Holcombe & Surbiton to meet in Investec Women’s League Final

Investec Women's League Finals round-up
Holcombe and Surbiton will face each other in Sunday’s Investec Women’s League Final after coming out on top in their semi-final matches.

Holcombe secured their place in the Final with a crushing 6-0 victory over Buckingham whilst Surbiton defeated East Grinstead 4-1.

Tickets for Sunday’s League Finals are currently available and can be purchased by clicking HERE

Holc v Buck

The first match of the Investec Women’s semi-finals saw the league leaders, Holcombe, progress after comfortably defeating Buckingham 6-0.

Holcombe took the lead inside the first fifteen minutes with Candice Manuel slotting home from a penalty corner for the only goal in the first-half.

Both sides were well in the match and created numerous dangerous chances on the offense.

With just under forty minutes on the clock Buckingham countered superbly but with only the keeper to beat were denied by a crucial Rose Thomas save.

It was to prove a costly miss with a flurry of goals following immediately after in Holcombe’s favour. 

A minute after Thomas’ save, Dirkie Chamberlain scored with a sublime finish before Sofia Viarengo and Philippa Lewis joined the act for a 4-0 lead as Holcombe plundered in three goals in two minutes.

The goals kept of coming as Leah Wilkinson and Heather McEwan netted impressively as Holcombe put Buckingham to the sword on their way to the final.

Holc v Buck

Surbiton will be aiming for a sixth consecutive Investec Women’s League Championship title after they recorded a 4-1 victory over East Grinstead in their semi-final match.

Starting the game strongly, Surbiton took the lead with just over 20 minutes on the clock through Izzy Petter with a stunning finish.

Erica Sanders doubled their lead with another good strike just minutes later as Surbiton looked to be in control going into the break 2-0 up.

East Grinstead worked their way back into the match in the second-half as the league’s top scorer, Sophie Bray, slotted home immediately after the restart.

The momentum was in East Grinstead’s favour and the scores could have been level shortly after Bray’s strike, but Ellie Rayer fired her shot narrowly wide with only the keeper to beat.

An important save followed from Sabbie Heesh to deny Bray from getting another, a save that would prove pivotal.

Surbiton got back on the offense and notched a quick double as Sanders bagged her brace and Petter got on the scoresheet again to secure a 4-1 victory.

Sunday’s Investec Women’s League Final will take place at 4pm on Sunday 14 April and tickets can be purchased HERE. 

Surb v EG