Regional League Round-Up: Oadby & Wigston stun leaders

Oadby & Wigston stun leaders with fightback
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Cup commitments and the weather cut short the fixtures but Oadby & Wigston had perhaps the best result with a fantastic fightback at Beaumont Park.

EASTERN – Harlow open up gap

PREMIER – Harlow Town went three points clear of Wroxham at ther top of the table with a narrow 3-2 win at Bowers & Pitsea.

ONE NORTH – Newmarket Town hit hosts AFC Sudbury for six with four of the goals by Annabel Cuthbert as they went up to third.

EAST MIDLANDS – Oadby stun Beaumont

PREMIER – Wednesday fixtures see Mansfield Town meet Loughborough Students and Northampton Town host Leicester City LFC,

1 NORTH – Arnold Eagles went sixth with a 5-0 defeat of Lincoln Moorlands-Railway which featured a 15-minute treble by Natasha Leach. Arnold Town are home to Hykeham Town on Wednesday.

1 SOUTH – Oadby & Wigston fought back from 3-1 down at half-time to win 5-4 at Beaumont Park. A Samantha Hargrave brace and singles from Freya Gardner, Yasmin Hilton and Sophie Tew ended the leaders 100% record and put Oadby level on points with second-placed Notts County.

LEAGUE CUP – Midweek ties see Loughborough Foxes Vixens entertain Notts County on Wednesday and Woodlands welcome Notts County Development on Thursday.

NORTH WEST – Top two tied

PREMIER – The top of the table clash between Tranmere Rovers and FC United of Manchester ended 1-1, meaning the latter still trail the leaders by six points but with four games in hand. West Didsbury & Chorlton sent Crewe Alexandra to a first defeat with a 3-1 scoreline, Merseyrail managed a good 4-1 win over Morecambe and Mossley Hill tied 2-2 with Manchester Stingers.

1 NORTH – Penrith are two points short of leaders Accrington Sports after they beat Carlisle United 3-1. Morecambe Reserves gained a first win with a very decent 4-1 defeat of Leigh RMI.

1 SOUTH – Salford City Lionesses extended their lead with a 5-2 defeat of Didsbury. Curzon Ashton leapfrogged Warrington Wolverines inot second spot with an impressive 4-1 away win.

SOUTHERN – Corbin brace helps Bournemouth win

ONE – AFC Bournemouth Development rose to third with a 3-1 result over Tilehurst Panthers, who had Lauryn Abery sent off. Helen Corbin scored twice for the Cherries substitute Larissa White netted their other goal.

SOUTH WEST – Frome Town go top

frome Town went top of theit division
Frome Town WFC

PREMIER – Bideford had a good 3-1 win over third-placed Bishops Lydeard in which Rebecca McMullin struck twice, Middlezoy are fourth after scoring both goals of the game with Keynsham Town Development and Portishead drew 1-1 with Ilminster Town.

1 EASTERN – Frome Town’s 5-1 result at Forest Green Rovers was aided by a Freya Mist double and saw them replace Swindon Spitfires in top spot. Swindon Town Development jumped up to third, a fifth straight win coming with a 4-2 scoreline against Pen Mill as Zoe Ridley notched a hat-trick. Laverstock & Ford’s Rachel Adkin and Sheridan Palk were on target in the 2-1 victory at Trowbridge Town which lifted them to fourth.

1 NORTHERN – Weston Mendip went level on points with Bristol Ladies Union in fifth with a 4-1 win at AEK Boco.

WEST MIDLANDS – Shrews close in on leaders

1 NORTH – Shrewsbury Town are up to third and only a point behind leaders AFC Telford United, having won 3-0 at Sutton Coldfield Town Royals.

Regional Leagues: Three teams regain top spot