Indoor success for St Albans Hockey Club’s ladies

St Albans Hockey Club's junior girls indoor team

St Albans Hockey Club's junior girls indoor team - Credit: Archant

St Albans Hockey Club’s ladies’ indoor team have become the East champions after winning the regional tournament in Cambridge.

They gained maximum points, beating Harleston Magpies 3-2 and Chelmsford 7-3 on their way to the title.

A spokeswoman for the club said: “It was an outstanding squad performance and captain Chloe Hobson was delighted to receive the trophy on behalf of her team mates.

“The team now takes a well earned break over Christmas before resuming training in January in preparation for the National League competition which will take place in Bristol.”

The club’s men’s team also put in a strong performance, winning two out of their three games including a 5-4 success against Bedford and a 6-2 win against Old Loughts.

Their one defeat was 9-2 to the eventual tournament winners West Herts.

The men will now turn their attentions to the National Division One tournament in Nottingham next month.

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The club also fielded a junior girls’ team for the first time. The girls put on a brilliant performance winning two of their five games, showing the huge talent and potential in the squad.