Southgate maintained their 100% record with a controlled 4-1 win over Cambridge City, and stay top of the Men’s Hockey League East Conference on goal difference.
Cambridge enjoyed the better start with Euan Gilmour scoring after seven minutes thanks to a quick counter attack. Their lead was sort lived though as Sam Mee equalised for Southgate three minutes later, before Drew Burkin and Kit Cutter scored in quick succession to give the North London side a 3-1 lead.
Southgate continued to dominant for much of the game and had chances to extend their lead, but the last pass or touch evaded them. As Cambridge came forward in the second half, Southgate soaked up everything the home side could throw at them, before Timmy Smyth extended their lead in the fifty-ninth minute to make it 4-1.
Ultimately Southgate were too good on the day putting in a defensive and midfield master class.
The M2s enjoyed a 2-1 win at home to EG M2s.
The M3s got the biggest win of the weekend beating Oxted M2s 9-0.
The M5s drew 1-1 against HAC Sutlers.
The Flagons lost their 100% record but remain unbeaten drawing 4-4 with Old Kingstonians.
The Magnums lost 4-1 to Reading Super Vets in their first league fixture.
The Pitchers drew 4-4 against Potters Bar M4s.
The Tankards X won 1-0 against Stevenage.
The Tankards Y drew 0-0 against St Albans M9s.