After a nervous start Katya began to slot the goals away with some super interplay with Ella Flatman, out of position at GA. The attacking trio Jenny Nina & Ella played patiently to work the ball into the circle to good effect. 
At half time, Lightning trailed by 5 but with the defence duo Ellie & Abi stepping up a gear, in the 3rd Q, Glos shooters began to play with less confidence, only converting 6/9. With the welcome return of Beth Atkins back from her travels, it gave the flexibility of giving Meg a breather @ WD. 
At the end of the 3rd q, Lightning had edged into a 3 goal lead much to the oppositions dismay. With a strong final 15 mins, playing patiently, Lightning increased their lead, netting 10 goals to Glos`s 6. It was a fabulous squad performance, winning 41-34 but joint player of the match went to shooters Katya Jennings ( 30/37) in her debut & Ella Flatman ( 11/15