Men's 1st XI Vs Shepton Mallet [League]

Date 11 November 2018
Team Men's 1st XI
Opposition Shepton Mallet [League]
Fixture Away
Venue Shepton Mallet Leisure Centre
Start time 13:00
Result W 2 - 1
Time played Normal time
Scorers Stuart Barbery (2)
Match Report

Barbary Brace give Duchy Vital Away Win

A late Stuart Barbery penalty corner was enough to earn Duchy their first away win since January in a newvy encounter with Shepton Mallet.

After Saturday's transport woes which lead to a 9-2 hammering at the hands of North Somerset, The Cornishmen were back to full strength for the short hop to Shepton for part two of their double-header; and in desperate need of a win to move clear of the relegation places.

The visitors took a deserved lead in the first half when Barbery smashed home a pass from Alfie Budge, however the home side pressed hard after the interval and eventually drew deservedly level from a penalty corner with a quater of the macth remaining. Kevin Welsh excelled in goal for Duchy, keeping his side level at 1-1 and earning a deserved man-of-the-match award ; and with two minutes remaining Duchy won a penalty corner which Barbery slammed home via a deflection for 2-1. 

Duchy were able to see out time and hang on to the win, and climb to eigth in the table having taken three points from a difficult weekend of matches. 

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Shepton Mallet | 52pc

Duchy | Stuart Barbery 25f, 67pc

Name Squad number Position Scored Assists Cards
Andrew West 3 1 Green
Tom Blewett 10
Jason Farrar 46
Ben Moran 48
Michael Cooper 51
Virgis Sedvydis 57
Martyn Head 63
Scott Barnardo 68
Tristan Askew 73
Stuart Barbery 83 2 Green
Kevin Welsh 84 Goalkeeper
Alfie Budge 100 1