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HOCKEY: Hawks ladies lose opener
11:00am Tuesday 25th September 2012 in Sport
Oxford Hawks ladies lost 2-0 away to Ipswich in their opening Investec League Conference East fixture.
Oxford went down 5-1 at home to Reading 1A in their Saturday morning friendly.
Good work from Harriet Wilkinson and Catherine Reaney set up Kim Haynes for Oxford’s goal, which made it 1-1 at the break.
Reading upped a gear in the second half as they added four more goals, two of them in the last five minutes.
TRYSPORTS 3-COUNTIES LEAGUE.
Oxford Hawks 2nd 5, Aylesbury 2; Oxford 2nd 5 (L Cockshott 2, H Card, H Backhouse, B Cousins), Amersham & Chalfont 5; Oxford Hawks 3rd 3, Witney 2nd 0; Oxford Hawks 4th 2 (X Forrest, M Kramer), Thame 8; Oxford Hawks 5th 0, Newbury & Thatcham 2nd 4; Oxford 4th 1 (C McGahey), Marlow 2nd 1; Oxford 6th 5 (M Bantom, 2, H Fryer, K Rogers), Newbury 3rd 0; Oxford 7th 4 (S Dawson 3, F Howells), Henley 4th 5; Bicester 2nd 1 (S Philpott), Sonning 3rd 0; Bicester 3rd 0, Wychwood 2nd 0.
In men's hockey, Toby Blong led the way with a hat-trick as Oxford Hawks 3rd beat Oxford 3rd 5-1 in a friendly.
Simon Dawson and Tyler Simpson also scored.
Hawks’ first-team fixture against Oxford University was cancelled.
Bicester lost 4-0 to Stratford in their final warm-up match before their league campaign gets under way.
Oxford Hawks 4th 2, Oxford 4th 2; Oxford Hawks 6th 6, Oxford 8th 3; Oxford Hawks Senators 3, Southgate Flagons 3; Oxford Hawks Falcons 6 (N Biggs 2, S Griffiths 2, M Crampton-Smith, N Rogan Meadows), Woking 1.