Tangerines Vets set for semi-final showdown

St Albans Hockey Club's ladies vets

St Albans Hockey Club's ladies vets - Credit: Archant

St Albans Hockey Club Ladies Vets will travel to Bowdon Hightown on Sunday to play in the semi-finals of the Over-35s England Cup.

After beating Taunton Vale 3-1 in the quarter-final, the Vets are now one game away from the final at the Lee Valley Olympic Park.

In league news, the ladies’ 1st team had a 2-0 victory against Horsham at Oaklands on Saturday. Sarah Embrey and Great Britain international Ellie Watton both found the back of the net for the home side.

The 2nds had a comfortable 1-0 win against Brentwood after Embrey converted from a penalty corner and the 4ths secured three crucial points after winning 3-1 against Tring, with goals from Sarah Mobbs (two) and Jodie Carter.

The 5ths were 12-0 winners against Luton with Nikki Davies (four), Gemma Little (three), Jordan Beaumont-Wraith (three), Rachel Jones and Chloe Monroe all scoring for the Tangerines.

In the men’s games, the 4ths beat Harpenden 5-3 with goals from Duncan Fraser (two), Abheek Dutta, Dillon Kurani and Sam Winter. The 6ths won 2-1 against West Herts, with Nick Mulvaney and Ed Bevin on the scoresheet, and a goal from Tom Mulqueen gave the promoted 8ths a 1-0 victory over Southgate Pirates. T

The 1sts team host Cambridge University at 3pm this Saturday at Oaklands.