Laxton hits Brandenburg for six in Dutch Cup
28th November 2011
Dan Laxton played a starring role as AZ&PC secured their place in the quarter finals of the Dutch Cup.
The British centre forward bagged six goals for his domestic team as they walked away with an 18-13 victory at BZC Brandenburg.
British teammate Alex Parsonage’s UZSC also progressed to the last eight with a 7-5 victory over MNC Dordrecht.
Ciaran James’ SV Cannstatt continued their perfect season with their fourth victory of the campaign at SpVg Laatzen in Group B of the German Bundesliga.
Canstatt dominated proceedings from the offset, establishing a 10-5 lead at half-time before eventually securing a 19-11 win.
Glen Robinson was the hero for SV Würzburg in Group A of the Bundesliga, scoring the last quarter winner in an 8-7 thriller at home to SC Wedding Berlin.
Robinson’s international teammate Will Middleton scored twice for the away side but it was SV Würzburg who took the full points for their second win of the season with Robinson helping himself to a final quarter hat-trick and four goals overall.
British goalkeeper Ed Scott helped CE Mediterrani secure an 8-8 draw in the Spanish Division de Honor.
Having won their second match of the season last weekend, the Spanish side continued their good form with an 8-8 draw at CN Catalunya.
Elsewhere in Spain, Rob Parker’s CN Terrassa lost out 8-6 to CN Atletic Barceloneta, Jack Waller’s CN Sant Andreu lost 15-8 to Real Canoe while Mike Bourne scored twice and Ric Lawlor played in CN Turia’s 19-7 defeat at CN Barcelona.
Finally, British captain Craig Figes’ Simply Sport Pescara narrowly lost out for the second week running in the Italian Serie A2 South, going down 7-5 at RN Nuoto Salerno.