A National FA Community Charter Club
(players in bold appeared in every game)
September 12th Hethersett 1 Toftwood 5
Hetherset got off to a great start and dominated the play in the first 10 mins with all the play being in the Toftwood half. Toftwood then broke away and scored the first goal. The game then became more evenly matched.Toftwood scored again to make the half time score 2-0. Toftwood scored their third goal straight from half time kick off. Hetherset continued to battle hard and had plenty of chances in front of goal which would not fall kindly for them. Charlie Bion replaced Aaron Walker in midfield and worked hard before being carried off after twisting his knee. Oli Hudson Church then fired a fine 20 yard shot that rocketed into the corner of the net giving the Toftwood keeper no chance to make the score 3-1. Hethersett should have had a penalty after Liam Nobbs was tripped in the area but this was not given and Toftwood broke away twice more to make the final score 5-1. Nathan Pell had a good game in goal with some fine saves. Man of the match: Oli Hudson Church
TEAM - Nathan Pell, Darcie Dowe, James Cowan, Hector Betteridge, Josh Bradshaw, Ollie Hudson-Church, Aaron Walker, Thomas Anderton, Liam Nobbs, Joe Stennett, Jack Kirby, Joe Kirkendale, Charlie Bion, Fredi Rodderman
September 19th Wymondham 13 Hethersett 0
went into this game with only 10 players available and Aaron Walker
taking the unfamiliar role as goalkeeper after 7 changes from last weeks
game.The team showed good spirit despie going in 7-0 at half time.Jack
Kirby took over in goal and pulled off some great saves but Wymondham
continued to dominate and finished the game 13-0 winners.The management
team would like to congratulate the Hethersett team for battling hard
and not giving up despite the result and for giving full commitment.
TEAM - Aaron Walker, Josh Bradshaw, Oliver Hudson-Church, Joe Kirkendale, Edgar Waldron, Harrison Alborough, Lewis Harris, Tom Anderton, Jack Kirby, Joe Stennett
September 26th Hethersett 2 Drayton 10
Hethersett and Drayton played some good football in this match in wet conditions. Both sides battled hard with most of the play in the Hethersett half.Half time score 5-0.Second half Hethersett pushed up more and played in Drayton half and scored 2 good goals from Joe Stennett. Drayton scored 5 more by breaking through Hethersett defence leaving Jack Kirby no chance in the Hethersett goal.Jack pulled off some great saves again this week and Darcie Dowe was awesome at right back to claim Player of the match.
TEAM - Jack Kirby, Darcie Dowe, James Cowan, Hector Betteridge, Edgar Waldron, Tom Anderton, Ollie Hudson-Church, Lewis Harris, Joe Stennett, Josh Bradshaw, Aaron Walker
October 3rd Costessey 11 Hethersett 1
Hethersett battled hard again this week against an evenly matched Costessey side.Joe Kirkendale took up the role of goalkeeper this week.Hethersett struggled to clear the ball in the first half and went in at half time 6-0 down.Second half looked more promising with Hethersett playing the game more in their opponents half.Liam Nobbs hit a great free kick from 20 yards which the keeper could not hold and Jack Kirby pounced to score the rebound.Darcie Dowe was great in defence to pick up player of the match and player of the month award for September.Final score 11-1 to Costessey.
TEAM - Joe Kirkindale, Darcie Dowe, Josh Bradshaw, James Cowan, Lewis Harris, Ollie Hudson-Church, Aaron Walker, Tom Anderton, Joe Stennett, Liam Nobbs, Jack Kirby, Harrison Alborough
October 10th Hethersett 1 Mattishall 7
Hethersett played their best game of the season so far and dominated the first half. Joe Stennett and Jack Kirby came close to scoring on a number of occasions. Aaron Walker supplied a lot of good crosses and Oli Hudson Church won everything in midfield. The defence worked hard and Mattishall had 2 shots and scored both times to go in 2-0 up at half time.S econd half Hethersett continued to battle and Aaron Walker made it 2-1 with a cracking free kick which left the Mattishall keeper no chance. Hethersett began to tire in the heat and Mattishall centre forward made some great runs through the defence to score. Taylor Morris pulled off some great saves in goal and stood no chance with the goals.The final score was 7-1 to Mattishall.HAFC Man of the Match went to Oli Hudson Church
TEAM - Taylor Morris. Darcie Dowe, Joe Kirkendale, Josh Bradshaw, Hector Betteridge, James Cowan, Aaron Walker, Ollie Hudson-Church, Joe Stennett, Tom Anderton, Jack Kirby, Edgar Waldron, Freddi Rodderman
October 17th Watton 29 Hethersett 0
Hethersett lost heavily to a good well organised Watton side.Fredi Rodderman played well in goal to pick up Man of the Match.HAFC managers would like to praise the boys on their attitude after this difficult game.
