Although many Regional Premier sides were involved in the Women’s FA Cup, Newbury, Redditch United and Tranmere Rovers all became new league leaders.
EASTERN – Cambridge City Devs go top
ONE NORTH – Cambridge City Development leapfrogged East Bergholt United when defeating them 4-0 in a top of the table clash, Rachel Pearce claiming three assists.
ONE SOUTH – Stevenage Development made it three wins from three with a 5-1 result at Wodson Park, Hutton hit Lawford 9-1 as Vicky Kinsman netted four times and Leigh Ramblers got off the mark with a 7-2 score over Hoddesdon Town Owls.
EAST MIDLANDS – Three in a row for Notts Co
1 NORTH – Worksop Town’s Leah Hardy scored four as they kicked off their campaign by hitting hosts Cleethorpes Town for six.
1 SOUTH – Notts County Seniors have begun the campaign with three straight wins, the latest 4-0 at Loughborough Foxes Vixens where Jessica Munn scored in the first minute and the last. Ilkeston Town netted a 9-1 victory against Corby Town and Beaumont Park beat hosts Derby County Community 2-1.
LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Lionesses lead
PREMIER – Whyteleafe claimed a first win 2-1 at Denham United where Jessica Lewry bagged a brace.
GREATER LONDON PREMIER – New London Lionesses went top when sending Hackney to a 3-0 loss, Amelia Tearle and Mitchell Nyakatsapa both coming off the bench to score. Godalming Town surrendered the leadership 6-2 at Leyton Orient Development, who were celebrating their first win.
SOUTH EAST COUNTIES PREMIER – Lewes Foundation leapfrogged Parkwood Rangers into second as they edged them 1-0 with a Megan Cranford goal. Hassocks just got the better of basement side Crawley Wasps DS 3-2 for their opening win.
NORTH EAST LEAGUE – Ten-player Prudhoe clear three-goal deficit
PREMIER – Wallsend BC went three points clear after a 4-0 result over York City in which Ellen Turnbull scored twice.
1 NORTH – Sacha Millward netted five goals and four of those in the first 24 minutes as new leaders Norton & Stockton Ancients Reserves ran out 9-0 winners at Chester le Street Town Development. Boro Rangers are second following a 3-2 scoreline against Consett in which Abbie Phillips netted a crucial double. Prudhoe Town retrieved a three-goal deficit at Lumley to draw 3-3 despite having Toni Robinson sent off, Samantha Garcia (2) and Lauren Driver with their goals.
1 SOUTH – Sheffield Wednesday took over at the top with a 3-2 success at York Railway Institute. Altofts sank Harrogate Railway 7-1 with the help of a Nicola Smith 25-minute treble, Wakefield Trinity won by a similar score at Bradford Park Avenue where Emily Heckler notched a hat-trick.
NORTH WEST – High fives for Rovers
PREMIER – Tranmere Rovers are top of the league following their 5-0 win at Wigan Athletic, with Olivia Hulmston, Lucia Molinari and Georgia Walters among the goals.
1 NORTH – Penrith have maximum points from four games after scoring all three goals in the game against Workington Reds. Preston North End’s 4-2 victory at Leigh RMI lifted them into second spot, while Accrington Sports came through 2-1 at Blackpool to climb above the Seasiders.
1 SOUTH – Warrington Wolverines stayed top with a 6-1 score at Burscough Dynamo, Chester defeated Salford City Lionesses to replace them in second position, West Kirby took the points 6-1 at Liverpool Feds Reserves.
SOUTHERN – Newbury forwards on form
PREMIER – Newbury became new leaders by beating Ascot United with two goals apiece from Rachel Allwright and Tracey Beales. Three goals up they let their opponents back into it at 3-2 but then closed the game off with a fourth goal. Woodley United recorded their first points with a 3-0 defeat of previously unbeaten Oxford City.
ONE – AFC Bournemouth Development’s Lanessa White struck four times in the opening 33 minutes on the way to a five-goal haul and 7-0 win at Alton which put them top. Eastleigh rose to second with a 4-0 beating of Bournemouth Sports
SOUTH WEST – Feniton and Frampton in first
PREMIER – Callington Town have a six-point lead after a 5-0 win over Keynsham Town Development in which substitute Gabi Alphous scored twice.
1 EASTERN – Frome Town are in first place following their 3-1 win at Laverstock & Ford, Pen Mill began with a 2-2 tie at home to Forest Green Rovers for whom it was also a first point.
1 NORTHERN – Frampton Rangers’ 4-1 win over Weston Super Mare put them top, Leonie Gough got both goals as Cheltenham Town Development beat AEK Boco, while elsewhere it ended Chipping Sodbury Town 3-2 Weston Mendip and Downend Flyers 0-3 Oldland Abbotonians.
1 WESTERN – Feniton took first place from Alphington by beating them 3-0, St Agnes moved second with a 3-1 result over Plymouth Argyle Reserves, Plympton’s Samantha Metters got three in the 9-1 scoreline away at Bude Town.
WEST MIDLANDS – Rampant Redditch
PREMIER – Redditch United ran out 10-0 winners at Worcester City to lead the league, Kidsgrove Athletic’s Natasha Lawrence netted an 89-minute goal for a 2-1 victory at Coundon Court and Lye Town were 6-2 winners against Knowle.
1 NORTH – Sandwell moved three points clear with a 4-1 win at Wyrley, AFC Telford United hit Kewford Eagles for six as Jaime Duggan and Danniella Garrett shared the spoils.
1 SOUTH – Stourbridge stayed top with a 4-1 result against Kidderminster Harriers, Leamington Lions sent Sedgley & Gornal United home beaten 6-2 to go second and Kingfisher edged a seven-goal thriller at Rugby Town.