Hockey club stay top of Premier League

Matt Davey. Picture: CHRIS HOBSON

Matt Davey. Picture: CHRIS HOBSON - Credit: Chris Hobson

St Albans Hockey Club Men’s team kepttheir grip at the top of the East of England Premier League after a comfortable success on Saturday at Oaklands.

Two goals from Matt Davey and one each from Craig Smith and David Williams gave the Tangerines a 4-0 win over Ipswich.

The win was the sixth of the campaign and leaves them two points ahead of Wapping and Old Loughtonians.

There was a double success for the Ladies’ 2nd team this weekend.

On Saturday they enjoyed a 3-1 win over Maidstone in the league before hitting 10 past Towcester in Sunday’s cup game.

Jo Martin, Sarah Embrey and Lottie Simpson scored on Saturday with Lexi Hamilton (three), Natasha Humphris (two), Fiona Nekeman (two), Maddy Davies, Em Thompson and Lucy Mann grabbing Sunday’s goals.

The 3rds drew 1-1 with local rivals Harpenden at Oaklands with Charlotte Baron scoring for the home side.

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The Boadiceas were also celebrating after winning 4-1 against Bishop Stortford.

Sian Island, with two, Tamsin Warren and Lou Jackman all beat the keeper.

Josh Rose and Harrison Briggs both scored twice as the men’s 3rd team won 5-1 win against Teddington while the 7ths drew 0-0 with Letchworth.

The 8ths won 5-0 against Hertford thanks to goals from Nathan Murley, Matt Stevens, Ben Lavelle, Steve Fox and Ashley Murenha.