GoCrea8 Central 1
Mid Somerset 2, Bridgwater 5

BRIDGWATER men’s 1sts travelled to Mid Somerset, aiming to follow up last week’s win.

The first half was controlled by Bridgwater, playing their best half of the season, and Tom Lott scored twice.

Lott completed his hat-trick after the break, followed by a tap-in from Todd Barrett, who added a second late on, sandwiched between two for the hosts.

Man of the match: Luke Hendrie

On Sunday, Bridgwater travelled to Winchester to play the second round of the England Hockey Cup but were defeated by the Hampshire club.

This Saturday they host Bath Buccs D (2.15pm).

West Central 1
Bridgwater A 3, North Somerset A 1

BOTH sides missed great chances before Will Kelly put the hosts ahead.

North Somerset equalised after the break, but Kelly got his second and Aaron Turner sealed victory.

Man of the match: Harry Rose

Next up, the 2nds visit Clifton Robinsons (3pm), hoping to continue the climb up the table.

West Central 1
Bristol University D 2, Bridgwater B 4

AFTER a delayed start, Bridgwater took the lead when Will Pope converted Richard Payne’s cross.

Payne soon made it 2-0 by converting a rebound, before Bristol pulled one back, but the combination of Payne and Pope saw the latter get his second for a 3-1 lead at the break.

The second half was a messy affair, as the hosts got a second and had chances to equalise, before Phil Morrish made the points safe on the break late on.

Man of the match: Will Pope

This Saturday the 3rds host Old Bristolians A (12.15pm).

South East 2
Bridgwater C 2, ECV Hornets B 1

BRIDGWATER fielded a strong side against top-of-the-table ECV Hornets and Jack Dillon made it 1-0.

Hornets piled on the pressure and finally broke through, and so the scores were level at half time.

With 10 minutes to go, Steve Turvey scored a well-worked goal for Bridgwater, who held on for a great win.

Man of the match: Alex Howe

They are three points off the top, and go to West Dorset A on Saturday (2pm).

South East 3
Mid Somerset B 6, Bridgwater D 2

STAND-IN goalkeeper Christian Durkin made two outstanding saves to keep this game goalless, but they conceded twice before the break.

It was 4-0 shortly after half time but Bridgwater didn’t give up, James Kettlewell pulling one back.

Though Mid Somerset scored twice more, the visitors had the last word when Steve Wilson scored a reverse strike from the top D.

Man of the match: Steve Wilson

This Saturday they're at home to Sidmouth & Ottery D (4pm).


West Clubs Women’s League
Central Division
Bridgwater 2, Taunton Vale 3rds 1

BRIDGWATER ladies 1sts put in a strong performance and kept their winning streak going against bottom side Taunton Vale 3rds. 

Bridgwater started the derby match well and took the lead when Cass Walker netted.

A lapse of concentration saw Vale equalise, but Bridgwater returned with an equally strong attack and Sapphy Reed-Yang struck to hand the hosts their second goal.

Bridgwater saw out a scoreless second half to lie fourth in the table.

Player of the match: Sapphy Reed-Yang

England Hockey Cup
Bridgwater 1, Redland UWE 3 

FACING two games in a weekend, Bridgwater knew they had to work hard against higher league Redland UWE. 

From the start, Bridgwater were under pressure and went behind.

The hosts stepped up a gear, but couldn’t break through and soon let in a second. 

Lucy Burridge got Bridgwater on the scoreboard, but Redland added a third late on to earn progress.

Player of the match: Donna Cooper

West Clubs Women’s League
Sedgemoor Division 2
Taunton Vale 5ths 0, Bridgwater 2nds 2

THE ladies 2nds travelled to Taunton, and went ahead when Jess Shobbrook slotted in Tracey Gue’s cross.

Kate Ward then scored a super second to double the lead.

Sue Durkin had little to do in goal, but made a vital save to secure the 2-0 win that sees Bridgwater sit seventh.

Player of the match: Kate Ward

This coming Saturday, the ladies 1sts go to Winscombe (4pm start) and the 2nds host White Eagles 2nds at Chilton Trinity School (10.30am).