Hockey lads impress on national stage

Eastbourne Boys U10s Hockey team.
Eastbourne Boys U10s Hockey team.

Eastbourne Saffrons Boys U10s won through the “Into Hockey Club finals” to represent Sussex in the Nationals Championships.

Of the 100s of Hockey clubs that entered the competition it came down to the last 16 clubs to represent the South of England at the prestigeous Teddington Club.

At this level the quality of Hockey played was outstanding.

Eastbourne not only came through as part of the winner and runners up in their group but made it through to the finals and play-offs.

They took the fourth place in the finals to be officially ranked into Hockey Southern County Finalists and fourth best team in the South of England.

Squad from left to right: Cam Swatton (right half), Hugo Askaroff (centre forward), Lucas Askaroff (centre half) and team captain and tournament top goal scorer.

Ashras Owsill (left half), Louis Lowbser (left back), Noah Swatton (sub), Jak Daw (right back)

Luca Orhin (goalie).