The U16s can look back on their season with huge pride, as they emerge as one of the top four sides in the country. This follows an outstanding run in the National Cup that began back in September with victories against St Teresa’s, Reigate GS, St John’s Leatherhead, Wimbledon High and Stowe.
Unfortunately, a place in the National Finals remained tantalisingly out of reach following last week’s head-to-head against a superb Repton in the semi-finals. Repton were deserved winners on the day, and are likely to be strong favourites in the finals.
Epsom started well and moved the ball around at pace, but as Repton applied the pressure, the girls found it more and more difficult to sustain the rhythm.
The first half was very difficult and Epsom struggled to keep up with their opponents, as the goals started to be conceded, finishing the first half 0-3 behind.
The second half saw Epsom increase their intensity, desire, productivity and awareness, creating opportunities moving forward. Sadly this was not enough and Repton continued to be as clinical as ever, particularly in front of goal.
Amber Roberts (Wh) in goal was outstanding and saved some really tricky shots. It was a day when Repton were an absolutely outstanding team. However, there is still more to come from this special group of players and the College could not be more proud of them and what they have achieved.
Player of the Match: Tabitha Evans (M)