EPL round-up: Clarkson treble shoots Tigers to the title

Telford Tigers secured their second EPL title in three years after a comfortable 7-3 win over Bracknell Bees on Saturday.

Doug Clarkson (3) topped the scoring for the Tigers whose title victory was confirmed by MK Lightning’s 6-2 defeat at Swindon Wildcats.

The Tigers completed a four point weekend with a 4-2 success at Bracknell – Corey McEwen hit a hat-trick for the Shropshire outfit.

Lightning sealed the runners-up spot with a 4-2 win at Hull Pirates – Milan Baranyk, Lewis Hook, Antti Holli and Adam Carr got the goals.

Aaron Connolly, Rene Jarolin, Ciaran Long and Derek Roehl were on target for Basingstoke Bison in their 4-1 win at Peterborough Phantoms.

Guildford won 3-1 at home to Hull – Andrew McKinney, Ben Campbell, Jez Lundin scored for the Flames.

Sheffield Steeldogs led 3-2 at home to Swindon after two periods, but the Wildcats hit back in the final session to secure a 5-3 success.

WEEKEND RESULTS

Saturday

Guildford Flames 3-1 Hull Pirates
Swindon Wildcats 6-2 MK Lightning
Telford Tigers 7-3 Bracknell Bees

Sunday

Bracknell Bees 2-4 Telford Tigers
Hull Pirates 2-4 MK Lightning
Peterborough Phantoms 1-4 Basingstoke Bison
Sheffield Steeldogs 3-5 Swindon Wildcats

(Image permission: Steve Brodie)

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