3 May 2024

Bromley Women break new record

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Bromley Women break new record

Wednesday night’s 2-1 win over champions Newhaven marked Bromley Women’s final home game of 2023/24 as they cemented their highest ever league finish, clinching second place.

Celebrate our Bromley Women’s achievements by joining us on Tuesday 7th May for our Awards Evening. Click here for tickets.

Beginning the season with 12 wins on the bounce in all competitions, the opening day saw them beat Dartford away from home. Charlotte Lee netted a hat-trick for the visitors.

The first game at Hayes Lane saw Bromley net six to beat Bexhill United 6-0 before netting another eight a week later. Lee was back amongst the goals again, netting four whilst Beth Hull bagged a brace as Hannah Baptiste and Frankie Mardon also wrote their name on the score-sheet.

Attentions then turned to the FA Cup as Sevenoaks Town visited Hayes Lane. Lee netted four as Hull bagged a brace whilst Hannah Baptiste and Frankie Mardon also found the net.

The Ravens quickly turned into goal machines and bagged another seven when they hit the road on the 17th September, travelling to Hastings United. Surprise, surprise, Lee popped up with her third hat-trick of the season as Jade Davenport, Bryony Hart, Hull and Mardon also bagged for Bromley.

Montpelier Villa were the next to visit Hayes Lane and the Ravens secured yet another win, beating them 5-1 at Hayes Lane. Hart and Hull were amongst the scorers again, netting a brace with Lee also writing her name on the scoresheet.

A 6-0 win over Welling United followed before League Cup football came to BR2 as Bromley beat Denham United 3-1 at the start of October.

The Ravens maintained their unbeaten run which included another eight FA Cup goals, this time away at Selsey before securing another league win before dramatically knocking out AFC Portchester to progress to the second round of the FA Cup. The Ravens found themselves 2-1 down on 80 minutes before Lee netted an equaliser. In stoppage time, Hull bagged the winner to send Bromley through.

Their FA Cup journey did end at the next hurdle when they travelled to Millwall before losing for the first time in the league at the hands of Montpelier Villa before finding themselves on the wrong side of a 3-1 scoreline away at Newhaven a week later.

However, they returned to winning ways with a 7-0 victory over Hassocks at Hayes Lane. Goals from Lee, Mardon, Hull, Hart and Sarah White gave the Ravens a five-goal advantage going into the break. Lucy Rix netted the sixth just after half-time before Maddie Bone rounded off the scoring.

A change of management team saw former Crystal Palace Women boss Dean Davenport take the reins and he would oversee the second half of the season, yet to taste defeat in the league.

His first league fixture in charge saw his side clinch a point away at Bexhill United before a 3-0 win at Herne Bay followed. Hull netted a brace whilst Hart also scored for the visitors.

The Ravens hit double figures at home to Steyning Town at the start of February, winning 10-0 and would go on to keep clean sheets in their next six league games, scoring 38 goals in the process.

Davenport’s side clinched an 8-0 win at home to Hastings United before scoring seven more when Herne Bay came to town. An 8-0 win over Eastbourne United followed before the Ravens hit the road, beating Eastbourne United 6-0 and Welling United 5-0 respectively.

The Ravens returned to home comforts on 24th April when the opening day fixture was reversed, beating Dartford 4-0. Lee, again, netted a brace whilst Olivia Woolacott and Hart also netted.

Bromley’s number nine wrote her name on the score-sheet again, in fact, for the 38th time this season, as we played host to Newhaven in midweek alongside Mercedes Bromfield.

Up next for Bromley, we hit the road on 12th May to face Bognor Regis Town in our final game of 2023/24 with the aim of clinching 58 points.

A reminder that you can celebrate a fantastic season for both our men and women’s team by attending our Awards Evening on Tuesday 7th May. Click here to book your tickets.

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