Men’s 1s vs Bandon 31-1-2015

A Wesley Brownlow hat-trick helped UCC 1sts to victory over Bandon today at the Mardyke. UCC started the stronger of the 2 sides and got their reward through 2 accurately placed Drag Flicks by Brownlow. Bandon got a goal back through Ali Smith before the break. The score was 2-1 at half time.

About 10 minutes into the second half the game was interrupted due to heavy hail showers covering the pitch. On return to the game Bandon had the upper hand and Ali Smith doubled his tally from the penalty stoke spot. The rest of the game was played at a high tempo. UCC were awarded a penalty stroke with only 3 minutes remaining and it was neatly converted by Brownlow as he completed his hat-trick. College then saw out the game and took 3 points seeing them just 1 point behind 2nd placed Harlequins. It was good preparation before next weeks IHL clash with Monkstown.

A hail-stone covered Mardyke hockey pitch interrupted proceedings between UCC and Bandon today.

A hail-stone covered Mardyke hockey pitch interrupted proceedings between UCC and Bandon today.

Stuart O'Grady in action against Bandon

Stuart O’Grady in action against Bandon