Junior Teams v Culford
The girls started very well and scored a goal within the first 5 minutes. Culford fought back and the first half was fairly evenly matched
RHS stayed focused and scored 2 more goals in the second half with fluid play throughout, leaving the final score at 3—0. Libby Parker was making some good tackles and working well with Annie Tavainevasi in defence. George Nicholls made some excellent saves in goal, including a spectacular dive. Millie Salter scored a text book goal from a short corner.
Player of the match was Libby Parker. Goals were scored by Tilly Arulampalam, Tori Williams and Millie Salter.
The U13Bs took yet another step of improvement in their hockey on Wednesday. However, some naive play and, at times, lack of thought left the girls coming away with a 3-2 defeat. A strong midfield performance from Emily Fretwell was the highlight for RHS.
This was a very even match with play flowing from end to end. RHS were solid in defence with Ruby Parker and Charlotte Stenning clearing the ball skilfully. Unfortunately Culford were the team to score after many chances on both sides.
Final score 1—0 Culford. Player of the match was Ruby Parker.
This proved to be a great game for the B team; they started off very positively and focused and showed real determination in their attacking skills, trying hard to implement skills learnt in practice.
Rebecca Sweeney dominated the middle area as did Isabelle Butler in defence however; Eliza Tribe was the star of the show scoring a hat-trick. She was player of the match for her attacking drive and determination to score. Rosie Butler also had a good game in goal keeping the Culford team out of winning contention
Final Score 4-2
U13A&B, U12A v Orwell Park
The U13 A team played a strong side and rose to the challenge. The game was fast and skillful. Tilly Arulampalam controlled the play very well from the centre and Millie Salter scored an excellent goal in the first half. George Nicholls made some spectacular saves and the half time score was 1—0 to RHS. Orwell started the second half with determination and were rewarded with a goal. Annie Tavainevesi was marking closely in the circle and was very strong in defence.
Unfortunately RHS had 2 injuries which affected our rhythm and the final score was 3—1 to Orwell. Player of the match was George Nicholls for exceptional goal keeping.
The U13 B team had a resounding victory on Saturday against Orwell park.
The girls were strong in attack and were 5—0 up at half time. Holly Folkard -Smith was strong in midfield. The final score was 8—0. Player of the match was Beth Carnell, scoring 4 goals.
On Saturday the team played against Orwell Park U13B, after a promising start the team were unable to convert their moves out of defence and really struggled with their passing skills, despite having tackled and won the ball. The final score was a disappointing 7-0 loss. Player of the match was Charlotte Stenning. Thanks must go to Rosie Butler who deputised in goal, playing for the A team for the 1st time.
3rdX v Woodbridge
On Tues the 3rdX1 played against Woodbridge at home. Going out strong from the beginning they dominated in attack. The final score was 2-0 with player of the match Shannon Holdway scoring both goals.
U14A v Wymondham
Despite losing the game, the under14 A team gave their performance of the season so afar playing some excellent attacking hockey. Captained by talented midfield Beth Dwerryhouse, RHS created lots of opportunities to score. The defence looked very solid, showing good determination and spirit. Izzy Pearson played her best game yet, scoring an opportunistic goal from a short Corner. Beth Dwerryhouse scored a breakaway goal, but we just ran out of time losing 3-2. Well done girls, we are improving with every game.
2nd X1 v Wymondham
On Saturday the 2nd XI returned to winning ways with a 4-0 victory over Wymondham College. A brace a piece from Cesca Morelli and Flo Peacock settled the result as the home team controlled the majority of the game. Excellent 2nd XI debuts from Simone Rossouw, Millie Ainsworth and Millie Orr just put the icing on the cake for RHS.
1st X1 v Wymonham
The 1st XI played with grit and determination to secure a 3-3 drew against Wymondham on Saturday. Although RHS started both halves brightly, Wymondham scored against the run of play. Undeterred, RHS played confidently and some excellent build-up play by Sophie Opielok lead to superb goals from Charlie Baldwin-Cole, Alina Lelke and Hannah Dale. Player of the match was Alina Lelke.