Brothers in arms help St Albans to win

PUBLISHED: 16:25 22 February 2016 | UPDATED: 16:30 22 February 2016

Ian Scanlon fires home for St Albans against Bedford. Picture: CHRIS HOBSON

Ian Scanlon fires home for St Albans against Bedford. Picture: CHRIS HOBSON

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It was a family affair for St Albans Hockey Club as goals from the Scanlon brothers helped the first team to a 2-0 win over Bedford.

Martin Scanlon celebrates his goal against Bedford. Picture: CHRIS HOBSONMartin Scanlon celebrates his goal against Bedford. Picture: CHRIS HOBSON

Martin and Ian both netted in the win, which sees the team hold onto their third place position in the East of England Premier League.

There were further successes throughout the club with the 2nds and 3rds beating Tulse Hill & Dulwich 4-3 and 2-1 respectively.

Three teams were in action against Broxbourne with the 4ths winning 3-1 and the 7ths and 8ths both drawing.

In the Ladies section the 2nds won 2-0 against Broxbourne after Fiona Nekeman and rising young star Em Thompson both scored.

The 3rds were also on form with a 5-2 victory against Hertford.

Sarah Cullum hit a hat-trick with Olivia Ritchie and Bex Burton chipping in with the others.

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