The Northwood 1st hockey team produced a dominant 5 – 2 victory against Michaelhouse over the weekend.
After conceding an early goal against the run of play Northwood stepped up their play to produce a brilliant half of hockey which saw them score 4 goals in 20 minutes to take a commanding 4 – 1 lead into the half time break. Northwood’s first goal was scored by Steve McManus after a well worked penalty corner variation. This was then followed up by an own goal from an unlucky Michaelhouse defender. Jamie Pillay then scored his first goal for the Northwood first team and this was followed up by a penalty stroke from Dale van der Merwe.
Michaelhouse started the second half the stronger of the two teams and created a number of chances before finally scoring their second. This ignited the Northwood team into action and they answered through a goal from the outstanding Matthew de Sousa to secure a fantastic 5 – 2 win.