Bury II 0 Ipswich East Suffolk 4

Division 2CBury II 0 Ipswich East Suffolk 4IES travelled to play Bury with one plan in mind and that was to win the game and claim the three points on offer, in doing this they could remain at the top of the table this side of Christmas.

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Bury II 0 Ipswich East Suffolk 4

IES travelled to play Bury with one plan in mind and that was to win the game and claim the three points on offer, in doing this they could remain at the top of the table this side of Christmas.

It didn't take long for the visiting side to settle into their game, which involved smooth passing and intelligent positioning.


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IES were confident and with each pass took ownership of the pitch. It wasn't too long before IES found the back of the goal through a strike from captain Linda Rose.

Amanda Todd set up some good moves on the left enabling the ball to travel freely up the pitch and providing sound support.

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In the first half IES played their better hockey utilizing all the players on the pitch and playing the game around their opponents Bury. The second goal came from Anne Edney who popped the ball pass the keeper.

Annette White and Sapphire Cutting made the home defence's job all that more difficult by plying the pressure and causing confusion by busying themselves around the keeper.

The third goal came from a penalty corner with a well worked routine, Sophie Kesterton passed the ball to waiting Maria Whelan who converted to pass to a sweeping goal through the keepers legs.

IES went in to the second half confidently and exercised composure on the ball and flair with their passing. Bury too came back in to the game and showed a little more determination as they headed towards goal but each attack was thwarted by the capable defence.

Each player showed commitment to the game and to each other as they moved about the pitch as a strong focused unit.

The fourth and final goal came from Anne Edney giving IES a 4-0 lead. The game ended with both Bury and IES having a few last minute bursts towards goal but coming away with nothing. IES achieved what the came to do and claimed the three points and remain at the top of the table.

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