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Rusthall lead the County League challenge into the Third Round Qualifying of the F.A.Women's Cup after they won 3-2 away to Haywards Heath Town, who are two divisions above them.
Rusthall needed to come from behind with Kerry Tagg levelling on the hour and two Leanne Strudwick goals taking them to victory, despite Heath pulling one back late on. The South East League side now have the task of taking on University of Portsmouth.
AFC Wimbledon Development followed up a great win in the last round with another success on the road, this time 2-1 away to Prince of Wales thanks to first half goals from Chloe Greer and Grace Henry. This earns the Surrey County League side a trip to Chichester City.
Lisa Deakin and Louise Winter netted two apiece as Boldon defeated Rutherford Ravens 4-1 in the all-Durham County League clash. They will now be at home to Peterlee St Francis who were 8-1 victors away to Abbeytown. The home side took the lead with a strike from Hannah Robinson, then Peterlee then hit four goals through Becky Robinson, Leanne Anderson, Charlotte Dinsdale and Lucy Garrington. The second half saw three further goals, two for Lucy Garrington and a second of the game for Leanne Anderson.
Kader FC emerged as winners from a penalty shootout with Penrith AFC after the sides battled out a 2-2 draw. Ashleigh Leighton scored both goals for Kader during the game and also found the net from the penalty spot along with Jamie-Leigh Scott, Rebecca Degnen and Zara Johnson. Kader are now away to Chester-le-Street Town.
Whitley Bay booked themselves a trip to Leeds City Vixens with a 2-0 win away to Birtley St Josephs, given to them by goals from Steph O'Brien and Sarah Coleman. Tynedale meanwhile ran out 4-1 winners over Seaton Carew to earn themselves a meeting with Middlesbrough. Lauren Ray, Emma Hales, Joanne Dixon and Ashley Lambert were all on target for the North East League side.
Brighouse Town won 4-1 against Woolton with goals from Amy Hesselden, Claire Needham, Aleathia Smith and Rachael White. They now face City of Manchester who were involved in a high scoring match for the second round running, this time edging out Burnley Girls & Ladies by the odd goal in nine. Rachael Dunlop scored twice for them along with Claire Young, Faye Dunlop and Zoey Shaw.
The tie of the round lived up to expectations and it was Morecambe who progressed with a 5-3 victory over Steel City Wanderers to set up an intriguing tie away to Chorley. Laura Callis, Megan Doherty and Sophie Fish all scored for Morecambe before Doherty added two further goals during extra time to complete her hat-trick. Malet Lambert will also face Combination opposition in the next round following their 3-0 success at Ossett Albion. Olivia Jackson, Chamaine Pinder and Emily Smith grabbed the goals to ensure they next go to Liverpool Feds.
Blackpool Wren Rovers and Chester City went all the way to penalties after they finished level at 1-1. Rachel Warren scored Rovers' goal and they went on to win and earn a home tie with Mossley Hill following successful spot kicks from Sam Wilcock, Bethany Fisher, Leah Hinchliffe, Emma Semple and Abby Pullen.
Hull City defeated Handsworth 3-0 and now face Curzon Ashton. Rebecca Beech gave Hull a first half lead but it wasn't until the last ten minutes that they sealed the victory with further goals from Molly Storey and Kate Rowland.
Nettleham slammed six without reply past Crewe Alexandra to book themselves a plum home tie with Rotherham Utd. Sarah Priesley led the scoring for Nettleham with a hat-trick and their other markswomen were Stacey Aisthorpe, Tiff Lunn amd Zuzie Pramukova. Arnold Town won a well contested tie 4-3 against Kenilworth Town. Toni Anholm hit a hat-trick and Elli Leathen added the other goal for Arnold, for whom Loughborough Foxes are up next.
Raunds Town won for the second week in a row, 4-0 at Malvern Town. All of the goals came in the first half, Georgina Powell and Natasha Folwell putting them two ahead inside the opening eight minutes before Tash Applegate bagged a brace ahead of half time. Raunds now take on TNS Ladies who defeated Hereford Pegasus 3-1 courtesy of an Emily Ridge double and Jenny Smith.
Leah Seivwright scored twice, with Gemma Brittle and Rachel Green adding the others for Walsall in their 4-2 victory over Bilbrook. Their next opponents will be Sandiacre Town who enjoyed a much smoother passage in an 8-1 success at Ruddington Village. Natalie Loughenbury led the scoring with a hat-trick, Lucy Ferris added two and there was once each from Amy Pashley, Victoria Downing and Farrah O'Connor.
Kathryn Mudge netted all four goals for FC Reedswood as they beat Ellistown 4-3 and now host Mansfield Town. Long Eaton Utd were pushed all the way by Oadby & Wigston Dynamo before eventually making it through with a 5-4 victory, to earn themselves a journey to Copsewood (Coventry). Hayley Armstrong (2), Jodie Hancock, Shannon Ryan and an own goal gave Long Eaton the win.
