match reports

Hockey - 1st VII vs Brandeston Hall (A), Wednesday15 October 2014

This was a very exciting but excruciating match to watch and umpire! Holmwood scored first with a strong shot from Beth I and held the lead for the majority of the first half. Our attacking play was superb with shots from Sarah B, Annabel H and Emma d’A but nothing would go in. They hit both posts and left and right netting but could not find the target.  Brandeston equalised and soon after took the lead.

The second half again saw several close misses but eventually Beth I faced the goalie in a one on one and made the mature decision to slip it past her. In defence, Millie C and Olivia R were constantly faced with strong running players and made numerous well timed tackles and sensible passes to the forwards.  With a depleted team, due to illness and French trips, this group battled to the very end and were desperate not to lose their undefeated status – well done girls!

Result:  Brandeston 2 - 2 Holmwood