Group action underway at Jubilee Trophy finals
Posted on 5 October 2017 in ↳ Jubilee Trophy
Group action got underway at the 2017 Toyota National Championships Jubilee Trophy finals in Surrey, British Columbia. Holy Cross of St. John’s and Edmonton Victoria were winners in their respective groups while Surrey United SC and Halifax Dunbrack played to a 1:1 draw.
The 9 women's teams are playing two group matches in three days before moving into the two-match seeding phase starting on Saturday 7 October. Fredericton, Saskatoon and North Vancouver’s North Shore will all get their tournament starts on Thursday.
Group A – CS Mont-Royal Outremont (QC) 1:2 (NL) Holy Cross SC
Holy Cross opened with a 2:1 win over debutants CS Mont-Royal Outremont in Group A action at the Jubilee Trophy finals. Teri Murphy and Jessie Noseworthy scored on either side of the break before Kaitlyn Fournier scored for Mont-Royal.
Group B – Surrey United SC (BC) 1:1 (NS) Halifax Dunbrack SC
Surrey United and Halifax Dunbrack played to a 1:1 draw in Group B action at the Jubilee Trophy finals, although Surrey were a crossbar away from winning the match. A Halifax own goal opened the scoring in the 19th minute before Beatrice Currie equalised in the 57th minute. Surrey's Alexandra Benes hit the crossbar in the 58th minute.
Group C – Scarborough GS United (ON) 0:2 (AB) Edmonton Victoria SC
Edmonton Victoria SC won 2:0 over Scarborough GS United in the opening Group C match at the Jubilee Trophy finals. Nikki Byrne opened the scoring in the 15th minute before Kristyn Shapka doubled the score on a penalty in the 20th minute. Elisa Stamatakis posted the clean sheet.
2017 Toyota National Championships
Canada Soccer's Toyota National Championships run 4-9 October 2017 in Surrey, British Columbia, Fredericton, New Brunswick, and Calgary, Alberta. At all age levels, the National Championships provide a meaningful soccer experience for host cities and participating teams, as well as the player, coaches, support staff, officials, and volunteers.