Published: 09:08, 21 February 2013 |
Updated: 16:09, 09 January 2014
By Steve Tervet
Canterbury will open up a four-point gap at the top of the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division if they beat Reading on Saturday.
With second-placed Leicester in European action this weekend, Canterbury have the chance to increase the pressure on their closest rivals.
The sides played out a 1-1 draw on Sunday as Canterbury preserved their unbeaten record at the top.
Canterbury’s Mel Clewlow (pictured) said: "We’ve got a massive game this weekend. Leicester are playing in Europe this weekend so if we can get a positive result, we could be four points ahead of them.
"We’ve never been in this position before but nobody is getting ahead of themselves. Canterbury is a nice place to be right now. We’ve taken four points off Leicester this season and I can’t remember the last time that happened."
Nicky Triggs is the only injury doubt ahead of the Reading game, having tweaked her hamstring against Leicester.
Push-back at Polo Farm is 11.45am, with Canterbury’s men hosting their Reading counterparts straight after.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating! PLUS, register for free!.
Neil Miller, Hever Castle head gardener is new gardening blogger.
Buy pictures that you've seen in a KM newspaper, or send in a picture and we will place it on our photo sales website so that you can purchase a super, unique gift.