Janette Eastham Final blog

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Well it's great to do this final blog having had a 2-0 win over China. Another tense game which again saw several opportunities going astray and two goals being disallowed  for us under video referal. This game was for the 5 v 6 placing. It is vitally important for the girls to gain as high a place as possible, to pick up world ranking points and to secure funding. Most people ...
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Game five: Australia vs Argentina

Its with a really heavy heart that I write this one. We came so close! Our girls played the best game to date taking on the world number 2 Argentina. Our girls were faultless in their 0-0 all draw. With Argentina knowing they only needed a draw to win our pool they closed down all our attacking options making any circle penetrations few and far between. As the game progressed w...
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Game four: Australia vs South Africa

Well a win is a win, up 1 nil against South Africa in another close match. We started off on fire but as the game progressed we started to find our passes not making their mark and crucial opportunities at goal go astray. We always knew South Africa were going to give us a fight and as in previous games they did. The game marked a milestone for Casey who racked up 150 games for...
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Game three, us vs the USA

Well What a nail biter to say the least. That game will certainly go down as THE most nerve wracking, heart stopping game that I have witnessed. As you probably witnessed (when the channel nine did play the game) we had numerous opportunities to score, with 5 or 6 shots just going wide. The score was definitely not a indication of the game. We know that every game is absolutely...
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