Power and panache

PUBLISHED: 09:49 06 December 2007 | UPDATED: 13:07 04 May 2010

East Hockey League Division 3NW Ely City 3 Rutland 0 ELY returned to winning ways in fine style. City, who had their unbeaten run finished by Market Deeping the previous weekend, struggled to cope with Rutland s pace at the start but went ahead when Grant

East Hockey League

Division 3NW

Ely City 3 Rutland 0

ELY returned to winning ways in fine style.

City, who had their unbeaten run finished by Market Deeping the previous weekend, struggled to cope with Rutland's pace at the start but went ahead when Grant Gilmour completed a slick passing move to finish from a seemingly impossible angle.

The second half continued at Ely's pace, with the game controlled by midfielders Julian Palmer and Tom Rutledge. Joel Gilmour added a second goal from a perfectly-executed short corner routine 10 minutes into the second half.

Solid defence from Charlie Kisby, Fez Abbas, Joel Gilmour and Rich Vincett managed to keep Rutland from scoring, with Chris Vincett pulling off a couple of stunning reflex saves.

Tommy Hugo completed the scoring with a sublime goal half way through the second half.

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