Ladies 3s battle with Borders 5s


Dunfermline Carnegie 3rd XI  v Borders Fjordhus Reivers 5th XI

The match started with strong pressure from the Borders, however Dunfermline were tenacious in regaining possession and fighting for every ball. It was the Borders who managed to gain the first penalty corner of the game. The ball was stopped on the line and cleared; however, a second penalty corner was awarded and the ball found the back of the net. Pressure from Dunfermline allowed them to gain territory in the opposition half but they could not get past the strong Borders defence.

The second half saw confident play from the opposition and more opportunities in Dunfermline’s D. A well-versed defence could sadly not stop the Borders from gaining a second goal. A continued attack saw multiple shots saved by Dunfermline’s goalkeeper Sarah Deighan. Dunfermline mounted counter attacks, with some close brushes with the goal, however Dunfermline were left disappointed. A short corner from the Borders led to a strike from the top of the D which was fired into the goal. Continued attacks down the middle for the Borders saw another strike which led to their 4th goal.

In the final minutes of the game an aerial ball from a Borders player was skilfully brought down yards from the goal line by Lynn Haxton and a goal line clearance left the score at 0-4.

A well-deserved MVP went to Jodie Tracey for her hard work in centre defence.