TEAM - Freddi Rodderman, Darcie Dowe, Joe Kirkendale, Edgar Waldron, James Cowan, Josh Bradshaw, Aaron Walker, Ollie Hudson-Church, Jack Kirby, Joe Stennett, Tom Anderton, Lewis Harris
Ocotber 24th Watton 23 Hethersett 2
After last week's heavy defeat (29-0) Hethersett had the daunting task of returning to Watton in the league.The spirits were high as they started the game with 10 men for 20 mins.Watton took the lead and Hethersett replied with a fine goal from Oli Hudson Church.Watton then made it 2-1 and Hethersett came back again to make it 2-2 after 10mins with a goal from Jack Kirby.Watton then pushed men forward and Hethersett struggled to keep the goals out.Again praise has got to go to the team for continuing to battle in hard weather conditions especially to Ben Woodruff who made his debut in goal.Final score 23-2
TEAM - Ben Woodruff, Edgar Waldron, Darcie Dowe, Hector Betteridge, James Cowan, Josh Bradshaw, Aaron Walker, Ollie Hudson-Church, Joe Stennett, Fredi Rodderman, Jack Kirby
October 31st Hethersett 1 St Andrew's 3
Hethersett Athletic Under-11s bounced back from two very heavy defeats at
the hands of Watton. They played well despite going down 3-1 to St
Andrew’s. Saints were 2-0 up at half-time with Hethersett squandering
chances. Hethersett continued to battle and pulled a goal back through
Jack Kirby. Saints added a third goal to make sure of the points. Jack
Kirby was man of the match. The team will be losing James Cowan as his
family move to start a new life in Australia.
TEAM - Ben Woodruff, Darcie Dowe, James Cowan, Hector Betteridge, Nathan Pell, Josh Bradshaw, Aaron Walker, Ollie Hudson-Church, Joe Stennett, Jack Kirby, Lewis Harris, Edgar Waldron, Fredi Rodderman
November 14th Hethersett 0 Poringland 12
Hethersett played nice football at times but missed their captain Oli Hudson-Church in midfield. They were well beaten by a strong Poringland side. James Ingham had a great game in centre midfield along with Hector Betteridge at centre half. Man of the match James Ingham.
- Ben Woodruff, Darcie Dowe, Edgar Waldron, Hector Betteridge, Josh
Bradshaw, James Ingham, Aaron Walker, Fredi Rodderman, Joe Stennett,
Jack Kirby, Joe Kirkendale
November 21st Fakenham 19 Hethersett 0
Hethersett were up against a physical Fakenham side who started the day in second position in the league. Hethersett battled hard even though they only had ten players. Regular goalkeeper Ben Woodruff was ill so Joe Stennett played his first game in goal and played well, although he was out of his normal position. Hethersett were unlucky to go in 7-0 at half time as they were playing nice football without reaching the end result. Man of the Match - Tom Anderton. Final Score 19-0 to Fakenham.
- Joe Stennett, Joe Kirkendale, Lewis Harris, Hector Betteridge, Josh
Bradshaw, James Ingham, Aaron Walker, Ollie Hudson-Church, Tom Anderton,
December 12th Toftwood 9 Hethersett 2
TEAM - Morris, Dowe, Bradshaw, Betteridge, Harris, Ingham, Walker, Anderton, Stennett, Kirby, Hudson-Church, Kirkendale, Waldron
January 9th Dereham 9 Hethersett 2
TEAM - Woodruff, Dowe, Bradshaw, Betteridge, Harris, Ingham, Walker, Anderton, Stennett, Kirby, Hudon Church, Waldron
January 16th Hethersett 1 Costessey 4
Hethersett played their best game of the season against a good Costessey side.There were chances at both ends in the first half and Costessey took the lead with agoal from a corner.Hethersett continued to attack which paid off when Jack Kirby scored from the right side of the penalty area to level the scores at half time.Second half Taylor Morris took over in goal and was very unlucky when the ball bobbled passed him to allow Costessey score their second.Costessey scored again before Joe Stennet was brought down in the area.Joe step up to take the penalty which he hit high in the middle of the goal only to see the keeper save it.Costessey scored a controversial fourth goal after four players were in offside positions but the ref allowed play to continue when the linesman flagged.Everyone of the Hethersett players were a credit to the club and James Ingham picked up the Man of the Match award.
