. Given all the events taking place ‘off’ the pitch, the fact that the …

Dulwich runners selected for Southwark after medal haul in regional cross country

12 Girls from James Allen’s Girls’ School (JAGS) will represent their borough in the London Cross Country championship after winning four gold and two bronze medals in the Southwark Schools race on 22nd February. In total, 20 girls from JAGS took on runners from schools across Southwark at Alleyn’s School over a distance of three kilometres. Phoebe Bowen and Annabella Bailey both came away with the gold medals in the Year 8 and Year 7 races respectively; they were joined on the podiums by Louise Maignan (Year 8) and Ivanna Tymczyszyn (Year 7) who picked up the bronze medals in the same races. These four individual medalists and eight of their teammates will now head on to the London Schools Athletics Association’s cross country championship on 6th March at Avery Hill after being selected for the team that will compete for Southwark. There were two further gold medal successes on the day for JAGS as the combined times of all the runners from the Years 7 and 8 races saw them celebrate winning the team …

Dulwich Hamlet FC – January news

At the time of writing the team continue to sit in top spot of the Isthmian Premier Division. But with only a matter of points separating themselves and Billericay Town (who also have several games in-hand) and both teams playing each other on 30 December, if Dulwich head into the New Year in the same league position it would have been a successful holiday period for the team on the field. The last few weeks have seen some very worrying times at Champion Hill with the owners of the land, Meadow Residential, making life extremely difficult for the Club. Threats to evict the Club from the ground and issuing of a back-dated rent invoice totaling over £120k have made the fight to keep the Club going much harder. This, after signs from Meadow that they wanted to work co-cooperatively and find a solution. Their actions do nothing to ward off people’s long-held suspicions that they were anything but the stereotypical speculative, property developer who were only in it for the money. The Supporters’ Trust and Football Committee …

Dulwich runners storm into national cross country final

Runners from James Allen’s Girls’ School have qualified for the National Cross Country Cup final after double victory in the South East qualifying round. Cross Country runners from James Allen’s Girls’ School took on schools from across the South East in the regional qualifier for the 2017 National Cross Country Cup and finished first in the individual and team standings. Phoebe Bowen shot to victory in the Under 13s race finishing in front of more than 100 of her rivals. She was also part of the overall winning team with her team mates, Annabella Bailey, Ivana Tymczyszyn, Gaby Stein, Daisy Pickering, Phoebe Bowen and Louise Maignan. The six girls will now head to the national finals in Sevenoaks on 25th November. The competition, organised by the English Schools Athletics Association, took place on 11th November and was run over a distance of 2.5 Kilometres. Phoebe also competes for the Herne Hill Harriers and her victory adds to the first places she took last month in the Run Southwark schools race and the Surrey League cross country …

Dulwich Hamlet Football Club – May News

Despite losing against already relegated Greys Athletic in the lost home game of the season, Dulwich Hamlet sealed their place in the Ryman Premier league’s promotion play-offs for the third year running.  At the time of writing the team travels to fellow promotion candidates Wingate and Finchley hoping to secure a home fixture for the one legged semi-final tie due to take place Thursday 27 April. The club reached the semi-finals in both the League and London Senior cup competitions this season but disappointingly failed to make either final. The recent London Senior Cup lose away to Cray Valley Paper Mills was particularly hard to take due to the fact that it had previously been announced that the final was to take place at Champion Hill.  Despite The Hamlet going into a 2-0 lead, the home side forced extra time which saw the Southern Counties East league side hold out to win 3-2 and seal their place in the final. After the final home league game of the season, the club announced this year’s winner …