Jemma Rose seals Bristol win at Doncaster Belles

By Tony Leighton Women's football correspondent

England Under-19 defender Jemma Rose hit her first Women's Super League goal to give Bristol Academy a 2-1 win at Doncaster Belles.

Grace McCatty put the visitors on the road to a well-deserved victory with a 20-yard drive in the 17th minute.

The Belles drew level 14 minutes later when striker Aine O'Gorman looped home a shot from the edge of the area.

But Rose hit the winner with a superb 30-yard effort that flew into the top corner seven minutes after the break.

Academy subsequently took control and would have won by a wider margin if a series of good openings had not been wasted.

But a second successive victory, following last Sunday's 2-0 win against bottom club Liverpool, strengthened their grip on fifth place in the table.

Donny have now gone six games without a win and are second from bottom with just three games of their season remaining.

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