All eyes have been on Sugden Highway because the league leaders and Champions, Previous Georgians, got here to city in a top-of-the-table battle.
Having received 5-1 the final time the 2 sides met, Previous Georgians made it 5 consecutive victories over their closest challengers within the league. Ed Carson gave the guests the lead within the 12 minutes earlier than Luis Gittens restored parity two minutes later. A penalty nook aim from Henry Weir (35) simply earlier than halftime proved the decisive aim because the Previous Georgians defence stood agency towards the Surbiton onslaught.
Oxted‘s possibilities of making the highest six have been taken out of their palms after they travelled to the Paddington Leisure Floor to face Hampstead & Westminster. Sam French’s hattrick (8, 45-PC, 55-PC) and a Josh Kelly (12) aim gave the hosts a snug win to remain in rivalry within the chasing pack on the league’s prime. Cameron Heald with Oxted’s solely aim shall be waiting for a must-win encounter with East Grinstead on the ultimate day of Section 1.
East Grinstead are having a season to neglect and shall be trying ahead to the winter break, the place they’ll regroup and take inventory prepared for Section 2.
Welcoming the College of Nottingham to Saint Hill for the primary time, with either side struggling for factors, the College aspect got here out on prime with their greatest win within the Premier Division. Charlie Axford gave Nottingham the lead with a fourth-minute penalty nook earlier than Simon Faulkner transformed considered one of his personal six minutes later. Connor Williamson gave Nottingham the lead going into halftime with a Twenty seventh-minute penalty stroke, a lead that was prolonged additional via penalty nook objectives from Isaac Farrant (37) and Louis Tipper (52) to offer their aspect all three factors.
On the foot of the desk, Brooklands Manchester College welcomed Wimbledon to the North West, the place the guests improved their streak in Manchester to 1 loss in eight. David Flanagan (16, 31) gave the house aspect hope with two first-half objectives after Peter Scott gave Wimbledon the lead. Nonetheless, the guests produced ten minutes within the second half that turned the sport out of attain for the Manchester aspect. A 3-minute Sam Hooper (50-PC, 53-PC) double and a sixtieth Liam Ansell Penalty Nook gave Wimbledon all three factors and a happier journey again South.
Gareth Griffiths was the killjoy of the Bandurak celebrations in Nottingham, as a Seventieth-minute penalty nook drew the scores degree. Holcombe‘s Nick Bandurak scored his 2 hundredth aim for his membership along with his second hattrick of the season (22-PS, 24-PC, 59-PS). Oliver Ashdown (51) and Henry Croft (65) have been additionally on the scoresheet for Beeston.
Studying put a prime sixth end in their very own palms, going into the final matchday of Section 1, with a dominating win over the College of Exeter. Tom Minall scored his first, on the way in which to a hattrick, within the first-minute play, earlier than including to his tally within the sixty fourth and 66th minutes. Fred Newbold (22) and Harrison Smith (53) accomplished the Studying scoring, whereas a 25-minute Joshua Moran penalty nook was the one mark on the Exeter scoresheet