#SWFL 1: Celtic Academy new South leaders

Photo: Celtic Academy

East Fife and Dundee United extended their prefect starts in Scottish League 1 North, while Celtic Academy took over the leadership of SWFL 1 South.

SWFL 1 NORTH – East Fife & Dundee United win again

Leaders East Fife made it five straight wins with a 4-0 scoreline over Westdyke and Dundee United’s 8-1 victory at Dee Ladies took their perfect start to a fourth game, Stacey McFadyen scoring four times. Third-placed Cove Rangers netted seven at Stirling University DS, with two apiece from Natalie Brown, Dawn Law and Hannah Clews.  Dunfermline Athletic edged Aberdeen U-23s 3-2, Lauren Wheatley, Jenna Sexton and Morgan Steedman their scorers. Inverness City got the better of Raith Rovers 2-1, Hannah Gordon and Aimee McCormick getting their goals, while Deveronvale defeated Buchan 3-2.

Cove Rangers celebrate one of seven goals.

SWFL 1 SOUTH – Six-hitting Celtic ascend to summit

Celtic Academy went top with a 6-1 success at Blackburn United, Hibernian U-23s second after sending former leaders Cumbernauld Colts home beaten 3-0. Two other teams are also on nine points; Rangers DS who beat Morton 4-2 and Thistle Weir, 2-1 winners over Falkirk. Renfrew got off the mark with a 3-1 win over Westerlands, Boroughmuir Thistle went down 5-3 at home to Queens Park.

Renfrew Ladies FC

2 NORTH – Montrose & Stonehaven still 100%

Montrose have won all four games after a 5-1 result at Turriff United, all Stonehaven’s three matches have been victories, the latest a massive 21-0 thrashing of newcomers Caithness. Forfar Farmington DS leapfrogged Moray into third place on goal-difference when edging them in a seven-goal thriller, Kayleigh Noble with a brace, while Buchan Youth won 2-1 at Buckie.

2 WEST – High fives for Killie U-23s

It’s now five wins on the spin for new leaders Kilmarnock U-23s and five defeats for Gleniffer Thistle but only by three goals to two. Pollok United lost top spot when going down 3-1 at Dumbarton United. Ayr United are second after the 5-0 beating of Bishopton, Clare Docherty and Rachel Scott contributing doubles. Stranraer sent St Mirren to a 4-1 reverse, Kilwinning got the points against Rutherglen with the best of 9 goals, United Glasgow won 4-0 at Queen of the South with Steph O’Neill hitting a hat-trick.

Dumbarton versus Pollok

2 CENTRAL – Glasgow City maul Maurieston

Glasgow City DS eased to a fourth straight win with a 13-0 scoreline against Murieston United. Motherwell DS got all three goals at Hamilton Academical U-23s. Central Girls went third when winning 3-1 at Hawick United. Stenhousemuir beat Broxburn Athletic 2-1 and there was first points for Cumbernauld Colts Yellows by the same score over West Park United.

2 EAST – Boak bags eight

Four wins now for Spartans DS after they stormed to a 13-1 result at Lothian, Leah Boak leading the way with an eight-goal haul. Second-placed Hearts DS came away from East Fife Violets 2-1 winners. Kelty Hearts recorded a third win as Bonnyrigg Rose were walloped 19-0. Dryburgh Athletic and Hutchison Vale DS shared four goals, Edinburgh Caledonia hit hosts Dundee City 6-1, GOC Academy went one better at Jeanfield Swifts DS.

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