Guernsey beat Henley 4-0 to go through in HA Trophy

Hockey: Guernsey v Henley
Guernsey last won the title in 2009 when they beat Henley in the final

Guernsey Hockey Club have made it through to the second round of the Hockey Association's National Trophy after beating Henley 4-0.

It was the island men's team's first win in the competition since they beat the same opposition in the 2009 final.

Subsitute Josh Kendal scored one and laid on two others as Andy Whalley and captain Matt Watson (two) also scored.

"If we'd have taken our chances we would have been sitting here talking about a few goals," Watson said.

"We haven't done too well since we won the competition, a bit of nervousness combined with a couple of young lads so we snatched at a few chances early doors," he added to BBC Guernsey.

And he is hoping that the island side will get a home draw for the first time since the successful run in the 2008-09 season.

"It's been a few years simce we've been able to give the club and the people involved with the club a home draw and something to come down and watch.

"The style of hockey we play is pretty exciting at the moment, we've got decent strength in depth and I think wherever we go and whoever we play we'll always score goals," he added.

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