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Weekend Round-Up | Trinity LFC go top

With the Rugby League season reaching its conclusion for all of our sides, it was just Trinity LFC in action this weekend as they travelled to Mariners Park to face South Shields, while their U23 side faced Hull United.

Women’s Football | South Shields WFC 2-3 Trinity LFC

Wakefield Trinity LFC go top of the North-East Regional Women’s Football League Premier with a stunning 3-2 victory over South Shields at Mariners Park.

Trinity captain Emily Heckler continued in her rich vein of form, netting a first-half double before Dani Biglin finished the job before the break.

High on confidence following their scintillating victory last time out, Wakefield Trinity LFC were in the mood and didn’t take long to register their first goal of the game.

A lovely ball through found Heckler, who nonchalantly touched the ball over the ‘keeper to give the away side a six-minute lead.

Unable to add more to their newfound advantage, South Shields pounced and pulled one back just past the half-hour mark.

Caitlin Bates dancing through the Trinity before steadying herself and rifling a shot past Rosie Gresswell in the Trinity goal.

Despite the setback, Trinity rallied and wasted no time in re-establishing their lead, adding two more just before the interval.

Heckler doubling her afternoon tally with a neat header past the South Shields goalkeeper before Biglin’s 25-yard piledriver added a third just a minute later.

The home side was able to pull one back just before the break, however, completing the scoring in a thrilling first period.

With a one-goal lead to hold onto for 45 minutes, Trinity showed the utmost professionalism to keep the hosts at bay, seeing out an outstanding 3-2 victory.

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Trinity LFC 2-6 Hull United WFC

Hull United Women proved too hot to handle as Wakefield Trinity LFC U23s fell to a 6-2 home defeat on Sunday.

Hull dominated the first half but struggled to put their chances away until Amy Ward scored a brilliant goal to put the away side 1-0 up.

With the coach’s tactics still ringing their ears, Trinity started the second half brighter, however, it was the away side who added to their one-goal advantage as Ellie Worsley came off the bench to score two very quick goals.

Wakefield managed to pull one back soon after, however, Hull grew further into the contest when Millie Sharp and Lauren Holmes added to the scoreline with two strikes from outside the area.

Trinity pulled another one back to make it 2-5 just before Jess Derbyshire put the ball in the back of the net minutes before the final whistle as Wakefield fell to defeat in the league.

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