Ipswich V 3 Bury St Edmunds V 1

Division 6NE Ipswich V 3 Bury St Edmunds V 1 This was always going to be a more challenging game for Ipswich against a third placed Bury side who need just a little more to turn draws into wins.

Division 6NE

Ipswich V 3 Bury St Edmunds V 1

This was always going to be a more challenging game for Ipswich against a third placed Bury side who need just a little more to turn draws into wins.

Ipswich captain Howard Walker ranted as usual in his pre-match team talk about the need for patience and not to push forward like headless chickens.


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The advice, as usual, was not heeded and sloppy marking allowed Bury to score from a resultant short corner after Ipswich keeper Joe Wroe had made a fine save in open play.

Ed Messent gave Ipswich the equaliser early in the second period when his deceptively slow shot squeezed in between post and keeper.

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Simon Godbold added a second straight down the middle from a short corner. Ipswich breathed a sigh of relief and started to play some great short passing hockey.

Charlie Hatcher was having a fine game at right back, defending when necessary and supporting the attack at every opportunity.

Alan Fisher made the game safe with a third goal before Andy Galbraith was issued a yellow. Ipswich should be pleased with the result, a fine victory against a gritty, determined and experienced Bury side.

The home side fielded four players under 15 years and only four over 18 years old. The future is looking promising for the 5s.

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