Regional League Round-Up

Whyteleafe are champions. (Photo: Ollie Chamberlain)

Whyteleafe sealed the Greater London title, Burnley beat neighbours Blackburn CSC twice and the South West League pair with 100% records met for the first of two games in four days.

EASTERN – Lilywhites overcome red card

PREMIER – The top two both won, meaning Billericay Town stayed four points clear with their 4-1 defeat of Brentwood Town, where Lindsey Morgan hit a hat-trick. Cambridge City got the only goal at AFC Dunstable through Stacey Fullicks, despite a red card for Sarah Mosley.

1 NORTH – Wymondham Town are four points ahead of the rest but only after a narrow 2-1 scoreline at home to basement side Silver End United, Laura Nicholls with both goals for the leaders.

1 SOUTH – Harlow Town leapfrogged Little Thurrock Dynamos into second when beating them 2-1 away, Lily Bruno and Tayla Handscomb got their goals.

LEAGUE CUP QUARTER-FINAL – Acle United will host Billericay in the semi-finals following a 3-1 victory at Royston Town, substitute Kate Pasque among their scorers.

LEAGUE PLATE QUARTER-FINAL – Hutton are to host Histon for a place in the final, after a 2-1 extra-time win at Cambridge United Reserves.

EAST MIDLANDS – Narrow victory for Posh over Vixens

PREMIER – Oughtibridge War Memorial’s 6-1 success at Eastwood put them a point short of leaders Leicester City WD with a game in hand, Kathryn Mudge bagging a brace. Fourth drew with third as Nettleham finished 1-1 with Peterborough Northern Star. Loughborough Students took the points 2-1 at Rise Park.

1 NORTH – Lincoln Moorlands Railway went third with a 3-2 win over Clifton All Whites, Dawn Harmer with the 83rd-minute decider. Arnold Town DS’s 6-1 result at Teversal featured three goals in the first 7 minutes and a five-goal haul for Natasha Leach. Sleaford Town were 4-1 winners over ten-player Market Warsop

1 SOUTH – Peterborough United have a six-point advantage at the top but had to come from two down to see off lowly Loughborough Foxes Vixens 3-2, Jessica Driscoll with a brace for Posh. Northampton Town thrashed AFC Leicester 11-1 even though they are one place above them, Emma Dunmore top-scoring with five. Heather and Thrapston Town shared four goals and two red cards, Rebecca Dobney with one of each for the hosts.

LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Whyteleafe win title

PREMIER – Crawley Wasps have an eight-point lead after putting 21 goals past Watford DS, with Naomi Cole getting four and five others all notching hat-tricks. Parkwood missed the chance to go third when Eastbourne Town held them 1-1 away for their fifth point of the campaign, Chloe Farrell on target for the visitors.

GREATER LONDON PREMIER – Unbeaten Whyteleafe were champions with a game to spare, after they beat Hemel Hempstead Town 3-0 and title rivals QPR DS went down 4-1 at home to their counterparts from Spurs. Iselin Kvamme got all three goals as Hampstead came away from Victoire 3-2 victors.

SOUTH EAST COUNTIES PREMIER – Bexhill United rose to sixth with a good 2-1 result at third-placed Meridian. Chichester City DS jumped above Eastbourne Ladies into fourth by beating then 5-4 away, Hannar Reed with two of their goals.

NORTH EAST – Seven in a row for Norton

PREMIER – Norton & Stockton Ancients made it seven straight wins with a 9-1 result at Castleford White Rose, Nyci Thorns got four goals and Shannon Reed came off the bench to net three times. York City beat RACA Tynedale 4-1 with Lucy Lendhill contributing twice.

1 NORTHERN – Boldon CA Villa are level on points with second-placed Boro Rangers following a 4-1 win against York RI, Elizabeth Thompson-Clarke featuring with a hat-trick.

1 SOUTHERN – Ossett Albion downed second in the table Altofts 5-0 with five different scorers. Sheffield Wednesday’s 4-0 victory at Malet Lambert was led by a Amy-Leigh Barringham-Beck treble.

