Reading crowned Maxinutrition Hockey5s Champs

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It was a goal filled game for Reading in the Women’s Maxinutrition Hockey 5s final with a 9-2 win over Bowdon Hightown.

Reading started the match with a goal from Helen Richardson-Walsh in the opening minute. This was swiftly followed by further goals from Emily Maguire, Becky Halle and Captain Emma Thomas. A four goal lead over their opponents put Reading in a favourable position at the half time break.

Seven more goals were scored in the second half, with two goals for each team occurring in the final two minutes. For Reading, Susie Gilbert got her name on the score sheet not once, but twice and Thomas, Richardson-Walsh and Halle all bought their total goals up to two.

A convincing 9-2 win over Bowdon Hightown crowned Reading the winners of the Women’s Maxinutrition Hockey 5s tournament.

Becky Halle said after the match "It feels amazing to win player of the match, Bowdon are always a very good indoor side. We did our homework before the match and we all knew the job we had to do so we did it."