SAWTELL Scorpions and Macleay Valley Rangers have shared the points in an historic night for women’s football in the region.
The Scorpions and Rangers finished locked at 0-0 in the first game of the inaugural Coastal League One Women competition.
Rangers had most of the chances in the first half as they dominated the midfield, but weren’t clinical in their execution as Scorpions defence weathered the storm.
Sawtell almost scored in the 38th minute after a goal line scramble, and had a number of chances to open the scoring late in the first half as the score remained deadlocked at halftime.
The Scorpions continued their momentum into the second half and started to gain the ascendancy as their defence started to shut down the Rangers attack.
Both sides threatened to score throughout the match, but weren’t clinical enough to open the scoring.
The Rangers had less chances in the second half as they did in the first half, as the Scorpions had the majority of scoring but couldn’t convert.
The Scorpions almost score the match winner late when the ball seemed to cross the line but wasn’t called a goal.
The match would finish 0-0 as both sides shared the points in the debut match of the Coastal League One Women competition.
The second ever Coastal League One Women match on Sunday night saw Urunga Raiders record a 3-2 victory against the Coffs City Unite Lionesses.