Week 7 Match Summaries
Crowborough Women's Twos lost 1-7 to a well drilled East Grinstead side. Despite a strong start the visitors were three up by half time. The Crows continued to forage forward and had a lot of possession in the opposition D but EG were excellent on the break. player of the match Zoey Wood scored a fine solo goal running from the half way line and shooting from wide to the far post. They travel to Eastbourne for the early game next week.
Women’s 3s played away to Lewes with a 10.15am pushback. Following the 2 minutes silence for Armistice, Boro hit the ground running but were quickly over powered by a focused Lewes team. There was some amazing midfield play from Anoushka Wolfe, Jenny Brough and Amy Currie which linked up with some skilful moves from Amber Valentine and led to several shots on goal. Jenny Brough opened the scoring for Boro. The score at halftime was 4:1.
In the second half Lisa Marr and Sarah Mercer worked flat out in defence, Jess Ikeson saved many shots on goal, and Jennie Turner was relentless in sweeping. GD players Daisy Howes and Grace Kelly played their debut in the adult game in defence.
The final score was 8:1, and the POTM was Amy Currie as her effort and athleticism was unparalleled.
Eastbourne hosted a weaker Crowborough M3’s side today with four of our regulars unavailable Crowborough today seemed like we were up for the game from the start first half it was short corners that hit us hard 4-0 from these corners 2nd half we controlled the game more in midfield but just could not get past no 67 & 118 from Eastbourne they certainly were their best players without them it would of been a different game altogether . One final goal before the end of game made Eastbourne win 5-0 on to next week POM Graham for his efforts despite being injured all game and a warm welcome to Austin
Under 12 Boys:
Crowborough U12 boys started with a couple of battling games against St. Francis, losing 1-0 and 2-1. However, they picked themselves up and followed that with two victories. 1-0 against Horsham and 6-0 against Brighton.
Goals coming from Jude, Elliott, Connor and Benji.
Hayden, making his debut in goal, made some crucial saves across the four games. Henry was solid at the back, with amazing driving runs forward and was awarded player of the game by Horsham. Leo impressed both in defence and winger making many decisive challenges. Elliott shone in midfield and right wing, breaking up play and getting in the box which was rewarded by 2 goals. Benji was a wall in defence and supported the attacks which lead to his great goal. Connor didn’t stop running end to end on the wing, which resulted in a well deserved goal from a powerful shot against Brighton. Jude was a striker in form, getting 4 goals on the day including a hatrick against Brighton.