#SWFL1: Celtic Academy go second

Queens Park v Celtic Academy
Queens Park went close to defeating Celtic Academy. (Photo: Ian Cairns)

Both Aberdeen and Glasgow City Development stretched their leads in Scottish Women’s League Division 1 North and South respectively, while Celtic Academy moved second in the South.

SWFL 1 North 

Aberdeen 9-0 Stonehaven
Buchan 3-1 Deveronvale
Westdyke 0-4 Cove Rangers
Montrose 4-3 East Fife
Kelty Hearts 5-2 Dunfermline Athletic

SWFL 1 South 

Hibernian U-23s 0-1 Glasgow City Development
FC Kilmarnock U-23s 0-11 Rangers Development
Queens Park 1-1 Celtic Academy
Hamilton Academical U-23s 5-7 Spartans Development
Boroughmuir Thistle 6-0 Ayr United
Blackburn United 2-3  Renfrew

SWFL 1 North – Dons double advantage

Aberdeen extended their lead to six points when netting nine past Stonehaven – two apiece from Bayley Hutchison and Eilidh Shore – while Kelty Hearts were defeating Dunfermline Athletic 5-2.

Cove Rangers stayed third with a 4-0 result at Westdyke, while Buchan beat Deveronvale 3-1.

Montrose moved within two points of mid-table East Fife after edging them in a seven-goal thriller.

SWFL 1 South – Glasgow City Devs beat title rivals

Glasgow City Development recorded a fifteenth straight win with the only goal of the game by Natasha Hoole in the top of the table clash at Hibernian U-23s.

Celtic Academy climbed above Hibs despite being held 1-1 at Queens Park. They nearly came away with nothing at all after Cheryl Watt’s penalty for the Spiders but the Hoops levelled late on.

Queens Park 1-1 Celtic Academy
(Photo: Ian Cairns)

Rangers Development ran in eleven goals at FC Kilmarnock U-23s and there were a dozen goals as Spartans Development came away from Hamilton Academical U-23s 7-5 victors.

Renfrew are up to fifth after winning by the odd goal in five at Blackburn United, Natalie O’Neill netted twice for a 3-0 lead before United pulled two back.

Elsewhere, Boroughmuir Thistle hit basement side Ayr United for six.

SWFL 2 – Edinburgh Caledonia and Morton extend perfect runs

South East/Central – Edinburgh Caledonia had a narrow 3-2 win at Airdrie but it took their winning run to 11 games.

West/South West – Morton made it ten wins in a row with eight unanswered goals at Stewarton United.

West/Central – United Glasgow’s lead was cut to one point after they lost out 3-0 at Bishopton and Clyde leapfrogged Glasgow Girls U-23s into second by beating them 2-1.

North/East – Dundee City are within a point of leaders Dryburgh Athletic after defeating Dunfermline Athletic U-21s 4-0.

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