Updated: Dec 8, 2021
HC Knole Park’s U12 Girls won gold at the Canterbury Indoor Championships on Sunday. Nine goals from Farrah, five from Emily B, and goals from Elisa (3) and Bea (2) gave the girls four wins out of four and the gold medals! First up the girls beat host Canterbury 5-0, before wins against Folkestone, 7-0, and Sevenoaks, 4-1 set up a final match with the only other unbeaten side in the competition, Hertford HC. In a very close match, the girls took the lead three times to finally win 3-2 in an epic and high-quality contest, and with it they won the title!
Emily B was also awarded the Player of the Tournament!
In the U12 Boys competition the HC Knole Park boys competed exceptionally well as an U11 side coming close in all four matches. However, the boys failed to register a win, but they did gain a lot of confidence and optimism for their hockey moving forward.
The U14B Girls played Canterbury U14A on Sunday. Goals from Mali, Annabel and Phoebe B were not quite enough for the win as they went down 4-3. But the girls should be very pleased with their performance as they played some superb hockey throughout.
Three wins for the Knole Park adult’s teams makes it a full house!
HC Knole Park’s Women’s 1st team beat Blackheath & Elthamians 20-0 on Saturday. Six goals from Anna, five from Lottie, four from Amelie, two for Josefina, plus singles for Sasha, Alex and Charlotte gave the girls a resounding win and keeps them top of Invicta Division Two. Next week they face Edenbridge in the final league match of this half of the season. The Women’s 2nd team also posted a high scoring result as they won 18-0. Amy WD and Ruth top scored with five and three goals respectively.
The Men’s 1st team continued their good run of form making it three wins in a row as they beat Old Williamsonians 6-2. Duncan was once again on fine form as he scored five goals. Three excellent strikes from set pieces, as well as two from open play. Luke was the other scorer as he netted on debut to make it six! The men move up to third in the table and face bottom side Canterbury who are also in a good run of form of late after a tough start to the season.