Canterbury Hockey Club's men reach semi-finals of indoor tournament but women miss out on finals day
Canterbury’s men breezed into the
semi-finals of the Maxifuel Super Sixes National Indoor Hockey
Championships after a superb showing in the Premier Division at
Burton at the
The city club beat Surbiton 10-5 in
their opening game on Saturday with Ben Allberry scoring four and
he added a double in a 9-3 win over previous leaders Beeston in
their second game. Devohn Teixeria grabbed a hat-trick.
Allberry notched another four goals to
help secure an 8-3 win over Old Loughtonians and the forward
completed a stellar day with a hat-trick in the 6-4 win over
Doncaster which made it six wins and a draw from Canterbury’s eight
The city club will face East Grinstead
– who finished three points behind them in fourth place – in the
last four clash at Wembley Arena on January 27, with the winner
facing Reading or Beeston in the final.
There was, however, disappointment for
Canterbury’s women who finished fifth, missing out on a place at
Sarah Kerly’s hat-trick against Sutton
Coldfield at Bromsgrove School on Saturday was in vain as
Canterbury lost 6-3, while Lucy Hyams scored twice against
University of Birmingham but three late goals in as many minutes
earned the students a 4-3 win.
A 5-2 defeat against reigning
champions Leicester followed on Sunday before a 4-0 reverse to
Bowdon sealed their fate, finishing six points adrift of
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