Warriors finish league season with a perfect record

PUBLISHED: 17:32 17 March 2008 | UPDATED: 21:09 26 October 2009

The Welwyn Warriors team

The Welwyn Warriors team

SEMLA East Division One Herts Comets 2 Welwyn Warriors 18 CHAMPIONS Welwyn Warriors finished the lacrosse league season with a solid win against Herts University Comets on Saturday. Warriors 18-2 victory against local rivals the Comets ensured the Welwy

Action from Warriors' match against the Comets

SEMLA East Division One

Herts Comets 2 Welwyn Warriors 18

CHAMPIONS Welwyn Warriors finished the lacrosse league season with a solid win against Herts University Comets on Saturday.

Warriors' 18-2 victory against local rivals the Comets ensured the Welwyn side finished the season with a 100 per cent record in the league.

Promotion to the South of England Premier Division will now depend on a play-off game with the champions of the SEMLA West Division One. That match will take place in mid April.

Welwyn started well on Saturday and took an early commanding lead at the Hertfordshire Sports Village in Hatfield.

They led 6-0 by the end of the first quarter, with some fine moves producing goals.

The intensity dropped in the second quarter and whilst Welwyn had a lot of possession, there was little penetration and they only added two more goals to their tally before half-time.

Comets continued to battle well in the third quarter with their persistence paying off with two deserved goals to leave the score 10-2 at the end of the period.

Warriors took advantage of a now tiring Comets side in the final quarter to run in eight more goals without reply.

Roger Ball and Henry Farrell netted five goals apiece for Welwyn.

Steve Groves claimed four goals and there was a hat-trick for Hamish Tiley.

Aaron Demant also scored twice with Chase Safarowic netting the other goal.


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