On-form Berkhamsted sides maintain their impressive start to the campaign

It was another highly satisfactory weekend for Berkhamsted & Hemel Hempstead Hockey Club as they bagged five wins, two draws and just one defeat from their eight league games.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 6th October 2014, 2:40 pm
Ruby Lloyd bagged a brace for the Berkhamsted & Hemel Hempstead Hockey Club third team
Ruby Lloyd bagged a brace for the Berkhamsted & Hemel Hempstead Hockey Club third team

The men’s second team provided the performance of the day in their 5-0 thumping of Harpenden.

After a frustrating first half where the team failed to capitalise on their possession, a strong half-time team talk resulted in a dominating display after the break.

The men’s fifth team continued their fine start to the season with their second win in three league games, beating Shefford and Sandy 4-1 to earn their biggest victory in three seasons.

The men’s third XI provided another outstanding win and remain unbeaten this season. In a tough encounter against Rickmansworth they won 2-1 with goals from Ed Goodwyn and Mark Robinson.

Elsewhere, the men’s firsts came back from 3-0 down to Harpenden at half-time to draw 3-3 and maintain their unbeaten start to the season.

The fourth XI completed the unbeaten weekend for the men with a 1-1 draw against Rickmansworth. Man of the match was Mark Johnson who made some important saves to ensure the point for his team.

In the ladies’ section, the third team had a convincing 5-0 win against Leighton Buzzard as player of the match Ruby Lloyd netted a brace.

Thee ladies’ second team game was conceded by Shefford & Sandy, giving Berko another three points and joint-top spot in the league after the first three games of the season.

The ladies’ firsts suffered the only loss of the weekend with a 2-0 defeat against a strong Blueharts side.