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Our sponsored player Danni Wyatt was among the scorers as Torquay United Women opened their league campaign with a 4-2 win at Bishops Lydeard.

Without key midfielders, Daisy Self and Rhi Bailey, Torquay went ahead when Laura May connected with a Beth Everson cross.

Ellie Bishop made it 2-0 before Beth scored the third.

The hosts pulled one back through a penalty for handball, but Danni made it 4-1, when she chipped the ball over the Bishops Lydeard keeper.

The Somerset team scored another to leave it 4-2, giving Torquay their first win in the South West Women’s Premier League since 2019.

Danni, who was Torquay’s top scorer in preseason, with 11 goals in eight games, said: “We were all really pleased with today’s performance and the result. That’s a great start and now we get ready for next week when we face a strong Ilminster team at home.”

Danni is pictured after the game (centre) with teammates Ocean Latto (left) and Emma Hunt.

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