Surbiton’s Under-12 Boys have just missed out on winning the National In2Hockey Championships in Nottingham, losing out 3-2 to Canterbury in the final.

Canterbury beat Surbiton 2-1 in last season’s final and once again only a single goal separated the teams.

Surbiton started with a 1-1 draw with Deeside Ramblers before beating Clifton Robinsons 2-0, Beeston 4-0 and Norwich City 4-1 to reach the final by finishing top of their pool on goal difference above Deeside Rambers.