Bowdon Hightown Ladies in Hockey's Cheshire Cup

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Lymm Ladies 2 Bowdon Hightown Ladies 0

LYMM completed a fine weekend with a brilliant win against Premier Division side Bowdon Hightown in the Cheshire Cup.

Bowdon left their Great Britain players at home and Lymm struck with the crucial opener after a tight start, Helen Weston finishing off Alex Pepper and Lynne Pyman’s move.

Hollie Acklam netted from close range to secure progression to the semi finals.

Lymm Ladies 8 Wrexham Glyndwr Ladies 0

AN early goal from Megan Mousdale meant Lymm settled into Saturday’s Cheshire Division One game early and never relinquished the initiative.

A second from Mousdale was added to further goals from Nat Riley, two, player of the match Lisa Hartley-Woodrow, Hollie Acklam, two, and Jane Buck.

Macclesfield Ladies 3 Warrington Ladies 2

WARRINGTON staged a spirited fight back but could not quite rescue a point.

Marion Taig set up Jenny Day to start the second-half revival, before Louise Sullivan pulled it back to 3-2. Emma Barlow was the player of the match.

Carlisle 2nd 4 Warrington 3

WARRINGTON returned empty handed from their longest away trip of the season in North West Men’s Hockey League Division Six North.

New arrival Steve Worrall scored from a mazy dribble to level matters at 2-2 after Ian Sleigh had halved the deficit.

However, Carlisle doubled their lead again before Tim Rothwell scored late on.

Timperley 5th 2 Lymm 2nd 2

BEN Smith did all he could to help Lymm over the line.

Smith put Carwyn Nash through to level the scores, before sending captain Jonny Ireland through to earn Lymm a 2-1 lead at the break.

But the tiring Lymm defence conceded an equaliser with five minutes remaining.

Alderley Edge 2nd 0 Lymm Ladies 2nd 1

LYMM edged a tight clash against a fellow promoted side.

A fast break sent player-of-the-match Rachel Broadhurst clear for a shot that deflected past the Alderley Edge keeper.

Warrington Ladies 2nd 0 Lymm Ladies 5th 1

WARRINGTON keeper Kirsty Anderson made a string of saves and Emily McCurrie was the team’s player of the match.

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