TEAM - Woodruff, Dowe, Bradshaw, Betteridge, Waldron, Ingham, Walker, Anderton, Stennett, Kirby, Hudson Church, Kirkendale, Rodderman, Morris
January 23rd Mattishall 6 Hethersett 0
Hethersett Athletic Under-11s dominated the first half against Mattishall but missed numerous chances with Joe Stennett hitting the post after a run that took his past four defenders. Mattishall scored twice before half-time and scored four more after the break to make the final scoreline 6-0. The scoreline didn’t reflect a match in which Hethersett played good football but just couldn’t score.
- Woodruff, Dowe, Bradshaw, Betteridge, Waldron, Ingham, Walker,
Anderton, Stennett, Kirby, Hudson Church, Rodderman
January 30th Hethersett 0 Watton 18
Under-11s were outplayed by a very good and well established
Watton side. Hethersett were forced to defend throughout the game but
never gave up. Ollie Hudson Church had an outstanding game at centre
half to take Man of the Match. The final score was 18-0 which is an
improvement on the last two meetings against Watton where Hethersett
lost 29-0 in the cup and 23-2 in the league game. James Ingham took the
trophy for January's player of the month.
TEAM - Woodruff, Dowe, Waldron, Hudson-Church, Bradshaw, Ingham, Walker, Anderton, Stennett, Kirby, Rodderman
February 6th St Andrew's 2 Hethersett 1
Hethersett Athletic Under-11s put on a great
performance against St Andrew’s in a bottom of the table clash. St
Andrew’s took the lead when the Hethersett defence was unable to clear
the ball. Hethersett continued to play attacking football but St
Andrew’s were awarded a penalty after Fredi Rodderman raised his hands
when heading a ball in the area. The penalty was well taken leaving man
of the match Ben Wodruff no chance in the Hethersett goal. Hethersett
played the better football in the second half which paid off when Jack
Kirby broke through to score. Hethersett went close to equalising near
the end when Joe Stennett's shot came back off the post.
TEAM - Woodruff, Harris, Bradshaw, Betteridge, Waldron, Ingham, Walker, Anderton, Rodderman, Kirby, Hudson-Church, Kirkendale, Stennett.
February 20th Poringland 14 Hethersett 1
TEAM - Woodruff, Dowe, Hamling, Betteridge, Waldron, Bradshaw, Walker, Thake, Harris, Kirby, Hudson-Church
February 27th Hethersett 0 Fakenham 16
TEAM - Woodruff, Dowe, Bradshaw, Hudson-Church, Waldron, Ingham, Walker, Barrett, Stennett, Kirby, Kirkendale
March 6th Sprowston 14 Hethersett 0
TEAM - Woodruff, Bradshaw, Harris, Betteridge, Ingham, Hudson-Church, Rodderman, Anderton, Walker, Kirby, Kirkendale, Hamling, Waldron
March 13th Hethersett 0 Wymondham 10
Athletic Under-11s went down 10-0 at home to Wymondham. Despite the
scoreline stand in keeper Taylor Morris had an outstanding game and
Hethersett battled until the end against a skilful Wymondham side who
passed the ball well
TEAM - Morris, Dowe, Waldron, Hudson-Church, Bradshaw, Betteridge, Kirkendale, Ingham, Kirby, Thake, Anderton, Hamling, Walker, Rodderman.
March 20th Hethersett 0 Sprowston 15
TEAM - Woodruff, Dowe, Waldron, Betteridge, Bradshaw, Hudson-Chuirch, Walker, Ingham, Kirby, Barrett, Harris, Hawkins, Rodderman, Kirkendale