HOCKEY: Treble for talented teenager Tierney

Tierney Augustine struck a hat-trick for City of Peterborough against Royston.

Tierney Augustine struck a hat-trick for City of Peterborough against Royston.

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A hat-trick from teenager Tierney Augustine and and a superb individual goal from Robyn Gribble secured a 4-1 win for City of Peterborough Ladies in their East Division One North clash with Royston at Bretton Gate yesterday (January 23).

City dominated the contest as they sought to end a run of three straight defeats, particularly in the first-half when Thomas Deacon Academy schoolgirl Tierney Augustine scored twice.

Anna Faux, who was named player-of-the-match for her strong running and -supportive positional play was instrumental in the first goal of the second half, one that completed Augustine’s hat-trick.

Royston soon replied from a short corner before a fine run and shot by Gribble completed the scoring.

City are sixth in the table and travel to fifth-placed Lincoln next Saturday (January 30).