Olton hand first defeat to Men’s Sixths

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STRATFORD Men’s Sixth’s unbeaten start to the season was ended with a 4-0 defeat at home to table-toppers Olton & West Warwick.
The result nudged Stratford into third place in the MRHA South East Four, five points behind the leaders, with Atherstone Adders leaping into second place.
Olton led 3-0 at half-time but Stratford, prompted by Peter Havers, battled back in the second period and Ben Woodhams went close.
However, Olton struck a fourth goal late on.
Stratford Ladies 2nds went down to a 3-0 defeat at University of Warwicks 2nds in Warwickshire Women’s League Division Two.
Two goals for the university youngsters came in the first half but Stratford were more of a threat after the break. However, Warwick’s counter-attacking skills brought them a third goal ten minutes from time.
For more, see today’s Herald.