Women’s County League Round-Up: Seven more trophies won

GivetoLocal Cup
Mulbarton Belles’ bench celebrates. (@PhotoHardy)

Haslingden made it a hat-trick of Lancashire Women’s County League Cups, Tamworth took the Staffordshire silverware in a game of three red cards.

Hampshire – AFC Stoneham’s Reserves followed up their 1st team’s title success of last weekend by finishing top of Division 4. Needing a win against fellow title-chasers Widbrook United Reserves to take top spot ahead of QK Southampton Development, they got the only goal of the game in the second half through Leah Webster. A great few days for the club, whose U-18s clinched their league title too this weekend.

AFC Stoneham Reserves beat Widbrook United
Ella Dawkins of AFC Stoneham Reserves and Widbrook United’s Zara Searley. (Photo: www.jamesprickett.co.uk)

Lancashire – Haslingden lifted the League Cup for the third time in three seasons with a 2-1 victory over Langho, as all the goals came in the first half. Bury beat Penwortham Town Reserves by a similar scoreline to win the Plate Final. Kerry Foster and Kimberley Tyson got the goals before the lead was halved late on.

Norfolk – Mulbarton Belles were 2-1 winners over Dussindale & Hellesdon Rovers in the GiveToLocal Cup Final. Rebekah Lake’s opener was cancelled out by Georgina Belton but Megan Anderton struck the decider from outside the area with 15 minutes to go. The 4Sports Vase final between Fakenham Town and Sprowston Athletic takes place on Wednesday 30 June at The Nest, kick off 8pm.

Sheffield & Hallamshire – Barnsley Development defeated their counterparts from Wakefield Trinity to take the League Cup, Ruby Jex-Oldfield assisting in all their three goals. Steph Rigby and Sadie Hooper scored before Katelyn Rowley pulled one back but Hooper’s second sealed the win. Handsworth clinched the Shield with a 2-1 result against Kiveton Park.

Tamworth FC Women win their first trophy
Tamworth Women’s first piece of silverware since forming. (Photo: @tamworthfcwomen)

Staffordshire – Tamworth won 3-1 over Walsall Wood in the Nightingale Cup Final. Liv Woolston’s deflected shot game them the lead and although they had Emily Barnes sent off, Liv Woolston doubled the lead. Woolston made it 3-0 from the spot, Walsall replying with a penalty of their own before having two players dismissed.

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