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East Midlands League
Nettleham made a good start to life in the Premier Division as they won their first game following promotion, 6-1 away to Gedling Town to record the joint biggest win of the day. Zuzana Pramukova netted four times along with Ashlyn Mester and Hannah Wayland. Peterborough Northern Star also won 6-1 against Long Eaton Utd thanks to a Julie Ikeda hat-trick, Donna Nicholls, Georgina Sturgess and Sarah Jones. Jemma Douglas meanwhile scored a hat-trick for Rise Park in their 5-1 success at Ellistown, Justine Choo and Fiona Kieran adding the others, whilst Steel City Wanderers beat Barlestone St Giles 2-0 with Maria Burns and Sarah Smith on the scoresheet. Natalie Loughenbury and Amy Pashley netted the goals as Sandiacre Town won 2-1 away to Real Utd.
Gemma Charlton bagged a five-goal haul and Sophie Burns the other as Grimsby Town opened up the Division One North season with a 6-1 win over Notts County. Newcomers Pinxton were also 6-1 victors against Retford Utd. Nicola East and Lauren Wade each netted doubles for Appleby Frodingham in their 4-2 victory over West Bridgford and Greenwood Meadows beat Ruddington Village 3-1, courtesy of a Sarah Richardson brace and Chantelle Robinson.
Lutterworth Athletic recorded the largest victory in Division One South, 5-0 over Barrowby with Helen Busby hitting a hat-trick, Marie Burdett and Nikki Lidgett adding the others. Sara Wait was on target four times for Kettering Town who won a high scoring game 7-4 against Netherton Utd. Emma Dunmore, Kirsty Linnell and Charlotte Penney completed the tally for Kettering whilst AFC Trinity defeated Raunds Town 4-1 thanks to Holly Overfield (2), Natasha Folwell and Kirsty Walker. Oadby & Wigston Dynamo and Radcliffe Olympic Res battled out a 2-2 draw in which Amie Tomkins and Robyn Washington scored for Oadby.
Eastern Region League
C & K Basildon lead the Premier Division by two points after Jenny Brown-Wealls (2) and Carly Eagles gave them a 3-1 victory over Stevenage Borough. Great Shelford defeated Peterborough Sports 6-1 to climb into second, Sarah Gee bagging a hat-trick along with a Becky Taylor brace and Sophie Hopkin. Billericay Town and Bedford Ladies finished level at 2-2, Emma Roberts and Nicola Dundson on the scoresheet for Billericay with Natasha Fensome netting twice in reply. Rebecca Maybury and Jackie Stott scored the goals as Sawbridgeworth Town won 2-1 at Colchester Town whilst Thorpe Utd and Haringey Borough shared six goals. Alice Ford, Laura Wiseman and Lisa Riches netted for Thorpe and Haringey's strikes came from Eleftherta Taladianou (2) and Erika Vareckova.
Lowestoft Town are the new leaders of Division One North after winning 4-3 against Ipswich Wanderers. Lauren Goulder was on target twice along with Chloe Hoffman and Clieo Stephenson. Haverhill Rovers defeated Norwich City Res 3-1 and Acle Ladies won 5-1 at FC Clacton with a goal apiece from Emily Anderson, Sarah Ball, Helen Emmerson, Joanne Hooper and Jenna Thurtle.
A single point covers the top six teams in Division One South, led by Hoddesdon Owls who were 7-2 victors at West Billericay thanks to a four-goal haul by Daniela Martucci and a Kristina O'Connell hat-trick. Steph Beltcher, Claire Brown, Jane Rudderham and Giselle Subryan scored the goals as Leverstock Green defeated Leighton Utd 4-1 and Hutton were 3-1 winners away to Royston Town with a goal apiece from Laura Allen, Lucy Hudson and Danielle Cliffe. Emma Chaffey scored all five goals as Baldock Town beat East Thurrock Utd 5-4.
London & South East League
Crawley Wasps now head the Premier Division table by two points after they won 1-0 against Hemel Hempstead and the two teams which had been level on points with them, Kikk Utd and Westfield, shared a 3-3 draw. Denham Utd kept up their good start with a 7-0 victory over Panthers and two other teams are also on six points following victories - London Corinthians, who netted five times without reply away to Eastbourne Town, and Maidstone Town, 4-1 winners over AFC Wimbledon.
