Match reports – 06-04-24

In the final weekend of matches for the season the ladies all finished on a high with victories.

Whitchurch ladies 1s 3 Chester ladies 3s 2

With the late arrival of the Chester keeper the game commenced with Chester fielding eleven outfield players and Whitchurch struggled in the early stages to cope with the extra player. Chester had a string of penalty corners from which they took the lead.

With the Chester keeper between the posts Whitchurch pushed forward and were soon back in the game as Hayley Kellett levelled the scores and it wasn’t long before Kellett scored her second goal to give Whitchurch a lead into the break.

Whitchurch started the second half controlling play and long periods of the game but failed to find the final touch in front of goal.

Chester levelled against the run of play and decided to remove their keeper and push for the win, Whitchurch couldn’t believe their luck and Tibby Gallier broke at pace through the Chester defence to give Whitchurch a hard-fought victory.

Wilmslow ladies 4s 1 Whitchurch ladies 2s 6

The ladies 2s have continued to improve throughout the season and the victory over Wilmslow gave them a well-deserved fifth place finish in the league.

Heidi Groom opened the scoring for Whitchurch with Freya Gresty getting a brace before the break.

The second half saw Gresty scoring another two goals before Amelie Morris got the final goal.

Whitchurch Ladies 3’s 1 Runcorn ladies’ development 0

The final match of the season was full of excitement and was very frustrating to watch. In the first few minutes Runcorn made their way to the Whitchurch dee and had some impressive shots at goal, luckily Whitchurch came alive and from that point they were in possession for most of the game.

At half time the score was 0-0 with goalkeeper Alice Snaith and the back line having very little to do in the game. There were a huge number of opportunities to score throughout and the impressive goal came from Sue Read halfway through the second half.

This was the third win out of the last four games. The team has grown throughout this season, and it was great to see them able to slow the play, make accurate passes and work fluidly as a team. I’m immensely proud to have been their captain this season and thank them for turning up each week and helping me through each match and look forward to the future with these amazing people.

Player of the match Freya Kellett.