ROLLER HOCKEY: A super sunday for kids who got their skates on

Peterborough Roller Hockey Under 11s: left to right, back row: Max Starbuck, Syzmon Koltuniak, Jake Owen, Murray Braybrook, front row left to right: Jack Baker (Captain), Mason Gentry (GK), Eddie Anderson.

Peterborough Roller Hockey Under 11s: left to right, back row: Max Starbuck, Syzmon Koltuniak, Jake Owen, Murray Braybrook, front row left to right: Jack Baker (Captain), Mason Gentry (GK), Eddie Anderson.

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It was a super Sunday for Peterborough Roller Hockey Club at the Eastern Counties Finals Day.

The city club have experienced a triumphant season highlighted by a first Eastern Counties League title win for the under 17s in 26 years.

Peterborough Roller Hockey Club under 17s: back row, from left, Bethan McCarthy, Ewan Cann (Captain), George Daly, Graham Hancock, front row from left to right: Joshua Newton, Jake Reed, Jack Thomas (GK), Jack Shepperson, Bruno Olivier. Not present Toby Elliott and Lucas Crow.

Peterborough Roller Hockey Club under 17s: back row, from left, Bethan McCarthy, Ewan Cann (Captain), George Daly, Graham Hancock, front row from left to right: Joshua Newton, Jake Reed, Jack Thomas (GK), Jack Shepperson, Bruno Olivier. Not present Toby Elliott and Lucas Crow.

The same team lined up for the Eastern Cup Final against Sudbury and beat them 4-1 to claim another set of gold medals.

And this was a special victory as Peterborough had never won this particular cup before.

Success also followed in the under 11 category with the junior side beating King’s Lynn to seal a cup final win.

The Under 11s also won silver medals in their Eastern Counties League.

The Under 11 squad was: Max Starbuck, Syzmon Koltuniak, Jake Owen, Murray Braybrook, Jack Baker Mason Gentry and Eddie Anderson.

Peterborough Roller Hockey Club have a rich tradition in the sport and they have produced international players in the past.

Anyone wanting to take up the sport can contact either head coach Arthur Corr on 07767 870563 or secretary Jen Cann on 07505 300732.