Ellie Watton keeps St Albans moving up

Ellie Watton. Picture: CHRIS HOBSON

Ellie Watton. Picture: CHRIS HOBSON - Credit: Archant

St Albans Hockey Club Ladies continued their rise up the Conference East table with a 2-1 win over Maidenhead.

The win, which sees St Albans move into third place, came courtesy of a brace from GB international, Ellie Watton.

The 4ths also secured three points. A goal from Sara Robinson was enough to give them a 1-0 win against Saffron Walden.

The Ladies over 45s were celebrating on Sunday beating Redbridge and Ilford 6-1 in the cup.

The goals came from Helen Anton (two), Liz Morgan (two), Lou Jackman and Liz Cleverley.

A hat-trick from Ross Rayner helped the men’s 5th team to a resounding 7-0 succeess over Bedford.

Roshan Baskoran grabbed two with Nigel Sellers and Ben Scott the others.

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The 6th team beat Harpenden 2-0 with goals from Stewart Johnstone and Steve Warr and the men’s 4th and 7th teams both came away with a point after 2-2 draws against Hertford and Stevenage respectively.

The 8ths had a convincing 4-0 win against Stevenage after George Turner and Steve Fox both scored two and the Centurions beat Richmond Rogues 6-0.