An unchanged Grasshopper team found the second quarter just as tough with Charnwood Rutland dominating play. At half time, Grasshopper trailed 10-26.
Half-time player changes and ‘swaps’ helped Grasshopper fight back in the third quarter, losing the period by just four goals (9-13). This left the overall score 19-39 heading into the final fifteen minutes.
The final quarter saw raw grit and determination from Grasshoppers, who managed to win this period to bring the final score to 32-49.
All-in-all, it was a physically demanding game and all players acquitted themselves well despite the score-line. Overall, good defensive play by the Grasshopper defence was on show throughout the match. In particular, Tracy Glover’s (GK) game led to her being awarded the Player of the Match.