Wisbech vets through on penalty strokes

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England Hockey Over 40’s trophy

Norwich Dragons 5, Wisbech 5 (Wisbech win 4–5 after penalty strokes)

Wisbech in the first round were soon a goal down to the home side.

There were then a couple of chances for Wisbech which somehow evaded the Norwich net.

The home side scored another and with the defence leaking goals Wisbech had to start scoring.

This they did in style with Dom Garfoot rifling a shot into the top corner. It was then backwards and forwards on the scoreboard. Further goals from Garfoot, Jonathan Shippey (2) and Howard Atkins meant that the last 10 minutes were a nervy affair for both sides.

The match ended all-square and it then went to penalty strokes.

With a perfect five from Claxton, Hanrohan, Shippey, Atkins and Garfoot it took only one miss from Norwich to let Wisbech go through to the next round on January 11.