Hockey round-up: Excellent weekend for March’s hockey sides as all but one team taste victory

IT was a fine weekend for March’s hockey sides as all but one team tasted victory.

East Men’s Hockey League - Division Two North

Harleston Magpies III 1 March 3

TABLE-topping March picked up another fine victory on the road as they continued their promotion charge. Jody Betts, Jacob Fraser and Rob Mitchell returned to boost the visitor’s chances and it was Betts who set up Ed Batt to put March in front. Harleston equalised while March were down to 10 after Ashley Welland picked up a yellow card for lifting his stick above head height. However, Betts restored his side’s lead almost immediately and Mark Patrick added a third to wrap up the win. Man of the match - Jacob Fraser.

East Men’s Hockey League - Division Five North-West

Cambridge South III 1 March III 3

TOP-scorer Brian Fox opened the scoring before his son Stuart made it 2-0. The home side pulled one back after the break but Dan Shirley put March out of reach with his first, and his side’s third of the game. Man of the match - Martin Todd.

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East Men’s Hockey League - Division Three North-West

March II 0 Cambridge South 4

East Men’s Hockey League - Division Six North-West (South)

March IV 7 Rutland IV 2

Cambridgeshire Ladies League - Division Two

City of Peterborough IV 0 March 2

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