Magpies on final flight to National League
Harleston Magpies Men, sponsored by Durrants, enter the final weekend of their play offs to enter the National League when they visit Cannock for three games against the remaining opposition in their round robin.
Following a fine 6-2 victory against Kingston upon Hull Magpies take on University of Durham 5.00 p.m. Saturday 3rd May, Harborne 2.00p.m. Sunday, and Cardiff & UWIC 11.00 a.m.on Monday.
Magpies find themselves in second position after two games, Cardiff heading the group. The Welsh side look to be early favourites to go through and although Fareham have only secured one point it is likely they will be battling it out with Magpies for that second promotion place.
Early results would indicate that National Leagues side Hull will not be good enough to survive and indeed Magpies were pleased with their convincing win against a team who had played this season in the national league.
Hull took an early lead and fought all the way in a game which Magpies always looked like winning but it was not until the last quarter as Hull began to tire against Magpies relentless pace that Magpies dominance was converted into a four goal margin.
Robert Stimpson Magpies Manager commented following the Hull game “We certainly got what we deserved at Hull. A fine squad performance with our strength in depth in evidence. We have been planning all season for this weekend and feel we have developed a squad which is suited to a three game marathon. I expect all our squad to play a part in the weekend where our fitness and the versatility of our players will come to the fore.”
Magpies Squad :- Iain Martin, Leigh Sitch, Tom Sumner, Tristan Baynes, David Ling, Carl Sitch, Richard Ling, Neil Toulson, Chris Barber, Dan Stasin, Stuart Leate, Lawrence Baynes, James Fanger, Richard Gill, Andy Hipwell, Jimmy Wheeler, Andy Bedwell, Mark Lewis.
For Further information please contact Robert Stimpson 01728628243 (H) 07976741719 (M)