Winchester finally put Hampshire/Surrey Regional Division 2 points on the board at the third attempt as they laid on a second half display of high quality to beat Camberley and Farnborough 4-2.
Camberley took the lead on ten minutes, punishing severely some deep midfield hesitation and blasting the ball into the corner. Five minutes later, the home team responded with a well worked penalty corner routine, Greg Cox striking from Adam Major's deft left slip. The remaining first half saw Ally Birch make two tremendous saves to keep Winchester on par, but was unable to stop a Camberley drag-flick to his right as retook the lead.
Greg Cox (left above) was on target again soon after the break, with a drag down the centre, but on 60 minutes, Winchester took the lead for the first time as two rapid passes from left back found Stuart Swift on his own high up the pitch. Controlling a high bouncing ball, Swift rounded the sole defender and crashed home his reverse strike. A memorable moment for those watching.
Shortly afterwards, Rob Craddock took control of penalty corner duties and flashed his strike past the keeper to ensure Winchester's first league victory.
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