Hockey: Rochdale Ladies 1 - 2 Stockport Stockport Bramhall
Date published: 09 October 2017
Ladies Player of the match Roisin Pickering
Rochdale Ladies, still looking for their first points of the season, suffered a bitter blow courtesy of a last minute Stockport Bramhall Ladies winning goal at Oulder Hill on Saturday.
Both teams started brightly and chances came at both ends.
Rochdale took an early lead after a well worked attack down the right-hand side. The ball fell to Roisin Pickering and, from a tight angle, she struck the ball cleanly into the back of the net.
Stockport pulled a goal back and both teams went in to the break all level.
The second half was much of the same, and the fans were treated to a second half cameo role from semi-retired Jenny Banks.
With only a minute left on the clock Stockport dealt a killer blow with a wining goal that keeps Rochdale anchored to the bottom of the table.
The player-of-the-match went to Roisin Pickering.
Captain Kie Leech said: "It is always disappointing to lose, but this felt particularly hard. It is early days yet, but each week seems to be the same. We are putting 100% effort in, but just not getting the rub of the green. If we continue in the way we are, training hard, things will change for us, sooner rather than later.”
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