County Cup triumphs for Reading Academy and Stevenage Women

Reading Academy won the berks & Bucks Cup
Chesham United’s Calleigh Wright and Gwen Walters of Reading Academy. (Photo:

Reading Women’s Academy beat Chesham United in the Berks & Bucks County Cup Final, Stevenage defeated Colney Heath to take the Herts Cup.

Chesham United held out for 40 minutes before the Royals went ahead and despite the final score of 5-0, the tie was only settled with three goals in the last 17 minutes.

Reading Academy won the berks & Bucks Cup
Reading Academy with the Berks & Bucks Cup. (Photo:

Stevenage saw off regional league opposition in Colney Heath to lift the Herts FA County Cup. Emily Schofield, Kate French and Ailish Straver were their scorers in a 3-1 result.

Elsewhere, Weymouth had a memorable victory to book a final place and Doncaster Rovers Belles pushed Huddersfield Town all the way.

County League side Weymouth beat FAWNL strugglers Poole Town 2-0 to reach the Dorset Cup Final. Lily Beasley and Dani Ackerman got the goals to send the Terras through.

Huddersfield Town had to wait until the 75th minute to make the breakthrough against Doncaster Rovers Belles, in the Sheffield & Hallamshire Cup quarter-finals, Laur Elford’s effort making the difference.

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