#SWFL1: Four wins for East Fife, Cumbernauld Colts go top

Cumbernauld Colts ran out 8-2 winners despite having trailed 2-1. (Photo:@CColtsLadies)

East Fife now boast four straight wins as Scottish League 1 North leaders, while Cumbernauld Colts stormed to the top of the SWFL 1 South table.

East Fife kept up their perfect start with a 2-1 result at Buchan, Dundee United also have a 100% record but after three games having edged Inverness City 2-1, with Cove Rangers also on nine points after hitting Deveronvale for six with four for Natalie Brown.

Cove tackle Deveronvale. (Photo: Cove Rangers LFC)

Dunfermline Athletic leapfrogged Raith Rovers when beating them 5-2 away, braces by Morgan Steedman and Lauren Wheatley. Westdyke Dee Vale got off the mark with a 2-1 defeat of Dee Ladies and Aberdeen U-23s sank Stirling University DS 7-2.

In Scottish League 1 South Cumbernauld Colts went top when thrashing Renfrew 8-2, Frances Fern with four of their goals as they fought back from 2-1 down. Blackburn United are second after a 5-1 win at Falkirk, with Westerlands slipping to third following a 3-1 home defeat to Thistle Weir.

Hibernian U-23s sent hosts Morton to a third successive defeat by three goals to nil, Celtic Academy’s 2-0 result meant a fourth defeat in a row for Boroughmuir Thistle, while Rangers DS won a seven-goal thriller at Queens Park.


Montrose and Moray both have 100% records from three games in Division 2 North, the former putting eight past Ross County with five from Lisa Anderson, the latter beating Buckie by an amazing 7-5 scoreline having been 2-0 down. Buchan Youth’s first win (3-1) came at the expense of Turriff United’s fourth loss, with Forfar Farmington DS netting ten at Caithness where Gemma Mulholland and Sandra Craig claimed four apiece.

Photo: Pollok United LFC

Two teams have four wins in Division 2 West, Pollok United’s latest being a 10-2 thrashing of Queen of the South, while Kilmarnock U-23s sent hosts Bishopston to a first defeat 3-0. Third-placed Ayr United won 4-0 at United Glasgow, Dumbarton United are fourth after a 3-2 success at St Mirren. Kilwinning’s first points came in style 8-0 at Gleniffer Thistle, Rutherglen are up and running after a 1-1 tie with Stranraer.

Glasgow City DS top 2 Central after an 8-0 derby win over previous leaders Glasgow Girls DS. Motherwell DS are a third team on nine points with a 4-0 result against Murieston United. Airdrie were 4-0 winners at Stenhousemuir, Central Girls edged ahead of Hamilton Academical U-23s when beating them 2-0 away and Hawick United have their first points on the board after getting the only goal at Cumbernauld Colts Yellows.

Spartans DS now lead 2 East with three wins on the spin, the latest coming 5-0 at East Fife Violets. Dryburgh Athletic won 3-1 at previous leaders Hearts DS. A single goal was enough to secure Hutchison Vale DS a first victory against their couterparts from Jeanfield Swifts. Lothian’s 2-0 result at Bonnyrigg Rose saw them put first points on the board