Trojans’ ladies unblemished five-match winning start to the England Women’s Hockey West Conference season will be put to the test against second placed Reading at Sonning Lane on Saturday tea-time.
The former national champions were relegated from the top flight of women’s hockey last season, but currently lie second to Trojans with three wins and two draws in their unbeaten start.
But Trojans will cross the Berkshire county border in a confident mood after a Cat Horn brace and a third goal from Emma Teague secured a 3-1 win over visiting Cannock.
The only downside was that Trojans conceded their first goal of the season on their way to securing a fifth straight win.
Trojans built up plenty of first half pressure, frequently working their way up the sidelines - but took until a minute before half-time before Cat Horn breached the Cannock defences.
The lead was short lived as Jodie Beddow converted a penalty corner to put the West Midlanders’ on terms within a minute of the restart.
Trojans quickly regrouped and took seven minutes to restore their lead – Horn doubling their lead after finding herself unmarked in the circle.
The Stoneham girls held that 2-1 advantage until ten minutes from time when Emma Teague dived in front of her marker to extend Trojans’ eventual wining margin.
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