Women’s Regional League Round-Up: New Milton make semis on pens

Woodley Utd v Moneyfields
May Hamblin of Woodley United and Sophie Kingsley-Cabell of Moneyfields. (Photo: www.jamesprickett.co.uk)

Women’s Regional League results featured a quarter-final cup victory on penalties for New Milton Town.

EASTERN – Bedford win top of the table clash

Group A – Cambridge City made it three wins from three in the Challenge Cup with a 2-1 defeat of AFC Dunstable, meaning Wroxham finished second in the table on goal-difference.

Group B – Bedford beat Harlow Town 3-1 to replace them in pole position, the result was their third straight victory.

Group C – Leigh Ramblers are new leaders following a 5-2 success at Stevenage Development, which has them on maximum points with one game to go.

Group D – Colney Heath got off the mark by denying St Ives Town the leadership with a 2-0 reverse. Lily Hall and Nicola Puddick were the scorers for the hosts.

EAST MIDLANDS – Coalville clinch victory at the death 

Northampton Town overcame Peterborough United
Northampton Town overcame Peterborough United. (Photo: Andy Powell)

Trevor Clifton Trophy – Clair Dolman grabbed a last-minute goal to give Coalville Town Ravenettes a 2-1 result over AFC Leicester. Arnold Eagles edged Sherwood 2-1 with an Amy Gauvrit winner, Leah Cudone scored twice in six minutes in a 3-0 defeat of Peterborough United. Rotherham United’s 6-2 result against Oughtibridge featured a Nat Shaw treble. There were 5-1 away wins for Oadby & Wigton at Thrapton Town and Beaumont Park ay Leicester City Ladies.

Other results were: Chesterfield 4-2 SJR Worksop, Mansfield Town 2-0  Notts County Development, Rise Park 2-1 Loughborough Students, Sleaford Town 5-0 Lincoln Moorlands-Railway, Notts County 0-0 Derby County Academy, Lincoln United H/W Ollerton Town.

LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Ashford Ladies edge seven-goal thriller

Group A – Ashford Town (Middlesex) made it three wins on the spin with a 3-1 result at Dartford, while Eastbourne Town took the points 2-1 at Saltdean United.

Group B – Clapham United were 3-2 winners over Denham United, New London Lionesses began with a 3-1 victory over Hackney.

Group C – Ashford Ladies secured back-to-back wins by the odd goal in seven at Herne Bay, where Rebecca Wyatt scored for them three times.

Group D – Parkwood Rangers were held 3-3 by Hassocks and while it was the first point for the latter, it was enough to put the former into first place. Lewes Foundation won the other fixture 3-1 at Newhaven.

SOUTHERN – New Milton make semis on pens

new Milton Town won on penalties
Photo: @NMTLADIESFC

Subsidiary Cup Quarter-Finals: AFC Bournemouth beat Ascot United 5-1 with Molly Clark on target twice, to book their place in the semi-finals next Sunday. Moneyfields will be their visitors, after they ran out 9-0 winners at Woodley United, with seven different scorers.

New Milton Town edged out Oxford City 4-3 on penalties after the tie was deadlocked at 1-1. Their reward is a home semi-final against Abingdon United, who had eliminated Southampton Women’s Reserves 8-1.

Subsidiary Plate Semi-Finals: AFC Bournemouth Development made into the 23 May final with a 3-1 win over Abbey Rangers, in which Rosie Eden score twice. Eastleigh eased past hosts Tilehurst Panthers 12-0, as Samantha Hide hit five and Lucy Nightingale a hat-trick.

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