Regional League Round-Up

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Durham Cestria, Leafield Athletic and Middlezoy Rovers are new leaders in the Regional League Premier Divisions, following results on Sunday, 15th October.

EASTERN

PREMIER – Writtle remained top when running out 9-1 winners over lowly Colchester Town, Courtney Clarke scoring four times. Billericay Town stayed a point behind with a 4-1 win at Brentwood Town, where Paris Smith got two of their goals. Cambridge City are fourth after edging Bedford 2-1 with efforts from Rebecca Fay and Charlotte Gillies. AFC Dunstable went above Colney Heath on goal-difference after defeating thm 2-0, Danielle Carly and Charlene Moreton on target.

1 NORTH – The top three all won, led by King’s Lynn Town’s 3-1 victory over Ipswich Town Development in which Tiffany Forshaw bagged a brace. Ipswich Wanderers’ 5-0 score against Silver End United included a double by Tanya McKew that helped keep them in second, while Histon were 3-1 winners at Cambridge United Reserves, with substitute Katie Segrave coming off the bench to score for the visitors.

EAST MIDLANDS

@HykehamTownWFC reach new heights

PREMIER – Substitute Abbie Murrell struck a 20-minute hat-trick in Nettleham’s seven goals against Kettering Town, which saw them cut Leicester City WD’s lead to three points. Eastwood went second after twice battling back to beat Arnold Town 3-2, Demi Croxal with the winner a dozen minutes from time. Mansfield Town made it three wins for the season with two unanswered goals at Rise Park.

1 NORTH – Hykeham Town hit the top of the table in their first season at this level, after a 4-0 win over Teversal. Sleaford Town are second after a 4-0 result against Grimsby Borough, while former leaders Calverton lost out 3-2 at Lincoln Moorlands Railway, for whom Alice Hayes netted the decisive third. There were first wins for Market Warsop (2-1 versus Draycott Victoria) and Arnold Town Development (2-1 at Clifton All Whites), Katie Garfoot with the last minute decider.

1 SOUTH – Oadby & Wigston Dynamo replaced Northampton Town as leaders after hitting Desford 8-1, including a treble from Danielle Gilbert. Riverside’s Annie Posnett scored all their four goals but in vain, as Thrapston Town went away 7-4 winners.

LONDON & SOUTH EAST

PREMIER – Five second-half goals made sure AFC Phoenix finished the weekend top, their 7-1 success at Eastbourne Town featuring four goals from Saskia Philp. Crawley Wasps are still level with the leaders, having come through 4-0 at London Kent Football United. Aylesford claimed a first win in a seven-goal thriller with Fulham in which Bethany Hulme got a crucial couple, while Parkwood Rangers and Carshalton Athletic ended all square at 1-1.,

NORTH EAST

PREMIER – Durham Cestria took over at the top of the league as Jennifer Jennings scored twice in a 3-0 win at Hartlepool United. Wallsend BC also went above morning leaders Norton & Stockton Ancients, having taken the points 3-1 at Ryton & Crawcrook Albion Tynedale.

NORTHERN – Boro Rangers had to come from behind to win 2-1 at Consett and stay clear at the summit. Boldon CA Villa’s Elizabeth Thompson-Clarke netted three times in a 7-1 result at Guisborough which sent them second. South Shields made it two wins from two by hitting Blyth Lions for six, Dionne Fleming getting four of them.

NORTH WEST

PREMIER – Fleetwood Town Wrens’ 2-1 win over Accrington Ladies took them into second place, two points short of leaders Merseyrail Bootle. Manchester Stingers dramatically defeated Sir Tom Finney 4-3, with two goals in the last couple of minutes, elsewhere Tranmere Rovers tied 2-2 with Stockport County.

1 NORTH – There were six goals and a fifth win in a row for leaders Penrith against Workington Reds. Cammell Laird are second after a 4-1 defeat of Preston North End. Leigh RMI slipped to a 4-2 reverse at home to Bolton Wanderers Reserves.

1 SOUTH – Liverpool Feds Reserves lost pole position, as both FC United and Curzon Ashton jumped above them. United defeated Stockport County Blues 4-0 with three for Jess Battle and Curzon were 6-2 winners at Warrington Wolverines. Altrincham netted nine past City of Liverpool with a first-half treble from Kye Brown, while Northwich Vixens saw off Crewe Alexandra Development 2-1.

SOUTHERN

LEAGUE CUP 1ST ROUND – Chesham United eliminated Winchester City Flyers 4-0 away from home, Niamh Euman contributing twice. New Milton Town also went through 3-1, at the expense of Team Solent.

SOUTH WEST

Callington’s three-goal Amy Hemingway (Photo: Kate McPherson)

PREMIER – Middlezoy reclaimed the leadership from Marine Academy Plymouth by beating Forest Green Rovers 4-2. Torquay United put four past Ilminster Town, Yeovil Town Intermediate won 2-1 at AEK Boco and Bishops Lydeard shared four goals with Keynsham Town Development.

EASTERN – Almondsbury’s 3-0 victory at Team Mendip put them ahead of Portishead in first place. FC Chippenham beat Cheltenham Town Development 3-0, Oldland Abbotonians got their second point after a 2-2 draw with Swindon Town Development and Katie Wadey got a brace as Swindon Spitfires won 4-1 at St Nicholas Reserves.

WESTERN – Plymouth Argyle Reserves took Alphington’s place at the top by beating Plympton, first-half efforts from Gabi Alphous and Faye Ivall proving enough. Callington Town’s fourth win in a row featured an Amy Hemingway hat-trick in a 7-3 success at Exeter & Tedburn Rangers. Bideford’s first point might have been all three but a second half equaliser saw 3-3 Bude Town make it 3-3.

WEST MIDLANDS

Shrewsbury’s Millie Young is congratulated after her hat-trick. (Photo: shrewsburytown.com)

PREMIER – Leafield Athletic and Crusaders are three points clear of the rest, after wins over Leamington (7-1) and Wolverhampton Sporting (4-3) respectively. Amy Andrews and Weronika Jagielska both scored twice for Leafield, as they went top on goal-difference. Stockingford AA Pavilion slipped off the pace with a 2-0 home defeat to Lye Town, for whom Erin Hicken and Clair Wiliiamson scored. Bedworth United won 4-0 at Knowle and Coundon Court defeated Kingshurst Sporting Club 4-1.

1 NORTH – Its five wins on the spin for Sutton Coldfield Town with as many goals against Shrewsbury Juniors. Wyrley stay in touch with a 7-2 scoreline at home to Atherstone Rangers. Tamworth secured their first victory (3-1) at the expense of Brereton Town, while Shrewsbury Town put eight past Florence, three of those from Millie Young.

Pictured top – Cestria sink Pools. (Photo: hartlepoolunited.co.uk)