Berkhamstead Raiders 0 – 8 Wealdstone Ladies


The pitch was rock hard at Berkhamsted, and the ball was difficult to control. Stones Catherine Fahy was first on the score sheet , with a clever goal in the first 10 minutes.

The Stones were the stronger side, with Emily Bermingham, Stevie Wickes and Nicola Dixon all having shots on goal. Stevie Wickes scored a sensational goal, with the keeper standing no chance of saving this cannon of a shot, then Nicola Dixon netted after threading her way past three players.  With two minutes left of the first half, Fiona Williamson scored a well timed volley.

Half time score Stones Ladies leading 4-0.

From the second half whistle, the Stones carried on playing well. Nicola Dixon had a shot on goal which was turned in by the Berkhamstead keeper. Lauren Simmons played a pin point ball to Nicola Dixon’s and she scored off the side of her boot – giving Nicola her hat-trick

Berkhamstead had few chances, but they got through Stones defence a couple of times, but the away side held firm. Wealdstone were awarded a penalty and Stevie Wickes made sure from the spot. Near the end of the half, Wealdstone had a corner which Stevie Wickes headed in, which gave her a hat-trick today. Final score: Wealdstone 8 Berkhamstead 0.

Wealdstone Ladies: Kerry Guthrie, Nicola Dixon, Rebecca Mills, Holly Robinson, Stevie Wickes, Fiona Williamson, Lauren Simmons, Sophie Mooney, Emily Bermingham, Leah Gibson,Catherine Fahy, Nicola Frasier, Claire Holden.