Creed helps Surbiton top the Super 6s table

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FIVE goals from Brendan Creed helped Surbiton top the early Men’s Premier Division table as the Super 6s Championship made an exciting start at Bromsgrove School.

Creed’s goals – plus four from David Beckett – ensured Surbiton won both their games on Saturday having scored 17 goals and conceded just five as the action-packed competition made a great start.

In the opening match of the day they beat Bowdon 6-4, and then went on to batter Reading 11-1.

Meanwhile, East Grinstead are second in the table and also unbeaten after two good wins. Trailing Team Bath Buccaneers 3-0 at half time, they battled back to win 4-3. And then they beat Canterbury 6-2 to cap a strong opening day, with Ben Allberry being their top scorer on the day with three goals.

Wimbledon also won both their matches and lie third in the table, with Peter Millar having bagged five goals.

They opened up with an 8-6 win over Canterbury, then beat Sevenoaks 2-0 in the final match of the day.

After their earlier 4-3 loss to East Grinstead, Team Bath Buccaneers beat Loughborough by the same scoreline to ensure fourth spot in the table. Ben Mackey scored three goals on day one for them.

Reading have also bagged one win, having also beaten Loughborough 4-3, while Sevenoaks won 6-5 against Bowdon in the day’s other match.

* For full results and match details please go to https://englandhockey.altiusrt.com/competitions/27