Search

Havering’s women maintain winning streak as Emily helps herself to a hat-trick!

PUBLISHED: 14:30 24 November 2017

Goalmouth action from Romford's derby with Havering thirds (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Goalmouth action from Romford's derby with Havering thirds (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468

Havering’s women made it three wins in a row in East League Two South East after a hat-trick from Emily Gilkes-Tarsey helped see off Bromley & Beckenham at Campion.

The hosts began well and saw Gilkes-Tarsey and Charlotte Chamberlin force saves from an excellent Bromley keeper.

A driving run by Emily Martin led to the first goal, as Katie Griggs saw her shot forced over the line by Gilkes-Tarsey.

A lapse in communication in Havering’s defence allowed an opposition forward to drive into the D and level from a narrow angle, but Emma Isherwood’s quick free hit found Griggs, whose shot was saved before Isherwood put away the rebound.

Haverings keeper Sophie McCoy made some good saves as the defence of Bukki Olodo, Wendy Schofield, Sam Cash and Nic Earle worked well to keep Bromley attacks to the minimum before the interval.

But although Havering started the second half strongly, their rivals equalised as a cross was tapped in at the far post.

Havering kept out several short corners before taking hold of the game again, with Chamberlin, Martin and Sue Harwood working hard in midfield to get the ball through to the forward line of Gilkes-Tarsey, Isherwood, Griggs and Rhiannon Goulden.

Gilkes-Tarsey pounced on a loose ball but the whistle went for a short corner, just before the ball crossed the line.

A mazy run by Harwood took her past several defenders to force a save before Gilkes-Tarsey tapped in the loose ball.

And Gilkes-Tarsey completed her treble when Chamberlin took a long corner to Isherwood, who crossed to her team-mate at the far post to score.

Isherwood added the fifth, taking a sideline pass and bouncing past several tackles before hitting a spectacular reverse hit inside the near post.

And although the visitors hit back from a short corner, despite an excellent initial tackle from Cash, there was no denying Havering a 5-3 win ahead of their derby at Brentwood on Saturday.

The seconds were 4-1 winners over Upminster thirds, with Stephanie Prowse scoring from Kirsty Watley’s pass for the first.

Gemma Mckenzie Cardy made it 2-0, before Upminster replied, and Kim Clarke made some key saves in the second half before Alex Semon and Maria Griffin struck further Havering goals.

Latest Romford Sports News

Yesterday, 21:45

National League: Aldershot Town 2 Dagenham & Redbridge 1

Yesterday, 17:00

The Spring Farm Park club were dismissed for 78 chasing 211 to win to suffer a second consecutive loss

Yesterday, 16:00

Ardleigh Green captain Lloyd Edwards was disappointed after they lost by 58 runs away to Walthamstow in a low-scoring encounter.

Yesterday, 11:00

Dagenham & Redbridge boss Peter Taylor is expecting a tough opponent in Aldershot Town this evening.

Yesterday, 09:00

Everyone Active Raiders have revealed two more players for the Legends team to take on the current squad on August 26.

Mon, 17:13

Forward leaves Hammers to spend season with Spanish second-tier club

PROMOTED CONTENT

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

Newsletter Sign Up

Romford Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now