Hockey
Khalsa make a point

Wednesday 03 October 2012 Updated: 03/10 14:37

Khalsa 2 Bowdon 2

BATTLING Khalsa picked up their first National League Conference North point of the season following a hard fought draw against Bowdon who were relegated last term.

Bowdon arrived with a 100 per cent record but Khalsa were not overawed with midfielders Alex Idione, Chris Darling and Jas Singh prominent.

Mickey Hayer and Gurminder Ghattaura worked well up front but the visitors opened the scoring by converting the rebound from a short corner which left keeper Chris Hurst helpless.

Khalsa equalised immediately with a clean strike by Idione from the edge of the circle following a clever ball from Amritpal Atwal.

The home side remained on top after the break with Jas Singh and Ghattaura constantly troubling the Bowdon deefence.

Khalsa were rewarded when Singh created a chance for Ghattaura who neatly rounded the keeper and fired home.

Bowdon hit back but struggled to break down the solid defence of Scott Angliss, Ben Stephenson, Jay and Aaron Nagra and when they did Hurst produced some fine saves.

Khalsa looked on course to celebrate their first win but Bowdon drew level in the closing stages.

Khalsa visit Leek this Sunday.

The 2nds suffered a 5-2 home defeat against Northampton Saints, while the 3rds won 4-3 at Wednesbury thanks to doubles from man of the match Bhopinder Singh Sanghera and Balbir Singh Sarai.

Popular »

More sport »

Saints boosted by strong finish

Southam United 2 Nuneaton Griff 1 DESPITE a

Trophy exit for Brakes

Leamington 2 Belper Town 2 (Belper won 4-3

Kenilworth enjoy derby day victory

Kenilworth 42 Leamington 3 KENILWORTH made it three

Ace Woolerton is a winner

MARK WOOLERTON hit a hole-in-one in partnering Neville

Regional sport »


Stratford Observer
A final win for Warwickshire ladies

COUNTY president Maureen Edwards took the Warwickshire team to her ...

Rugby Observer
Town seek FA Cup tonic + pic

RUGBY Town return to FA Cup action on Saturday when ...

Coventry Observer
Skipper sees red as Sky Blues taste defeat at Scunthorpe

A RUN of seven games unbeaten in all competitions came ...

Redditch Standard
Reds suffer disappointing FA Cup exit

GEORGE Washbourne's first half goal was enough for Evesham United ...