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High scorers claim hockey championship

PUBLISHED: 12:36 01 April 2010 | UPDATED: 15:49 07 July 2010

Dereham Ladies who clinched their league championship.

Dereham Ladies who clinched their league championship.

Dereham Ladies 10, Saffron Walden Ladies 1

DEREHAM had to draw or win to become champions of the East Premier League. They won in style and are promoted to the National League for the first time in the club's history.

Dereham Ladies 10, Saffron Walden Ladies 1

DEREHAM had to draw or win to become champions of the East Premier League. They won in style and are promoted to the National League for the first time in the club's history.

All season Dereham have shown real spirit and determination to achieve this aim.

Both Kath Malvern and Hannah Palmer scored hat-tricks and Holly Allen and Evie Gardner scored two each in this rout.

Dereham's statistics for the season are played 22, won 18, drawn two, lost two, goals for 99, goals against 23, goal difference 76, points 56 out of a possible 66.

Coach Karen Cleaver was lost for words at the team becoming champions.


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