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Hawks 6ths grab a 2-2 draw but could have been more

02 December 2017

Men's 6s 2 - 2 Abingdon Men's 2s

Hawks took the game to Abingdon in the early exchanges as Tom Gilman and James Finlayson hit the ground running and pressed high with Freddie Honeyman showing why he would pick up the Man of the Match accolade as he controlled his channel.

However a couple of unlucky incidents caught Hawks napping and they would need patience and persistence to get back in the game. The opposition first goal being struck high into the Hawks defender as he pressed and looping high into the net off his arm.

Nonetheless they began to link well and as Dan Evans glided down the right his link play with Gilman found Honeyman, who struck fiercely past the keeper.

The game could now have gone either way as Abingdon leading 2-1 continued to catch Hawks on the break but Jones in goal was up to the task and kept the platform for Hawks to push forward.

James Finlayson combined with Hamish Ferguson and the shot was deflected and struck the Abingdon player on the foot for a penalty stroke. Ollie Graham stepped up and made it 2-2 with a calmly taken stroke.

The pattern of the game continued to the end as Gilman and Honeyman pulled the strings in midfield but the winning goal would not come as Hawks pressed high and it remained for Jones in goal to stifle any possibility of several breaks and taking a point from an absorbing but frustrating contest.

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