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Kingstonian's outstanding season has seen them complete the League and League Cup double after a 3-0 win over Egham Town in the Final at Merstham.
Kingstonian were quickly in the ascendancy, but Egham's defence looked strong and they could tell they were in for a tough afternoon trying to penetrate their resolute defensive back line. But fifteen minutes into the game, the K's made the breakthrough they needed. Carolina Boltz charged down an Egham defensive clearance and had a free run in to the Egham penalty area before burying the ball past the goalkeeper.
The rest of the half was a frustrating affair with most of the game being played in Egham's half but only occasionally threatening to double their lead. Egham posed little threat to Georgia Coninx's goal in this half and the defence of Annie Jenkins, Nele Quast, Laura Joseph and Lucy Potter were comfortably able to snuff out any developing situations in front of her.
Egham came out after the break determined to give things a real go and take the game to their opponents. For the first twenty minutes of the second half, they threw the kitchen sink at Kingstonian but a combination of resolute, and sometimes desperate, defending and a really solid performance from Georgia Coninx in goal kept them at bay.
At the peak of Egham's pressure, a 30-yard piledriver of a free kick looked as though the K's luck might have finally run out until Georgia Coninx calmly reached up and plucked it out of the sky. That seemed to signal the turning of the tide as the midfield of variously Hanna Robson, Rebecca Bradshaw, Lizzie Formisano, Vicky Cockle, Sarah Eveson and Saskia Veldhuizen started once again to get a grip on the game and there was a sign of things to come when Abi Elliott saw a fierce shot rebound back off the Egham bar.
Finally, with 20 minutes to go, a darting run from Carolina Boltz in the inside left channel saw her look up and hit a dipping shot that the stretching Egham goalkeeper could only help into her net. Egham probably realised at this point that it wasn't going to be their year to win the cup, and the game was effectively up after 80 minutes when a corner from Rebecca Bradshaw saw a collision of players end in a heap in the Egham goalmouth while the ball evaded everyone and drifted into the back of the net for the third goal.
There was just time for a brief cameo appearance from young Shannon Henderson-Reilly before the referee drew proceedings to a conclusion and wild Kingstonian celebrations began.
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