|Date||9 November 2014|
|Team||Ladies Masters O30s/35s|
|Opposition||TAUNTON VALE (Cup)|
|Venue||TAUNTON VALE SPORTS CLUB|
|Result||L 0 - 4|
|Time played||Normal time|
A nice, relaxed Sunday afternoon sedate game of vintage hockey was what the Buccs ladies "Masters" had in mind as they headed West to Taunton. However, from the first whistle, we soon realised that wasn't what was in store for us! 70 minutes of brutal, fast-paced, high quality hockey followed. Buccs dug deep and raised our game to meet the challenge. Sadly, an early corner was converted by Taunton, followed by a very slick reverse-stick classy goal in the net. 3-0 at half time, yet Buccs were managing to hold up Taunton and put together some nice pieces of play and challenge back. Some nice runs from Elsley down the left, along with some great attacking moves from Georgie Bale, Nikki MacLean and Penny Post gave Buccs some hope. The 2nd half was much more even with player of the match Sheriden Gyde resisting some fairly physical challenges from the Taunton forwards, supported by Lowton, Toogood and Richardson. Some fast-reaction saves from Lisa Young in goal kept Taunton at bay. Despite some fine work especially by mid-fielders Pellow, Warren and Gubbin, Buccs sadly could not get the ball in the net and Taunton found the back-board just once in the 2nd half on a break of play. Final score 4-0. A really good game if not a little gruelling at times! Roll on the Plate game at the end of November!!
Player of the match - Sheriden Gyde