Women’s local derby ends in scoreless stalemate

Cambridge’s women’s team shared the honours with local rivals Matamata Swifts in a 0-0 draw at a wet John Kerkhof Park.

Compared to the sides’ Waikato Cup tie earlier in the season – won 5-0 by Cambridge – this Waikato Women’s A league fixture produced few goalscoring opportunities and neither goalkeeper was particularly tested.

The conditions played a part with persistent rain producing a slippery surface.

Coach Andrew Taylor named midfielder Chrissy Goodin as the Hill Homes Player of the Day.

Meanwhile, Cambridge are only one game away from reaching their fourth Waikato Women’s Cup final in six years.

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Click here for Cambridge women’s fixture list with links to match reports from all their games this season.

Photo gallery

The following images were taken today (Sunday July 15, 2018) by the club’s official photographer Louis Roberts.

Goalscorers

Scorers for the women so far this season:

Rachel Hill 18

Astrid Howarth 17

Caitlyn Varcoe 5

Maria Cameron 3

Gemma Martin 3

Maddy Burnett 1

Abby Cook 1

Sophie Rapson-Jones 1

Chloe Zuppicich 1

Own goal 1

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