Weekend Hockey reports

East League Division One St Ives 2 Wapping II 3 ST IVES started badly against Wapping and should have gone behind early on. Despite the poor start the hosts went in at half time with a narrow lead when Chris Duncan passed to Alex Gutteridge to score again

East League Division One

St Ives 2 Wapping II 3

ST IVES started badly against Wapping and should have gone behind early on. Despite the poor start the hosts went in at half time with a narrow lead when Chris Duncan passed to Alex Gutteridge to score against the run of play.

The second half started disastrously for Ives as the visitors scored from a penalty corner and took the lead after a lengthy goal mouth scramble. A change in formation saw the hosts gain momentum and after a penalty corner was stopped by a defender's foot Darren Coles converted the resulting penalty. Despite being level Ives lost the game after a lapse in concentration in the closing stages.


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