WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: A good result looked a Shaw thing until March Town Ladies were stung by late Newmarket goal

PUBLISHED: 11:53 10 January 2018 | UPDATED: 11:53 10 January 2018

March Town Ladies pictured earlier this season. They are back row (left to right): Manager Gary Davis, Shannon Kelly, Charley Miller, Tori Sharpe, Gemma Ramsey and Emma Searle., front row (left to right): Shannon Shaw, Kayleigh Churchyard, Livvi Hodges, Ella Nutter and Adele Munday.

March Town Ladies pictured earlier this season. They are back row (left to right): Manager Gary Davis, Shannon Kelly, Charley Miller, Tori Sharpe, Gemma Ramsey and Emma Searle., front row (left to right): Shannon Shaw, Kayleigh Churchyard, Livvi Hodges, Ella Nutter and Adele Munday.

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March Town Ladies were unlucky to end their opening game of 2018 empty-handed.

The Hares side were beaten 2-1 by Newmarket Town in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership last Sunday.

A terrific one-on-one save from goalkeeper Tori Sharpe kept March on level terms a in a goalless opening half.

Shannon Shaw then fired March ahead on the hour with her 10th goal of the season after being picked out by a terrific Chas Miller pass.

Newmarket levelled with 20 minutes to go and then snatched a late winner when the match had looked set to ended in deadlock.

March aren’t in action again until January 28 when they go to Isleham for a county cup fixture.

This Sunday it is the turn of another Fenland side – Park Ladies – to entertain Newmarket in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership.

Bottom-of-the-table Park are still searching for their first points of the season after seven successive defeats.

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