Hockey round-up: Wisbech’s ladies return to winning ways while men net thrilling draw

WISBECH’S ladies returned to winning ways with two weekend victories while the men’s first team played out a pulsating 5-5 thriller with Dereham.

East Women’s Hockey League - Division One North

Wisbech 3 Ipswich and East Suffolk 0

WISBECH cruised past Ipswich to return to winning ways in their title chase.

Erika Burrell gave the home side the lead before second-half strikes from Roma Coates and Georgie Dunn sealed the points.

HA Trophy

Wisbech 2 Broxbourne 1

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WISBECH’S ladies made it two wins for the weekend by beating Broxbourne in this third round cup tie.

Lisa Williamson gave Wisbech the lead before a penalty flick from Sue Slator doubled their advantage. Broxbourne grabbed one back in the second half but Wisbech held on to put themselves into the next round.

East Men’s Hockey League - Premier Division B

Wisbech 5 Dereham 5

WISBECH pushed the league leaders all the way in a pulsating draw.

Jon Shippey converted a late penalty flick to grab a point for Wisbech and his second of the day. David Wood, Tom Jupp and Aaron Cobb also found the back of the net.

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

Wisbech II 6 Horncastle 2

THE home side were in imperious form throughout to net an important three points.

Gary Freear and Lee Peck both scores braces while Sam Dunn and Phil Norman also got on the scoresheet.

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

St Ives II 1 Wisbech III 1

A YOUNG Wisbech side earned a draw thanks to Pete Shippey’s strike from a short corner. Gavin Plume was man of the match.

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

St Neots III 3 Wisbech IV 4

A BRACE from Dom Stannard led Wisbech to a vital win. Jonathan Boyall and Hugo Atkins also found the back of the net.

Other results

Cambridgeshire Ladies League - Premier Division

Cambridge University III 5 Wisbech II 1

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

Long Sutton 2 Cambridge University 3

Long Sutton 4 Boots Mixed 3