Canterbury Hockey Club's men's and ladies' teams both made a solid start to their Maxifuel Super Sixes indoor campaigns
Both Canterbury's men and ladies
enhanced their chances of securing a place in the Maxifuel Super
Sixes finals day with solid performances in the opening round of
fixtures in the national indoor hockey competition.
The ladies - playing at Bromsgrove
School - beat Slough 6-2, Olton & West Warwicks 4-3 and Clifton
5-3 but were edged out by Reading 5-4.
Sarah Kerly scored nine goals for
the city club while Eliza Brett added seven.
The men - at St George's Park,
Burton - suffered a nightmare start, losing 11-2 to defending
champions East Grinstead but rallied to beat Loughborough Students
7-5, Bowdon Hightown 2-1 and drew 5-5 with Reading.
Ben Allberry scored nine goals
after switching from playing outdoors for BromBecks to represent
With four games played and four to
come, the ladies sit in third place in the table with the men in
The top-four in both competitions after the final four fixtures
on January 5 and 6 will reach the finals at Wembley Arena on
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