Stopfordians 5-13 Norbury

Stops scored some good goals, especially on breaks, but were outplayed by a well drilled Norbury team.

A relatively inexperienced defence of Woodside, Chandler and Day, well supported by Mark Woodhead in goal, did a good job against a capable Norbury team, but despite trailing only narrowly by three goals to five at half-time, Stops could not close the gap.

Norbury pulled ahead to 8-4 by three-quarter time and had scored a total of 13 by the final whistle.

Peter Woodhead, captaining the home side, worked consistently hard throughout the game and was leading scorer.

Again Stops were handicapped by having a squad of only 11, and attention now turns to getting out a full strength team for the final crucial game this weekend against Nottingham.

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