#SBSSWPL: Rangers Women top after stunning Glasgow City 5-0

Zoe Ness scores for Rangers
Zoe Ness scores Rangers’ third goal against Glasgow City. (PA Images)

Rangers replace Glasgow City as SBS Scottish Women’s Premier League leaders on goal-difference after sending their hosts to a 5-0 defeat.

Results for 13 December

SWPL 1 

Glasgow City 0-5 Rangers
Motherwell 0-5 Celtic
Hibernian 3-0 Forfar Farmington
Hearts 1-2 Spartans

SWPL 2 

Glasgow Women 1-4 Partick Thistle
Boroughmuir Thistle 1-2 Dundee United
Kilmarnock 0-5 Aberdeen
Queen’s Park 0-3 St Johnstone
Stirling University 2-4 Hamilton Academical

Megan Bell, Kirsty Howat and Zoe Ness scored to give the Gers a commanding interval lead, Lizzie Arnot and Carly Girasoli adding one each in the second half.

Celtic are two points off the leading pair following a 5-0 win of their own at Motherwell. Lisa Robertson volleyed home before a Sarah Ewens double and efforts from Rachel Donaldson and Chloe Craig.

Hibernian are back up to fourth after a 3-0 defeat of Forfar Farmington, Leah Eddie, Siobhan Hunter and Carla Boyce all netting before the half-hour was up.

Spartans won the all-Edinburgh clash at Hearts 2-1 to climb to fifth, Alana Marshall getting the winner from long range.

Aberdeen stayed seven points clear at the top of SWPL 2 with all five goals of the game at Kilmarnock. Elidh Shore had them in front after only 4 minutes but it was the second half before the Dons sealed victory, including two penalties.

Second-placed Dundee United took the points 2-1 at Boroughmuir Thistle thanks to Robyn Smith’s 79th-minute decider.

Boroughmuir v Dundee Utd
Boroughmuir v Dundee Utd. (Photo: SWPL / David Robertson)

Hamilton Academical remained third with a 4-2 result at Stirling University, Josephine Giard twice on target for the Accies.

Partick Thistle were 4-1 winners at Glasgow Women, Cheryl Rigden’s double featuring a goal direct from a corner kick.

St Johnstone won the mid-table meeting with Queen’s Park 3-0 away from home, Rachel Todd with two of their goals.

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