Search

Drake hat-trick helps Hampstead Ladies into final of Women’s Intermediate Plate

16:36 18 March 2014

Hampstead Ladies (in red) in action against Supermarine in Sunday

Hampstead Ladies (in red) in action against Supermarine in Sunday's semi-final

Archant

Robyn Drake scored a hat-trick as Hampstead Ladies thumped Supermarine 41-7 to secure a place in the final of the Women’s Intermediate Plate.

Hampstead had been disappointed in their previous outing, missing out on promotion after a defeat against Blackheath in their final league game of the season.

But Sunday’s home win means they will compete for a national trophy in Litchfield on March 29, when they face West Bridgford, who play in the division above – Championship North Division One – and beat Manchester 73-5 in their semi-final.

Visiting Supermarine exerted early pressure on Hampstead, but a crucial turnover and some slick hands allowed Drake to run from inside her own half and score her first try of the day.

Flanker Niki Fitzgerald then broke away and Anna Jones was on hand to score the second try, and winger Mel Wright also touched down before the break, while No10 Fran Hall added the conversions.

Supermarine got their own try after the interval, but Hampstead eased away with scores from Faye Hamp and Ruth Burns, while Drake completed her treble.

Hampstead Ladies’ second team were also at home, but they lost 33-31 to Canterbury with the last play of a thrilling match.

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

Yesterday, 19:33
Tottenham's Harry Kane. Picture: PA

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino expects Harry Kane to get even better as the striker’s superb season continued with two goals at West Brom.

Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his second-half penalty - his second goal of the game and 21st of the season

Harry Kane struck his 19th and 20th goals of the season as Tottenham earned their biggest away win under Mauricio Pochettino, triumphing 3-0 away at West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League.

Fri, 12:00
West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis

Tottenham visit Tony Pulis’ West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns tomorrow. Charlie Dear gives you the lowdown on the home team as they get used to life under their new manager.

Thu, 23:33
Highbury Korfball Club's Matthew Dodds. Pic: Richard Hayward

Highbury Korfball Club produced a dominant display, beating Croydon II 19-9 in the London Regional League to put last week’s defeat behind them.

Most read sport

Property Newsletter Sign-up

The latest North London property news and features straight into your inbox.

Other Emails:
Fields marked with a * are mandatory
Email Marketing by e-shot

People thought the Deputy Prime Minister was pretty funny actually.

Brothers: The David Haines Story, will be broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland at 10.30am on Sunday.

Over £30,000 has been raised in a couple of days for a mugging victim, despite the goal only being set at £500.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hampstead & Highgate Express e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder