Whitley start season with draw
Whitley Bay and Tynemouth hockey men started the season with a 2-2 draw away in Lincoln, against Lindum HC.
Lindum were by far the more aggressive of the two sides in the first half and Josh Pettinger gave them the lead. Bay manged to level the game through Ritchie Brown, but Lindum hit straight back through Pettinger to lead 2-1 at the break.
Whitley Bay improved greatly in the second half and debutant Stuart Todd scored to earn his side a point.