LEOMINSTER moved up to second place in De Cymru & The Marches 1 of the GoCrea8 Hockey League following a comfortable 4-1 win over Yate.

Jonty Goody opened the scoring for Leominster in the first half before Yate equalised.

However, Leominster kicked on after the break and scored three goals from Ryan Painter, Josh Watkins and Shaun Hill.

Elsewhere, Hereford lost 3-2 at home to Stroud, while Ross-on-Wye were beaten 3-1 3-1 at home to Bridgend.