Hockey: Britain quick to level series
Monday 24 November 2003
Great Britain exacted quick revenge in Auckland yesterday when they won 3-1 in their second encounter over the weekend with New Zealand in Auckland. They had suffered their first defeat at the hands of the Kiwis since the 1972 Munich Olympics when they lost 2-1 on Saturday.
Yesterday, Ben Hawes scored twice at first-half penalty corners and Danny Hall netted at a third just before the interval in an aggressive British performance. But New Zealand rallied in the second-half and Blair Hopping pulled a goal back at a penalty corner.
Chelmsford went two points clear at the top of theWomen's Premier Division with a 2-1 victory at Slough. Second placed Clifton drew 1-1 away to Fyffes Leicester.
At the top of the Men's Premier,Cannock stayed ahead with a 4-1 win at home to St Albans. Reading remain second by one point after a 2-0 win at Guildford.
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