North East League
Peterlee St Francis opened up the league campaign with a fine 5-2 success away to perennial challengers Barnsley. Lucy Garrington was on target twice with Charlotte Dinsdale, Becky Robinson and Leanne Anderson adding the rest. Guiseley meanwhile ran out 4-1 winners at Lepton Highlanders thanks to Caroline Hulme, Julie Richardson, Rachael White and Lindsey Hopton. Brogan Prudhoe (2), Rachel Kay and Vicky Mudd steered Chester-le-Street Town to a 4-2 win against Hull City whilst Scunthorpe Utd defeated Hessle Town with goals from Nancy Barker and Dani Harthen. Whitley Bay pipped Castleford White Rose by the odd goal in seven in which Emma Bentley, Brooke Cochrane, Steph Ord and Kate St Louis were on the scoresheet.
Michelle Stewart scored a hat-trick as Lowick Utd began the Northern Division season by beating Durham City 7-1. Becky Robinson, Jodie Robinson, Robyn Stewart and Kirstie Tang all contributed a goal apiece. Emma Hales scored twice and Helen Gibson the other for Tynedale who defeated Whickham Fellside 3-0. Ashleigh Leighton and Becky Stephenson netted respectively as California Ladies and Norton & Stockton Ancients finished level at 1-1 whilst Claire Teesale was on target for Redcar Athletic who also drew 1-1 with Easingwold Town Angels, whose response came from Chloe Mitchell.
Rothwell Ladies lead the opening day table in the Southern Division after a Lisa Deakin brace, Louise Ikin and Lauren Nichols gave them a 4-0 victory at Doncaster Rovers Belles Juniors. Kerry Playle (2) and Kerry McLoughlin ensured Bradford City A a 3-1 win over Wetherby Athletic and Malet Lambert also triumphed 3-1 against Goole Town thanks to a Natalie Gray double and Leah Smirk. Chelsea Kitchen, Jaydene Venus and Bradie Wild were on target for the day's other winners, Millers Ladies who beat Westella & Willerby 3-2. Keighley Oaks and Kirklees shared eight goals, Keighley finding the net through Kylie Armstrong, Melissa Houldsworth, Hannah Spencer and Sophie Gaines with Kirklees' replies coming from Olivia Dangerfield (2), Jordane Allison and Nicola Cartwright. Ossett Albion and Rovers Foundation Ladies battled out a 1-1 draw with goals from Claire Popplewell and Amie McKone respectively.
North West League
Crewe Alexandra are the leaders of the Premier Division following the opening week of matches, having
beaten Northwich Vixens 5-0 and 5-1 in successive matches. City of Manchester join them on six points following victories over Preston North End and Denton Town. Newly promoted Morecambe followed up a 3-3 draw with Denton by beating Blackpool 2-0 to go into third place. Wigan Athletic and Tranmere Rovers each opened up with victories, Irlam and Bolton Wanderers battled out a 2-2 draw and Burnley Girls & Ladies bounced back from an opening day defeat to beat Preston North End 2-0.
Blackpool Wren Rovers narrowly missed out on promotion from Division One North last season and have started strongly this time around, leading a trio of clubs of goal difference after a midweek 12-0 victory over Kendal Town. Penrith AFC join them after scoring six without reply at Carlisle Utd as do newcomers Atherton Ladies, who also won 6-0 against Bury Girls & Ladies. Stockport County Res and Leigh RMI drew 3-3 on Sunday and met again in midweek with Stockport winning 3-0 to go fourth. Blackburn Community meanwhile claimed their first win in the league, 3-1 against Padiham.
Birkenhead followed up a victory on Sunday by beating AFC Liverpool 7-0 to head the Division One South table on goal difference. Brazil also claimed their second straight win, 6-1 against Liverpool Feds Res, along with Chester City who were 2-0 victors at Winsford. Macclesfield Town are in fourth after sharing a 1-1 draw with Manchester Stingers. Manchester University netted six without reply away to AFC Urmston Meadowside and Mossley Hill Res also won for the first time, 5-1 against Warrington Town.
