Men's 2nd XI Vs Duchy B [Cornwall Cup - Group A]

Date 7 October 2018
Team Men's 2nd XI
Opposition Duchy B [Cornwall Cup - Group A]
Fixture Home
Venue Pool Academy
Start time 11:45
Result W 6 - 0
Time played Normal time
Scorers Justin Churchill (2), William McKenzie (1), Jeremy Wall (1), Tristan Askew (1), Richard Swann (1)
Match Report

Men's 2s made to work for Cup Victory against Men's 3s

The Men's 2s ultimately ran out comfortable winners in an all-Duchy Cornwall Cup tie, but the final score belied a vallient performance from the Men's 3s.

The first half saw the 2nd XI struggle to break down a stuborn 3rd XI defence and the favorites led by only a single goal at half time thanks to a neat penalty corner finish from Richard Swann. 

The 3s continued to frustrate the 2s after the interval, with Warren Pearce making a string of fine saves to keep the defeciet at a single goal until the three-quarter point of the match when Justin Churchill eventually tapped home for 2-0. 

The final quarter saw the 2s rack up four further goals to add a scarcely deserved gloss to the scoreline. Jeremy Wall made the score 3-0 with a well taken strike that took a deflection to beat Pearce, before Will McKenize - playing his first match for over a year - skillfully finished for a fourth goal. Churchill then scored the pick of the day's goals with a sublime volley from an implausible narrow angle for 5-0, before Tristan Askew completed the scoring, slotting home a reboud from a Tom Elliott penalty corner. 

Man of the Match (for the 2s) was awarded to Justin Chuchill

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Duchy B | 

Duchy A | Richard Swann 17pc; Justin Churchill 52f, 63f; Jeremy Wall 57f; Will McKenzie 60f; Tristan Askew 68pc

Name Squad number Position Scored Assists Cards
Neil Bradford 9
Stuart Richardson 12
Jeremy Wall 21 1
William McKenzie 29 1
Richard Swann 36 1 1
Tom Elliott 58 5
Martyn Head 63
Scott Barnardo 68
Tristan Askew 73 1
Justin Churchill 75 2 Green
Kevin Welsh 84 Goalkeeper
Simon Stevenson 101