England: Super 6s Finals Day line up confirmed

The second weekend of the Super 6s adult championships saw the conclusion of the Premier and Division one competitions, with eight women’s and men’s teams confirming their spots at the Copper Box Arena on 29 January 2023. 
Women’s Premier Top 4 –

  1. East Grinstead                
  2. Repton
  3. Bowdon Hightown
  4. Buckingham

Men’s Premier Top 4 – 

  1. Old Georgians 
  2. Wimbledon 
  3. East Grinstead
  4. Surbiton

In the women’s competition defending champions East Grinstead maintained their unbeaten record winning 7 out of 8, followed by high scoring Repton who were also unbeaten.  The game between the top two on Sunday was a thriller ending in a 6-6 draw, with eight goals in the first quarter to make it 4-4, before Repton edged ahead and EG found a late equaliser in the 4th quarter.  The finals line-up was completed by two other previous champions – Bowdon Hightown and Buckingham.   At the other end of the table, Sevenoaks and Sutton Coldfield will drop to Division one next year, with Surbiton, Slough and Leicester all preserving their Premier Division status. 
For the men’s premier, new boys Old Georgians repeated their outdoor form by qualifying in first spot and staying unbeaten.  2022 winners Wimbledon, were only a point behind in second followed by East Grinstead and Surbiton.  Between them the top 4 teams amassed 190 goals over the qualifying weekends.  Wimbledon’s Ed Horler topped the goal scoring chart with 16, followed by Jamie Golden from Surbiton with 14.  Sevenoaks, Holcombe and Hampstead & Westminster finished in 5th to 7th place, with Repton and the University of Exeter being relegated. 

So the match schedule for Finals Day is as follows: 

  • 09.45 – Gates open 10:30 – Women’s Semi-final 1 – East Grinstead v Buckingham 
  • 11:45 – Women’s Semi-final 2 – Repton v Bowdon Hightown 
  • 13:00 – Men’s Semi-final 1 – Old Georgians v Surbiton 
  • 14:15 – Men’s Semi-final 2 – Wimbledon v East Grinstead 
  • 15:40 – Women’s Final
  • 16:55 – Men’s Final

Super 6s Finals Day tickets are on sale now, book your seats here 

In women’s Division one, Harleston Magpies took the title, winning 6, drawing 1 out of 8.  They will be joined in the Premier division next year by Guildford who were a point behind in second. 

Team Bath Buccaneers won men’s Division 1, remaining unbeaten, winning 6 and drawing 2. 
Ashmoor finished 2nd on goal difference by 1 goal from Brooklands Manchester University as both were tied on 19 points.  

Next weekend Division two concludes as the top teams in the women’s and men’s north and south divisions play off against each other to see who will secure promotion to Division one. 

You can catch-up on all the results across all divisions here   

by England Hockeyl

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