Banner picture of Hawks players

Ladies' 1s draw as Olton equalise in the final minute of the game

27 October 2018, 12:00, Banbury Road North (Near)

Ladies' 1s 2 - 2 Olton & West Warwicks Ladies 1s

  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 004
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 001
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 002
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 003
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 005
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 006
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 007
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 008
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 009
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 010
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 011
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 012
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 013
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 014
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 015
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 016
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 017
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 018
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 019
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 020
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 021
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 022
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 023
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 024
  • Ladies' 1 v Olton 025

Having suffered the disappointment of a late loss to Trojans a week previously, Hawks were hoping a home advantage would see them bag their first win of the season against top of the table Olton & West Warwicks HC. Hawks started very strongly, passing the ball up the pitch from defence to attack for some good early chances. This gave them confidence for the first half and it wasn’t long before this confidence was converted into their first goal, with Katie Lowe on the scoresheet from a patiently worked move up front. Hawks continued to put pressure on Olton, with Becca Edwards again having a great game at half back, outletting well and driving at Olton with the ball. Hawks were rewarded on the stroke of half time with another goal. This time Jess Amps found herself in space at the top of the D and carefully worked the ball around the keeper for Becky Odlin to tap in at the back post. 

 

A great first half performance from Hawks was met with some resistance from Olton in the second half. Despite continuing the work of earlier in the match, Olton found a way through our defence and were able to score mid-way through the second half, taking us to 2-1 with around 15 minutes to go. Olton’s main tactic for getting the ball up the pitch was to hit the ball through from their defence, which we worked really well to cut out. Across the pitch, Hawks were stepping in front of their players and intercepting the ball meaning they continued to threaten going forward. The game wore on into the final few minutes, with Olton pushing for an equaliser.  Unfortunately in the final play of the game, Olton won a short corner which they were able to convert, meaning the game ended 2-2. A bitter pill to swallow for Hawks, but nevertheless a much improved performance from the previous week and many positives to take forward to their next game. 

 

 

Published:
More about our sponsors
Sponsorship packages available
How to Join Fantasy League
Image Gallery Icon

Recent Photo Galleries

Recent Match Results

17 October

U14 Boys 0 - 12 Reading U14 Boys
U16 Boys 4 - 2 Amersham & Chalfont U 16 Boys
Men's 1s 0 - 1 Bath Buccaneers Men's 1s
U14 Girls A 1 - 9 Marlow U 14 Girls
U16 Girls B 1 - 1 Wallingford U16 Girls

16 October

Ladies' 8s 7 - 3 Wychwood Ladies 2s
Men's 6s 4 - 3 Thame Men's 2s
Ladies' 6s 2 - 0 Oxford University Ladies 4s
Ladies' 2s 0 - 1 Oxford Ladies 1s
Ladies' 5s 0 - 2 South Berkshire Ladies 2s
Men's 3s 1 - 3 Oxford Men's 2s
Ladies' 3s 0 - 5 Oxford Ladies 2s
Ladies' 7s 9 - 0 Banbury Ladies 5s
Ladies' 4s 1 - 4 Wycombe Ladies 2s
Men's 4s 4 - 1 Eastcote Men's 3s
Men's 5s 3 - 4 Wycombe Men's 2s
Ladies' 1s 2 - 1 University of Bristol Ladies 1s
Men's 2s 1 - 1 Oxford University Men's 2s
Falcons 8 - 0 Winchester Men's Vets I
Men's 7s 3 - 0 Witney Men's 3s