March Town eager for action as East Region Hockey League season begins

PUBLISHED: 11:27 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 11:27 30 September 2020

Jody Betts was named man of the match for March Town 1sts in their thrashing of Kettering 2nds. Picture: MARCH TOWN HOCKEY CLUB

Jody Betts was named man of the match for March Town 1sts in their thrashing of Kettering 2nds. Picture: MARCH TOWN HOCKEY CLUB

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March Town Hockey Club were eager to get back into action as they began their season in the East Region League.

Jody Betts was named man of the match for March Town 1sts in their thrashing of Kettering 2nds. Picture: MARCH TOWN HOCKEY CLUBJody Betts was named man of the match for March Town 1sts in their thrashing of Kettering 2nds. Picture: MARCH TOWN HOCKEY CLUB

While the club is unable to use their Neale-Wade Academy home due to coronavirus restrictions, all teams were on the road on Saturday, September 26.

The men’s 1sts started their Division Three North West season with an 8-1 win over Kettering 2nds in what was a fast-paced match.

Ben Wright fired his side to victory with a clinical hat-trick, while Jody Betts starred with a man of the match performance.

In Division Five North West, March 2nds were beaten 2-1 by Horncastle 2nds. Conor McFadden excelled for March, assisting in a fantastic goal from Charlie Boughton.

Man of the match for March was Harry Sidgwick.

MORE: IN PICTURES: March Town 1sts vs Long Sutton 2nds in the East Men’s League

In the Women’s League, March 1sts’ Division Four North West (North) match with Louth 2nds was postponed.

On Saturday, October 3, the men’s 1sts visit Long Sutton 2nds (2.30pm) while the 2nds travel to Bourne Deeping 4ths (2pm).

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