East Fife 1-2 Hibernian Development
- Final of the SWFL Division One Cup.
- Lauren Wheatley puts East Fife 1-0 up against run of play
- Nicole Rutherford equalises for Hibs in second half
- Shannon Leishman makes it 2-1 to Hibs
- Also updates of Hibernian 2-0 Stirling University SWPL 1 – HT
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PLAYER OF THE MATCH
Hibernian’s Caitlin Russell was a continuous menance.
21:22 – HIBERNIAN 2-0 Stirling University (SWPL1)
In the SWPL 1, Hibs has gone 2-0 up through Lucy Graham
FULL-TIME East Fife 1-2 Hibernian Development
Hibernian Development are champions. The stats say they deserve it, but credit must be given to East Fife for a superb defensive display that looked like they could lift the trophy
Nicole Rutherford’s shot hits the East Fife near post. Hibs looking for that crucial third
Lucia Antonacci is played into the East Fife box in loads of space but shoots over.
Nearly an East Fife equaliser. Cross from the left finds Stacey Penman whose shot is saved from 6 yards and then the ball falls to Johanna Clark who shoots over.
89 mins – HIBERNIAN DEVELOPMENT SUB
Lucia Antonacci replaces Caitlin Russell
Sloppy from East Fife. Kirsty Graham is too casaual in the box and Russell pounces. But Graham makes amends by blocking her shot behind. The corner comes to nothing
23 replaces Elissa Nicholson
83 mins – GOAL East Fife 1-2 HIBERNIAN DEVELOPMENT (Sharon Leishman)
What a fluke, but Hibs are in front. Leishman crosses from the right wing, and Walas can only parry it into her own net. I think she was worried about Rutherford at the far post.
Leishman’s cross picked out Rutherford but her header goes wide
Hibs has a free-kick 40 yards from goal. Leishman launches the ball into the box, but it never quite falls for anyone
East Fife has a corner. Graham’s ball is directed towards the near post and Hibs clear
East Fife has a free-kick on the left-wing. Kirsty Graham delivers a dangerous ball in and Hibs’ McMillan heads over.
77 mins – EAST FIFE SUB
Laura Dawson replaces Kerry Dickson who was down injured after the last Hibs attack
76 mins – HIBERNIAN DEVELOPMENT SUB
Mhairi Smith replaces Beth Preston
Hibs has a corner, but it comes to nothing
Russell breaks into the box and her cutback catches the defence out and finds Preston whose shot is parried before Walas smothers the ball in front of Turner.
Turner sends a diagonal through-ball to Preston in the right-side of the Fifers’ box but she shoots into the side netting
Morgan Turner delivers a ball from the right and Rutherford does brilliantly to get on the end of it but shoots over
Hibs has a free-kick 25 yards from goal on the right channel. Nothing comes from it
Good chance for East Fife as Guppy cuts off the left-win and passes to Skivington whose shot is saved by Jefferies at close range.
Nearly a costly mistake from Liz Anderson. She lets the ball run in the East Fife box, Rutherford pounces but her first touch is heavy and runs through to the keeper.
Hibs has a free-kick on the left wing. Notley’s delivery is cleared only as far as Leishman who takes up the opportunity to shoot from 30 yards, and her effort just goes wide.
63 mins – HIBERNIAN DEVELOPMENT SUB
Danielle Forsyth replaces Carly Noble
Rutherford delivers a wonderful ball across the six-yard box to the far post where Preston shoots just wide
Notley has a 25 yard shot deflected wide. She delivers the corner to Preston whose header is deflected behind. The second corner comes to nothing
Hibs has another corner. Notley’s delivery is cleared.
20:43 – Hibernian 1-0 Stirling University (SWPL1)
35; Arnot converts from the penalty spot into the bottom corner after a Stirling handball. 1-0 Hibs #GGTTH
— Hibernian Ladies (@HibsLadies) June 22, 2016
57 mins – EAST FIFE SUB
Stacey Penman replaces goalscorer Lauren Wheatley
53 mins – GOAL East Fife 1-1 HIBERNIAN DEVELOPMENT (Nicole Rutherford)
Russell wins the corner with her deflected shot. Notley delivers a wonderful ball towards the near post where Nicole Rutherford heads past the keeper
52 mins – EAST FIFE SUB
Carol Fraser replaces Kim Tennant
East Fife’s defence backs off Morgan Turner allowing her to shoot from 25 yards, but it’s straight at the keeper who saves it.
