Bees pick up Investec North Trophy despite Brooklands defeat

Sophie Robinson lifts the Investec North Trophy. Photo c/o David Kissman

England Hockey Ladies North Conference 

Beeston 0 – 3 Brooklands Poynton

24th March, Nottingham Hockey Centre

Goalscorers: –

  • Brooklands Poynton – Sophia Crawshay (FG26), Cat Savage (PC46), Tor Hughes (PC51)

Squad: –

  • Natalie Robson 1, Nicola Hammond 8, Lauren Burrell 9, Sophie Robinson 10, Rebekah Walker 11, Rosy Stephens 13, Esme Burge 17, Lunjika Nyirenda 18, Fenella Scutt 19, Eloise Stenner 20, Nina Apoola 21, Jess Roe 23, Isabella Davison 24, Charlotte Triggs 28, Paige Gillott 30, Lottie Ross 31
Second-placed Brooklands-Poynton inflicted Beeston’s first league defeat of the season in the Investec Women’s Conference North, beating the champions 3-0.
 
Sophia Crawshay, Cat Savage and Tor Hughes scored the goals as the visitors proved victorious.
 
Elsewhere the University of Durham had a good away win, beating hosts Ben Rhydding 3-0 with their goals coming from Tess Howard (2) and Lorna Cruickshank.
 
Loughborough Students were 4-1 winners at Timperley with their goals being scored by Megan Lewis-Williams, Phoebe Tomlinson, Ella Cusack and Sharon Seaton.
 
The game between Fylde and Sutton Coldfield ended as a 1-1 draw, as did the relegation scrap between the bottom two, Wakefield and Liverpool Sefton.
The Bees now prepare for the play-off finals which take place on Sunday 22nd April at Nottingham Hockey Centre and on the 28th & 29th April at the University of Birmingham.Tickets for the EnglandHockey play-offs can be found here – bit.ly/2EiKgks

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