Match report by Sharron Hardwick

Kilgetty AFC Women played Milford Athletic Ladies team for the third time on Sunday 19th February. After facing them home and away, Kilgetty lost their previous games against Milford.

Playing on the 4G pitch in Haverfordwest, Kilgetty kicked off strong, pressing hard.

Cara Evans took a close shot, just missing, but Lizzie Walsh stepped up giving Kilgetty the lead. Cara Williams built on the lead scoring her first goal for the club, putting Kilgetty 2 0 at halftime. Marie Lightwood took her first shift in goal, doing an excellent job.

Milford came out stronger after halftime, pulling a goal back.

Kilgetty pushed on and Becky Bonser scored Kilgetty’s third. Lizzie finished the game with her second goal, gaining Kilgetty Women’s first-ever win, beating Milford 4 – 1!

“What a fantastic game of football today ladies. It’s been a long time coming, but we finally got our 1st win. As a coach, I couldn’t be more proud.  Watching you develop Into a well-jelled football squad. We keep training hard and more of these wins will come our way.” James North, Kilgetty Women’s Coach.

Noting the progress of female participation at Kilgetty AFC, Kilgetty Chairmam, Lukas Gamble, said:  “It’s fantastic to see how our new women’s team are progressing. We are all very proud of the women representing our club. The membership at Kilgetty is almost 50% female now, and they are a massive part of the future of this club.”