Five teams join Southern Women’s Regional League

Photo: @SandhurstLadies

Abingdon United, Basingstoke Town, Moneyfields. Sandhurst Town and Southampton FC Women were all admitted to the Southern Women’s Regional League at the AGM on 10th June.

The 2018/19 season will see a Premier of ten teams, while both Division 1 North and South will have seven sides.

Woodley United and Barton Rovers are promoted from Division 1 North, AFC Bournemouth and Warsash Wasps are up from the South.

Thames Valley Counties champions Abingdon United go into Division 1 North alongside Basingstoke Town, whose first team dropped out of the FAWPL but what was initially their reserve side became Hampshire Division 2 runners-up. Sandhurst Town are the third new member in the North, making the jump from Thames Valley Division 2 East.

Southampton FC Women and Moneyfields, who finished first and second respectively in the Hampshire League, enter Division 1 South.

With league secretary Jackie Betten stepping down the position is now vacant. Anyone interested is asked to contact chairhamĀ 

The forthcoming campaign starts on Sunday 2nd September 2018.

1 Comment

  1. Southampton fc women do not seem to have lot ambition? How come they applied for Tier 2 in English FA yet accept being placed in FA tier 6. Was it political to apply tier 2 but knowingly know they would not be accepted.
    I also am at loss to understand how Southampton can have 3 ladies senior teams. Why not have 3 way play off to sort out whom should be predominant

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