After only a single training session at LQ the season got under way with a match against the DB Eagles boys team, as always they are a strong side with well coached and talented players.
With Sarah Mutimer away for a Triathlon Lilly Wysmuller captained the side for the 1st time. Nomads almost got off to the perfect start when from the opening hit off some good passing earned a shooting chance in the opposition D.
Unfortunately the half didnt continue as well as the boys started to take charge and forced Ollie into some good saves in goal. Despite his best efforts we went into half time at 3-0 down, but changed only a few minutes into the 2nd half with Triona scoring a reverse stick deflection. This was followed by a sustained period of Nomads pressure as we outfought the boys in midfield and continued to create chances.
2 further goalmouth scrambles brought us level and with the score at 3-3 the game became stretched with opportunities at both ends, Amy at CB in her 1st game for Nomads made a number of important tackles throughout. However neither side could find a winning goal but both can be happy with the part that played in an entertaining match.
For Nomads this was a promising start to the season and they will need to show the same desire and commitment as in the 2nd half in all games. If they can do that there is no reason why they can not continue the improvement in league position.
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