Sixth round races

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CHHA. Tigers earned a tight victory over Robins in round six of the Circular Head Hockey Association on Saturday.

The Division Two game produced an even match as both sides gained attacking opportunities.

A clean passage of play late in the first half led to a Tigers penalty corner, converted by Kylie Monson.

Tigers held onto this lead despite Laura Korpershoek, Julia Gale and Sari Lehmann providing midfield support for Robins to turn into attack.

In Division Three, Robins secured a classy victory over Mustangs in a thrilling contest.

Play bounded from end to end as the sides shared the scoring opportunities evenly across the four quarters.

At the main break, Robins held a three goal advantage before Mustangs strapped in for a fight.

Mustangs chased Robins with Cassie Casey securing a hat trick and Emma Berechree adding to the total while Jackie Poke and Teri Nicholls notched two goals each for the winning side, alongside one each from Erin Somerville, Tahlia Ling and Mackenzie Poke in the 7-4 match.

In the other match, Tigers’ Jodi Smith led the side to victory with three votes and two goals for the game. Stacey Champion-Williams added to this total with a goal of her own and two votes as Katelyn Cramer earned a best on ground performance for Irishtown in the 3-0 game.

In round seven of the Circular Head Hockey Association, Division Two teams Tigers and Irishtown will meet this Saturday (May 19) from 11am. On Monday (May 21), Tigers and Robins will play at 6.30pm followed by Irishtown and Mustangs at 8pm in Division Three.

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