Hockey round-up: Unbeaten ladies one win away from clinching title after vital victory

WISBECH Hockey Club’s unbeaten ladies all but secured the title with a win over high-flying Cambridge University while there were also wins for two of the men’s teams.

East Women’s Hockey League - Division One North

Cambridge University 1 Wisbech 2

WISBECH Ladies are now just four games away from a miraculous unbeaten season after beating title-rivals Cambridge University.

Goals from Natalie Ward and Jo Gomm put the league-leaders in control before Cambridge grabbed a late consolation from a penalty corner.


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Wisbech are now 10 points clear the top of the table and can secure the title if they win against their rivals the Pelicans tomorrow.

East Men’s Hockey League - Premier Division B

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Wisbech 4 Harpenden 2

BRAD Apted was the hat-trick hero as Wisbech struck two late goals to see off Harpenden.

The visitors found equalisers for Apted’s first and a Drew Harvey goal but had no answer to two more late Apted strikes.

East Men’s Hockey League - Division Three North-West

Wisbech II 6 Cambridge City IV 4

WISBECH edged past Cambridge City in a pulsating mid-table clash.

Tom Peggs, Phil Norman, Sam Dunn (2), Gary Freear and Lee Peck helped the home side fight back from 4-3 down to secure the points.

East Men’s Hockey League - Division Three North-West

Cambridge South 3 Wisbech III 0

WISBECH met a goalkeeper in inspired form for Cambridge and despite the best efforts of Richard Claxton, Adam Thomas and Dom Stannard they fell to a disappointing 3-0 defeat. Danny Emmington was man of the match.

East Women’s Hockey League - Division Two North-West

Newmarket 2 Long Sutton 1

A LATE breakaway goal robbed Long Sutton of a point after Mel Ludlam had equalised Newmarket’s opener.

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