Lewes travel to the Meridian Sports Centre, to face Gillingham on Sunday in the FA WPL.
With just three game s to go, John Donoghue’s players are
determined to break a few records for the season, including highest points
total and highest league position. The Rookettes currently occupy 4th
spot in the FA WPL South.
Rebecca Carter tops the scorers with 12 goals ahead of Dani
Lane (11), Georgia Bridges (9) and Sarah Kempson (8).
Captain Kate Mcintyre, having pulled her side back into last
Sunday’s match v West Ham with an absolute Worldy, her seventh of the season,
is determined to push hard to the last minute of the last game.
character and determination we showed on Sunday was fantastic. We want to take
that into our remaining games and finish the season on a high”
Macca’s strike levelled the scores, with Amy Taylor coming
off the bench to force the winner with 5 minutes to go. Lewes ‘Keeper Faye
Baker gave a masterclass in positioning and shot-stopping as the Hammers looked
to defend their unbeaten record to no avail. Match
Gillingham face Lewes for the second time in a matter of
weeks, having gone down 2-0 at the Dripping pan in April in a match that was a
good deal more one-sided than the score-line suggests.
That match saw Leeta Rutherford stretchered off after an
unfortunate collision late in the first half, Dani Lane scoring both Lewes
Gillingham sit 9th in the table, a point ahead of
Cardiff, to whom they recently lost a 5-goal thriller, and 7 behind Chichester.
Last time out the Gills put 3 past QPR without reply. Kallie Balfour tops the
scorers with 10 goals, closely followed by Jenny Newman (9) and Jade Keogh (7).
Lewes are next at home on Sunday 13th May when
they host Cardiff City Ladies at the Dripping Pan.
Gillingham Ladies v Lewes FC Women
Sunday 6th May 2018
Meridian Sports Club, London SE7 8QS