Hockey
Mixed fortunes for Bromsgrove

By Jamie Arrowsmith 23/02 Updated: 23/02 15:36

BROMSGROVE Hockey Club's Men picked up a win and a defeat over the weekend as they faced a double header due to the inclement weather at the start of the month.

The weekend got off to a fine start on Saturday as they overcame bottom of the table Barlaston 3-1 but that was followed by a 3-1 defeat against league leaders Whitchurch on Sunday.

Bromsgrove dominated the first half against Barlaston and went in 3-0 ahead thanks to goals from George Adams, Rammy Arafa and Tom Jennings.

With the hard work seemingly done, Bromsgrove relaxed in the second half and Barlaston took advantage to pull one back but it proved nothing more than a consolation.

Sunday's contest was evenly matched and Bromsgrove, who fielded a slightly different side, felt confident they could get something out of the game.

They pressed hard and generally had the majority of possession but were denied a goal in the first half by a well drilled Whitchurch defence and goalkeeper.

Constant attacking play left Bromsgrove vulnerable on the counter and Whitchurch took advantage to score three times in a ten minute spell to sit comfortably in control at half time.

Bromsgrove changed their formation in the second half which provided more cover at the back and a superb solo effort from Bevan Edwards provided a consolation.

Popular Stories »

1 Droitwich heads want year sevens to remain at middle school

2 Christmas cheer with 250 jobs coming to Droitwich

3 New book on Droitwich character Nelly Copson

4 Mayor welcomed by thriving firm

5 Anger as safety pleas fall on deaf ears

More sport »

Sporting go through at Villa's expense

BROMSGROVE Sporting booked their place in the semi-finals

Royal success at Chaddesley Corbett

RUNNERS turned out in their droves for the

Bears ride out the Storm in Bristol

BROMSGROVE Bears' National League u16s girls team bounced

Ladies grab a welcome victory

DEPLETED Bromsgrove Hockey Club Ladies produced a superb

Regional sport »


Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Evesham Observer
Town are sunk at the death

Pershore Town 1 AFC Hinckley 2 Midland Football League Division ...

Redditch Standard
United aiming to bounce back at the Valley

REDDITCH United face a vital game at home to Hitchin ...

Stratford Observer
Top cross country effort by Stratford

STRATFORD Athletic Club was represented in seven races at the ...

Business Directory »

See your advert here »