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Near miss for Bacchas

Manx side beaten on flicks in semi-final

Bacchas were narrowly beaten in the England Hockey Tier 2 Championship semi-finals.

They drew 1-1 with East London at the Lee Valley Olympic stadium with Jonny Callow scoring.

However, they were beaten 4-2 on penalty-flicks with Tony Bentley-Roberts and Chris Bass converting for Bacchas.

This is the furthest any Manx side has progressed in an English knockout competition.

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