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East London women defeat nearest rivals Wapping to edge closer to Premier title

PUBLISHED: 10:30 06 March 2020

East London women's thirds

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East London’s women moved three points clear at the top of the East League Premier Division table with derby success over nearest challengers Wapping at the weekend.

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Katherine Round claimed the Rebuild Sports Clinic player of the match award after their 4-1 victory and the leaders also have a game in hand on their title rivals.

They are set to play host to Cambridge University at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Saturday and Peterborough on Sunday and could clinch promotion this weekend if Wapping slip up.

The seconds beat Berkhamsted by a 3-1 margin, while the thirds upset leaders Hertford seconds 2-1 as Gigi Fateh netted her second goal of the game in the final minute.

The fourths beat Haverhill 6-0 and the eighths thrashed their Brentwood Academy rivals 8-0 as Emily Gillingham and Issy Burkitt shared the player of the match honours.

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The sevenths drew 1-1 with Wapping in another derby and the ninths beat Upminster 1-0, but the fifths lost to Maldon by a single goal.

East London's men lost 4-1 to Peterborough seconds in their Premier A clash, with a goal from Sam Ganguly, as James Wilson took the London Back Pain Clinic man of the match award.

The seconds beat Bedford by a 5-0 margin and the thirds edged to a tense 3-2 victory over Maldon thanks to a last-gasp short corner goal.

Alex Kirton netted twice for East London, with Sam Gregory also on target.

The fifths earned a point from a 1-1 draw with Redbridge & Ilford thanks to an equalising goal from the last play of the game, but the sixths lost 4-0 to promotion rivals Waltham Forest.

The sevenths also tasted defeat, going down 3-1 against Havering thirds, but the eighths had a 4-1 win over Upminster.


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