Unchanged Glens ran up another convincing win at Ashfield this evening with this triumph over Crusaders to continue their 100 percent winning start to the 2022 Danske Bank Women’s Premiership
Player of the Match Lauren Wade netted twice for Billy Clarke’s Glens side, either side of a remarkable run of scoring three goals within the space of four first-half minutes.
After Wade opened the scoring in the first minute, Jess Foy’s penalty doubled Glentoran’s advantage in the 20th minute before Rachel Rogan and Casey Howe added goals in the 22nd and 23rd minutes respectively, before Northern Ireland international Wade added the fifth in the second half.
The Glentoran goals came from Lauren Wade (2), Rachel Rogan, Jess Foy (pen) and Casey Howe.
Glentoran Women: 29. Emma Higgins 3. Jess Foy (Captain) 4. Emma McMaster 6. Nadene Caldwell 7. Makayla Mulholland 9. Rachel Rogan, 17. Joely Andrews 20. Casey Howe, 21. Kelly Bailie 24. Lauren Wade 97. Chloe McCarron
subs 12. Ashleigh McKinnon 16. Jennifer McDade (replaced Foy 83) 18. Michelle McDaid (replaced Howe 74) 22. Cara Mervyn (replaced McMaster 71) 25. Cora Morgan 26, Jenna McKearney (replaced Caldwell 83) 28.Sarah Tweedie
Photography by Joe Burns