It was the first set of games of 2016 for the U13 team with fixtures against Challengers, Cirencester Flames and Cirencester Phoenix. The first game was against Challengers and the team started strong from the first whistle. Several interceptions were converted to goals taking a strong lead in the first 10minutes. Changes at half time and the team continued their strong form to secure a 25-0 win.
There second game seen them take on Cirencester Flames and it was a closely fought game. Eagles started to panic and Cirencester started to reduce the goal difference. Changes again at half time and the team settled to secure another win 12-5.
The final game seen Eagle’s toughest opposition and a top of the clash. Eagles started strong taking the lead. Defence put lots of pressure onto the opposition’s attack and took some great interceptions. Eagles then started to panic and Cirencester started to pull it back. Changes at half time seen the team settle again and increase the lead, shooters shot well but Cirencester continued to pressure the Eagles. Eagles dug deep and won the game 11-9.
Everyone played well and there was a great team spirit. Shooters shot well, mid-court backed up and fed the shooting circle brilliantly and defence put fantastic pressure on.
Team: Scarlett, Ella, Francesca, Ilana, Stella, Olivia, Lucy, Daniella, Ellie and Zoe (C)