Students inflict a rare but controversial defeat on Alnwick Ladies firsts

Match reports and news from Alnwick Ladies Hockey Club.
Match reports and news from Alnwick Ladies Hockey Club.

Northumbria University 2 Alnwick Ladies I 1

North East Division Two

Alnwick Ladies hockey first team suffered a rare defeat in controversial circumstances at Newcastle University this afternoon.

After impressive 8-0 and 4-0 victories over Sunderland and Morpeth respectively in successive weeks, Alnwick were felled by two goals to one at the hands of the students, after they had a goal allowed and then chalked off.

The Firsts lost for the first time in 2014, despite a goal from Rachel Murray. They remain third in league.

The Second team lost narrowly away against Medics, 3-2, with two goals from Angela Payne.