FOOTBALL: March Town Ladies and March Soccer School sides taste success at Hungate Rovers six-a-side tournament

PUBLISHED: 17:19 05 June 2017 | UPDATED: 17:19 05 June 2017

Hungate Rovers six-a-side ladies winners, March Town Ladies Blue. PHOTO: March Town Ladies

Hungate Rovers six-a-side ladies winners, March Town Ladies Blue. PHOTO: March Town Ladies

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Two local sides had successful outings at the Hungate Rovers six-a-side tournament last weekend.

Hungate Rovers six-a-side under 12 winners, March Soccer School. PHOTO: Katie ConyardHungate Rovers six-a-side under 12 winners, March Soccer School. PHOTO: Katie Conyard

March Town Ladies and March Soccer School both brought trophies back to Fenland after winning their respective competitions.

The ladies entered two teams – blues and yellows – and after winning their early knock-out ties, the sides met in the last four of the competition.

The match went to penalties but the blues triumphed via spot kicks, before going on to clinch the trophy from the spot once again after drawing with Kirkley & Pakefield in a tense showdown.

Goalkeeper Tori Sharpe went from saving the kicks to netting them and hit the decisive penalty as the Hares lifted the trophy for the second straight year.

And in the younger age groups, March Soccer Schools under 12s clinched that title – their second after winning the Hereward Cup in March.

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