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Bacchas launch title defence

Reigning champions Bacchas A launched their title defence in emphatic style on Saturday.

They thrashed their B side 8-1 on the opening weekend of the inaugural men’s Premier League.

And it was a regular marksmen who was the star of the show as Bacchas A romped to victory – they were 6-0 up at half-time - on a weekend in which the weather led to a number of postponements.

Karl Moore hit four and was joined on the scoresheet by Andrew Whiting, James Wright, Richard Le Page and Andrew Vernon-Browne.

Dave Partington netted the B side’s consolation.

A hat-trick from Chris Thomas and one from Chris Caldwell launched Valkyrs A’s title bid with a 4-0 victory against Vikings B, while a goal in each half – one a penalty flick - from the prolific Ollie Webster ensured Ramsey also got off to a winning start with a 2-0 success over Valkyrs B.

Hockey results for Saturday, January 17

Men's Premier League

Bacchas A 8-1 Bacchas B
Valkyrs A 4-0 Vikings B
Ramsey A 2-0 Valkyrs B

Men's Division One

Harlequins 6-0 Vikings C

Women's Division One

Harlequins 1-0 Vikings B
Castletown B 1-1 Bacchas B

Women's Division Two

Castletown C 8-0 Bacchas C

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