Regional Leagues: Harlow, Rotherham, Stockingford and Wallsend new leaders

Supermarine lost a Swindon derby 9-3 to Swifts
Spitfires won a Swindon derby 9-3 at Supermarine. (Photo: @SwindonSpits67)

Harlow Town, Rotherham United, Stockingford AA Pavilion and Wallsend BC are new Regional Women’s League leaders after results on 15 September.

EASTERN – Over 300 at Millwall match

PREMIER – Harlow Town sunk AFC Dunstable 7-1 to replace Luton Town as leaders, with the Hatters held 2-2 at Wymondham Town. Wroxham’s Grace Birchall scored five but Rhianne Brister receibed two cautions during the 6-1 victory over St Ives Town. Other results:  Bedford 1-3 Peterborough Northern Star, Colney Heath 1-4 Royston Town, Bowers & Pitsea 5-0 Haringey Borough.

ONE NORTH – East Bergholt United made it two wins from two in defeating Histon 2-0, Cambridge City Development kicked off with a 3-1 success at Kings Lynn Town.

ONE SOUTH – Millwall Lionesses netted a dozen against Hoddesdon Town Owls, watched by a crowd of 346. They were not the highest scorers though, as Stevenage Development ran out 20-1 winners over Bishops Stortford with five from substitute Paige Pryor, while Hutton posted a more modest 4-0 scoreline over Leigh Ramblers.

EAST MIDLANDS – Millers move into pole position

East Midlands League leaders, Rotherham United
East Midlands League leaders, Rotherham United. (Photo: @RUWFC_Official)

PREMIER – Rotherham United hit Loughborough Students 6-1 to become new leaders, Oughtibridge WM are second after sinking Ollerton Town 7-2. Peterborough United struck twice in the final  minutes to win 3-1 at Northampton Town and Mansfield Town took the points 4-1 at Rise Park.

1 NORTH – Hykeham Town’s Tracey Duxbury-Mead scored three times in a 7-1 win at Lincoln Moorlands-Railway, Sophie Howe did likewise as Notts County Development won a goal-fest 6-4 against Grimsby Borough and Sleaford Town struck twice in the first 4 minutes on the way to a 4-1 result over Cleethorpes Town.

1 SOUTH – Notts County Seniors netted nine against Thrapston Town, Freya Gardner got three goals coming off the bench as Oadby & Wigston put eight past Derby County Community, while Lutterworth Athletic saw off Loughborough Foxes Vixens 4-1.

LONDON & SOUTH EAST – QPR fightback to beat Fulham

PREMIER – Queens Park Rangers Girls Development had to come from behind to beat Fulham 2-1 and stay on maximum points. Dulwich Hamlet got all four goals at Denham United, Ashford Town (Middlesex) beat Eastbourne Town 5-1, while Saltdean United shared four goals with Whyteleafe.

GREATER LONDON PREMIER – Godalming Town lead after edging Clapham United 4-1, New London Lionesses were 4-1 winners over Watford Development. Hackney drew 1-1 with Leyton Orient Development, a score replicated between Sutton United and Tottenham Hotspur Thirds but with red cards for U’s sub Diana Poveda-Ocampo and Spurs player Lauren Court.

SOUTH EAST COUNTIES PREMIER – Top side Worthing hit Crawley Wasps DS for six, elsewhere the games finished 1-1 between both Eastbourne United and Parkwood Rangers, Newhaven and Hassocks.

NORTH EAST LEAGUE – Wallsend tahe over at top

PREMIER – Farsley Celtic’s 3-2 defeat of Hartlepool United allowed Wallsend BC to go top with a 2-0 win over Redcar Town, while York City drew 1-1 with Ossett United.

1 NORTH – Blyth Town sub Rebecca Henry was on target in the 3-2 win at Norton & Stockton Ancients Reserves, Sunderland West End had six different scorers as they put eight past Chester le Street Town Development. Other results: Alnwick Town 2-1 Lumley, Prudhoe Town 4-0 Consett, Washington A/W Boro Rangers.

1 SOUTH – Natalie Bell’s treble for Bradford Park Avenue failed to bring them victory, as they were held 5-5 at home by York Railway Institute. Elsewhere it ended: Bridlington Rovers 5-2 Altofts, Harrogate Railway 0-9 Wakefield Trinity, Hepworth United 2-3 Sheffield Wednesday.

