Mixed weekend for Kent’s sides
Mixed weekend for Kent’s sides

Old Georgians battled back from 3-0 down to secure a point at home against Holcombe in the Men’s Hockey League Premier Division on Sunday.

Barry Middleton got Holcombe off to a good start when he netted from open play in the seventh minute.

Mark Gleghorne doubled their advantage in the 23rd minute to give Holcombe a 2-0 lead going in to half time, and Nicholas Bandurak made it 3-0 shortly after the interval as his side looked set to secure all three points.

But Tom Watson hit back for Old Georgians in the 38th before Andy Bull added another from a penalty stroke four minutes later.

Tom Carson completed the comeback eight minutes from time to clinch a share of the spoils.

Elsewhere, Sevenoaks won 6-0 at Fareham and Canterbury and Oxford Hawks played out a 2-2 draw on Saturday in the Division One South.

In the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division, Surbiton stay top following a 4-3 win at Holcombe.

The hosts struck first through Lorna Cruickshank on nine minutes, but goals from Robyn Collins and Erica Sanders put Surbiton ahead.

Steph Elliott’s 19th minute penalty stroke levelled it again, but Georgie Twigg retook the lead for the visitors ten minutes later with another penalty stroke.

Eloise Stenner gave Surbiton a two-goal cushion with a goal on 43 minutes, and although Philippa Lewis pulled one back for Holcombe on 59 minutes it wasn’t enough for the win.

Elsewhere, Reading won 1-0 at home against Canterbury in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Division One South whilst Slough secured three points against Sevenoaks winning 5-3.