Havering 2 Harleston Magpies 2

Premier AHavering 2 Harleston Magpies 2Harleston travelled down to Havering this weekend for their last game before the Christmas break. With a good warm up Harleston started the game flying, Havering not having a clue what had hit them.

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Havering 2 Harleston Magpies 2

Harleston travelled down to Havering this weekend for their last game before the Christmas break. With a good warm up Harleston started the game flying, Havering not having a clue what had hit them. Harleston were playing some of their best hockey of the season moving the ball early, probing the Havering defence.

Despite all of their good work in the first 15 minutes Harleston failed to find the break through they were looking forward. Harleston's hard work eventually paid off when David Ling forced the ball over the goal line following Tristan Baynes shot from a short corner. For the rest of the half


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Harleston kept pressing trying to double their lead however they couldn't convert any of their chances.

Harleston started the second half slowly, struggling to maintain possession of the ball for long periods of time. When Havering were reduced to nine players Harleston pushed forward further in their search for the second goal. Howeevr, Havering caught Harleston on the break and equalised following a good cross into the 'D'.

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With teams both pushing for the winner Havering took the lead through a debatable short corner with two minutes left. Harleston knew they needed to push forward now and with 20 seconds left Andy Hipwell won a short corner which Tristan Baynes slotted home to earn Harleston a valuable point.

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