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Hockey: Island ladies team through to semi-finals of EH Championships tournament

Manx squad hit three in strong showing against Newcastle

The Isle of Man ladies hockey team have progressed to the semi-finals of an England Hockey Championships tournament after an important victory at the weekend.

Taking part in the EH Championship Tier Two quarter-finals on Sunday (12 March) they went on to beat a strong Newcastle Ladies 1st team 3-1.

The Manx side got the first goal of the game two minutes into the contest through Kim Carney before Newcastle pulled one back to take the clash to half-time at 1-1.

After that, the Isle of Man squad then took things up a gear as Carney put the Isle of Man 2-1 up on 55 minutes before they made sure of the victory three minutes later as Sarah Blackman added a third from a penalty corner.

The Isle of Man squad will face Repton 1sts away in the semi-finals on Saturday, 15 April, with a push-back time to be confirmed.

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