Drohan’s late strike sees Pelicans pick up a point

EAST WOMEN'S LEAGUE: Rachel Drohan netted a late equaliser to earn Pelicans a point with a 2-2 draw at Watton in Division 1N.

Pelicans' bright start to the game was rewarded when Jane Proctor produced a smart strike after five minutes. Watton fought back with a fine solo goal and a second half penalty corner giving them the lead, but Pelicans' pressure told two minutes from time when Drohan popped up with the equaliser.

Norwich City crumbled to an 11-2 defeat at leaders Lincoln, with Leigh Ann Worrall and Frankie Birkenhead on target for the visitors.

In the Premier Division, Dereham's three-match winning run was halted with a 4-1 defeat at Holcombe.

Broadland slumped to a 5-1 home defeat against North Walsham in Division 2NE.


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Walsham scored twice before Tracy Buxton pulled one back for Broadland. Walsham confirmed their superiority with two more penalty corner strikes and another goal from a sweeping move.

Sprowston's 3-0 win at home to Norwich Dragons II kept them in touch with the leaders.

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The hosts took an early lead when Becky Cox's shot was deflected into the net by Sarah Miller and Cox then set Amy Lewis-Butler up for the second.

The result was put beyond doubt when Kerry Hamilton fed Lewis-Butler for her second.

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