EKL Premier League Round up
TORNADOES (19) v KINGFISHER (22) – Referee: Azi Sieber
A seven goal haul from Tornadoes’ Owen Bailey was unable to prevent local rivals Kingfisher from taking both points from the Saturday fixture in the England Korfball Premier League played at Medway Park’s sports arena. Mallory Gore and Kieron Hicks were the players that caused the most damage to Tornadoes scoring 6 and 5 goals each for Kingfisher. The win for Kingfisher puts them into 6th place in the league on 8 points. Tornadoes remain on 6 points and drop down into 7th place.
KV (33) v BEARSTED (8) – Referee: Peter Allen
The opening match on Sunday (08-December) was between two sides from Kent, KV and Bearsted. KV returned to winning ways with a 33-8 win after recent defeats to London sides; Bec and Nomads in the league. The win moves KV into 5th place just two points outside the play-off places.
NOMADS (29) v CROYDON (21) – Referee: David Bond
Nomads moved into 3rd place in the league with a 29-21 win over Croydon Korfball Club. With Sytze Bijker and Ean Irwin both scoring 11 (ELEVEN) goals each. Nomads male players scored 27 out of the 29 goals in the match against Croydon. Luke James and Toby Clarke top scored for Croydon with six and five goals each.
NORWICH KNIGHTS (9) v BEC (22) – Referee: Steve Jones
The ‘Black & Yellow’ of Bec Korfball Club convincingly beat Norwich Knights in the main arena at UEA’s Sportspark by 22 goals to 9. Knights remain in the league play-off places, however they drop down into 4th place in the league. Bec were knocked off the top of the league table today after Trojans beat Birmingham City in the late afternoon match on Sunday. Bec and Trojans are both on 14 points in the league, however Trojans take the top spot with their superior goal difference.
BIRMINGHAM CITY (8) v TROJANS (33) – Referee: Nick Donovan
Birmingham City hosted the defending league champions in the final match of this weekends matches in the Premier League. Birmingham however were unable to prevent the reining champions from storming to a convincing 33-8 victory. Trojans welcomed back England International Stephanie Allen to their starting lineup. Allen contributed four goals in her first match of the season. Sam Brooks top scored for Trojans with eight goals.