Women’s County Leagues: Four more trophies won

Wallsend BC with Northumberland League Cup
Photo: @wallsendbcwomen

Teams from Bournemouth Sports, Chorley, Wallsend BC and Yorkshire Amateur won Women’s County League silverware last weekend.

Cambridgeshire – Cambridge University won their last game 3-2 at Whittlesey Athletic but Netherton United will be Premiership champions if they avoid defeat at home to March Town United this Sunday.

Greater Manchester – Chorley Reserves stormed to Premier Cup success with a 9-1 victory in the final over Mossley AFC. The League One Cup went the way of Mancunian Unity with a 4-1 defeat of AFC Stockport Lionesses, while Bolton L&G beat Beechfield United 5-0 to lift the League Two Cup.

Chorley Reserves celebrate a goal against Mossley.
Chorley Reserves celebrate a goal against Mossley. (Photo: John Shirras)

Hampshire – Bournemouth Sports Reserves made sure of the Division 2 title with a 15-0 thrashing of Meon Milton, in which Lauren Brewer netted a hat-trick in the first dozen minutes on the way to a six-goal haul. Portsmouth Development stung third-placed QK Southampton 12-1 but Pompey remained well behind the leaders on goal-difference after their final match.

Lancashire – The League Cup semi-finals are on Sunday 20 June, with Haslingden playing Stanwix and Burnley Belvedere up against Langho.

Norfolk – Semi-finals this weekend also in the 4Sports Vase, with North Walsham Town against Sprowston Athletic and Thetford Town versus Fakenham Town. The GiveToLocal Cup sees Dussindale & Hellesdon Rovers meet Stalham Town for the right to host Bungay Town in the last four, while Mulbarton Belles are home to Tavern OB on Thursday 24 June in a semi-final tie.

Northumberland – Wallsend BC Reserves won the League Cup with a 2-0 result against Forest Hall U-18s, Hannah Gosnold hitting a late second goal after Rachel Hepple’s opener.

Nottinghamshire – Retford will be declared Division 2 winners on Sunday should their remaining challengers Newark Town fail to beat Gedling Southbank.

Sheffield & Hallamshire – Wakefield Trinity pipped Dronfield Town 3-1 on penalties after a 2-2 tie to reach the League Cup Final, Ruby Jex-Oldfield got the only goal as Barnsley Development won at AFC Bentley. The final is on 27 June at Shelley FC, kick off 3pm, preceded at 1pm by the Shield which will be contested by Kiveton Park and Handsworth, after Sheffield United sides lost both semis. Kiveton beat the Blades’ Foundation in a shoot-out, Handsworth edged the Reserves 2-1 with a brace by Abbie Kirwin.

Staffordshire – Walsall Wood and Tamworth Academy have won through to the Nightingale Cup Final on 27 June. Walsall Wood knocked out Stafford Town 4-1 and Tamworth got both goals of the tie at Cresswell Wanderers.

West Riding – Yorkshire Amateur led Ripon City 2-0 at half-time in the Supplementary Cup Final, going on to comfortably win 6-0.

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