Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men’s fourth team completed what for them, this season, is a most unusual act – they ‘won’ both halves of their hockey match to secure their first win of the season thanks to a 4-1 success in their league game at Bridgwater.
The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s fourth team scored three times on Saturday - that’s probably the most they’ve scored in one game this season. Unfortunately, ECV Hornets scored five to claim the points, but it was still an achievement, especially outscoring them in the second half 2-1.
It proved to be a disappointing start to the new season for Harry Tincknell and the Mazda Joest Team squad when they were forced to retire and were subsequently placed ninth at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship.
Having watched his son Sam take part in the Devon Schools XC Championships, and having not raced for nine months due to niggling injuries, Justin Ashby felt inspired to hit the tracks once again, writes Hamish Spence.