Hockey: North Somerset start pre-season in style

PUBLISHED: 09:49 10 September 2019

Lewis Francuz completes his hat-trick for North Somerset against Firebrands

Lewis Francuz completes his hat-trick for North Somerset against Firebrands

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North Somerset’s men ran out 5-1 winners against Firebrands in their first match of pre-season.

David Colling with sons Jack and CharlieDavid Colling with sons Jack and Charlie

They fielded five debutants and took the lead with a drag flick from Voisey.

Lewis Francuz slotted home a second before the break and made it 3-0 after the restart.

Cox teed up Tanner for the fourth goal, before a reply from Firebrands, and Francuz completed the tally with his third after a superb spell of play.

Mitch Francuz took the hughes Carpentry man of the match award.

The thirds welcomed Wooten-under-Edge to Gordano with Charlie Colling making his debut alongside dad Dave and brother Jack.

The visitors beat Tim Graham for the first goal and doubled their lead before the interval.

Shaun Huxham hit back with a reverse stick finish in the second half and North went close to an equaliser on a couple of occasions as they ended up losing 2-1.

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