Inverleith hockey surge to treble

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INVERLEITH surged back into contention for the Scottish indoor hockey title with three convincing wins.

The Edinburgh side’s 10-3 victory over Western at Perth on Saturday was followed by an 8-3 win over Dundee Wanderers and the Capital team completed a successful day with an 8-6 victory over Kelburne.

Inverleith now have 12 points from their five matches, three behind leaders Grove Menzieshill, the defending champions.

Kelburne are third with nine points with Grange also on nine points but with an inferior goal difference.

Grove Menzieshill eased to the top of the Division One table with three convincing wins in the second round of competition in Division One at Bell’s Sports Centre.

The Tayside-based outfit edged Grange 9-6 and then beat early leaders Kelburne, the outdoor champions, 6-4 before completing a successful day with a 7-1 win over struggling Hillhead who prop up the eight-strong table and are now the only team not to have registered a point so far.

Inverleith now take a break from domestic competition to compete in the Grove Menzieshill indoor tournament at the Dundee International Sports Centre this weekend.

It also features teams from America, Scotland and Wales plus hosts Grove.

Division One (men): Grove Menzieshill 9, Grange 6; Dundee Wanderers 3, Kelburne 8; Falkirk GHG 6, Hillhead 5; Western 3, Inverleith 10; Kelbunre 4, Grove Menzieshill 6; Hillhead 3, Grange 10; Inverleith 8, Dundee Wanderers 3; Western 9, Falkirk GHG 4; Grove Menzieshill 7, Hillhead 1; Kelburne 6, Inverleith 8.