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Holcombe Team of the week – 4th/5th November, 2023

Congratulations to everyone selected in this edition of the Holcombe Team of the Week!


Rob Nichols (Heroes) – penalty-flick save among a generally strong performance


James Champion (Hurricanes) – player of the match

Maisie Donovan (W5s) – joint-player-of-the-match

Adam Cook (M3s) – player of the match, last-minute short corner winner

Peter Brooks van Zyl (M5s) – great 5s debut, player of the match


Tom Russell (M1s) – scored a hat-trick against Beeston

Debbie Laing (W3s) – player of the match

Vince Lewis (M5s/M050s) – player of the match for the O50s on Sunday, scored two goals

Lottie Bingham (W1s) – player of the match, constantly caused problems for the Team Bath Buccaneers defence


Ian Harvey (M2s) – scored two drag-flicks

Jade van der Zwan (W1s) – scored her first Holcombe goal against Team Bath Buccaneers


Noah Dawson (U16 Boys) – player of the match

Phil Roper (M1s) – two goals against Beeston in an impressive performance

Charlotte Jones (W5s) – joint-player-of-the-match and played after being unwell during the week, meaning none of the W3s-5s had to play with bare 11.

Louis Godden (M6s) – player of the match

Will Maher (Heroes) – two goals and constantly caused problems for the opposition, player of the match

Sam Maitland (Hurricanes) – the reverse-stick-only goal machine

Beth Rye (W4s) – brilliant effort on the right wing, player of the match


M3s – Owen Baker

M5s – Joe May

Hurricanes – Chris Hatch

Heroes – Martin Chalker

W1s – Robyn Hodges

W5s – Shannon Drury


Ray Baker – umpired on Saturday as well as on Sunday, covering the MO50s match

Jack Chester – back-to-back games as he umpired straight after playing in terrible conditions and as a late change to the schedule.