NORTH WEST – Crewe net five at Mossley

PREMIER – Mossley Hill and Tranmere both suffered first defeats and at home, Athletic 5-3 to Crewe Alexandra, Rovers 1-0 to Manchester Stingers. West Didsbury & Chorlton ran out 5-0 winners over Fleetwood Town Wrens.

1 NORTH – Penrith went three points clear after a 5-1 win at Morecambe Reserves and Blackpool lost 1-0 at Workington Reds. Other scores: Penwortham Town 3-0 Leigh RMI, Carlisle United 1-2 Preston North End.

1 SOUTH – Chester lost top spot after being held 1-1 at Altrincham, allowing Warrington Wolverines to ascend to the summit after thrashing Liverpool Feds Reserves 9-0. Salford City Lionesses are second after a 6-1 defeat of Northwich Vixens, while West Kirby and Didsbury drew 2-2.

SOUTHERN – Big wins for both Abingdon sides

Mew Milton Town v Abbey Rangers
New Milton Town’s Anna Fenton and Isobel Saunders of Abbey Rangers. (Photo:

PREMIER – Molly Lygo-Jackson notched a first-half treble for leaders Abingdon United as they won 5-0 over Warsash Wasps, who had Nicole Keen sent off with over half-an-hour to go.  Last-minute efforts by both Charlie Snelling and Francesca Thornton saw Winchester City Flyers rescue a point in a 4-4 tie with Oxford City. Other results: AFC Bournemouth 3-1 Ascot United, Moneyfields 4-1 Wycombe Wanderers, Woodley United 1-2 Newbury.

ONE – Abingdon Town’s Charlotte Comley hit six goals in the 13-1 mauling of Alton, Bournemouth Sports’ sub Sarah Plummer scored in a 3-2 victory at Wycombe Wanderers Development, AFC Bournemouth Development got all five goals in the first half at Southampton Women’s Reserves. Two more scores were: Tilehurst Panthers 0-7 Eastleigh, Abbey Rangers 3-1 New Milton Town.

SOUTH WEST – Spitfires win high-scoring Swindon derby

PREMIER – Callington Town still lead after a 3-0 result at Bideford, Middlezoy edged Marine Academy Plymouth with a goal from sub Lucy Brown, while Ilminster Town returned from Torquay United 5-0 victors.

1 EASTERN – Lani Dickinson’s hat-trick for Swindon Supermarine was all in vain as visitors Swindon Spitfires stormed to a 9-3 derby victory with three goals by Sophie Mitchell.

1 NORTHERN – Almondsbury’s second win in two games came 4-2 versus Weston Super Mare, Frampton Rangers did likewise 3-0 over Downend Flyers. Bristol Ladies Union got all seven goals at AEK Boco, no goals though between Oldland Abbotonians and Chipping Sodbury Town.

1 WESTERN – Exeter & Tedburn Rangers 0-10 Alphington’s Helen Kukor got a double hat-trick in the 10-0 result at Exeter & Tedburn Rangers, Feniton beat St Agnes to also make it maximum points from their first two games, whiler Plympton won 2-1 at Plymouth Argyle Reserves.

WEST MIDLANDS – Stockingford new leaders

PREMIER – Stockingford A A Pavilion’s 7-0 win at Knowle featured a 17-minute hat-trick by Catherine Smith and put them into first place. Kidsgrove Athletic came from two down to hold Sutton Coldfield Town 2-2, Redditch United ran in 19 goals at Lye Town. Other scores; Leek Town 4-1 Solihull United, Crusaders 2-1 Coundon Court.

1 NORTH – Sandwell won again 5-2 against AFC Telford United, Stoke City Development’s second win came 2-1 at Port Vale. Rebecca-Lee Bown got four for Shifnal Town in a 5-1 defeat of Kewford Eagles, Solihull Sporting pipped Shrewsbury Town in a nine-goal thriller, while Wyrley won 5-0 at Sutton Coldfield Town Royals.

1 SOUTH – Stourbridge stormed to the top when netting nine at Sedgley & Gornal United, Beth Roberts bagged both goals as Droitwich Spa defeated Rugby Town 2-0 and one goal was enough for Leamington Lions to see off Coventry City.

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