Norwich City HC youngsters reach national finals

Norwich City Hockey Club's Under-12s boys team have a national final to look forward to. Picture: Sa

Norwich City Hockey Club's Under-12s boys team have a national final to look forward to. Picture: Sarah Anthony - Credit: Archant

Norwich City Under-12 boys are through to the national finals of the England Hockey In2Hockey Clubs Competition to be held at Nottingham Hockey Centre on Saturday.

The team qualified as runners-up, having come second to Old Loughtonians at the regional finals.

City came through a tough qualifying group, beating Bury St Edmunds 3-1, Harleston Magpies 3-1 and Cambridge City 3-1 but losing a tight game to the eventual winners 2-1.

The youngsters are in Pool A and will play Beeston, Deeside Ramblers, Surbiton and Clifton Robinsons as they battle for a place in the national final, which will be played in the late afternoon.

The full squad is: William Farrow (GK), Archie Ward, Freddie Smith, Cameron Hansell (Capt), Jack Whitlam, Oliver Millett, Toby Pallister, Farren Miller, Krishna Patel, Harry Ford and Sam Hyatt.

For more on Norwich City Hockey Club visit www.norwichcityhc.co.uk