Dragons are defeated on home debut

EAST WOMEN'S LEAGUE: Norwich Dragons could not mark their first match at their new home ground at the Hewett School with victory as they were beaten 6-2 by Carlton Park in Division 1N.

The Dragons started slowly and fell 2-0 behind, before Hannah Hardy scored from a short corner. The visitors immediately restored their two-goal cushion and stretched their lead further, with Hannah Rooney netting a late second for the Dragons.

Newly-promoted Norwich City suffered a 2-0 defeat at Watton in Division 1N.

Leigh-Ann Worrall twice fired wide for City in the first half, before Watton converted a short corner early in the second period, quickly followed by a second goal.

Worrall went close to pulling one back and City enjoyed several spells of pressure, but Watton emerged triumphant.

In 2NE, Broadland suffered a 3-1 home defeat against Ipswich III.

After a goalless first half, Ipswich took the lead and doubled their advantage following a rebound from a penalty corner.

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Carre Mills drilled an unstoppable shot into the net to halve the deficit and as Broadland pushed for an equaliser, they conceded a third from a penalty corner.