Slice of Cheese

Launceston City v University

Live Blog Coverage From Jesse Hudson

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FULL TIME – The ref blows the whistle and the game ends Launceston City 4-0 University.

85″ Bygrave shoots long and the ball bounces over the keeper’s head. 4-0 to Launceston City.

83″ Corner comes in and Bygrave heads the ball over.

79″ Substitution for Uni. Young OFF, Muir ON.

78″ Substitution for Uni. Blackburn ON, Leon OFF.

75″ The City defence hold strong and thwart a University counter attack. Still 3-0 here at Buckby Land Rover Park.

73″ Substitution for City. Hernyk OFF, Banner ON.

75″ University attack down the left. But Young puts in a weak cross that is easily saved by the keeper.

65″ Bygrave yet again attempts a shot from range. And yet again hits the crossbar.

64″ Shegog crosses to Celebre who controls before hitting the ball over from 6 yards. Still 3-0.

62″ GOAL – Bygrave puts in the corner that is headed towards the back post. The ball then cleared on the line before Fagen shows her ability to poach and puts the ball away for 3-0 to Launceston City.

58″ WE ARE BACK UNDERWAY – We have been informed that the game will be shortened by 10 minutes to make sure the NPL Tas match will start on time.

Potential broken nose for the University goalkeeper. Pause in play as the referees assess the situation.

50″ Celebre collides with Sleeman as they both charge for the loose ball. Both players went down but Celebre is back on her feet. Sleeman stays down and is looking likely to come off.

47″ Fagen plays the ball through to Celebre who blasts the ball over the bar from inside 12 yards.

45″ Second half underway here at Buckby Land Rover Park. We head into it at 2-0 to Launceston City.

Bygrave having a strong performance in the first half after being responsible for the two goals. Savill and Steventon also playing well. Dewsbury also made a few good saves when called upon. George and Young the standouts in attack for University.

Launceston City have had a majority of the chances and look comfortable.

Halftime in the PDF Women’s Super League here at Buckby Land Rover Park. Launceston City finds themselves 2-0 up over University. Bygrave putting one in from long range before crossing the ball that resulted in an own goal.

49″ OWN GOAL – Bygrave crosses the ball in for a corner and the ball finds its way into the net off of the University player. 2-0 to Launceston City.

48″ Walsh tries her luck from range forcing a save from Sleeman.

45″ Uni look to counter through Young after a corner. Nothing comes of it and it results in a goal-kick for City.

39″ Incredible save from Dewsbury!! After a curling effort from the Uni striker, Dewsbury reaches out making a fingertip save onto the post. She scrambles to save again keeping the score at 1-0 to City

38″ Bygrave takes a free-kick crossing it almost perfectly to the back post where several City players were running. However, none were able to finish and the ball goes out for a goal-kick.

37″ Substitute – Ruffo OFF, Hawes ON.

35″ Some silky skills from Steventon out of defence who then plays the ball to Bygrave in the midfield. Bygrave spreads the ball wide to Shegog who can’t control the ball and it goes out for a goal-kick.

32″ Bygrave with another long shot, this time hitting the post.  Still 1-0

29″ GOAL – Bygrave tries her luck from distance AGAIN and is finally successful!! The keeper failing to tip it over the bar and the ball lands in the back of the net. 1-0 to Launceston City.

28″ Walsh tries her luck from distance but it was well wide.

27″ The chances have been coming thick and fast for Launceston City. Testing the University keeper multiple times. Score remains 0-0.

24″ Dewsbury attempts to clear the ball but kicked it straight into the University striker. The Uni striker attempts to chip the ball over the out-of-position keeper but Dewsbury certainly makes up for her poor clearance with a spectacular save.

We’re at the half-way point in the first half. The score remains 0-0. City has had their fair share of the chances, but can’t seem to put one away. University has looked to attack several times down the wings but nothing the City defence can’t handle.

21″ Gardiner attack down the right. Crossing the ball to the back post but did not have the support needed. The ball rolls away for a goal kick.

20″ Bygrave tries her luck from range. However, the ball sails well over the crossbar. Still locked at 0-0.

18″ University look to counter through George and Young. It results in an easy save for the City keeper after a poor touch.

12″ The University keeper makes a courageous save, rushing out after a cross to the back post for City.

10″ Gardiner crosses and City clear for another University corner.

7″ University gain the first corner of the game after Young attacks down the left. The resulting corner was cleared.

4″ University have their first attack of the game but the City keeper easily saves from a blocked shot.

2″ Bygrave tries her luck from distance, chipping the keeper but hits the crossbar. Fagen follows up but hits the ball straight to the keeper.

KICK OFF – We are underway here at Buckby Land Rover Park.

Launceston City coming off the back of an 11-0 victory over Clarence in R2 of the WSL. University will be chasing their first victory of the 2018 WSL season.

15 minutes from kick-off here in the PDF Women’s Super League clash between Launceston City and University SC at Buckby Land Rover Park.