BWPL CHAMPIONSHIP 1 - Ladies Result - vs Tyldesley & Bristol

Ben Mardon

The ladies 1st weekend of the National League Championship 1 match report from Kamz.

Game 1 v Tyldesley

On Saturday, we went down fighting 12-9 to a strong Tyldesley side in an exciting end to end game that could have gone either way. Exeter created many chances and defended well but struggled to capitalise early in the game, allowing the fitter, sharper northwest side to pull away in the later stages.

Game 2 v Bristol

On Sunday, we defeated a physical Bristol side 10-5. After a cagey first half, we led 2-1 with goals coming from Jess Garrad and an outrageous lob from Nyah Tomlinson. Goalkeeper Nina Rickards was also in excellent form, saving two penalties in crucial stages of the game. The team found their feet and stretched the lead out to 8 goals with just over a minute to play after an impressive brace from BWPL debutant Izzy Baker. A few late errors (mainly from the coach) allowed Bristol 3 consolation goals in the final minute.

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