Esme Burge celebrates a goal for the Bees against Durham. Photo c/o David Kissman

England Hockey Ladies North Conference 
Beeston 3 – 2 Wakefield
7th October, Nottingham Hockey Centre
Article – England Hockey.

There are three teams with perfect records sharing top spot in the Investec Women’s Conference North but Beeston are top on goal difference after a 3-2 defeat of the University of Durham. Rosy Stephens, Esme Burge and Nina Apoola were all on target.
Sutton Coldfield also made it three wins from three with a comfortable 5-0 victory against Wakefield, Jane Sixsmith leading the scoring with a brace.
Brooklands Poynton are the other side with a 100% record but they had to come from behind to beat Loughborough Students 3-2, with Jen Park scoring twice.
Kelly Baxter also hit a double as Ben Rhydding beat Liverpool Sefton 3-0 and Fylde were 4-1 winners against Timperley with Sophia Crawshay’s two strikes making it five goals in three games for her.