Women’s Regional Leagues Round-Up: Beaumont Park and Wakefield Trinity go top

Wakefirld Trinity go top of the table.
Hepworth United tackle Wakefirld Trinity. (Photo: www.stevebiltcliffephotography.com)

Beaumont Park and Wakefield Trinity were the only two changes at the top of the Women’s Regional League divisions, while Curzon Ashton had perhaps the best cup win.

EASTERN – Stevenage Development end Hutton’s perfect form

1 SOUTH – Hutton went second in the table despite losing their 100% record when held 4-4 by visitors Stevenage Development, for whom Nicole Emmings hit a hat-trick.

LEAGUE CUP 1ST RD – Millwall Lionesses got the only goal at Premier strugglers AFC Dunstable and three other Division 1 sides made a nuisance of themselves before bowing out. Bedford came through 2-1 at Newmarket Town where each side had a player sent off, Wroxham edged hosts Needham Market in a seven-goal thriller and Royston Town had a 3-2 result over Kings Lynn Town. Elsewhere scores were; Haringey Borough 1-4 Colney Heath, Luton Town 3-1 Bowers & Pitsea, Peterborough Northern Star 3-1 St Ives Town

LEAGUE PLATE 1ST RD – Wodson Park’s Kristina O’Connell scored three in the 4-2 defeat of AFC Sudbury, East Bergholt United hit Hoddesdon Town Owls 6-2, Leigh Ramblers got all eight goals against Lawford

EAST MIDLANDS – Beaumont Park back on top

Beaumont Park bac on tip0 of East Mids Div 1 South
Photo Beaumont Park Ladies

PREMIER – The leading trio all won but Peterborough United had to battle for their 5-4 result at Woodlands, while Rotherham United saw off Ollerton Town 3-1 and Mansfield Town took the points 4-1 at Kettering Town. Elsewhere it ended Leicester City Ladies 3-2 Loughborough Students.

1 NORTH – Chesterfield came back from 1-0 down at half-time away to Arnold Eagles to win 5-3 and go third.

1 SOUTH – Beaumont Park’s 3-2 win over Loughborough Foxes Vixens saw them replace Notts County as leaders, while Corby Town got off the mark when sending Thrapston Town to a 4-2 defeat.

LONDON & SOUTH EAST – Cup semi-final line-up confirmed

PREMIER – Dartford moved up to fourth spot when inflicting a 5-1 defeat upon Denham United.
LEAGUE CUP – Whyteleafe went through from Group A on goal-difference after their 3-1 victory against Aylesford and Saltdean United’s 1-0 in over Eastbourne Town, which came with a Chloe Evans effort. QPR Girls Development drew 2-2 at Ashford Town (Middlesex) to win Group B, leaving the semi-final ties on 9 February as Dartford v Ashford and QPR v Whyteleafe.

GREATER LONDON – Clapham United downed second-placed Leyton Orient Development 1-0, Sutton United won 3-1 at Hackney in third, Godalming Town saw off Spurs 3rds 4-2 and Watford Development were 7-2 winners at Victoire.

SOUTH EAST COUNTIES PREMIER – Mid-table Ashford Ladies won 3-1 against next-to-bottom Eastbourne United.
LEAGUE CUP Q-F – Herne Bay’s Sophie Gifford recorded a hat-trick in the 5-2 victory at Mole Valley, Worthing beat Bexhill United 6-1 and Phoenix Sports put out Hassocks 4-1.
CHAIRMAN’S CUP Q-F – Lancing’s Kayleigh Thaxter got both their goals in a 2-2 tie with Crawley Wasps DS before her side went through 4-3 on penalties.

NORTH EAST – Wakefield Trinity nip ahead of Owls

PREMIER – Leaders Harrogate Town had a walkover against basement side RACA Tynedale, Farsley Celtic are third after a 1-0 win over second-in-the-table Wallsend BC, while South Shields sank York City 5-1.

1 NORTH – Sunderland West End moved 13 points ahead of the rest as Allison Ferris scored three in their 6-2 win at Washington, while second-placed Boro Rangers were hit for six at home by Alnwick Town, for whom Michelle Stewart scored three times. Other results were; Chester le Street Town Development 3-0 Consett, Norton & Stockton Ancients Reserves 4-2 Prudhoe Town.

1 SOUTH – Wakefield Trinity’s 2-1 win over Hepworth United put them top on goal-difference, ahead of Sheffield Wednesday.

NORTH WEST – Curzon Ashton cause cup shock

Curzon Ashton caused a cup surprise
Photo: Curzon Ashton Women

ARGYLE SPORTS LEAGUE CUP 1ST RD – Curzon Ashton were the one Division 1 side to eliminate top-flight opposition with a 7-2 success at Wigan Athletic. Most ties were rained off but other games to go ahead were; Tranmere Rovers 15-0 Leigh RMI, FC United of Manchester 3-1 Northwich Vixens, Merseyrail 3-1 Didsbury, Chester 0-2 Manchester Stingers, Liverpool Feds Reserves H/W Accrington Stanley.

SOUTHERN – Two wins for Wycombe Wanderers

PREMIER – It’s as you were with the top three who all won, AFC Bournemouth 5-1 at Woodley United, Abingdon United 2-1 against Ascot United and Moneyfields 3-1 over Oxford City. Wycombe Wanderers jumped three places to fifth with a 7-1 sinking of Newbury.

ONE – Abingdon Town’s 3-0 result at New Milton Town extended their lead to five points, Abbey Rangers lost out at home to Wycombe Wanderers Development whose Chloe Ball bagged both goals, allowing Eastleigh to edge into second with a 4-1 win at Southampton Women’s Reserves. AFC Bournemouth Development defeated Alton 5-1 as Helen Corbin featured with a four-goal haul and Bournemouth Sports beat Tilehurst Panthers 4-1.

SOUTH WEST – Bishops Lydeard gain ground

PREMIER – Portishead missed the chance to go top and had to do with a point at Bideford where Rohana Little cancelled out a Rohana Little opener. Bishops Lydeard are now also a point off leaders Wootton Bassett Town following a 4-3 scoreline from their meeting with Middlezoy.

1 NORTHERN – Just two games produced 27 goals as Bristol Ladies Union bruised Downend Flyers 16-0 with six from Hannah Price, while Amy Clark scored seven in Weston Mendip’s 9-2 outcome at Weston Super Mare.

1 EASTERN – Swindon Spitfires stayed top on goal-difference as Claire Morton notched a treble in the 5-3 win at Laverstock & Ford, Frome Town had six different scorers in defeating Swindon Supermarine 6-0. Forest Green Rovers did well to defeat Swindon Town Development 2-1 and Pen Mill held Sherborne Town 3-3.

1 WESTERN – Feniton leapfrogged St Agnes into second by beating them 5-1 but leaders Plymouth Argyle Reserves stay ahead of both on goal-difference.

WEST MIDLANDS – Stourbridge now 18 points clear

PREMIER – Redditch United remain ten points clear with a 7-1 score against Worcester City, Sutton Coldfield Town netted one less versus Knowle. Solihull  United scored all three goals at Lye Town and Kidsgrove Athletic climbed above Coundon Court to fifth having sent them home beaten 2-0.

1 SOUTH – Stourbridge stung hosts Leamington Lions 18-0 to go as many points clear at the top, Cookley Sports failing to take the chance to rise to second when going down 3-0 at Rugby Town.

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