Norwich Dragons 8ths 0 Magpies’ 7ths 1
We had blue skies and sunshine for our match at Norwich. Dragons started and had a few experienced players on their team so Peg Bridges, as goalkeeper, had her work cut out but played superbly. Karen Hunt and Daphne Beckett were solid in defence and showed textbook tactics in deflecting a Dragons’ short corner. Magpies also had numerous strikes at goal and short corners but Dragons’ defence were always ready.
At half time we made changes to positions which worked well. Jane Collins, as right defender, fought for every ball and smashed it straight to Georgia Hood who diverted it into the goal. Dragons fought hard to level the score but Sophie Govier-Schaay was always on hand to stop them. She made some superb tackles and Annie Lancaster made some fine runs. Score 0-1.