BARNSLEY Schoolgirls under 12s beat Medway 3-1 to secure their place in the National Final.

After going behind, Grace Jones scored a fine equaliser from the halfway line.

The game finished all square and went into extra-time.

Lily Clarke took centre stage by scoring a brace that ensured Barnsley’s place in the final.

Barnsley Schools FA chairperson Steve Gates said: “I am proud of Barnsley becoming an emerging force in schoolgirls national football.

“A Barnsley Schoolgirls team has now represented the town in a national final three times over five years.”