Sutton Coldfield promoted, Olton retain premiership place

Sutton Coldfield will be the new faces in the England Hockey League women’s premier division next season.

[img_assist|nid=2048|title=|desc=Sutton Coldfield’s Jane Sixsmith celebrates an EHL promotion playoff goal vs Sevenoaks (c) Andy Smith|link=node|align=right|width=250|height=302]The northern conference champions took the promotion playoffs by storm, winning all three of their games over the May Day bank holiday weekend.

Fellow Midlanders Olton and West Warwicks retained their premiership place with two wins at the Cannock tournament.

Meanwhile east division winners Sevenoaks and west winners Buckingham face another year in the regional conferences.

Full results and table.

Results – Monday

Buckingham 1  Sutton Coldfield 2
Sevenoaks 0 Olton and West Warwicks 2

Sutton Coldfield 3 Sevenoaks 0
Buckingham 1 Olton & West Warwicks 6

Olton & West Warwicks 1 Sutton Coldfield 3
Sevenoaks 3 Buckingham 2