Victory puts St Albans men top with two to play

St Albans Hockey Club's men's 1sts celebrate. Picture by Chris Hobson

St Albans Hockey Club's men's 1sts celebrate. Picture by Chris Hobson - Credit: Archant

St Albans Hockey Club men’s 1st team went top of the East of England Premier league after thrashing Letchworth 8-1 at Oaklands on Saturday.

With just two games left this season, the Tangerines take on second position Old Loughtonians on Saturday in a crucial game which could decide which team wins the league.

The men’s 5ths won 4-1 against Stevenage while the 6ths played St Albans 7ths and won 5-1.

The Praetorians beat Tring Supervets 6-2 and the Centurions won 3-2 against Hampstead and Westminster.

The ladies 1st team drew 1-1 with Chelmsford after Adele Summons scored for the Saints and the ladies 2nds won 3-1 against Norwich City with goals from Fiona Mulder, Natasha Humphris and Zoe Cole.

The ladies 5th team also secured three points after beating Shefford and Sandy 2-0.