Hockey round-up: March ladies secure promotion after final-day thriller

It was a thrilling last day for March Hockey club whose men’s first team won the title while the ladies clinched promotion.

Cambridgeshire Ladies’ League - Division Two

St Neots IV 3 March 4

Goals from Laura Mitchell and Cath Fryett gave March a 2-1 lead at the break. However, their promotion dream seemed to be over when St Neots powered into a 3-2 lead with just 20 minutes left. Yet, Libby Wallis’ crucial brace saw March clinch the final promotion spot at St Neots’ expense on a dramatic last day.

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

March III 8 Cambridge Nomads III 2

Braces from James Fountain, Simon Laws and Charlie Boughton and goals from Toby Fox and Jake Miller completed a final-day route for fourth-placed March.

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