EASTCORE HOCKEY CLUB
ASHWIN VON GURM’s stylish goal proved the highlight of a disappointing draw for MBBO league leaders Eastcote at home to Aylesbury on Saturday.
Von Gurm’s drag flick from a short corner grabbed a point for the Boars after they had trailed 2-0 but their lead at the summit over Maidenhead and Oxford Hawks was cut to two points with both pursuers boasting a game in hand.
A dire first half saw Eastcote two in arrears before Gabriel Emery’s goal sparked the fightback completed by Von Gurm. Lee Pettifer’s side will hope for better in Saturday’s clash with Wycombe.
Meanwhile, Eastcote Ladies had a busy, and mixed weekend. Saturday saw them secure three vital points from a 4-1 win at Southgate Ladies 2s thanks to goals from Claire Devereux, Sofie Castle, Emma Bell and Anita Huntley.
Sunday saw a rearranged fixture with second-placed Witney with Eastcote having a goal disallowed and unlucky to lose 1-0. New teams wanted