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Hockey: Wapping men get back to winning ways

PUBLISHED: 11:00 27 February 2020

Wapping in action against Bromley & Beckenham (pic Iain McAuslan)

Wapping in action against Bromley & Beckenham (pic Iain McAuslan)

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Wapping bounced back from successive defeats to beat Bromley & Beckenham 2-1 in Conference East.

Wapping in action against Bromley & Beckenham (pic Iain McAuslan)Wapping in action against Bromley & Beckenham (pic Iain McAuslan)

They began well and won a penalty corner after just two minutes, with Drew Burkin's low flick saved for George Cairns to hammer home.

Ollie Bull fired a reverse stick shot into the bottom corner after a well-worked move soon after, but saw it ruled out for a back stick infringement.

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After a fast start, a lapse in concentration allowed the visitors to break and, after a couple of good saves from James Bowler, the Bromley striker levelled.

Wapping enjoyed long spells of possession but could not find a way through before the interval.

They flew out of the blocks in the second half, though, and Warren D'Souza beat a couple of defenders and saw his shot saved, with Bull tapping in the rebound.

Cairns hit a post from a corner and Aaron Blumfield fired a shot on the turn wide as Wapping remained top ahead of a home date with Spencer on Saturday (6pm)

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