Otter gradually recovered from their slow start, eventually edging into the lead for the first time at 8-7. The game went to 10-10, when Brooke Tafazolli put Otter ahead again. Sarah Kreiser’s sixth goal for Coventry 31 seconds from end left an exciting match all square.
Sheffield rounded off a successful first weekend in the men’s Super 5s by defeating Lancaster 15-8. Four goals in the third period without reply – by Chris Armstrong (2), Joel Abbott and Alex Gaywood – proved decisive.
Photo (Trevor Hyde): Joel Abbott scores today for Sheffield against Lancaster.