#SWFL1: Rangers Women end Glasgow City run in Development clash

Glasgow City development suffer first defeat
Glasgow City Development had enjoyed 16 straight wins before Sunday’s defeat by Rangers Development. (Photo: SWF)

In Scottish Women’s League 1, Aberdeen came from two down to win 8-2, while Rangers Development were first to beat their Glasgow City counterparts.

SWFL 1 North

Aberdeen 8-2 Kelty Hearts
East Fife 3-3 Dunfermline Athletic
Buchan 6-1 Montrose
Deveronvale 0-5 Cove Rangers
Stonehaven 4-0 Raith Rovers Women
Westdyke 3-6 Inverness Caledonian Thistle

SWFL 1 South

Hamilton Academical U-23s 0-5 Hibernian U-23s
Ayr United 0-5 Queens Park
Boroughmuir Thistle 11-0 FC Kilmarnock U-23s
Spartans Development 9-3 Blackburn United
Rangers Development 3-2 Glasgow City Development
Celtic Academy 4-1 Renfrew

Dons hit back hard

Unbeaten Aberdeen took another step towards the title when dismissing Kelty Hearts 8-2 but they had to come from two goals down to do so, Francesca Ogilvie and Bayley Hutchison both scored hat-tricks.

Second-placed Cove Rangers won 5-0 at Deveronvale with a cpuple by London Pollard, Buchan beat Montrose 6-1 to go level on points with Dunfermline Athletic in third, who drew 3-3 at East Fife.

Stonehaven’s 4-0 result in the basement battle with Raith Rovers put them within a point of Westdyke, who went down 6-3 at home to Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

Rangers end Glasgow City run

Glasgow City Development’s perfect form was ended in defeat at their counterparts from fourth-in-the-table Rangers.

Hibernian U-23s and Celtic Academy made up some ground on the leaders, Hibs hitting five at Hamilton Academical U-23s and the Hoops with a 4-1 result over Renfrew.

Spartans Development are sixth after sending Blackburn United to a 9-3 defeat, Boroughmuir Thistle went seventh with 11 goals against FC Kilmarnock U-23s, while Queens Park won 5-0 at Ayr United.

SWFL 2 – Dryburgh win 31-0

Dryburgh Athletic won 31-0
Dryburgh Athletic. (Photo: Lorraine Hill)

South/East – Central – Edinburgh Caledonia hit Murieston United for six to go eight points clear of Stirling University Development.

West/South West – Morton stayed six points ahead of Kilwinning as they scored ten at Mid Annandale, while they’re title rivals went goal-crazy with 20 at Annan Athletic.

West/Central – United Glasgow remained five points ahead of the rest with a 4-2 derby victory at BSC Glasgow, second beating third as Bishopton edged Clyde 1-0.

North/East – Hope Ramage hit ten and Steffi Simson a triple hat-trick as Dryburgh Athletic ran up a merciless 31-0 scoreline against Westdyke Thistle, keeping five points ahead of Dundee City who had a walkover against Buchan Youth.

Highlands & Islands League – Clachnacuddin stay on course

Top team Clachnacuddin scored eight against Nairn to stay as many points in front of Caithness, who were narrow 1-0 winners at Buckie.

SWFL Round-Up – 1 September