Sevenoaks & Canterbury Crowned In2Hockey Club Champions 2017


This year’s Boys & Girls In2Hockey Clubs Championships were once again hosted at Nottingham Hockey Centre on 13th May 2017, following the schools competition the day before.  


In the boys competition, Pool A finished with a tie with both Surbiton & Deeside Ramblers on 10 points. Followed by Norwich City on 4 points, Clifton Robinsons on 2 points & Beeston on 1 point. Surbiton made it through to the finals with the better goal difference.


In boys’ Pool B, Canterbury finished on 4 wins from 4 and 12 points, followed by Old Loughtonians on 9 points, Bournemouth on 6 points, and Rugby & East Warwickshire and Ben Rhydding on 1 point.


In Pool C of the girl’s competition, it was another close finish, with both Worcester and Guildford on 8 points. Canterbury & Wakefield both finished on 4 points, and Yeovil & Sherborn concluded the day on 2 points. Worcester qualified for the final with the better goal difference, and Guildford would be battling for 3rd place.


It was a narrow finish in girls Pool D for Sevenoaks and Surbiton who both finished on 10 points, with Sevenoaks going through to the final on goal difference. Thirsk ended up third in the pool with 6 points, followed by Bournemouth on 3 points and Stourport on 0.


In the final of the girl’s competition, Sevenoaks took the lead over Worcester in the first half with a goal in the first minute from Olivia Breed. Sevenoaks extended their lead with a second goal from a penalty corner by Anna Faulstitch, to finish the game 2-0 up and take the top position.


In the final of the boy’s competition between Surbiton and Canterbury, Canterbury were in the lead at half time thanks to a goal from Thomas Izzard. Both teams came back fighting, and saw an early goal from Surbiton’s Kyran Magimay to equalise. Canterbury extended their lead with 2 goals in 2 minutes from Joshua Prebble and Thomas Izzard once again. Surbiton scored a late goal from Alfie Westley, resulting in a final score of 2 – 3 to Canterbury.