Goonellabah surge home
Last Wednesday at Mullumbimby the Goonellabah Hornets knocked off Byron Bay 2-1.
The Hornets found their feet first in the match and soon began to dominate, playing with total conviction and a greater understanding. Felicity Kerslake opened the scoring with a close range, tight angle shot.
After the break Byron Bay recovered quickly with Rose Argent forcing a penalty which Chloe Dunsmore duly converted. However, the Hornets commitment paid dividends as Kerslake sealed the win with a powerful strike from just outside the 18 yard box.
On Friday Goonellabah continued their campaign with a 5-1 win over Alstonville at Weston Park.
The Hornets Alison Bell opened the scoring with an excellently placed ball and the scored stayed at 2-nil after Felicity Kerslake opened her account with a brilliantly struck shot.
Just before half time, Thaya Evenden scored with a sweet shot from a free-kick 20m out, leaving Villas keeper with no chance.
In the second half Alstonville began to find their feet and scored after Jessica Wolfe pounced on a loose ball. The Hornets responded with goals to Simone Young and another to Kerslake.Meanwhile,
Byrons form slump continued when they took on Ballina and came away with a 1-all draw. In a seesawing match Byrons centre midfield Chloe Dunsmore put in a great cross to Byrons striker Rachel Goodman, who put the goal away, and Ballina responded in kind just before the break.
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