Power and panache
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
Ely City 3 Rutland 0
ELY returned to winning ways in fine style.
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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.
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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.