HOCKEY: City of Peterborough teenagers are unlucky losers

Hockey news from the Peterborough Telegraph, peterboroughtoday.co.uk/sport, @pboroSport on Twitter

Hockey news from the Peterborough Telegraph, peterboroughtoday.co.uk/sport, @pboroSport on Twitter

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City of Peterborough were unlucky losers in their semi-final of the English Hockey Under 18 Cup yesterday (April 3).

City went down 2-1 at Yorkshire-based Ben Rhydding despite winning a dozen short corners.

In a high-class game the home side scored a goal in each half before Brendan Andrews replied to set up a frantic last couple of minutes.

It was another great effort though by City’s highly-rated youth set-up.

It’s the second time in three years that they have reached the last four in the competition.

City lost in the 2014 final to Surbiton.