Monday 30 May 2016

Women's EIHA Trophy at iceSheffield - Weekend Round Up

Swindon Top Cats won the WPL play off final at iceSheffield after a tense penalty shoot-out against Streatham Storm.

The match finished 1-1 after normal time with Streatham having led until a Becky Inker equaliser for the previously unbeaten Top Cats forced the shoot-out. Inker was the only player to score her penalty shot and the Top Cats finish the season unbeaten.

Semi Finals (played Saturday 28th May):
Swindon Top Cats 2 – Milton Keynes Falcons 0
Widnes Wild Women’s Team 1 – Streatham Storm 2 

In the Women’s Elite League play offs,  Bracknell Queen Bees beat Solihull Vixens 7-2 in the final to claim their own league and play off double . They had beaten Kingston Diamonds of Hull 4-0 in the semi-final the day before while Solihull  beat Sheffield Shadows in the other semi.

The ED1 North & South Play Offs threw up a bit of a surprise as North 1 champions Billingham Wildcats lost 1-3 to North 1 runners up Kingston Diamonds in the final. Billingham had beaten South 1 runners up Cardiff Comets 6-0 in their semi-final while Kingston had seen off South 1 champions Invicta Dynamic 5-2.    

In the Under 16 title game, Bracknell Ice Bees beat Sheffield Shadows 6-0 to secure the national Under 16 championship.

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