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Gillingham were within minutes of beating Charlton Athletic in the league for the first time in 87 years, and breaking a run that now reaches 7 games without a win, until Nicky Ajose converted Charlton’s second penalty of the match to share the points.
Cray’s five league game unbeaten run came to a halt as a strong second half from Lewes saw the Wands comprehensively beaten at the Dripping Pan.
Following last weekend’s cup encounter, Welling United hosted Whitehawk again, this time with league points at stake.
A turgid and uninspiring game was settled ten minutes from time as Gerry Mcdonagh lashed in a fierce strike from the edge of the box to deny Bromley a share of the spoils.
Seven days ago, his charges went to and beat Ryman South pacesetters Dorking Wanderers in what the boss described in his programme notes as “undoubtedly our best performance of the season so far.”
Maidstone’s woeful home form continued as they were brushed aside by Gateshead team who earlier in the week had lost in the FA Cup. The Gateshead team and supporters will have a long journey home but will be happy after this performance.
As Gillingham prepare to face Charlton Athletic at Priestfield for only the second time in a League game since 1980, boss Justin Edinburgh has been speaking about the local derby.
Charlton Athletic make the short trip to Gillingham on Saturday as they continue their quest to scale the League One table.
Cray are on their travels for the first time since September 27th on Saturday as Tony Russell’s in-form side make the trip to Lewes. Kick off at the Dripping Pan is 3pm.
One week on from their F.A. Cup meeting, Welling United again host Whitehawk in the Vanarama National League South.
Cray continued their great run of recent form with a single goal victory over a resilient Guernsey side who despite being on the back foot for long spells could have nicked a point late on.
Following their impressive 4-1 win over Carshalton Athletic on Saturday Cray Wanderers are back in Ryman League Division One South action on Wednesday night when they entertain Guernsey at Hayes Lane.
Gillingham came away with a point which stopped the rot but some supporters were not happy and told Justin Edinburgh as he walked down the touchline.
With a trip to Northampton Town in the First Round Proper the prize dangled before both sides ahead of tonight’s replay, Margate were comfortably beaten by Ryman Premier Harrow Borough.
Nine man VCD crashed at home to Brightlingsea Regent.
Kent have signed all-rounder Will Gidman after a successful loan spell with the club in 2016.
Kent head coach Jimmy Adams will not be extending his current contract beyond 2016.
Six county cricketers went back to school as part of a Taster Day organised by the Professional Cricketers’ Association to discover more about the role of a Director of Cricket in a school.
Kent all-rounder Darren Stevens has signed a new contract with the club.
Kent have written to the ECB asking for independent arbitration of the decision to re-instate Hampshire into Division One of the County Championship, rather than promote themselves.
Captain Sam Northeast is confident that good times are just around the corner for Kent, after his side narrowly missed out on promotion.
Kent’s Tammy Beaumont was voted Waitrose Women’s Player of the Summer by her fellow England players.
Kent will welcome the West Indies to The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence for a tour match in 2017.
Fast bowler David Griffiths has left Kent Cricket at the end of his contract.
Sam Northeast and Suzie Bates were named Players of the Year at the 2016 Spitfire Kent Cricket Awards.
Kent finished the season with a draw against Division Two champions Essex, as the cricketing summer came to a close at Canterbury.
Essex will require three runs with only one wicket in hand to avoid a last day follow on after reaching stumps on day three in Canterbury on 289 for nine.
Kent beneficiary Darren Stevens hit an unbeaten century in what could transpire to be his final game for the county as the hosts posted 389 for seven on the second day of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Essex.
Play was abandoned and not a ball was bowled as overnight rain took its full toll on the opening day of Kent’s top-of-the-table Specsavers County Championship clash with Essex in Canterbury.
Kent’s opening batsman Daniel Bell-Drummond will hope to end the domestic season on a high this week after winning a call-up for this winter’s England Lions training camp in the United Arab Emirates.
