Bragging rights for March over Wisbech in hockey derby
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March Town II kicked off the year in style with a 6-0 win at rivals Wisbech IV in East Men’s League 5NW.
Charlie Boughton put March ahead in the first half. The flood gates opened after the break - Boughton got his second, Jody Betts hit a double, with the other goals from Jack Nisbet and Gary Howsam.
The ladies had two games over the weekend in Division 3NW (S).
They were thumped 6-0 by Cambridge City III on Saturday.
It was a closer affair against Huntingdon on Sunday - Louise Minnis twice drew March level but Huntingdon bagged a late goal to seal a 3-2 win.
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Wisbech ladies III thumped Huntingdon II 5-0 in Division 4NW (S).
Kate Stevenson broke the deadlock then Shelley Coleman struck twice to give them a three goal half-time lead.
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In the second half, Holly Stevenson made it before Kate Stevenson, with her second, completed the rout.
On Saturday, March and Wisbech Junior hockey players met at Harecroft Road in a re-arranged friendly.
The players gave a good account of themselves in windy and wet conditions, with Wisbech coming out 4-1 winners.
Wisbech juniors training (3-12 years) is on Saturday from 9-10am at Harecroft Road. Aged 12 and above - training at 6.30pm on Tuesday.
Anyone interested in returning to hockey or picking up a stick for the first time, get in touch with Lorraine at 07710 909750 or firstname.lastname@example.org