13th November 2017
West London Eagles beat NEM Hawks in the Women’s Premier Handball League, while Coventry Sharks won against Peninsula and Olympia sneaked past London Angels.
Hawks, in second spot, knew victory would close the gap to leaders London GD to two points. They trailed 13-16 at half time, Eagles running out 35-31 winners at full time. Hawks’ Holly Lam-Moores scored eight goals, joint top-scoring in the match with Eagles Noelly Chevallier. Charlotte Worsley struck six times for Hawks, while Krystina Littman beat the keeper seven times for Eagles. Eagles lie in third place, one point behind Hawks, having played a match less.
Coventry Sharks made it two wins from three matches with a 31-19 win against promoted Peninsula. Kristin Ivancheva scored an impressive 15 goals for Sharks, while Marta Podsiodlo struck eight times. Jermaine Knott scored five times for Peninsula. Sharks are in fifth spot n seven points, but have played just three games. Peninsula are left looking for their first win of the season. They are bottom on five points, behind London Angels who have played two games less.
Angels lost a thriller at Olympia 22-23. The match was on a knife-edge throughout with the scores 11-11 at half time. Amelia Neacsu scored eight times for Olympia, the same tally as Angels’ Beata Nagy. Olympia are in fourth on eight points from four matches.