Hockey round-up: Wisbech ladies’ first team slip to opening day defeat

WISBECH ladies’ first team slipped to a 4-1 defeat against Holcombe in their first game in the Premier Division.

Jane Peggs scored for last season’s Division One North champions Wisbech as they tasted their first league defeat in a year.

• WISBECH ladies’ II were unable to add to last weekend’s win as they lost 3-1 at home to Spalding. Player of the match Laura Overland scored her side’s goal. The club’s third team lost 3-0 at home to City of Peterborough IV.

• ROBYN Gribble’s hat-trick helped Long Sutton ladies’ first team begin their Division Two North-West campaign with a 3-0 victory over Cambridge City III.

• LONG Sutton ladies’ II lost 1-0 to Woodhall Spa thanks largely to a fine display from the Spa ‘keeper.

• LONG Sutton men’s first team lost their last pre-season friendly 1-0 at Norwich.

• FRED Whatling bagged a brace as Long Sutton men’s II beat March Town II 4-2 in a pre-season game. Adam Wiles and Jason Mallet scored Sutton’s other goals.

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• IN their first friendly match of the season Long Sutton Men’s IV got thumped 7-0 by March IV.