HOCKEY PICTURES: Rugby's Men's 1sts v Warwick 1sts
Rugby & East Warwickshire Hockey Club - results round-up and fixtures
PICTURES BY MIKE BAKER - Men's 1st XI v Warwick 1st XI at Hart Field
Yet another fantastic performance from hat-trick hero Nicki Siarbawa helped Rugby & East Warwickshire Ladies 1st XI to a 3-3 draw with Leamington Khalsa.
She scored through a penalty stroke, a well-executed team goal and a classic penalty corner strike to help keep Rugby level with Leamington.
Player of the match went to Katie Woolliscroft for great defensive work.
REWHC Ladies 2nd 1 Atherstone 0
A well-taken short corner deflection from Jess Naylor was the only mark on the scoresheet in a tight game that saw chances to both sides throughout.
Player of the match went to Rosie for a storming appearance in goal.
REWHC Ladies 3rd 2 Sutton Coldfield 6th 1
A strong performance from Rugby saw Nadine Bell and Neve score to create a two-goal lead that Rugby were able to hold on to.
Player of the match Erin led the team by fully committing to both defending and attacking.
REWHC Ladies 4th 0 Coventry & North Warwick 2nd 2
Lots of hard work saw Rugby hold a strong Coventry side to two goals, both of which came in the first half.
A solid defensive effort throughout, including a penalty stroke saved by Chrissie Chater, helped Rugby achieve a good result all in all.
REWHC Men’s 1st 1 Warwick 1st 0
Rugby returned to their winning ways at home thanks to great link up play between Adam Hewitt and Tom Robson, culminating in a Tom Robson goal.
Strong defence maintained this lead and prevented Warwick from finding their way back into the game with Sam Bevan making a crucial goal- line clearance.
REWHC Men’s 2nd 1 Chesterfield 1st 6
A well-taken goal from Alex Hammant saw Rugby fight back against a heavy defeat at the hands of Chesterfield. Man of the Match went to Alex Watkins for trying to drive the offense from the back.
REWHC Men’s 3rd 1 Stratford 2nd 2
A very close, hard fought game saw Rugby control much of the play in a 0-0 first half and despite scoring through a perfect deflection by Owen Armstrong were not able to put the game away.
Man of the Match went to Paul Nicholson for a strong performance in midfield, able to help calm the game down.
REWHC Men’s 4th 2 Northampton Saints 3rd 2
Despite going down by two goals early on, a penalty stroke taken by Rob Hedderwick and an equaliser by Richard Cook saw Rugby draw level.
Man of the Match went to Jimmy Royle for great work-rate throughout.
REWHC Men’s 6th 5 Ashby 3rd 1
Goals to Charlie Darbyshire, Man of the Match Aden Noorullah and Will Antrobus saw Rugby take a healthy 3-1 lead into the second half.
Two penalty corner routines saw the final two goals scored by Richard Hardy on the deflection and a Nick Dowling drag-flick to finish a convincing win.
Fixtures for Saturday:
REWHC Men’s 1st v North Stafford 1st away
REWHC Men’s 2nd v Olton & West Warwick 2nd – Hart Field 1400
REWHC Men’s 3rd v Boots 2nd away
REWHC Men’s 4th v Leicester 3rd – Rugby School1200
REWHC Men’s 5th v Northampton Saints 5th away
REWHC Men’s 6th v University of Warwick4th – Hart Field 1530
REWHC Ladies 1st v Northampton Saints – Hart Field 1200