1st XI Hockey battle for Schools Cup

On Tuesday 28th November, the girls 1st XI travelled to the Joey Dunlop Sports Centre to play Dalriada in the 1st round of their schools cup competition. The girls were successful, returning with a victory of 1-0, with a goal scored by forward Katie Burns. Player Of The Match was shared by goalkeeper Emma Givan and midfielder Sarah Shrestha.

On Monday 4th December, the girls 1st XI team travelled to Harlequins Sports Centre to play Methodist College Belfast in continuing their schools cup run. RSD took the lead with a well-worked goal from Ellie Greenaway. Methody equalised 15 minutes from time after an unlucky break in strong RSD defence. Methody were then awarded a penalty corner on the final whistle, from which they scored to leave the final score 2-1 at full time.

An excellent team performance was displayed by the 1st XI, who showed great fight and determination. The title of Player of the Match was shared by Emma Givan and Holly Henderson.

1st XI squad: Faye Acheson, Caron Jones and Grace Shrestha (all Year 14), Katie Burns, Emily Carson, Alison Donaghy and Zoe Henderson (all Year 13), Emma Givan (Year 12), Lydia Carson, Ellie Greenaway, Holly Henderson, Sophie Khan, Mia McCammon, Sarah Shrestha and Hannah Sloss (all Year 11).

Coaches: Mrs D Robb and Mr A Turner

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