Bristol Rovers Women and Worcester City go top of Regional Premiers

Bristol Rovers lead South West League
Bristol Rovers went top of the South West League Premier Division. (Photo: @GasGirlsWFC)

Bristol Rovers and Worcester City went top of Regional League Premier Divisions, Tranmere Rovers went level on points with North West leaders Cheadle Town Stingers.

EASTERN – Hatters defeat Haringey

Premier – Luton Town defeated second-placed Haringey Borough 3-0, AFC Dunstable beat Barking 2-1 and Wroxham hit Kings Lynn Town for six on a day where many sides had County Cup commitments.

1 South – Hutton were 5-2 winners over Wormley Rovers, with four of their goals from Lucy Critchell as they leapfrogged their visitors and rose to third place.

EAST MIDLANDS – Nottingham Trent put pressure on Eagles

1 Central – Nottingham Trent University put five past Beaumont Park to move within two points of leaders Arnold Eagles.

League Cup 2nd Rd – Lincoln United Development went through with a 4-1 win away to Grimsby Town.

LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Late sub secures points for Dulwich 

Premier – Third-placed Dulwich Hamlet got the only goal of the game at Millwall Lionesses, Rhea Gall coming on for the last 10 minutes and making the  breakthrough. Enfield Town were 4-0 winners in the basement battle at Crawley AFC.

1 South – Montpelier Villa beat Bexhill United 3-0 to go sixth, Eastbourne United climbed to seventh with a 3-1 victory over Hassocks in which Rebecca Relf bagged a brace.

League Cup 2nd Rd – Sutton United netted nine times at Steyning Town to book a new year tie at Millwall Lionesses.

NORTH EAST – Bishop Auckland off the mark

1 North – Bishop Auckland claimed their first points of the season when edging Norton & Stockton Ancients Reserves 3-2, with a goal each from Gemma Marshall, Jennie Harrison and substitute Arynn Cannon.

1 South – York City Development went clear at the top when sinking Harworth Colliery 7-0, aided by an Elisabeth McLaughlin hat-trick. Millmoor’s 8-1 thrashing of Farsley Celtic JFC Ladies lifted them to second, York Railway Institute rose to fourth after a 5-2 success at Sheffield United Foundation.

Millmoor vs Farsley Celtic JFC Ladies
Abby Watkinson about to shoot for Millmoor v Farsley Celtic JFC Ladies. (Photo: Julian Barker)

NORTH WEST – Rovers go level with Stingers

Premier – Tranmere Rovers sit level on points with leaders Cheadle Town Stingers after they drew 2-2 at Crewe Alexandra. They had trailed 2-0 but Anna Jones and a stoppage-time Kiah Sullivan effort rescued a point. Blackburn CSC and Curzon Ashton shared six goals, Bury beat Fleetwood Town Wrens 3-1 after sub Chloe Greenall and Murron Alldread scored in the last quarter of the match, while Salford City did well to defeat hosts Darwen 3-1.

1 North – Penrith sent Bolton Wanderers to a 7-2 defeat to push themselves to within three points of leaders Accrington Stanley.

1 South –  Warrington Wolves were 5-2 winners over Litherland REMYCA, a result which put them up to fourth position.

SOUTHERN – Warminster defeat league leaders

Premier –  Warminster Town recorded just a second win of the season but in impressive style, as they became the first side to defeat leaders Ascot United, Mia Blazey getting both goals.

1 North –  Penn & Tylers Green won at second-placed Long Crendon with a Henna Hussain goal, Abingdon United Development beat Beaconsfield Town 3-2 as sub Nina Mattis scored three minutes from time.  Ascot United Reserves ran out 8-3 winners over Caversham United, Wycombe Wanderers U-23s won 4-1 at Chesham United Development.

League Cup 1st Rd – Rushmoor are through to the next round following a 5-1 result at Fleet Town.

SOUTH WEST – Bristol Rovers takeover at the top

Premier –  Bristol Rovers beat Bishops Lydeard 2-0 to take top spot from Marine Academy Plymouth, Forest Green Rovers also won 2-0 away at Frampton Rangers to go fourth and level on points with third-placed Pucklechurch Sports.

1 North – Weston Super Mare won 4-2 at St Vallier to extend their leadership to seven points.

WEST MIDLANDS – Six-goal Worcester City hit summit

Premier – Worcester City relieved Lye Town of the leadership when hitting hosts Solihull Sporting 6-1, Burton Albion beat Knowle 3-0 to go level on points with fourth-placed Kidderminster Harriers.

Worcester City women went top of West Mids league
Worcester City’s starting XI at Solihull SPorting.

1 South – Droitwich Spa’s 1-1 draw with Redditch United was enough to raise them two places to seventh.

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