Ladies get back on top form against Glasgow University

Fjordhus Reivers 4

Glasgow University 2

NATIONAL LADIES DIVISION TWO

REIVERS ladies bounced back from two defeats on the trot with a fine victory.

The home side went close on several occasions before seasoned campaigners Denise Fairbairn and captain Pippa Bell put through Lucy Inglis who managed to squeeze the ball under the keeper to pass to Leisa Poole who flicked into the net for her first for the club.

Reivers continued to work hard and on 33 minutes a glorious move, which involved Janet Jack, Zoe Higgins, Fairbairn and Bell, set up Laura McLean, who fired a low fierce shot on the angle past the diving keeper.

Coach Jack at half time urged her team not to rest on their laurels but within seven minutes of the break the students were level. Stacey Tennant in goal had some fine saves to keep Reivers in the game but 19 minutes into the second half the Borderers were back in the lead with a great goal.

A penalty corner resulted in a training ground move which saw Emily Newlands dummy Bell’s push-out, allowing Jack to pass the ball back to the skipper, who had followed in from the push-out to smash the ball past the keeper.

The result was secured when a penalty corner Newlands hammered home.

Coach Jack was delighted with her players’ improvement from last week, but stressed the importance of concentrating for the whole game.

Fjordhus Reivers: S. Tennant, J. Jack. E. Newlands, C. Townsend, Z. Higgins, P. Bell, D. Fairbairn, M. Cawthorn, J. Wilson, S. Mathers, E. Lunn, L. Inglis, L. Poole, L. McLean.