LX CLUB v
Girling selected two evenly balanced teams to play in this resurrected fixture.
The Ipswich XI began confidently, moving the ball quickly down both flanks,
putting the LX team under pressure from the start. From an early penalty corner,
But under the skilled leadership of John Maylam, LX slowly began to put some passes together with their renowned short passing routines, the young front runners of David Gill and Rob Oakley were making inroads into the Ipswich circle and it was not long before Oakley scored with a fine shot from a penalty corner.
midfield of Maylem and Ballard were starting to have a real say as LX pressed
further and it was a delighted Peter Danson who added a second goal for LX with
another cleanly struck shot. But Ipswich were always threatening on the break,
Glading and Hollingsworth always liable to cause problems and with Graham
Ramsden a key figure in their midfield,
second half, the ball was being passed well by both teams and some lovely hockey
resulted in a superb goal from David Gill, taking a reverse flick passed the
It was a most pleasant game and occasion, the loyal band of supporters cheered at the final whistle and thanks must go to the skilled umpires of Barrie Anderson and Nick Meakin. Afterwards, a grand meal was enjoyed, birthday wishes were sent to Johnny Gordon and Roger Girling was thanked for arranging an excellent fixture and occasion.