In the ScottishPower SWPL Glasgow City broke Dundee United’s resistance, Rangers hit a dozen and there was a first point for Hamilton Academical.
Glasgow City 6-0 Dundee United
Montrose 0-12 Rangers
Spartans 2-2 Hamilton Academical
Hearts 6-1 Partick Thistle
Motherwell 0-1 Hibernian
Aberdeen 0-4 Celtic
Rangers ran riot at Montrose to inflict a double-figure defeat. It was 3-0 at half-time, with Rio Hardy going on to complete a four-goal haul for the leaders.
Celtic stayed second with all four goals at Aberdeen, Jenny Smith contributing a powerful late couple of strikes.
Dundee United kept Glasgow City at bay until the 38th minute but found themselves three down by the break. Meikayla Moore bagged a quick brace and Linda Motlhalo the third, with Aoife Colvill getting a couple in the second half and Sophia Martin also finding the target.
Hibernian rose to fourth with Jorian Baucom’s blast proving decisive at Motherwell, Hearts hit Partick Thistle 6-1 helped by Georgia Timms’ treble to leapfrog them into fifth place.
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Hamilton came from two down to draw at Spartans, for whom Simone McMahon and Dion McMahon hit early goals. Josephine Giard replying twice for the Accies’ first point of the campaign.
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Glasgow Women 2-0 St Johnstone
Boroughmuir Thistle 1-1 Stirling University
Kilmarnock 3-1 Queen’s Park
Livingston 3-1 Gartcairn
Kilmarnock knocked Queen’s Park off the top when defeating them 3-1, with first half goals from Laura McLaughlin, Dionne Brown and Kelsy Crainie. Livingston beat Gartcairn with Erin Burns’ double following a Jess Murphy opener, Glasgow Women’s Monica Smith and Kayleigh Barghati also scored before the break to see off St Johnstone, while Boroughmuir Thistle drew with Stirling University