SOHC Ladies 1st XI suffer fourth straight defeat

PUBLISHED: 09:56 12 February 2016 | UPDATED: 09:56 12 February 2016

Sidmouth 1st's v Bristol. Byron Fitzgerald. Picture by Paul Clayden

Sidmouth 1st's v Bristol. Byron Fitzgerald. Picture by Paul Clayden

© Paul Clayden 2010

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) teams managed to see action last weekend despite the conditions.

The men’s 1st team again took pride of place as they defeated Somerset Gryphons 6-1 at Ottery to record their biggest win of the season to date. It was also a fifth successive unbeaten outing during which time they have chalked up an impressive 20 goals. Tomorrow the senior side travel to meet Team Bath Buccs C who beaten them 2-1 when the teams met at Sidmouth in November.

The men’s second team went down 4-0 at Duchy and they are now 14 games without a win. Tomorrow they are at Ottery (12.30pm) taking on an East Devon side that beat them 1-0 in the first meeting this season. The men’s third team were winners by the odd goal in five when they entertained Ashmoor B at Sidmouth. Tomorrow they travel into Exeter to face Isca D.

The men’s fourth team were beaten 6-0 at Taunton Vale D and tomorrow they host Chard A at Sidmouth (1.30pm).

The ladies first eleven suffered a 14th defeat of the season last Saturday when they were beaten 4-0 at home by Shepton Mallett. Tomorrow they are at Old Bristolians in a rearranged fixture.

The ladies second team had their fixture last Saturday at Okehampton postponed and tomorrow they have no game.

The ladies third team were also without a game last Saturday, but they are in action tomorrow when they visit Dart III.

The ladies fourth team were 3-1 winners at Teign last weekend and tomorrow they are in action at Ottery (11am) when they entertain Okehampton II who beat them 6-0 earlier in the season.

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