22 October 2012

By Graham Griffiths

Bees beat Surbiton

 

BEESTON  7-2  SURBITON  

Beeston maintained their lead at the top of the Men’s Hockey League with a convincing 7-2 win over top London Premier opposition, Surbiton.

The Bees flew into an early 3rd minute lead finished off by Martin Jones. Simon Egerton made it 2-0 in the 8th minute as he fired home Beeston’s first penalty corner.

Jones added another in the 13th minute as he cleverly received a 60 yard aerial pass from David Ames and deflected it passed the stranded Surbiton goalkeeper, David Kettle.

Former Beeston striker, Rob Schilling pulled one back for the Londoners in the 18th minute when he finished off a tremendous passing move that left the Beeston defence reeling.

It was left to Simon Egerton to put Beeston into a 4-1 half time lead as he rocketed home a penalty stroke in the 29th minute.

The Bees drove on after the break. A fierce shot from Egerton was parried way by Kettle and Mo Gandhi, on his Beeston debut, pounced to score in the 46th minute. Four minutes later Gordon McIntyre crashed home Beeston’s sixth. Martin Jones was fouled in the circle in the 51st minute and Egerton completed his hat-trick from the resulting penalty stroke.

Great Britain striker, James Tindall, pulled back a goal for Surbiton from a 65th minute penalty corner but by then the result was dead and dusted as Beeston continued their incredible unbeaten run.

Beeston have won all 15 of their matches so far this season scoring 116 goals and conceding 17. The season now gets tougher as their next four matches are all away fixtures.

Head Coach, Martin Jones summed up the amazing run, “We are getting used to winning and it’s becoming infectious. We now hit the road and face some interesting challenges. We have a double header this weekend starting in London. On Saturday we meet a much improved Southgate side and we move to Manchester on Sunday, to face top of the NL North Conference side, Bowdon, in the Cup. They are also experiencing a winning season and it promises to be a real challenge.  We are also using the whole squad over the weekend, to try and keep the players fresh for the away MHL trips to Loughborough Students and Brooklands.” 

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