Bees extend lead as Brooklands fail to bridge the gap

Beeston’s Esme Burge in action for the Bees. Photo c/o David Kissman

England Hockey Ladies North Conference 

Wakefield 0 – 6 Beeston

3rd February, Wakefield Hockey Club.

Goalscorers: –

  • Beeston – Sophie Robinson (FG4) (PC49), Rosy Stephens (FG27) (FG68), Esme Burge (FG34), Lauren Burrell (FG58)

Squad: –

  • Nicki Cochrane 1 , Ellie De Heer 3 , Caroline Hulme 6 , Nicola Hammond 8 , Lauren Burrell 9 , Sophie Robinson 10 , Rebekah Walker 11 , Rosy Stephens 13 , Esme Burge 17 , Fenella Scutt 19 , Nina Apoola 21 , Jess Roe 23 , Isabella Davison 24 , Paige Gillott 30 , Lottie Ross 31 , Louisa Boddy 35

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Beeston picked up where they left off before the winter break in the Investec Conference North after they beat Wakefield 6-0.

Sophie Robinson and Rosy Stephens scored a goal in each half with Esme Burge and Lauren Burrell both on target as the hosts made it eleven straight wins this season.

Second-placed Brooklands Poynton lost further ground on the leaders after going down 1-0 at home to Loughborough Students, the only goal in the match coming from Sharon Seaton in the second half.

Goals from Tess Howard and Lorna Jane Cruickshank helped the University of Durham to 2-0 victory at Timperley.

Veteran Jane Sixsmith’s eighth of the campaign was the difference as Sutton Coldfield defeated Ben Rhydding 2-1 whilst the conference’s bottom two, Fylde and Liverpool Sefton, clash on Sunday.

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