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Izzy gets the perfect send-off

April 23, 2018

INDIES LADIES fought back from falling behind early on to retain the Women’s ‘Upton’ shield and give their captain Izzy Gingell a perfect send-off on Saturday.

Player of the match Chrissie Helmholt-Kneisel brings the ball forward for RWB. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 21253480)

In an exciting match befitting of the occasion played in glorious sunshine and energy-sapping warm temperatures, visiting Jersey champions RWB started much the brighter side with Indies looking nervous in the early exchanges and it was no surprise when the team in red took the lead in the fifth minute when Sarah Heelis’ shot made it over the line, despite the best efforts of a covering defender to keep it out.