Havant became the most successful club in the history of the Hampshire Cup, when they won all three of their matches in the County Cup Finals day held at Haslemere on May Bank Holiday Monday.
The day got off to the best possible start for Havant when the Under 18 Boys defeated Bournemouth by 3-2. Havant went two goals into the lead before conceding a goal with ten minutes left in the second half. Bournemouth withdrew their keeper in favour of a kicking-back, but could not reduce the deficit.
Then, in the main event, Havant 1st XI beat Fareham 3-2 to give them a hat trick of wins in the season over their local National South rivals this season.
Fareham took the lead when Adam Bloomfield deflected a shot into the roof of the net past Tim Hoare, but Charlie Stubbings equalised before the half time whistle with a reverse shot from a very narrow angle.
Fareham went ahead again with Jamie Rawlings converting a penalty corner prior to Colin Simmonds scoring a spectacular "overhead slam" on his Havant debut to level the scores 2-2.
The final was won late in the second half when Portsmouth Grammar School’s Matt Cotrell set up Mike Deller-Merricks to flick the ball into the Fareham goal past the last defender on the line. This victory sees Havant win five Hampshire Cup victories in the last six years.
To finish off a very successful day Havant III defeated Fareham II 6-4 to win the Hampshire Open League Cup.
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