Hockey: Edinburgh University pleased with fifth spot

Edinburgh University salvaged a 2-2 draw with Uddingston to secure fifth place in the ten-strong men's hockey Division One going into the winter shutdown.

Monday, 27th November 2017, 12:17 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 11:57 am
Edinburgh University coach Graham Moodie
Edinburgh University coach Graham Moodie

Kevin Wong slotted home in the dying minutes at Peffermill to seal a share of the spoils for the students, who had led 1-0 through Peter McKnight after 14 minutes.

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Uddingston bounced back to score after 33 minutes through Steven Percy and Brad Hughes netted with less than ten minutes remaining to put the visitors 2-1 ahead.

Coach Graham Moodie said: “To be fifth at Christmas with a team which lost three Scottish internationals in the close season is good.”