NORTH WEST – Burnley do a derby double


PREMIER – Tranmere Rovers lead by four points after a 6-2 defeat of Manchester Stingers but Burnley gained ground with a double-header success over local rivals Blackburn CSC, whom they beat 1-0 & 2-1. Wigan Athletic slipped below Burnley despite a 4-1 result against Accrington and Sir Tom Finney sank Blackpool 6-1 as Lucy Swift got half their tally.

1 NORTHERN – Bury’s 3-0 win at Preston North End aided by a Jordon Bailey double put them second, while Bolton Wanderers U-21 Reserves got off the bottom with a 7-2 scoreline against Leigh RMI.

1 SOUTHERN – Second-placed Curzon Ashton were held 1-1 by Stockport County Blues and Liverpool Feds Reserves went level on points with them by thrashing City of Liverpool 9-0, Shauna Corrigan getting three. West Didsbury & Chorlton were 3-0 winners at Crewe Alexandra DS, Nat Callaghan with a nine-minute hat-trick.

ARGYLE SPORTS CUP – Chloe Mapp’s three goals helped Stockport County eliminate Altrincham in the quarter-finals.

ARGYLE SPORT PLATE – Warrington Wolverines were 3-1 winners over Penrith in reaching the semi-finals.

SOUTHERN – Chesham & Cherries reach Cup Final

PREMIER – Second-placed New Milton Town had five different scorers in their 5-2 victory over Ascot.

1 NORTHERN – Wargrave won 3-1 at Wokingham & Emmbrook, substitute Katie Edwards with one of the goals.

LEAGUE CUP – All the goals came after the break as Chesham United won 4-0 against Woodley United in the semi-finals. AFC Bournemouth ran out 8-1 winners at Warsash Wasps to join the league leaders in the final, Chloe Tape scoring four times for the Cherries.

Marine Academy Plymouth v Buckland Athletic (Photo: MAPLFC)

JUBILEE CUP – Barton Rovers beat Wycombe Wanderers in a Group A game, with Rachel Allwright bagging a brace.

SOUTH WEST – Buckland bring abrupt end to MAP run

PREMIER – Something had to give as the two sides with 100% records met, with Buckland Athletic hitting hosts Marine Academy Plymouth 6-1, three goals coming from Kirsty Caunter. The pair clash again on Wednesday evening. Torquay United stayed level on points with leaders Buckland, having a walkover against AEK Boco. Keynsham Town DS defeated Ilminster Town 4-2, Leilah King with one goal and two yellow cards for the home side.

1 EASTERN – The Cheltenham derby saw Civil Service beat Town’s Development Squad 2-0. Almondsbury could only fiend ten players but still got all four goals at St Nicholas Reserves.

1 WESTERN – Callington’s 3-2 result against Bideford put them clear at the top, sub Chynna Evans scoring twice as they came from behind. Sarah Badham got all four goals for Bude Town but they still lost by the odd goal in nine at home to Plympton, for whom Samantha Metters got three. Newquay Celtic banked a second win of the season, 3-0 over Exeter & Tedburn Rangers.

WEST MIDLANDS – Stourbridge stun title-chasing Gornal

Photo: Stourbridge LFC

PREMIER – Stockingford AA Pavilion’s 4-0 win at Lye Town pushed them up into third spot. Coundon Court tool seventh place from Knowle when beating them 3-0 on the road.

1 NORTHERN – Sutton Coldfield Town kept the leadership with a walkover at Brereton Town, while Leek Town hit Atherstone Rangers for six to go second, Rehanne Mellor with the first and last goals.

1 SOUTHERN – Dani Ranger struck twice as Stourbridge frustrated hosts Gornal 4-1, to prevent them taking over at the top.

LEAGUE CUP – Redditch United will visit Stourbridge for a place in the final, after a 3-2 extra-time win at Solihull United. Kidderminster netted five goals to Droitwich Spa’s two, Amie Savva and Alex Nicklin both with braces for the Harriers, who now play Coventry Sphinx in the semis. Crusaders edged Wolverhampton Sporting by the best of five goals. Kirsty Spencer firing home a last-minute winner on her birthday.