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25th May, 2022

Rugby Ladies slip to first defeat of season

Editorial Correspondent 19th Oct, 2021 Updated: 19th Oct, 2021

RUGBY and East Warwickshire Ladies’ Firsts slipped to their first defeat of the Midlands Women’s Premier season at the fourth attempt, after going down 3-0 away to Stourport.

It was tough loss for the Ladies, with Katie Woolliscroft’s strong defensive effort earning her the player-of-the-match award

The Seconds held on for a 3-2 win at home to Nuneaton 1sts in Midlands Division Three South East while the Thirds drew 1-1 with Loughborough Carillon 1sts in Division Four Nene/Charnwood, thanks to a well-worked team equaliser finished by Nadine Bell.

A typical sliding deflection from Chris Graham was Rugby Men’s Firsts’ sole reply as they went down 4-1 to Nottingham University 2nds in Midlands Men’s Premier Division. Man of the match was Andrew Walker at left back.

Will Antrobus capitalised on a rare opportunity to score in Rugby 2nds’ 8-1 defeat to visitors Repton in Midlands Division Two whilst Lee Marriott earned the man-of-the-match award.

It was a game of missed opportunities for Rugby Thirds in a 5-2 loss to North Notts 1sts in Division Four East. Alex Salter scored a penalty corner but missed a penalty stroke whilst Calum Mackay scored Rugby’s second. Man of the match was Charlie Morrison.

David Odwell earned himself a hat-trick as Rugby Men’s Fourths swept aside Khalsa Leamington 4ths 9-3. There were two goals for man of the match Roman Lofthouse and a goal apiece for Richard Cook, David Manning, Kiran Clark and Jimmy Royle to seal the convincing win.

Nick Taylor was man of the match in the Fourths’ 4-1 loss to Hampton 3rds while the Sixths were on the receiving end of an 8-0 scoreline against Leicester City 1sts and Loughborough Carillon sent the Sevenths to a 6-0 loss.

RESULTS:

REWHC Boys’ U16 4-1 Belper U16

REWHC Boys’ U14 3-1 Belper U14

REWHC Boys’ U12 Tier 1 2-4 Sutton Coldfield U12

REWHC Boys’ U12 Tier 1 10-0 Old Silhillians U12

REWHC Boys’ U12 Tier 2 0-5 Bromsgrove U12

REWHC Boys’ U12 Tier 2 0-12 Stourport U12

REWHC Girls’ U14 4-2 Stratford

REWHC Girls’ U12 3-3 Repton U12

REWHC Girls’ U12 3-1 Stourport U12

SATURDAY FIXTURES

REWHC Ladies’ 2nds v Daventry 1sts, home, Hart Field, 2.30

REWHC Men’s 7ths v Ashby 4ths, away

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