27th November 2017
London GD made it six-wins-from-six matches in the Women’s Premier Handball League with victory over London Angels.
West London Eagles beat Coventry Sharks, NEM Hawks won against Peninsula, and Olympia came away with maximum points from their match with Cambridge.
Table-toppers GD led 10-6 at the break in the match at Leyton Score Centre, extending their lead by another two goals in the second as the match finished 20-14. Angels’ Barbara Csombor top scored in the match with five strikes. GD’s Emese Miklos and Nikola Seymura both beat the keeper four times. Angels are seventh in the table with seven points from five matches, although they have a game in hand over Cambridge and Peninsula, directly above and below them respectively.
West London Eagles stayed in touch with GD with a 26-21 win against Coventry Sharks. Eagles went into half time holding a five-goal lead with the scores at 12-7. The second half was a closer affair, Eagles edging proceedings by two goals. Eagles lie two points behind GD, while Sharks are fifth with eight points from four matches.
NEM Hawks stay third following a 27-24 north-west derby win against Peninsula. Hawks led 10-6 at half time. The second half was a higher-scoring affair, Peninsula edging proceedings. However, they were unable to close the gap from the first half. Peninsula sit bottom of the table still searching for their first win. Hawks are two points behind Eagles.
Olympia stay fourth after winning 22-15 at Cambridge. The London side led 11-7 at half time, and extended their advantage in the second half. Grete Morkenvaite found the back of the net five times for the home team, while Olympia’s Amelia Neacsu led the scoring with 10 strikes. Cambridge are sixth with eight points from six matches.