Russell plays Notley towards the East Fife box and although the defence stops her at first, she recovers and her 20 yard shot is deflected behind for a corner. Hibs’ corner comes to nothing.
Russell cuts off the left-wing and into the box and her powerful shot forces the East Fife keeper into a good save.
East Fife gets the second half underway with the rain coming down. Who will win?
Hibernian Development has dominated the first half, but it is East Fife that leads and deservedly so. But, from what was shown in the opening 45 minutes, East Fife will need another good defensive performance.
Morgan Turner runs at the East Fife box, but shoots wide from 20 yards
Hibs has another free-kick from the right. Leishman’s delivery is headed clear to Fleming who shoots from 30 yards, which is caught by Walas. It was going wide.
Hibs has a free-kick on the right-wing. Leishman’s delivery finds Notley whose header is deflected behind for a corner. Notley’s corner causes a huge goal-line scramble with McMillan shooting just wide form 4 yards out
Hibs’ Preston wins a free-kick in a dangerous position, 20 yards from goal on the right channel. Notley delivers a ball to the far post, looking for Rutherford, but it goes out for a goal-kick
Good spell of pressure from Hibs. Morgan Turner has her shot blocked before Russell breaks into the box and has a cross and shot blocked. East Fife clear eventually.
Hibs has a corner, but Russell’s delivery comes to nothing
Wonderful cross-field ball by Robyn Fleming nearly finds Notley in the box, but East Fife’s Kerry Dickson is there to make the clearance.
East Fife want a penalty for a handball by Rachael Connor, but the ref is having none of it.
Wheatley also takes their second corner, but this time, Jefferies claims it.
East Fife has their first corner. Wheatley takes it, but Robyn Fleming clears it behind
Another break from East Fife. Chloe Guppy delivers a good ball into the box, but neither Skivington or Wheatley can take advantage and the ball goes out for a Hibs goal-kick.
Good chance for East Fife. Long ball up finds Skivington with her back to goal, she turns and unleashes a powerful shot that Jefferies saves
East Fife has a free-kick on the left wing. Kirsty Graham’s delivery is cleared and Hibs launch a superb counter attack before Rutherford has her shot blocked behind. The corner comes to nothing
Hibernian Development has a free-kick in a central position, about 25 yards from goal. Caitlin Russell takes it and her driven shot goes just wide.
Beth Paterson gets down the right wing and passes to Nicole Rutherford, but her shot is brilliantly saved.
Dodgy moment for the East Fife keeper. Shanno Leishman delivers a dangerous cross towards Russell and Walas fumbles the cross, but luckily for her, the ref thinks she was fouled
12 mins – GOAL EAST FIFE 1-0 Hibernian Development (Lauren Wheatley)
Terrible Hibs defending here. A cross from the right is allowed to bounce in the box, it falls to Lauren Wheatley who lobs the Hibs’ keeper Kirsty Jefferies with a superb finish
A corner from Russell causes a goalmouth scramble but East Fife just about manage to clear
East Fife has the ball in the Hibs’ third and the ball falls to Teri Skivington in the box, but her shot is blocked by Alana McMillan.
Russell cuts off the left wing and unleashes a powerful shot that the East FiFe keeper Klaudia Walas does well to save at the near post.
Hibs win another corner. Ellis Notley delivers a dangerous ball and Carly Noble’s header looks like its going in, but she is penalised for a foul
Hibs go close with Caitlin Russell having her shot deflected just wide. East Fife manage to clear the corner.
The Final is underway
19:24 – Route to Final
East Fife had to beat Glasgow City Development 2-1 in the First Round, before beating Cumbernauld Colts, Falkirk FC and then defeating Celtic Academy 3-2 in the Semi-Final.
Hibernian Development’s tournament began with a defeat over Rangers Development, before going on to beat Spartans Reserves, FC Kilmarnock and Motherwell 4-0 in the Semi-Final
19:15 – East Fife Team
Klaudia Walas, Liz Anderson, Kim Tennant, Kirsty Graham, Johanna Clark, Elissa Nicholson, Teri Skivington (c), Chloe Guppy, Melissa McAllister, Lauren Wheatley, Kerry Dickson.
19:15 – Hibernian Development Team
Kirsty Jefferies, Shannon Leishman, Beth Preston, Rachael Conner, Robyn Fleming, Ellis Notley, Carly Noble, Caitlin Russell, Nicole Rutherford, Morgan Turner, Alana McMillan (c).
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