Tactical switch earns a point

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Bourne Deeping 3rd 1,

Wisbech 3rd 1

Wisbech Town felt they could have come away with all three 4NW League points.

After an inspired tactical change at half-time by veteran striker Richard Claxton, he equalised very quickly, set up by Lee Punter.

Wisbech 1st 2, Blueharts 5

Wisbech were left feeling deflated after falling foul of the umpires on Saturday.

After conceding two soft first half goals, Wisbech launched a second half attack.

A shot from Will Denny deflected in and David Hodson ended his scoring drought to bring the hosts level.

Ed Batt wanted a penalty flick after a challenge by the away keeper, while skipper Charles Baxter was denied a penalty corner when he planted the ball on a defender’s foot in the D. Blueharts then scored more goals.

The team are determined to bounce back at Bedford this weekend.

Wisbech 4ths 1,

Alford 2nds 3

A Dom Garfoot penalty corner goal replied as Wisbech will have to get a lot stronger to be in with a chance in this league.

Next week v Cambridge South 4ths (a), 12pm start.

Dereham 3,

Wisbech Ladies 0

It wasn’t to be Wisbech’s day at top of the table Dereham as several chances went begging in their 1N match.

Wisbech hope to get back on track when they play Watton at home next weekend at 1pm.

Wisbech Ladies II 0,

Cambs Nomads 2

Wisbech battled hard against a well-organised team, while the umpiring by Gary Freear and Lee Peck was first class.

PoM: Sue Robinson in centre midfield.

Wisbech are away to Spalding I at 2pm.

Peterborough Ladies 4th 0, Wisbech Ladies 3rd 3

Second half goals came from Holly Stevenson, Shelley Coleman and Georgia Bingham.

PoM: Shelley Coleman, Izzy Talbot.

n Wisbech sent mixed boys and girls U12s and U14s hockey teams to the St Ives tournament at the weekend and ended up fourth in each of the age groups. Both teams battled well and managed wins against local rivals March.