More wins as Reading stay unbeaten

Canterbury vs Surbiton-2


Dramatic victories over Holcombe and Beeston helped Reading go top of the Men’s Super Sixes Premier Division after day two of action at the Arena Leisure Village in Kettering on Sunday.

The day’s opening match against Holcombe, Reading battled back from behind at half time to take a 5-4 win, with two goals each from Richard Mantell and Tom Carson, while Andy Watts scored the other.

Nick Bandurak scored twice for Holcombe and Richard Lane and Gareth Andrew also scored, but it wasn’t enough.

Then later in the day Reading battled past Beeston, winning 7-5 with Andy Watts scoring a hat-trick, Tom Carson adding two and others from Mantell and Will Carter-Keall.

Last year’s champions East Grinstead lie second and are unbeaten, following two strong victories on Sunday. They beat Canterbury 6-5 and Holcombe 8-4. Ben Allberry scored hat-tricks in each of their games.

Canterbury are third after losing to East Grinstead, but enjoyed a 6-4 win over Bowdon, who are second bottom after also losing 9-4 to Loughborough Students.

And Sevenoaks are fourth after beating Wimbledon 4-3 and drawing 6-6 for the second day running, this time with Loughborough Students.

And in the day’s last match Wimbledon won 7-4 over bottom club Beeston, which leaves then sixth in the table after day two.

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