A win and a draw as Old Girls return to action

Old Southendian Hockey Club’s ladies returned to action after lockdown with a win and a draw over sides from Basildon HC.

The Old Girls first team played out a pulsating 2-2 draw with an experienced Basildon second XI.

Amy Elvidge and Sami Da Costa were on target for the Seasiders in what was a tough fixture against a side looking to bounce back following relegation at the end of the last campaign.

The Old Southendian side held their own, and despite conceding fro two short corners, they gained a well-earned share of the spoils and remain three points clear at the top of the Table.

The Old Girls second-string returned to action in style, thrashing Basildon’s fourth team by four unanswered goals. 

It was a committed team performance with Cris Liebenberg, Emily McCarthy, Alice Harman and Kaylen Mehta all on target. Captain, Ros Jackson, enthused: “The girls’ teamwork, fitness and confidence combined in an assured performance and well-deserved win” 

Old Southendian Hockey Club welcomes new members looking to return to hockey or take up the game for the first time. We run six men’s teams and three ladies teams as well as youth teams and an active mini hockey section. Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or email: [email protected]

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Brian Jeeves

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