Hastings target glory at national finals

Hastings Predators will be gunning for glory at the UK Floorball Federation National Finals this weekend.

Friday, 31st May 2019, 12:28 am
The Hastings Predators floorball team

The Predators will battle it out alongside seven of the UK’s other leading teams in Perth, Scotland.

A club spokesman said: “We are going to play in our fourth consecutive National Finals. The last two years we have got all the way to the final and come second in the UK; this year we are ready to change that and bring gold to Hastings!”

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The top two in each group on Saturday will advance to Sunday’s semi-finals. The final will be played later on Sunday.

Predators qualified for the National Finals by finishing runners-up in South League Division One - three points behind champions London Great White Sharks - with 15 wins in 17 matches.

The club also fielded a second team in the division this season.