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King’s Lynn under-20s start title defence in style

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Under-20 players from Lynn Roller Hockey Club continued their excellent start to the new campaign with victories over Grimsby, Colchester and ECU in what was a busy week of action for the club.

Last year’s defending champions conceded early against Grimsby, but a brace for Ewan Cann and further efforts from Matt Baker and Josh Horn eventually saw them run out 4-3 winners.

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A 10-2 victory over Colchester followed before Ethan Shread scored his first goal for the team in an 11-3 success against ECU.

It was a tough outing for the club’s under-15 side who finished fourth overall in a strong league at Letchworth.

Although Ria Griffin was on target early against the hosts, Letchworth eventually ran out 5-1 winners.

Against ECU Gold, Griffin broke the deadlock only for Lynn to concede an equaliser going into the interval.

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Lynn took control after the break with Alfie Poppy (2) and Griffin helping them to a 4-1 win.

Poppy also found the back of the net during a 3-1 loss to the unbeaten ECU Blue in their final match.

The club’s under-11 team, who handed Oliver Kirk a debut, showed a fantastic display of teamwork and determination when they travelled to Letchworth.

It didn’t take Kirk long to get into the swing of the game, blocking and challenging a number of opponents.

Although results didn’t go Lynn’s way, the team stuck together and worked hard as a unit. Goalkeeper Lacey Vincent was player-of-the-match.

Thanks go to hosts Letchworth and All Signs for sponsoring the new kit.

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