Highgate Harriers’ Ryan McKinlay made a passionate plea to be allowed to enter a “historically significant race” on Sunday – and he ended up coming joint first after a dead heat with his good friend Tom Beedell.
Richard Alexander’s second-half goal was enough to ensure Hampstead & Westminster returned to winning ways in the men’s Premier Division with a 1-0 victory over Southgate at Paddington Recreation Ground.
Highbury Korfball Club lost their unbeaten league record after a 15-7 defeat away against Croydon II in the London Regional League, but the Swiss Cottage-based side still find themselves top of the fledgling table.
Captain Moses Hutchinson-Pascal scored a last-minute equaliser as Highbury came from behind three times in the closing stages to secure a 19-19 draw with Croydon in their opening fixture of the England Korfball Promotion Division.
A hat-trick of penalty corners from Andy Hayward helped Hampstead and Westminster storm to a comfortable 5-1 victory over Canterbury and maintain their winning start in the NOW:Pensions Men’s Premier League.