Summer Mixed 7's - success in the sun !

2 months ago By Shelagh Entwisle

After a few year's gap our Mixed tournament returned in style on Sunday with 13 teams enjoying a fabulous days hockey!

“Timperley B mixed team”

On Sunday, Timperley hosted 13 teams from across the North West in the revived Mixed Summer 7s tournament. The action took place in 2 ability-based leagues in the blazing sunshine. Who said summer isn't here yet....

League 1 was a competitive affair which went down to the final game. Timperley A, Lymm and Alderley Edge all went into the final game with a chance of qualifying for the final, however Timperley's win wasn't enough to close the gap that Alderley and Lymm had created through the day. The Final was a fiesty occasion, with both teams keen to get their hands on the prize. They couldn't however find the winning goals with the game finishing at 2-2 and on to a penalty stroke competition. The ladies stepped forwards first from both teams, with some great saves from the keepers. However the girls were not deterred and finished some great strokes, before the winning shot was taken by Lymm to seal the deal.

League 2 was a slightly less competitive league (hmm, okay maybe not)... this time with Macclesfield, Blackburn & Clitheroe, and a family team from the Capel Crossleys, going for the crown. Maccesfield v Team Family ended in deadlock, meaning the Capel Crossleys needed to beat Blackburn, top of the league, to get into the final. And they did it with a 2-0 win in a closely fought match. The final was a repeat of this match, even though both teams weighed up going straight to a penalty competition, they decided to fight the heat one more time. There was only 1 goal in it, with the stale mate being broken by Ewan Crossley, probably scoring the most important goal of his career so far.

Thanks must go to all those who took a turn on the whistle, hooter and Ella on the cake stall for making and selling cakes! Bring on next year which promises to be both bigger and better. Thanks again to all the teams for making it such a great day.

Sarah Chancellor
Tournament Organiser

Updated 21:40 - 11 Jul 2017 by Shelagh Entwisle

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Fixtures
Sat 23 Sep
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Ladies 1st XI Wakefield
League TBC
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League 10:00
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League 11:30
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Ladies 4th XI Lymm Ladies 3s
League 12:15
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Ladies 2nd Xi Oldham Ladies 1s
League 12:30
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Friendly 13:40
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Mens 2nd XI Timperley 3s
League 14:15
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Ladies 3rd XI Macclesfield Ladies 2s
League 15:00
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Mens 6th XI Sale 3s
League 15:10
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Ladies 5th XI Chester Ladies 4s
League 15:30
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Mens 4th XI Mossley Hill Men's 2s
League 16:00
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Badgers Macclesfield
Friendly 16:30
Sat 30 Sep
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Ladies 1st XI Sutton Coldfield
League TBC
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League 12:30
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Mens 4th XI Triton Men's 2s
League 13:30
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Mens 1st XI Formby 1s
League 14:15
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Ladies 4th XI Alderley Edge Ladies 4s
League 14:30
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Friendly 14:30
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Mens 2nd XI Wilmslow 2s
League 15:00
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Beavers Alderley Edge B
Friendly 15:00
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Mens 3rd XI Brooklands MU 4s
League 16:00
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Mens 5th XI Triton Men's 3s
League 16:00
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Mens 6th XI Wilmslow 4s
League 16:30

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