First Team’s First Match produces our 6 First Goals

Report by: Alex Ainscow (Ladies 1st Capt.) Game: Southampton Ladies’s 1st vs. Exeter (25/10/17) The girls are back for the season and with 10 old girls and fresher Esme in goal, we were ready to take on Exeter, especially knowing we might actually be able to score some goals this year against them as they had lost/sacked/abandoned their star goalie – great for us! The first quarter was fairly bleak … Continue reading First Team’s First Match produces our 6 First Goals

A Gallant Effort

Report by: Alexandra Ainscow (Ladies’ 1sts Captain) Game: Southampton vs. Exeter (2/11/16) The girls arrived keen to gain more experience and learn as they played. With some of my girls only having played polo for 3 weeks, they were fresh but enthusiastic. The first quarter started slowly with Exeter scoring however many goals from counter attacks and goal hanging (cool tactic……) and our girls getting … Continue reading A Gallant Effort

Thrown in the Deep End

Report by: Alexandra Ainscow (Ladies’ 1sts Captain) Game: Southampton vs. Barts and The London (30/10/16) Sunday afternoon we set off at 3.30pm, and despite assuming that 2.5 hours was enough time to get to London, I was wrong (sorry Shitbadge – you were right). We arrived and within the minute were in the pool, with everything that was planned for the match thrown out the … Continue reading Thrown in the Deep End

Warwick Worth the Walk, Bath Finally Drained

Sunday 8th March took the Ladies’ 1st on a trip to the far reaches of the barren north, to play Warwick on their home ground. Because of an incredibly short BUCS deadline, we also had to play a travelling Bath team straight away afterwards. We hadn’t seen Warwick in the pool in recent memory and so we went into the match calm, but unsure. We … Continue reading Warwick Worth the Walk, Bath Finally Drained