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Heartbreak for U18 Girls in cup quarter final

28 February 2016, 13:30, Banbury Road North (Near)

U18 Girls 3 - 3 Wakefield U18 Girls

Some match reports are a  bit more difficult to write than others and this is one of those!  The U18 Girls played Wakefield in the quarter final of the EH cup on Sunday and ended up going out of the competition courtesy of the heartbreak that is penalty flicks.

Hawks always looked the dominant side although it was Wakefield who scored first when their player eluded a number  of Hawks tackles before shooting from a wide angle.  Hawks continued to look threatening and deserved to equalise when Storm Sunderland showed quick reflexes to pick up the rebound from a penalty corner strike.  Hawks went into the break 2 – 1 up courtesy of a stunning reverse stick strike into the roof of the net from captain Lucy Millington.   Wakefield proved tenacious and with ten minutes to go levelled the scores to take the game to a nail biting final few minutes.  It looked as though Hawks had done enough when Millington found the net again with three minutes to go, this time through a penalty corner drag flick which deflected into the roof of the net however Wakefield immediately threw everything forward from the restart and created an overload which Hawks could not deal with, once again levelling the scores and taking the game to flicks.  It was to be Wakefield’s day in the end. 

The Club can be hugely proud of the team who have shown great committment over the course of the season and played some fantastic hockey.  Good luck to Wakefield in the semi-final.



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