Canterbury Hockey Club's women edge third-placed challengers in National Premier Division
Canterbury men defend during their 6-2
defeat by Cannock at Polo Farm on
Leaders Canterbury women remain unbeaten in National Premier
Division after a hard-fought 1-0 win over third-placed Surbiton at
Polo Farm on Sunday.
The city club stayed just a point ahead of reigning champions
Leicester, who beat Slough 4-0, thanks to Sarah Kerly’s early
Kerly swept home after just four minutes but despite an hour of
end-to-end action, there were no further breakthroughs and the city
club withstood a barrage of pressure in the final 10 minutes to
move four points clear of their opponents.
Canterbury’s men lost ground on leaders Beeston as they slipped
to a 6-2 defeat at home to third-placed Cannock in the Premier
Division on Saturday.
Isaac O’Connor put the city club ahead after eight minutes and
doubled the lead six minutes later, however it took Cannock less
than 60 seconds to get one back and they were level four minutes
After the break Dave Harris and Ross Hayward completed the
turnaround with doubles as Cannock were ruthless in front of goal,
converting three penalty corners and closing the gap on
second-placed Canterbury to two points.
Beeston are six points clear of the city club after a 4-1 win
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