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Chorley have made a magnificent start to life at Combination level and they sit on top of the table in the opening week. The North West League title winners began their campaign on Sunday against fellow newcomers Sheffield Utd Community and goals from Natalie Parry, Ruth Harrison and Scarlett Smith gave them a 3-0 victory. Chorley followed this up by beating Mossley Hill 4-1 in midweek to give themselves a maximum six points.
South Durham & Cestria meanwhile had taken the opening day honours with a 5-0 win against Mossley Hill.
Emily Heckler led the scoring with a hat-trick as Huddersfield Town ran out 6-2 winners away to Leeds City Vixens. Abbie Mullen, Debbie Hastings and Laura Windle weighed in with the other goals.
Bradford City got off to a strong start when defeating Cheadle Heath Nomads 5-1. Jodie Redgrave marked her debut for City by scoring twice and she was joined on the scoresheet by Mel Garside-Wight, Caroline Omboyi and Dom Hoad.
Cheadle Heath did bounce back from this defeat though to win 2-1 against Liverpool Feds in midweek and register their first points of the season, courtesy of a brace of goals from Caroline Price.
Copsewood (Coventry) did well in the league last season and they have made a good start this time around, winning 6-1 against newly promoted Daventry Town to sit on top of the opening day table.
Pindy Shoker and Nicola Foskett each netted twice for Ryan Conneely's side along with Abiyola Riley and an own goal, Daventry's consolation coming from Loren Graham.
Last season's runners-up Stoke City also made a strong opening to their campaign, Rebecca-Jane Knight hitting a hat-trick as they defeated Northampton Town 5-0. Natasha Catalano and Chantelle Gallagher weighed in with the other goals.
Curzon Ashton meanwhile gave new Head Coach Aaron Conneran a winning start when Nicky Maylett grabbed the only goal of the game in their win away to Radcliffe Olympic.
In the other game, Loughborough Foxes also began well as they beat Rotherham Utd 1-0 thanks to a strike from Katie Rose.
South East Combination
Chesham Utd's first match in the league since being transferred across from the South West Combination ended in a resounding 9-1 victory against Crystal Palace. Anneka Nuttall bagged a second half hat-trick for Chesham to add to first half braces from Natalie Adams, Kate Bowers and Shan Woodward.
Milton Keynes Dons sit in second position after opening up with a 4-1 success over Cambridge Women. Leah Cudone netted twice for the Dons, whose other goals came from Charly Wright and Cassie Steward.
There were plenty of goals on offer at Norwich City where the home side won 6-4 against Ebbsfleet Utd. Nadine Basson was on target twice for Norwich along with Anna Larkins, Kyla Love, Sasha Diston and Vicki Stephens.
Rebecca Kane, Michelle Byrne and Nicola Henman meanwhile grabbed the goals as Luton Town travelled to newly promoted Arlesey Town and returned with a 3-1 victory under their belts.
Ipswich Town finished last season with a strong run which carried them up to third place and they have continued that form into the new campaign by winning 2-0 away to Enfield Town. After a goalless first half, Michelle Allum opened the scoring before Jess Taylor added a late penalty.
There was better news for the other newly promoted team, Chichester City as they claimed a 2-1 win at Brentwood Town, thanks to a brace of goals from Lucie Challen.
South West Combination
The two teams relegated from the Premier League last season have both served early notices of their intention to try and make a quick return.
Plymouth Argyle are the team which sits in top position after scoring six without reply past Keynsham Development. Emily Mousley led the scoring with a hat-trick and also on target were Rebekah Rose, Laura Perrett and an own goal.
Keynsham Town meanwhile ran out 4-1 winners over newly promoted Oxford Utd. New signing, Brazilian striker Fabiana Rodrigues, netted twice with Leanne Lapham and Polly Wardle adding the other goals.
Last season's runners-up Forest Green Rovers made the long trip to Cornwall and drew 1-1 with Newquay. Vic Barter was on target for Newquay and Forest Green netted through Holly Provis.
Honours were also even in the other game to be played as Southampton Saints and Swindon Town shared six goals. Roxy Lee-Stewart netted twice and Bex Davis the other for the Saints with Catherine Reid, Michelle 0Rich and Abby Picton replying for Swindon.
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