Potter's Bar Sport News

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Potters Bar Town managed to beat the big freeze on Saturday but will be wishing they hadn’t – after a poor first half led to a 3-2 defeat at Tilbury and the end of their eight-game unbeaten streak in the Bostik League North Division.

A super six goals, plus a welcome clean sheet, helped Welwyn Garden City to a comfortable victory over Berkhamsted & Hemel in 5 Counties Women’s Hockey League Premier Division.

Potters Bar Town extended their unbeaten run in the Bostik League North Division to eight, although the winning run was halted at four after a 0-0 draw with AFC Sudbury at the Pakex Stadium – in a game that may have been short of goals but was definitely high in drama.

A bolstered Potters Bar’s venture north to face Cambridge South proved fruitful as they returned to Hertfordshire with a 2-0 win in East League Division Two South.

While Haringey Borough are naturally looking ahead to their FA Trophy clash with Leyton Orient, they now also have one eye looking over their shoulder at the Maroon express that is Potters Bar Town – after the Scholars claimed a 2-1 win over them at the Pakex Stadium.

Welwyn Garden City’s early season form is now a distant memory as they made it five straight wins in East League Division Three South West with a 3-0 win over Cheshunt.

Potters Bar Hockey Club’s men produced the perfect team performance to defeat high-flying Wapping in East League Division Two South – and the women were denied making it two wins after being pegged back by Welwyn Garden City.

Potters Bar Town got themselves onto the coat tails of the play-offs with an impressive 3-0 win away to fellow play-off chasers Canvey Island.

With their cups runs finished, Potters Bar Town’s focus switched back to league ambitions for the remainder of the season – and they got things off to a perfect start with a 4-1 win over Norwich United at the Pakex.


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