Harrogate Hockey Club Ladies 1st XI captain Lucy Wood said she "couldn't be prouder" after her team were crowned Yorkshire & North East Premier Division champions. The Ainsty Road outfit beat title rivals Whitley Bay & Tynemouth 2-1 on Saturday afternoon to move six points clear at the summit and round off what has been a superb season.
Harrogate Hockey Club Ladies 1st XI will have to wait until the final day of the 2021/22 season to be crowned Yorkshire & North East Premier Division champions. Lucy Wood's table-toppers lost their penultimate fixture of the campaign 2-1 at Newcastle University on Saturday, leaving them still in need of the single point they require to mathematically guarantee that they cannot be overtaken at the summit.
Harrogate Hockey Club Ladies 1st XI all but wrapped up the Yorkshire & North East Premier Division title by beating Stokesley 4-0 on Saturday afternoon. Lucy Wood’s team still require one single point from their remaining two fixtures of 2021/22 to be mathematically certain of top-spot, with nearest rivals Tynemouth & Whitley Bay six points behind them in second place.
Harrogate Hockey Club Ladies 1st XI edged a little closer to the Yorkshire & North Eastern Premier Division title courtesy of a comprehensive 7-0 derby triumph at Ben Rhydding. Having suffered just their second defeat in 18 matches last time out, Lucy Wood's team bounced back in style, ensuring that their six-point advantage at the summit remains intact with just three fixtures remaining this term.