East Grinstead men and Bowdon Hightown women were victorious at the Jaffa Super 6s Finals in front of 4,000 fans at the Copper Box Arena on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Sam Quek featured in the Bowdon Hightown side that defeated Leicester in the Women’s Final while East Grinstead overcame Team Bath Buccaneers to claim their 13th men’s indoor title.
In the women’s final Sally Walton put Bowdon into an early lead before Charlene Mason’s hit the winner after Rachael Mack had drawn Leicester level.
The contest was a tight affair between two impressive sides, however Bowdon were quickly onto the front foot and Walton converted a fourth minute penalty corner with aplomb.
They took this lead into the second half but shortly after the break Leicester deservedly levelled as through Rachael Mack’s calm finish.
However with just four minutes to go it was Bowdon who found the back of the net as both sides created and missed good chances. A flowing move released Mason who hit the backboard to grab what would turn out to be the winner.
There were a few late scares as Leicester pushed hard for another equaliser but the Bowdon defence held strong to secure the title.
In the men’s final Team Bath worked their way into a 2-1 lead but East Grinstead fought back strongly to restore their lead and fight a late charge from the Buccaneers.
Ben Allberry put East Grinstead ahead before Toby Vaughan’s double saw Team Bath respond much to the delight of their passionate following.
However shortly before the break Wes Jackson’s clever reverse flick put East Grinstead level and Josh Coniglio’s strike then gave them the lead for the first time in the match.
Ashley Jackson made it 4-2 with a fierce drag-flick that turned out to be the winner, but John Jackson gave the Team Bath faithful one last cheer with a fine solo effort before the final whistle.
There were joyous scenes as East Grinstead completed a lap of honour with a large contingent of their fans staying to celebrate their victory.
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