Winscombe Ladies earn three points at Taunton

Vonnie Rendall.

Vonnie Rendall. - Credit: Archant

Winscombe Ladies gained three points from the away fixture at Taunton Vale.

Taunton Vale Ladies 3rd XI 1

Winscombe Ladies 2nd XI 3

Winscombe Seconds travelled away to play Taunton Vale with high hopes of gaining a further three points.

Winscombe retained possession for most of the first-half, applying relentless pressure and forcing the hosts’ keeper and defensive line to work at maximum levels. Eventually Winscombe’s centre forward Vonnie Rendall was able to score to put Winscombe in front.

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Taunton capitalised on a brief lapse in concentration from the Winscombe defence to equalise, but the respite was short-lived as Winscombe’s midfielders Imogen Marsh, Niamh Hyden, Ella Horwood and Caroline Marsh linked well to feed the ball through to forwards Georgie Savage, Tia Craig and Emma Caney.

Further goals came from Savage and Rendall as Winscombe returned with all three points.

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The Quilter Cheviot player of the match was Vonnie Rendall.

Corsham Ladies 2nd XI 9

Winscombe Ladies 3rd XI 0

The thirds travelled away to Corsham, with their opponents lying fourth in the table.

In spite of great will and determination by all the Winscombe players, it wasn’t enough to hold back the tide of attacking prowess and skill.

Right from the start, Corsham attacked in waves, carving their way through the Winscombe midfield and defence to put themselves two goals ahead within the first 10 minutes.

More goals followed in spite of valiant defending by Joanna Hann, Tia Rendall and Georgina Glossop and some excellent goalkeeping from Georgia Tulip.

The second half was to prove a much better performance from Winscombe, although Corsham scored more goals.

Winscombe midfielders Elener Philips, Maddie Bawden, Emma Whitehead and Gail Izzard continued to press strongly and linked well with forwards Dulcie Glossop, Jasmine Honour and Trudie Lynham, with excellent support from Gill Harvey.

The Quilter Cheviot player of the match was Georgina Glossop.

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