Last gasp equaliser no more than Exe II deserved in draw with Isca III

09:28 13 February 2014

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club's 6th team played East Devon D team at the weekend. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shsp 5136-07-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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Exe II 2, Isca III 2

A classic derby played at a high tempo with end to end play ended with last minute drama.

The early exchanges were even-steven, but Exe began to take a foothold in the game and went ahead thanks to a powerful strike by Karen Tinley.

Isca equalised shortly before half time.

The second half saw end to end play before Isca enjoyed a period of pressure that led to them edging ahead with just eight minutes to play.

The clock was ticking down inside the final minute when, with virtually the last touch of the game and with 8mins to go scored, despite the efforts of player-of-the-match Sian Williams. With all but last touch of the game Jem Brooker swept home to ensure even game on the pitch was reflected in the score line.

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