South West League
Downend Flyers are the early leaders of the Premier Division after notching up their second straight victory. 3-0 against Bridgwater Town thanks to Hayley Bullock, Kate Michael and Laura Baker. Cheltenham Town sit in second place after Rhona Donaldson, Katie Adams, Kirsty Dunleavy and Natalie Potter gave them a 4-0 victory over Stoke Lane Athletic whilst Plymstock Utd picked up a fine 4-1 win at Frome Town in which Chynna Evans hit a hat-trick and Melanie West the other. Cheryl Baber and Natalie Debek meanwhile each scored twice as Bristol Ladies Union ran out 4-1 winners away to Weymouth.
Catherine Baird, Emily Sparkes, Bethany Turner and Emma Skinner were all on the scoresheet as Swindon Spitfires won 4-0 at Nailsea Utd to go one point clear at the top of Eastern Division One from local rivals Swindon Supermarine, who defeated previous leaders St Nicholas 2-1 thanks to Mel Bristow and Beth Thompson. Cirencester Town beat Forest of Dean 5-1 whilst Poole Town stormed to a 6-0 victory over Oldland Abbotonians in which Bev Symes scored twice along with Sam Gubb, Bobbie White, Shelly Towers and Stacey Ayling.
Falmouth Town are setting the early pace in Western Division One after goals from Katy Barker (2), Sasha Sparkes (2) and Carly Jacka gave them a 5-0 win against Marine Academy (Plymouth). Bay Ladies won 3-1 at Bude Town to go second, Gabby Trays, Laura Baker and Jazmine Hervin were all on the scoresheet, and Truro City also claimed their second straight win when beating Taunton Town 2-0 thanks to Clarice Payne and Charlotte Cresswell. Suzanne Porter grabbed the only goal of the game as Dobwalls defeated Launceston 1-0 and Torpoint Athletic recorded a 2-1 victory over Charlestown with Helen Kingscott scoring both goals.
Southern Region League
The two leaders continue to set a fast pace in the Premier Division, now headed by Aldershot Town who won 2-0 away to Southampton Women with Amy Hubbort scoring both goals. Parley Sports are back in second place but also recorded their third straight win, 4-3 at Mansfield Road thanks to braces from Lauren Little and Ayuma Asira. Woodley Utd are in third after drawing 1-1 with Bracknell Town, Nicole Sandhu netting their goal with Emma Cook replying. Susan Cullen scored twice, with Sarah Wright and Rowan Treague adding the others as Shanklin beat Maidenhead Utd 4-1 and Oxford City were 4-2 winners over Basingstoke Town.
Stony Stratford Town are the opening day leaders in Division One after a 3-0 success away to City Belles, followed by Oxford Utd Res who beat Banbury Utd 4-2 with goals from Christina Higgs (2), Heidi Bates and Stacey Coles. Newly promoted Tower Hill won 2-1 at Marlow and the game between Reading Ladies and Newbury Ladies & Girls finished level at 2-2. Kayleigh Hines and Natasha Thompson netted for Reading, with Ellernore Reed and Rachel Panting replying.
West Midlands League
Birmingham & West Midlands Police got off to a good start in their first match in the Premier Division following promotion, winning 4-1 away to Kingshurst Sporting Club. FC Reedswood, the other newly promoted side, also won their first game as they edged out Wednesfield Town by the odd goal in seven whilst Solihull Borough were narrow 1-0 victors over TNS Ladies.
Coseley Town are the opening day leaders in Division One North following their 5-1 success away to Port Vale. Holditch defeated Cottage Farm Rangers 4-3 and Wyrley Ladies, runners-up in each of the last two seasons, made a winning start, beating Cresswell Wanderers by the odd goal in five. Newly promoted Shrewsbury Ladies picked up a point in their first game when drawing 2-2 with Walsall.
Coventry Sphinx spent most of last season amongst the front runners in Division One South and they have begun well again, defeating Marston Green 2-0. Knowle won 3-2 away to Malvern Town in the other game.
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