#SBSSWPL: Four-goal Hibs Ladies stay top

Partick Thistle score in their victory over Dundee United. (Photo: SWPL)

Wins for Hibernian, Glasgow City and a first of the season for Spartans in the Scottish Building Society SWPL 1, while St Johnstone drew at SWPL 2 leaders Hearts.

Results for 17 March

SWPL 1

Hibernian 4-0 Rangers
Forfar Farmington 0-7 Glasgow City
Stirling University 0-3 Spartans
Celtic 0-0 Motherwell (15 March)

SWPL 2

FC Kilmarnock 2-0 Glasgow Girls
Hamilton Academical 12-0 Hutchison Vale
Hearts 1-1 St Johnstone
Partick Thistle 2-1 Dundee United

SWPL 1 – Glasgow City back up to second

Hibernian held top spot with a 4-0 result against Rangers in which Lia Tweedie hit a hat-trick and Siobhan Hunter got the other goal.

Glasgow City sunk hosts Forfar Farmington 7-0 to return to second place. Clare Shine led the way with a treble, with one apiece from Kirsty Howat, Jordan McLintock, Jo Love and Carly Girasoli.

Spartans gained a first win of the season, 3-0 away at Stirling University. Kaela McDonald-Nguah, struck just three minutes in, Tegan Reynolds headed the second after the interval and the hosts later conceded an own-goal.

Celtic were held to a goalless home draw by Motherwell in midweek.

SWPL 2 – Hearts held by St Johnstone

Hearts are still top of SWPL 2 but only on goal-difference after having to settle for a 1-1 draw at home to St.Johnstone. Lauren Evans had Hearts ahead late on only for Fiona Mearns to equalise.Kilmarnock defeated Glasgow Girls 2-0 to go level on points with the leaders. Sammy Hare’s first-half opener was added to in the dying minutes by Clare Docherty.

Hamilton Academical’s goal tally helped them into third position having thrashed Hutchison Vale 12-0. Nichola Sturrock scored three times and there were doubles by Amy Anderson, Amy Bulloch and Dionne Brown, singles for Jade Lindsay, Lori Gardiner and debutant Chloe Muir.

Partick Thistle edged Dundee United 2-1 to leapfrog them into fourth spot. Emma Lawton and Cheryl Rigden had Thistle two up at half-time but they soon lost the latter through injury and had to hold on for all three points after the visitors halved the arrears.