Late goal helps Lower Great Southern Hockey Association clinch division five grand final win over Ongerup

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LGSHA Division five squad.
Camera IconLGSHA Division five squad. Credit: Spud Tacey

Lower Great Southern Hockey Association’s division five team capped off a superb weekend, winning the grand final at the CBH Group Women’s Country Championships in Perth on Sunday.

They finished atop the standings after going through the qualifying games undefeated, winning three matches and drawing two in the five-team competition.

LGSHA drew with Donnybrook 1-1 in their first fixture, then followed up with another draw against Ongerup on Friday.

Division five player-coach Renee Greay with Hockey WA CEO Fabian Ross.
Camera IconDivision five player-coach Renee Greay with Hockey WA CEO Fabian Ross. Credit: Spud Tacey

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They defeated Roe Districts 1-0 on Saturday morning, and a 5-0 thumping of Eastern Districts later in the day helped secure first place on the standings and a spot in the grand final. Both Ongerup and LGSHA finished with eight points, setting up an exciting grand final on Sunday.

LGSHA emerged victorious in the grand final with a spirited 1-0 win over the Ongerup team.

Emily Drew scored a timely goal in the last 10 minutes of the game to secure the division five title.

The LGSHA masters division one side finished sixth in the six-team competition, losing four games and drawing one in the qualifying rounds.

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