6th May 2018

Stroud beat Ealing to be crowned Girls' Under-16 Champions.

Stroud beat Ealing 13-10 in a close-fought match to be crowned girls’ under-16 Champions.

Stroud went into the break with a narrow 4-3 advantage in a tight first half.

Ealing edged ahead at the beginning of the second half before Stroud pegged them back to 7-7. The sides then traded goals, Stroud eventually emerging as winners.

Seven-goal top-scorer Holly Luke of Stroud was named Most Valuable Player. Diana Fartais beat the keeper three times for Ealing.

Akira Adeniran-Lowe made two penalty saves for Ealing. Her opposite number Hannah Arnold kept a penalty out on 47 minutes, and made a crucial save 60 seconds later as both keepers impressed.

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