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Wisbech Ladies 3,
Long Sutton 0

After an even and goalless first half in this local derby, the second 35 minutes took a different turn in the home side’s favour.

After play was built up through the field Claire Apted swooped in to steal a goal on the goal line. Nat Ward rounded two defenders and scored, and Georgie Dunn, after a pass fired in from defence, coolly netted.

Player of the match, Wisbech: Nat Ward. Sutton: Tania White.

Wisbech travel next weekend to Ipswich to play their final game of the season.

Sutton’s Martin Hudson commented: “Long Sutton Ladies have a big job to do to remain in this league but destiny is still to some extent in their own hands.”

Cambridge Univ 2nd 3,
Wisbech Men 2

Wisbech had their strongest squad for a good few weeks, welcoming back Ed Batt from a broken finger and James Mansfield from his three-month expedition across the southern hemisphere.

A fine first half performance saw the lads go into half-time against the league leaders 0-0.

Controversy struck for Uni’s first goal, Wisbech’s back line were aggrieved after thinking the ball had run out of play. The away side were 2-0 down before a penalty corner was lashed in by Sam Blunt. He equalised with his second drag flick moments later. University took the spoils in the last few minutes.

March Ladies 0, Wisbech Ladies 3rds 1

March began the game on top putting the Wisbech defence under lots of pressure, but a well worked short corner goal by Laura Overland separated the sides.

Player of the match, Wisbech: Rosie Stevenson.

Wisbech Ladies 3rds 2, March Ladies 1

Wisbech’s Harriet Bateman took the lead from a short corner and after half time doubled their lead via a short corner from Laura Overland.

Wisbech PoM Daisy Woolmer created several chances. With five minutes remaining March pulled a goal back.