In a top of the table clash Nomads 2s took on a DB Falcons team who had yet to concede a goal in the division having played 2 games.
The match started at a frantic pace and Falcons soon took the lead with a well worked penalty corner and repeated it midway through the 1st half to extend the lead. However despite the scoreline Nomads had looked dangerous on the counter attack and had been unfortunate not to score themselves.
The half time break seemed to energise the Nomads side and led by Captain Sarah Mutimer tackled and intercepted the ball well and started the pressure the boys defence. Although struggling to get off shots a number of short corners were won and a well taken deflection goal by Emily Genee brought the score back to 2-1.
However with Nomads pushing for an equaliser the boys continued to look dangerous on the counter and a well worked attack extended the score to 3-1, Emily Genee then struck with a 2nd goal a well struck effort from near the top of the D to give Nomads hope once more. But 1 further goal for Falcons decided the game.
Despite the defeat alot of positives can be taken for the young Nomads side against a boys team who had previously not been challenged. With passing and movement improving each game and players learning their position results should continue to improve throughout the season.
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