There were some great battles at the latest round of the Summer Championships at Buckmore Park.
Bradley Ray took his sixth win of the Dickies British Support season, at Brands Hatch at the weekend to cap a truly impressive season for the rider from Lydd.
Mike Conway was once again back on the top step of the podium with the first victory of the season for his Toyota team in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.
Gary Paffett’s fourteenth season in the DTM reached its conclusion with races seventeen and eighteen of the season in Hockenheim at the weekend.
The strive for five was completed by Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne at his home circuit of Brands Hatch this weekend, as he underlined his dominance of the MCE British Superbike Championship.
The MCE British Superbike Championship came to a thrilling conclusion at Brands Hatch at the weekend.
Esmee Hawkey brought her 2016 GT Cup campaign to a close with a superb performance at Snetterton to cement her position as runner up in the GTA group.
The 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship provisional calendar has been announced following approval by its governing body, the MCRCB.
This weekend the MCE British Superbike Championship reaches its climax at Brands Hatch and it couldn’t be more exciting as Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne targets title number five.
Bromley’s Gary Paffett enters this weekend’s DTM finale in an optimistic mood as he looks to round off the season in positive fashion.
Howie Mainwaring-Smart will be back on the grid for the final round of the MCE British Superbike Championship this weekend at Brands Hatch.
Mike Conway makes his way to Japan this weekend for the seventh round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Fuji.
It was a tough weekend for Lydd’s Bradley Ray in Europe, taking home only nine points from both races after being caught up in a crash in race one but continued to pick up seventh place, and in a drying second race his rear tyre destroyed itself, but he continued for a 17th place finish.
Wrotham based Motorbase Performance celebrated a sensational double Independent Title win on the Kent-based squad’s home circuit during an action-packed Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season finale on the Brands Hatch GP circuit.
The MCE British Superbike Championship will come down to the final round of the season at Brands Hatch for Kent’s own Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne.
It was Holcombe that claimed the bragging rights with both men and women beating their Canterbury counterparts on Saturday.
There was quite a lot of background context to get up to speed with ahead of Saturday’s clashes.
The Invicta Dynamos were the perfect hosts to Wightlink Raiders in what could be the visitor’s last ever game.
It was a heavy and painful defeat Invicta in London on Saturday night. Coach Kevin Parrish had to juggle his line yet again, injuries to several players restricted the Dynamos to only 12 skaters with key players such as Callum Fowler and Steve Osman still missing.
Maidstone halted their losing streak with this solid 35-21 win, away to Chiswick.
Another frustrating result for a Canterbury side that keeps on repeating its mistakes and pays for them with narrow defeats.
On a perfect day for rugby Medway entertained Old Alleynians in their sixth league game of the season.
Canterbury are preparing to take on local rivals Holcombe in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division, in the mouth-watering first match of a double-header with the men’s teams at Polo Farm on Saturday.
It was a mixed weekend for Holcombe Hockey Club’s top two sides.
Hockey’s fun, man. Sport’s got a way of playing with you in the space of minutes.
A hat-trick from Nicky Lewis helped the Invicta Dynamos return to winning ways on Sunday as they overcame Streatham IHC 7-4 in the NIHL Southern Cup despite losing Damien King and Tommy Ralph to injury and having James Richardson play on wounded.
Kent Crusaders punched their ticket to the next round of the National Cup with an emphatic 105-53 win over London Lituanica at Brompton Academy on Sunday afternoon.
It was a miserable cup defeat for Invicta to Wightlink on Saturday night with the Kent side missing Nicky Lewis, Callum Fowler, Ashley Jackson, Steve Osman, Bailey and Taylor Wootton.
Kent Crusaders improved to 2-0 in Men’s NBL Division 2 action with a 80-93 away win over Doncaster Danum Eagles on Saturday.
A try seven minutes from the end wrecked Canterbury’s push for a victory that seemed well within their grasp as they dominated the second half of this National 2 South game.