Havering 1 Harleston 1

NE14Hockey East Men's LeaguePremier AHavering 1 Harleston 1HARLESTON travelled to third placed Havering looking to continue their winning form after clinching the league title last weekend.

NE14Hockey East Men's League

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Havering 1 Harleston 1

HARLESTON travelled to third placed Havering looking to continue their winning form after clinching the league title last weekend. With only two changes to the squad, Ben Wright coming in and Tom Sumner unavailable due to injury the team travelled in high spirits.


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Harleston started the game well controlling the majority of the game in Havering's half. With Havering camped in their own half Harleston played the ball round with ease but despite all of the ball Harleston struggled to create many clear cut chances. The team finally grabbed the break through after good pressure from the forward line resulted in a turn over ball. Neil 'the father figure' Toulson pounced on the free ball, turning the keeper before finishing well using all of his experience.

Havering started to come back into the game using the aerial game to their advantage, despite this they only created one half chance but the ever sprightly Bedwell was on hand to fend off the danger.

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Havering came out harder the second half pushing the Magpies team deeper, as Harleston tried to push forward they ran the risk of being caught on the break. With Harleston creating chances Toulson nearly grabbed his second but was denied following a smart save from the Havering keeper.

Havering were awarded a short corner following Gill's dismissal which they dispatched to level up the game.

Harleston desperate to keep their unbeaten record intact stepped up their game but still could not find their second goal. It was Havering who had the last chance of the game following another corner from Bale's dismissal saw Richard Harms make a string of fine saves before the danger was cleared.

Harleston welcome Ipswich to Weybread on Tuesday night before their final league game at home to Peterborough on Saturday.

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