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Ladies 2 - Match centre

Reading Ladies' 1A
Woking Ladies' 1s
Sat 19 Sep 15:00 - South Clubs' Women's Hockey League - Division 1 Full time

What a way to start the season!

This match had it all - and the picture sums up the first 5 minutes!

This match kicked the season off in dramatic style!
A shortage pf players - not just a lack of players available, but compounded by 1 player stuck in a 10 mile traffic jam on the way back from Devon and another delayed in Heathrow.

So with a starting line up of just 10, the game got underway. Almost immediately one of our players screamed in agony as a twisted knee after a tackle and a weird scrunching noise ended her game and started the long trek to A&E.

So now down to 9!

But as is so often the way in sport the team with the fewer players got a kick of adrenalin and we went a goal up!

However the effort was going to be way too much to sustain as players were tiring rapidly. Behind the scenes we were scrabbling around the club trying to find the extra players to bring on - fortunately we were at home so this proved a little easier than if away.

Before the lines could be strengthened we conceded a goal, and then had a penalty flick (dubiously) awarded against us, so went 2-1 down.

However with reinforcements arriving we rallied and scored the equaliser to finish in style, and grab a point from what seemed an impossible position 65 minutes before!

Team selection

Team selection has not been published for this fixture yet.

League round up

Other Division 1 results

Tulse Hill and Dulwich Ladies 1s
7
2
Havant Ladies' 1s
1
1
Horsham Ladies' 1s
Southgate Ladies' 1s
2
0
Surbiton Ladies' 2s
2
1
Staines Ladies' 1s

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