LX CLUB v LEWES VETS
Sunday 12th July 2009
LX Club 3 Lewes 6
Alan Jackson, the LX
Captain, employed a zonal system to cope with the opposition’s forwards, but as
is usual with LX Club teams, there was an initial ‘settling-in’ period and the
Club was 1-0 down quite early from a strike to the far left corner of the goal.
Despite the resolute defending of John Longden, David B Read,
In the second half,
with some repositioning of the defence, LX got more into the game, but were then
unfortunate to concede yet another goal via a well worked penalty corner
routine. Tony Williams, on the
right wing, had an excellent game for LX, linking up very well with Geoff Lucas.
Geoff Kiernander, took control in midfield, and he made a very skilful run past
three defenders to accurately slot a shot into the corner of the Lewes goal
(4-2). Another Lewes goal then
resulted from a penalty corner, despite the efforts of
Thanks go to the two Sussex County Umpires, Keith Novis and Paul Benoy, and especially for interpreting the new rule regarding hits into the circle. An excellent meal was provided by Dave Stoner, the Lewes caterer, which was enjoyed by both teams and their supporters. For the record, to date LX Club have five wins, Lewes three and there have been three draws.
Match Report: David G Read