Match Report

Match Report - 05 Mar 2016, Harris Academy FP Hockey Club 1st Team Outdoor lost to Watsonians

Two minutes into the game a cross ball from Albert Rowling beat everyone before going out of play. A short corner for Watsonians in the 5th minute was well saved by Duncan McNicoll and a reverse hit shot from the rebound hit the bar. Watsonians however went ahead in the 10th minute but Harris quickly got back on level terms when Ethan Drew sent the ball through to Greg Whittet who timed his run well to meet the pass, take the ball into the D and slip it wide of the keeper. Watsonians missed from short corners in the 18th and 21st minutes before scoring from open play in the 23rd minute. Duncan in goal made a good save just before half time to keep the score to 2-1. Watsonians opened the second half best forcing a short corner in the first minute and then scoring in the second. Harris responded quickly and Gavin Martin burst through beating two players in midfield before picking out Albert Rowling who scored with a reverse hit shot. Three minutes later Watsonians extended their lead to 4-2. In the 48th minute Greg Whittet came close when he beat two defenders and then had his shot blocked but a short corner goal in the 55th minute increased Watsonians lead. Harris fought back again and Finlay Wright found Greg but his shot was blocked for a long corner. From the corner Cameron Conway made a late run from the back and sent the ball to Albert Rowling who finished off the set piece to bring Harris back into the game with thirteen minutes still to play. In the 60th minute Albert Rowling came close but his shot went wide of goal. With eight minutes to play a short corner goal gave Watsonians a 6-3 lead and further goals in the 64th and 68th minutes gave Watsonians an 8-3 win.

Harris Academy FP Hockey Club 1st Team Outdoor 3 - 8 Watsonians