LX CLUB INTRA-CLUB GAME
Held at Old Loughtonians HC
21st February 2013
LX Reds 2 LX Whites 1
This new LX Club game, held on one of the 2012 Pre-Olympic practice blue and pink pitches, attracted members from far and wide. With the very cold weather and temperatures hovering around 1°C, with an east wind lowering temperatures even further, some players even sported thick layers of two or three shirts!
The game was played at a high speed, with excellent skills
on display, and one which was very enjoyable in which to participate.
Whites, captained by
Whites continued to press forward, and Crawford McKee in the Reds goal made some excellent saves from shots and penalty corners. Near to half time Trevor Denison, the Captain of Reds, weaved his way past several players, and following a slick interchange with Henrik, scored past the diving Chris Wildee.
In the second half Whites maintained their dominance with
the assistance of four Old Loughtonians players.
The deserved goal eventually arrived following a
precise cross-field pass from
Excellent hospitality was provided in the Old Loughtonians Clubhouse, and special thanks were given to the two umpires, Ian Marsh and Frank Lockhart (OLs), who endured the intense cold; well done gentlemen. It was warmly appreciated by the LX Club that four Old Loughtonians players helped to complete the teams on the day, and final thanks go to Mick O’Malley (Match Manager) in taking the initiative to set up a new fixture, hopefully to be repeated next year.
Teams:- Reds: Crawford McKee, Bob
Whites: Chris Wildee, David G. Read,
Peter Gurr (OLs),
Match Report: David Read