In-form Ely notch up record wins

The Ely Vikings in action.

The Ely Vikings in action. - Credit: Archant

Korfball High-flying Ely Vikings have hit a record-breaking victory streak, notching up nearly sixty goals in just two games.

The club’s first team posted a thumping 29-9 win against Pheonix I, of Cambridge, in the Cambridgshire Korfball League Division One.

No team has scored as many goals against a club first team for seven years. The club followed it up in fine style when Vikings’ second team beat University 30-9 - a tally understood to be a new Division Two record.

University were short of players, but under the rules of korfball such an advantage is often difficult to translate into goals.

Vikings’ coach Adam Twiss said: “Scoring 29 in a game is a real achievement. Notching up 30 is phenomenal, and a record to be proud of. Playing an opposition with seven players is never as easy as it sounds. It takes skill and experience to rack up a score like this. Let’s hope we can top it again soon.”


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