A mixed bag of results this week leading into a weekend off before Pink Day for Round 9 June 15th and 16th.
Premier League 2 drew Waverley 2 Goals G Hopkins 2
Premier League Reserves 0 lost Waverley 1
Pennant A 1 lost TEM 5 Goal L Hopkins
Pennant B 2 def TEM 0 Goals N Boonprakob, N Virtuoso
The Pennant B team were ready for a wet game. We had no rain but a very slippery pitch, this did not dampen spirits nor the determination of the team. The first 15 minutes of the game had FHC lacking a bit of form and composure, but the team’s work soon tightened and the results came through. The first goal was secured by Ning Boonprakob who slammed one in from a nice pass into the circle. Some great defence kept the score at 1/0 leading into half time. TEMS came out determined to get one in the first five minutes of play but FHC held strong and applied some very good forward pressure. After a great pass from Kirsty Forsdike from the back of the press Nicole Virtuoso got the next goal. Continual strong defence from Giulia Virtuoso and Siobhan Hannon kept TEMS out of the circle for the majority of the game. A great 2/0 win for a hard working and communicative team.
Metro 1 North 4 def La Trobe Uni 0 Goals R Grey, R Humphrey, L Lang 2
FHC had another good win on Sunday. La Trobe Uni had produced an upset win in the previous round and although FHC were rusty in the first 10 minutes the team got into their groove and went into half time with a very comfortable lead. The second half was not so productive in terms of converting chances, but a 4-0 win is a good indicator of another excellent performance. We say good bye to Sarah Healey for an extended period now who has been a star at centre half – see you in round 14! For everyone else, one week off before Yarra Valley away in Round 9. So far, the season has been high quality, let’s resolve to keep it that way after the break. Enjoy the rest.
Metro 1 South 0 lost Doncaster 2
Metro 2 North 0 lost La Trobe Uni 2
Metro 2 South 2 def Monash Uni 1 Goals
With the return of several key players, FHC were back as a force to be reckoned with! Even with loss of the goal keeper (to injury) early in the first half, FHC continued to be able to get the upper hand. A big thanks to Kelsey Crimmin for stepping in for Jeanne Beale in goals. FHC’s first half goal was scored from a beautiful textbook short corner, that was put away by Joanne White. Second half the even battle continued, and Monash Uni managed to sneak one past our defence, only to be replied to within minutes from another FHC short corner, which resulted in a penalty stroke which was slotted away by Mirella Di Benbetto. Well done on the return to the top four!
Metro 3 North BYE