Bury Over-50s march on into semi-finals of trophy
Bury Over-50s won 6-5 on penalties against their counterparts from Ipswich to move into the semi-finals of the EH O50s competition.
The match finished 2-2 in normal time with Tony Bass and Peter Watson on target for Bury.
Waiting for Bury in the semi-final on March 12, will be Timperley Hockey Club.
On Saturday, Bury III eased their 4NE relegation struggles with a 5-1 victory over Ipswich Cranes.
Martin Sully scored from a short corner and a penalty flick before efforts from Paul Lawrence, Tim Thompson and Tim Hollins completed the scoring.
A goalless draw was not the result either side wanted as the two Bury men’s sides locked horns in East Hockey League 3NE.
The performances of youngsters Harry Gale (Bury I) and Harvey Sarson (Bury II) were among the highlights of this otherwise rather sterile encounter.
The derby spoils between Bury IV and Bury V were shared with a thrilling 2-2 draw in 5NE.
Richard Prentice’s early effort for the IV’s was cancelled out going into the interval.
Bury V took the lead before an equaliser arrived following a rasping shot from Justin Adams.
Liv Rush was on target as Bury Ladies drew 1-1 with Cambridge University in Division 1N.
Bury Ladies II suffered a 7-0 defeat against IES in Division 2NE.
Bury Under-14 Girls lost 8-2 to Cambridge City in the EH Championships.
Amelia Fleming and Daisy Alfred-Allen found the back of the net for Bury.
Coaches player-of-the-match was Ella Calver.