For the second year Leeds Hockey Club’s Women 1XI come home with the Yorkshire Cup
Starting the Weekend with a 2-2 draw against Doncaster, the team progressed through to today’s final following a 3-0 win via penalty strokes.
Sunday’s final saw them face Ben Rhydding 1XI. Following a gruelling 70 minutes of hockey, the score was tied 0-0 meaning another penalty shootout.
The team kept cools heads and went on to win the penalty stroke contest 4-2, meaning that they are the back to back Yorkshire Cup holders for 2020 after their win in 2019.
Saturday 12 September 2020: Doncaster 2 (0) v (3) 2 Leeds
Sunday 13 September 2020: Leeds 0 (4) v (2) 0 Ben Rhydding
The opening game on Saturday saw a last minute goal from Doncaster leave Leeds to face Wakefield in the playoff.
Returning on Sunday, Leeds showed their strength as the put six past Wakefield.
Saturday 12 September 2020: Leeds 0 v 1 Doncaster
Sunday 13 September 2020: Wakefield 0 v 6 Leeds