EAST WOMEN’S LEAGUE
St Ives 3
Bury St Edmunds 0
A lacklustre performance by Bury saw them drop three points at midtable St Ives.
Bury found themselves a goal behind after four minutes.
The second goal came slightly against the run of play following a penalty corner, but the home side always looked in control.
Towards the end, an umpiring decision allowed them to score a third goal.
Bury play at home tomorrow against Dereham at Nowton Park (1pm).
Bury Ladies II 3
Ipswich Ladies IV 6
Bury started strongly and attacked well, taking an early lead through Nikki Cole.
Ipswich retaliated and scored three goals in the first half.
In the second half Ipswich scored a further two goals.
Bury pushed forward past the Ipswich defence allowing Freia McGregor to score a second.
Sophie Robbins scored Bury’s third, but Ipswich scored again ending the match 6-3.
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Bury St Edmunds 3
Bury clawed their way into the game and began to wrest control from Peterborough.
At half time, Bury prepared to mount an assault on the Peterborough goal, sensing the win was theirs.
Lucy and Lotty Holder took control of midfield and played Andrews and Eve Holder in behind the defence.
Finally,Peterborough’s resistance was broken as Lucy Holder drove in a perfect cross for Godfrey to deflect past the keeper.
Oakes put in an heroic shift on the right and was the key to Bury’s third.
She broke forward, receiving Carter-Armitage’s fine pass before playing in Watson ahead of her on the wing, eliminating the Peterborough defender.
Watson had the presence of mind to square the ball for Lotty Holder, who drove at the circle, drawing the remaining defenders and keeper to her.
In the melee that followed, the ball popped out behind and Godfrey pounced to finish from three yards, sealing a fine win.