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Ladies 1s - Match centre

Henley Ladies 1s
Milton Keynes Ladies 1s
Sat 30 Sep 13:30 - South Clubs' Women's Hockey League - Division 3A Full time

Strong 3 points for Ladies 1s

Second league game into the season and Henley Ladies were up for a tough game against Milton Keynes.

Henley set out hard from the start which set a high tempo for the game. It wasn't long until Henley were 1-0 up. Jemma Barham’s skillful play saw her fly past Milton Keynes defenders down the left hand side and working with Sophie Hoskins tightly, they soon found Captain Georgie Metcalfe who fired it home. A couple of chances later, Henley were awarded a short corner, which saw Rachel Herbert’s powerful strike saved by the keeper. Metcalfe once again got her stick on the rebound which found Henley 2-0 up.

After half time Milton Keynes played a tight defensive press making it harder for Henley to drive forward. However the Henley players were pushing themselves to keep the high tempo with Kiera Halloran and Taminah Brown’s baseline runs pulling apart the Milton Keynes defense. Henley were back in full force accelerating forward. After a few missed chances Henley was awarded a short corner. Perfectly executed, Herbert took a clean strike to find the back board which left Henley 3-0 up. Against the run of play, Milton Keynes made some fast breaks from their defense but Henley kept their composure to keep the score 3-0 at full time.

Jemma Barham was awarded player of the match.

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League round up

Other Division 3A results

2
1
Southgate Ladies' 2s
Oxford Hawks Ladies 2s
5
1
Wycombe Ladies 1s
4
3
West Hampstead Ladies' 1s
0
2
Oxford Ladies 1s
Hampstead and Westminster Ladies' 3s
1
2

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# Team Pl Pts
1. Marlow Ladies 1s 10 24
2. Oxford Ladies 1s 10 22
3. Oxford Hawks Ladies 2s 9 21
4. Henley Ladies 1s 11 20
5. Eastcote Ladies' 1s 11 18
6. Wycombe Ladies 1s 10 12
7. Reading Ladies 3s 10 12

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