Match Report 17/09/16

Whitchurch ladies 1s 6 Lymm ladies 3s 2

Whitchurch started their first home game of the season with last week’s sickness issues resolved. On a very hot afternoon they started strong from the beginning with some good possession leading to an early goal from Lucy Radcliffe. This was quickly followed by Lucy’s second from a strong run into the Dee picking out a great cross from Catherine Winter-Gresty.

Lymm then started to get into their stride and were awarded a short corner that they scored from.  With some great saves from keeper Gwyneth Thomas-Rees and defending by Clare Fitzgerald and Jane Williamson, Lymm were not allowed to capitalise on their goal.

After a good half time talk Whitchurch came out strong again with some great runs down the wing by Charlotte Lawder and Emily Hilton which resulted in Sue Read making it 3-1.

Lucy Radcliffe quickly followed it up with her third, following a goalmouth scramble. Lymm were allowed back into the game briefly with there second, but Whitchurch then powered through with Lucy getting her fourth and Sue Read getting the final goal.

Lisa Sullivan was awarded player of the match for her great work in midfield.


Bebington ladies 2s 0 Whitchurch ladies 2s 3

Whitchurch travelled away to Bebington for their first away game of the season full of confidence after last week’s win.

Whitchurch started off the stronger of the two teams and applied the pressure to the Bebington defence. Hayleigh Busby opened the scoring running straight through the Bebington defence and past the advancing goalkeeper.

Tracy Tolhurst and Emily Vernon worked down the left hand side passing around the Bebington players resulting in Vernon scoring the second goal and giving Whitchurch a lead into the break.

The second half saw Whitchurch set off strong and five minutes into the half Tracy Tolhurst scored the third of the game. Bebington through everything at the Whitchurch team to get back into the game but Whitchurch held strong and secured another three points.

Helen Machin was awarded player of the match.