For the 2nd year in a row Nomads went into the Herve Shield development tournament with a young side both from 1st team available and 2nd team players.
Although the individual results did not always reflect it the team performed strongly with a squad that contained only 2 players over 18. Throughout the whole day the team looked to play good hockey with a number of players performing well in unfamiliar positions and showing positive signs for the future of both Nomads and Jersey Hockey
With only a few games played so far the Nomads Top Goalscorer trophy is interestingly poised. With 8 goals scored there are already 7 different scorers
As with previous seasons totals exclude Herve Shield
Abbie Le Marquand
Well done to the below players who won awards last season
1st team player of year. Ciara McQuaid
2nd team player of year. Lilly Wysmuller
Most improved senior. Steph Edge
Most improved junior. Emily Genee
Top goal scorer. Joni Gorman
Having won 1 and lost one of their opening 2 games Nomads with both teams missing a few regulars.
The 1st 10 minutes were fairly even with neither side creating clear chances and the game mostly played in the midfield. However as the half went on a strong press from Nomads put the Quackers midfield and defence under increasing pressure.
Nomads took the lead when a broken down short corner fell to Trudy Dillon-Nugent who finished well on her reverse for a rare goal.
The 2nd half continued in a similar fashion but despite a number of short corners it took a mazy run and finish Ciara McQuaid to extend the lead.
Nomads then held out the remainder of the match to complete a 2nd successive win and clean sheet.
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