Harleston Magpies II 6 Ipswich III 0

NE14Hockey LeagueDivision OneHarleston Magpies II 6Ipswich IIII 0MAGPIES started well and created several chances which they were unable to convert.

NE14Hockey League

Division One

Harleston Magpies II 6

Ipswich IIII 0


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MAGPIES started well and created several chances which they were unable to convert. Ipswich enjoyed their share of pressure in the Magpies' half but they couldn't penetrate a strong looking defensive line for Magpies.

Magpies nearly created an opening when a ball dropped for Robbie Kinsella, who struck a ferocious shot which struck the keeper in the face denting his helmet in the process. Magpies finally opened the scoring when Dave Miller was on the end of a good break from the Magpies' midfield and Martin Fields made sure from less than a yard out.

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The last two minutes of the first half proved decisive when first Will Harrison pile-drived a drag flick into the top right-hand corner and a well-worked break, finished off by Safa, gave the Magpies a 3-0 half-time lead.

Magpies started the second half the way they finished the first, and were soon five goals up. Robbie Kinsella finished the first of two from a tight angle going in off the post. The second was a coolly converted slap by Martin Fields from a good cross from the right hand side.

Ipswich had a brief spell of pressure but created little. The rout was rounded off by a great chip shot by Robbie Kinsella over the keepers head finished on the volley by Gavin Coleman. The game got fairly scrappy towards the end resulting in two yellow cards for Ipswich and one for Ben Wright when he got in an off-the-ball scuffle. Man of the match went to Will Harrison.

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