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East Midlands League
Things remain tight at the top of the Premier Division but Mansfield Town have taken over as the new leaders after they won 7-1 away to Arnold Town. A win would have taken Nettleham top of the table but instead they are back in third after crashing to a 4-0 defeat at home to Long Eaton Utd. Kim Harford netted twice for Long Eaton along with Jodie Hancock and Shannon Ryan.
There was also a surprise result in Division One North where Notts County notched up a 5-2 win away to third placed Ruddington Village. Alex Francis, Jasmin Bear, Cath Eyley, Robyn Henton and Courtney Walters were all on target for County with Emma Clarke and Paxton Johnson replying. Ashleigh Roberts scored the only goal of the game as Lincoln Ladies Development beat West Bridgford 1-0 and Retford Utd were 3-1 victors at Appleby Frodingham, thanks to a hat-trick from Lauren Cundy.
AFC Trinity further extended their lead at the top of Division One South to twelve points when they scored eleven without reply against Barrowby. Lutterworth Athletic stay in second place but dropped their first points of the season as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Radcliffe Olympic Res, for whom Sarah Burnham and Rania Ramadan were on target. Kettering Town and Raunds Town meanwhile finished level at 1-1, Kettering's goal coming from Laura Dawson.
Eastern Region League
Cup matches took centre stage on Sunday and league leaders Great Shelford are through to the quarter finals of the League Cup after they won 7-1 away to Sawbridgeworth Town. Sophie Hopkin netted two of the goals with the others coming from Shavaun Barnum, Abigail Davies, Sarah Gee, Sophie Lanham and Harriet Wilkerson. Francine Laisney and Nicola Dunsdon were on the scoresheet for Billericay Town in their 2-0 success over Peterborough Sports and Stevenage Borough came through a tricky tie at Lowestoft Town with a 2-1 win thanks to Amy Josland and Donna McGuigan.
In the First Round of the League Plate, Division One South table toppers Baldock Town progressed with a 3-1 victory at Haverhill Rovers, Eustacia Randles netting twice along with Fiona Harris. East Thurrock Utd won a thrilling tie 5-4 against Chelmsford City with goals from Aimee Poole (2), Sophie Dowman, Katy Judd and Amy Leach with City replying through a Kayleigh Peters brace, Emma Ridings and Amy Simmons. West Billericay are yet to pick up a point in the league but they seem to be reserving their best form for Cup competitions, going through by beating Leighton Utd courtesy of Whitney Locke (2) and Grace Clark.
London & South East League
Crawley Wasps have returned to the top of the Premier Division after running out 3-0 victors away to Maidstone Town. Kikk FC had started the day as leaders but their tenure came to an end as they were surprisingly held to a 1-1 draw by Eastbourne Town.
There was also a change of leadership in Division One (London) with Fulham Compton OB reaching the summit via a 4-0 success over Luton Town Res. Previous leaders Leyton are back in second following their 1-1 draw with Camden Town. MSA Ladies meanwhile netted nine without reply past Tring Athletic and are up to fifth, still sporting an unbeaten record and with several games in hand.
North East League
In the only match to be played in the Premier Division on Sunday, Laura Burgess and Helen Kiely scored the goals to give Barnsley a 2-0 victory away to Scunthorpe Utd which keeps them in touch with the teams above them in the table.
Norton & Stockton Ancients power on at the top of the Northern Division and are now ten points clear following their 2-0 win at Lowick Utd. Two of the teams chasing after them met each other on Sunday and it was second placed Durham Wildcats who triumphed 3-2 over Redcar Athletic, Gemma Nortcliffe scoring twice with Annabelle Gibney adding the other. Birtley Town meanwhile defeated California Ladies 4-0 thanks to doubles from Michaela McHugh and Brooke Wilkinson.
In the Southern Division, Rothwell Ladies continue to catch up their games in hand and are now up to second following their 3-1 success away to Rovers Foundation Ladies in which Nadine Bates, Emma Watson and Sarah Lowden all scored. They move above Westella & Willerby who were held to a 2-2 draw by Kirklees, Natasha Linford and Vicky Stonehouse netting their goals with Kirklees replying through Angela Cooper and Jayne Smith. Kerry Playle and Lindsey Hopton were on the scoresheet as Bradford City Res beat Malet Lambert 2-1.
North West League
The Premier Division title race continues to hot up and leaders Tranmere Rovers have gone three points clear after beating Preston North End 3-0. Morecambe climbed into second by scoring six without reply against Bolton Wanderers, Megan Doherty bagging herself a five-goal haul with Jenny Keane joining her on the scoresheet. Crewe Alexandra remain in touch but lost a little ground following their goalless draw with City of Manchester.
Blackpool Wren Rovers are just one point off the pace in second place in Division One North after they ran out 8-2 winners away to Carlisle Utd. Penrith AFC bounced back from their defeat seven days earlier to beat Atherton 5-3 and keep their challenge alive. Stockport County Res were 4-1 victors over Bury Girls & Ladies whilst Kendal Town returned from Leigh RMI with a 2-0 win under their belts.
In the solitary match played in Division One South, Manchester University took over at the top of the table after they defeated AFC Liverpool 3-0.
South West League
Only one game throughout the entire league managed to survive the torrential rain in the region over the weekend.
This took place in Western Division One and it saw Launceston move out of the bottom two places with a 1-0 victory over Taunton Town.
* No matches were played in the Southern Region League or West Midlands League on Sunday.
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