In-form Old Girls in seventh heaven

OLD SOUTHENDIAN LADIES first XI were in sparkling form as Braintree were swept aside at a sunny Warners Bridge.

A marvellous team display saw the Old Girls record a resounding 7-1 success with Beccy Withams scoring twice, while Amy Elvidge, Kate Williams, Emily Robinson, Anna Cooper and Blaise Copeland also netting.

Delighted skipper, Robinson, said: “It was a truly fantastic game and a great one for the crowd.”

The Old Girls second team went down by a goal to nil against their Witham counterparts in what was a hard-fought encounter. Ellen Randall and Ella Mills impressed, as did Player of the Match, Shireen Ayub. Captain, Ros Jackson, explained: “Another good performance from the old girls but not quite finding the edge yet.”

Old Southendian Hockey Club welcomes new members looking to return to hockey or take up the game for the first time. We run six men’s teams and three ladies teams as well as youth teams and an active mini hockey section. Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or email: [email protected]

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Brian Jeeves

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