Six point weekend as Vincent’s Uerdingen turn around their season
12th December 2011
Jake Vincent’s Bayer Uerdingen put a dramatic stop to their winless streak with a vital six-point weekend in the German Bundesliga.
The German side had lost five on the trot before bouncing back to win 9-5 at home to SV Wurzburg on Saturday with Glen Robinson scoring twice for the visitors.
Vincent starred again a day later as Uerdingen recorded the same scoreline at home to SV Weiden, for whom Sean King scored twice and Sean Ryder played.
Robinson and his Wurzburg teammates recovered to claim an impressive 5-5 draw at SGW Hannover the following day but King and Ryder had less fortune in Hannover, losing 10-6 despite the British pair both scoring doubles.
Meanwhile, Will Middleton’s SC Wedding Berlin lost 16-6 at ASC Duisburg and in Group B, Ciaran James’ SV Cannstatt secured their sixth consecutive win of the season with a 10-7 victory at SSV Esslingen.
Adam Scholefield and Joe O’Regan missed out on points despite some goalscoring appearances in the Hungarian Vodafone OB I league.
Scholefield bagged a hat-trick and O’Regan scored once as PVSK-Fuszert lost their midweek fixture 10-9 at BVSC-Zuglo while Scholefield also played in their team’s weekend 15-4 defeat at FTC Fisher Kilma.
There was a more positive result for goalkeeper Matt Holland who helped Aix-en-Provence extend their unbeaten run to three matches in the French Elite League with an 8-8 draw at home to Taverny SN85.
Rob Parker’s CN Terrassa also tasted victory in the Spanish Division de Honor as they saw of CN Sant Andreu – for whom Jack Waller played – 5-4.
Elsewhere in Spain, goalkeeper Ed Scott played as CE Mediterrani lost 11-6 at home to Atletic Barceloneta while Mike Bourne scored twice and Ric Lawlor played in CN Turia’s 20-5 home defeat to CN Sabadell.
British captain Craig Figes’ Simply Sport Pescara are still waiting for their first points of the season after an 11-6 defeat at SS Lazio Swimming in the Italian Serie A2 South.
Finally, Dan Laxton scored four in AZ&PC’s 20-7 demolition of BZC Brandenburg in the Dutch KNZB-Cup and Alex Parsonage bagged at hat-trick for UZSC as they won 10-9 against MNC Dordecht in the same competition.