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Ladies 5s 4 - 1 Tulse Hill & Dulwich 2s (A)

17th October 2022

By Ruth Fraser

First goal: taking the ball at waist height Jen played a lovely cricket shot for the opening goal.

Second goal: with a large dose of deception the ball was played to the P spot by Jen, to be deflected by Ruth to Claire, slapping in between the keeper’s legs.

Third goal: after some lovely build up play, the ball fell to Emma in open play who placed it in the bottom right corner with casual ease. 

Fourth goal: setting a tight press on their left, Ruth intercepted to slip the ball to Emma who squared it to Jen, who took a touch and lifted into right hand corner.

With two minutes left we got a green card and THD got another generous short corner and finally scored one after some pinball in front of goal. Frustrating not to keep a clean sheet given how well we defended for most of the game. 

Beautiful hockey for a majority, making connections all around the pitch, marking well and finishing with style.

Player of the match: Jen for two goals and lots of play making

DOD: Ruth for forgetting her shin pads