Davey goes top of the class as double boosts St Albans’ promotion against Cambridge University

PUBLISHED: 12:02 28 February 2019 | UPDATED: 13:02 28 February 2019

Matt Davey was on target twice for St Albans against Cambridge University. Picture: DANNY LOO

Matt Davey was on target twice for St Albans against Cambridge University. Picture: DANNY LOO

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Matt Davey led by example as St Albans moved closer to promotion with a 2-0 win away to Cambridge University.

The skipper got both goals against one or their rivals for those four spots which will bring promotion to a new third tier of national hockey.

And the win means they are now third with a seven-point buffer to West Herts in fifth.

Head coach John Barrett said: “It was great team performance against a very well organised opposition”.

The students posed a threat throughout but Albans started well and after forcing an early short corner, Davey fired in his first wrong-footing the keeper.

The hosts did create a few opportunities of their own but couldn’t find a way past Iain Fraser.

And when Davey repeated the trick at the start of the second half it signified no way back for Cambridge.

Saints could have had a few more but they were more than happy to take the three points.

The first of their remaining games is at home to league leaders Wapping on Saturday.

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