Hockey: Wood wipes out Surbiton's record

Click to follow
The Independent Online
WITH THE Premier Division inactive, yesterday's action centred around the First Division of the National League.

Surbiton surrendered their unbeaten record when they went down 2-1 at home to Doncaster in a game of missed chances, the most glaring of which fell to Surbiton's Ben Hall.

Doncaster's new Australian signing, Duncan McCleary won a penalty corner after 42 minutes to provide the opening goal for Colin Edwards, but although Gregg Clarke equalised within a few minutes, Mark Wood got the winner in the 50th minute.

Stourport, with a comfortable 4-1 win against Hampstead & Westminster, moved two points clear at the top from Barford Tigers, who won 5-2 at Loughborough against Students. The first of Dharminder Singh's brace for Tigers took him into the exclusive 100 Club.

In Saturday's Women's National League, a 3-0 win over Fyffes Leicester put Ipswich three points clear at the top of the Premier from Slough. In the First, Canterbury trounced Sunderland Ashbrooke 7-0.

Woking and Ealing remain at the top of the Second Division: Sarah Marsh scored Ealing's solitary goal at Sherwood, while Woking beat newcomers Hampton in Arden 4-0.

Comments