Alice Huddleston in action for the Bees. Photo c/o David Kissman
England Hockey Ladies North Conference
Brooklands 0 – 1 Beeston
14th October, Brooklands Hockey Club.
Article – England Hockey.
Two goals from Barcelona Olympic legend Jane Sixsmith helped Sutton Coldfield to a 3-0 win over Fylde and they remain top of the Investec Women’s Conference North table with a 100% record.
She struck in the second minute from open play and again five minutes later from a penalty corner. Emma McCabe scored their third eight minutes from time also from a penalty corner.
Beeston are also on a 100% record after winning 1-0 at Brooklands Poynton, but they had to rely on Alice Huddlestone’s late goal to clinch the win and inflict their rivals’ first defeat of the campaign.
Elsewhere, Ben Rhydding were 3-0 winners at home against Loughborough Students, while the University of Durham won 2-1 against Timperley and Liverpool Sefton beat Wakefield 3-1 with Jane Bazley-Harrison scoring twice for the hosts.