Monday 01st August 2022,
North Edinburgh Community News

Reilly double secures three points for Hibs

Kirsten Reilly scored twice for Hibs against Celtic to secure all three points of the East Road club in a tough match yesterday.

Celtic took the lead early in the game but a header followed by a 25-yard free kick which nestled in the top corner ensured a win for Grant Scott’s side. 

Reilly celebrates after her first goal.

Reilly’s first goal came when she got on the end of a cross and her perfectly placed header left the keeper no chance. 

A few minutes later Hibs were awarded a free kick about 25 yards out, Reilly stepped up and curled the ball around the wall and into the top corner. 

After the game Scott said “This was a big win for us to get back on track.”We know what we’ve lost and it’s difficult to replace that kind of quality. 

“Jamie-Lee Napier has had a year of working with us and she’s really stepping up. She’s a leading player in the group.

Reilly’s long rage free kick beats the Celtic keeper and finds the top corner.

“Kirsten is a wee bit older but under the radar really. She joined last year, grew into the season, and she’s started really well this year as well.”

Elsewhere Spartans went down 7-1 away to Glasgow City. 

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