Amy Sheehan scored twice in the first half to set up a 3-1 win over Sevenoaks – a result which takes Trojans within touching distance of having to avoid a play-off place to preserve their national South Division 1 status.
But their success was soured by a nasty facial injury suffered by teenager Molly Fairbairn, who had 15 stitches inserted around her lips after a team-mate’s deflection flew up into her face.
Trojans were two-up courtesy of Sheehan’s brace when the injury occurred, but it clearly unsettled them, as Nichola Strastin cut the gap for Sevenoaks nine minutes after the break.
But Martha Taylor eased Trojans’ worries with a third and points clinching goal in the fourth and final quarter.
With two games left at Canterbury and second placed Reading, Trojans enjoy a five-point lead and have a far superior goal difference to Isca. St Alban’s are already relegated.
Sheehan also scored twice in Trojans 5-0 win over Southampton – the victory securing a Hampshire Women’s Cup final place against Havant on April 25.
Jess Lind (2) and Charlotte Toms got the other goals, while Havant clinched their cup final place with a 3-1 win over Aldershot & Farnham.
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