Purples reign as Falcons hammer Borough in Gosport derby

Hollie Tobin led the goal spree as Gosport Falcons romped to victory in their Portsmouth FA Women’s Cup derby with cross-town rivals Gosport Borough.

Monday, 25th November 2019, 12:34 pm
Updated Monday, 25th November 2019, 1:34 pm
Gosport Borough's Sammy McIlroy. Picture: Keith Woodland

Tobin cracked a hat-trick as Falcons - who play two divisions higher than Borough in the Hampshire Women’s League - strolled to an 8-0 win at Bay House School.

Shannon Woods, Chelsea Osborne, Charlie Scott, Leila O’Brien-Knight and Ellen Arthur also scored for the purple-shirted Falcons.

Tobin, Arthur and Freya Bowie were Falcons’ joint players of the match as the team extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to seven games.

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Shannen Woods scores as Falcons thrash Borough 8-0 in the Portsmouth FA Women's Cup. Picture: Keith Woodland

Tina Emery and Elinor Williams netted as AFC Bedhampton Village defeated Shanklin 2-0 in the same tournament, but Moneyfields’ tie at Petersfield was postponed.

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Portsmouth Women moved up to seventh in the FA Women’s National League Southern Premier with a come-from-behind win at Cardiff.

They trailed early on but levelled through Tamsin de Bunsen before Eilidh Currie grabbed a second half winner.

Falcons celebrate another goal. Picture by Keith Woodland
Gosport Borough's Sammy McIlroy. Picture by Keith Woodland
Shannen Woods scores for Falcons. Picture by Keith Woodland.