WSL - Liverpool Ladies v Bristol City Ladies

  • Posted on: 28 January 2018
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Two goals from on loan Beth England were enough for another Liverpool Ladies win against Bristol City Ladies.

Liverpool remain third behind Manchester City and Chelsea.

Liverpool have another home game next week against Watford in the FA cup.

Liverpool 2

Bristol City 0

Liverpool: Siobhan Chamberlain; Martha Harris, Gemma Bonner, Casey Stoney, Alex Greenwood; Sophie Ingle, Laura Coombs, Caroline Weir; Jess Clarke, Beth England, Ali Johnson

Substitutes: Amy Turner for Bonner 29, Ash Hodson for Johnson 61, Cassia Pike for Clarke 82

Bristol City: Sophie Baggaley; Frankie Brown, Danique Kerkdijk, Jasmine Matthews; Flo Allen, Julie Biesmans, Millie Turner, Chloe Arthur, Yana Daniels; Lauren Hemp, Charlie Estcourt

Substitutes: Olivia Fergusson for Estcourt 68, Carla Humphrey for Arthur 80

Read more here.

Beth England scores for Liverpool

Sale Sharks v Northampton Saints - Anglo Welsh Cup

  • Posted on: 28 January 2018
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Sale lost their Anglo Welsh match against Northampton Saints with the last play of the game.

Sale lead 20-17 as the clock ticked down to zero, but a disciplined Saints side kept the ball close to the Sharks line and eventually Tuitavake found a way through and Grayson kicked the conversion to make the final score 20-24.

SALE: Haley, Charnley, Addison, L James, Odogwu, Wilkinson, De Klerk, Flynn, Jones, John, Evans, Beaumont, Ioane, Neild, Moore
Replacements: Langdon, Pope (Flynn 68), Tarus (Tarus 10 HIA John 23), Postlethwaite (Evans 74), Seymour, Nott (Moore 63), Cliff (Addison 66), Redpath (Odogwu 54)

NORTHAMPTON: Tuala, Pisi, Tuitavake, Stephenson, Collins, Myler, Reinach, Van Myk, Marshall, Brookes, Ratuniyarawa, Day, Ribbans, Ludlam, Nutley
Replacements: Clare (Marshall 64), Ma'afu (Van Myk 54), Ford-Robinson (Brookes 64), Paterson (Ratuniyarawa 62), Wood (Ludlam 66), Mitchell (Reinach 73), Grayson (Myler 40)

full match report here.

Ben Nutley takes a flyer.

Sale v Lyon European Challenge Cup

  • Posted on: 13 January 2018
  • By: admin

Sale won a hard fought game at the AJ Bell 15 -13 and keep their ECC alive going into round 6 next weekend.

Sale rang the changes and those coming in stepped up to the mark with great performances from Neild, Haley Flynn and Nott.

van Rensburg signed off his loan spell with another powerful game and Josh Beaumont scored within five minutes of his return from long term injury.

Will Cliff kicked well as Sale adjust to the loss of AJ MacGinty.

Sale now travel to France for a Friday night finale with progression still in their own hands.

SALE: Haley, Solomona, Addison, Janse van Rensburg, Yarde, James, Cliff, Flynn, Jones, Aulika, Nott, Ostrikov, Neild, Seymour, Ross

Replacements: Webber (Jones 61), Harrison (Flynn 64), Tarus (Aulika 52), Beaumont (Beaumont 45), Postlethwaite, B Curry (Ross 64), Charnley (Yarde 64), James (van Rensburg 77)

LYON: Buttin, Armitage, Wulf, Harris, Palisson, Beauxis, Couilloud, Menini, Lacombe, Ric, Lambey, Oosthuizen, Piricelli, Cretin, Halafihi

Replacements: Fourie (Halafihi 57), Papidze, Clement (Menini 63), Van Der Merwe (Oosthuizen 63), Le Cotte (Lacombe 72), Regard (Couliiiord 71), Tuva, Michalak (Beauxis 64)

A full match report can be found at the Sale Sharks website here.

Yarde's pace stopped a Lyon break.

Sale v Harlequins Aviva Premiership

  • Posted on: 6 January 2018
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Sale left it late to grab the win over Harlequins with a penalty from Faf de Klerk.

Sale raced into a 14-0 lead with tries from McGuigan and van Rensburg, but Quins fought back well to dominate the later stages of the first half and go into the break with a 22-17 lead.

Quins started the second half brightly and scored a bonus point try whilst down to 14 men when Marler was red carded in the 58th minute for a shoulder tackle on Ioane.

Momentum then shifed back to Sale with a well worked second try for van Rensburg. AJ MacGinty kicked the conversion to bring Sale back to a two point deficit.

AJ Macginty was stretchered off with a serious knee injury near the end, but Faf stepped up with a late penalty to win it for Sale 30-29.

Sale: O'Connor; Solomona, James, van Rensburg, McGuigan; MacGinty, De Klerk; Harrison, Webber, John, Evans, Ostrikov, Neild, Curry, Ross (capt).

Replacements: Jones, Flynn, Aulika, Nott, Ioane, Cliff, Haley, Addison.

Harlequins: R Chisholm; Walker, Alofa, Roberts, Visser; Smith, Care; Marler, Ward (capt), Sinckler, Merrick, Glynn, J Chisholm, Robshaw, Luamanu.

Replacements: Elia, Boyce, Swainston, Matthews, Bothma, Kitto, Lang, Cheeseman.

Jono Ross leads by example.

WSL Liverpool Ladies v Yeovil Town Ladies

  • Posted on: 6 January 2018
  • By: admin

Liverpool made a cracking start to 2018 with an 8-0 over Yeovil Town.

Beth England scored four of the goals in a rather one sided affair at the Select security Stadium in Widnes. The other goal scorers for Liverpool were Weir, Clarke and Coombs.

Liverpool 8

Heatherson (og) 17, England 30, 39, 55, 60, Weir 51, Clarke 59, Coombes 75

Yeovil Town 0

Liverpool: Siobhan Chamberlain; Martha Harris, Casey Stoney, Gemma Bonner, Alex Greenwood; Sophie Ingle, Laura Coombs; Ashley Hodson, Caroline Wier, Jess Clarke; Bethany England

Substitutes: Kate Longhurst (for England 62), Amy Turner (for Stoney 68), Ali Johnson for (Greenwood 76)

Yeovil Town: Megan Walsh; Nadia Lawrence, Gemma Evans, Nicola Evans, Leigh Burridge; Ann Marie Heatherson, Georgia Evans, Kelly Aldridge, Kayleigh Green, Nadia Lawrence; Ella Pusey

Substitutes: Rachel Hignett (for Lawrence 77), Paige Sawyer (for Pusey 77), Harriet Lambe (for Burridge 84)

A full match report can be found here.


Jess Clarke in action

Christmas comes early at the AJ Bell

  • Posted on: 24 December 2017
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Sharks gave their supporters an early Christmas present at the AJ Bell yesterday.

Trailing 9-6 at the break Sale came out all guns blazing to score four tries and gain that all important bonus point win against Bath.

Joss Straus crossed first, followed up by McGuigan, O'Connor and Cliff.

There were stars all over the pitch for Sale, but the win was engineered by superb performances from Faf de Klerk and AJ MacGinty.

SALE: O'Connor, Solomona, James, Janse van Rensburg, McGuigan, MacGinty, De Klerk, Harrison, Webber, John, Evans, Ostrikov, Ross, B Curry, Strauss
Replacements: Jones (Webber 62), Flynn (Harrison 72), Aulika (John 66), Nott (71), Neild (Curry 67), Cliff (de Klerk 67), Haley (O'Connor 71), Charnley (McGuigan 71)

BATH: Watson, Wilson, Banahan, Priestland, Brew, Burns, Fotuali'i, Noguera, Van Vuuren, Thomas, Ewels, Stooke, Garvey, Louw, Grant
Replacements: Charles, Auterac, Lahiff, Phillips, Mercer, Douglas, Cook, Wilson

A full match report can be found on the Sharks website here.

Priestland kicked all Bath's points.