Natasha Thomas and Sophie Baker each netted twice as Lowestoft Town beat Peterborough Sports 4-0 and they now go to Cambridge Women. Carly Copplestone, Vicky Kinsman and Carly Vigors grabbed the goals as Barking won 3-1 against West Billericay. Leverstock Green returned from Hemel Hempstead Town with an 8-1 victory under their belts. Nicola Hollick, Lucy Tape and Sally Green each scored twice for Leverstock with Charlene Turturici and Giselle Subryan joining them on the scoresheet.
Kikk Utd scored nine without reply past Battersea & Wandsworth and now have a home tie with Luton Town. Sophie Muller led the scoring with a four-goal haul, Sophie Le Marchand weighed in with a brace and there was one apiece from Becky Barnes, Simone Wan and Connie Montiel.
Peterborough Northern Star were 3-1 winners away to Southendian Ladies and they go to Norwich City. Donna Nicholls gave Northern Star the lead and Sarah Jones added two further goals to end the hopes of the Essex County League side. Nicola Henman scored twice and Lou Grocott the other as Leighton Utd Vixens also notched up a 3-1 extra time win at Colchester Town and will now play Milton Keynes Dons in what is a great draw for the Eastern Region League side.
St Albans City hit the headlines in the last round and the Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire League side went through once again, at the expense of Waveney Wanderers with a 5-0 victory. Amy Crumpler, Kelly Hancock, Lucy Hancock, Megan Kiff and Rachel Sherlow were all on the scoresheet for St Albans who are away to Enfield Town in the next round.
Goals from Chelsea Forde, Danielle Carty and Dionne Manning saw AFC Dunstable defeat Royston Town 3-1 and they are now at home to Denham Utd. Billericay Town ran out 3-0 winners at Bar Hill thanks to Sophie Whiting, Nicola Dunsdon and an own goal. This earns them an interesting tie against Bedford Ladies who beat Stevenage Borough 5-2, courtesy of a four-goal haul from Natasha Fensome and the other by Sophie Britton.
Emma Constable, Amy Davies and Tina Leahy scored the goals as Bracknell Town ended the hopes of Crawley Wasps by beating them 3-1. The Robins now host Crystal Palace who edged past Old Actonians with a 2-1 victory.
Olivia Buzaglo had a great day in front of goal, scoring four times and Lucy Smith added the other as Maidenhead Utd won 5-1 against Eastbourne Town. The Berkshire side will face Fulham Compton who were 3-1 victors over Bexhill Utd thanks to Natasha Randall, Faye Hayden and Julie Walters.
AFC Wimbledon could not follow their Development team into the next round but it could hardly have been closer, going out to Oxford City on penalties following a 1-1 draw. Louise Cooper gave the Dons the lead and Katherine Campbell equalised for Oxford during normal play, ten minutes from time, before successful penalties from Leah McLennon, Mandy Franciewicz and goalkeeper Natalie Morris - who also saved two Wimbledon spot kicks - earned City a plum tie at home to Queen's Park Rangers.
Kelly Baker scored both goals as Gosport Borough defeated Bristol Ladies Union 2-0 to set themselves up with an away tie at Shanklin (see match report).
Westfield notched up a high tally of goals for the second round in a row, this time beating Aylesford 7-2. Lizzie Laws and Verity Snow each scored twice with Laura Hann, Bernice Mitchener and Helen Bridgman contributing the others for the Woking-based side whose next opponents are London Corinthians, who beat Herne Bay 5-1 with a goal apiece from Adele Keech, Emily Hart, Jane Simpson, Katherine Long and Katie Taylor.
Truro City kept up their good run of form with a 4-0 victory over Poole Town, this sets up a fascinating tie with Plymouth Argyle. Hayley Huckin scored twice along with Emma Skinner and Samantha Smith as Swindon Spitfires were 4-0 winners at Torquay Utd. Next up for the Wiltshire side are Cheltenham Town who were given a hard battle by Ilminster Town but got through with a 2-1 victory with first half goals from Charlie Griffin and Rhona Donaldson.
St Nicholas ran up the highest score of the round, an 11-0 win against Southampton Women which included eight first half goals. Amy Jefferies netted a hat-trick and there were doubles from Jade Gamlin and Becky Rexworthy with Rianne Lewis, Gemma Rallison, Serena Smith and Imogen Mills also getting on the scoresheet. St Nicholas now face Basingstoke Town who won a well contested tie 1-0 away to Downend Flyers thanks to a fourth minute goal from Sian Wylie.
Last season, Brislington had an excellent run in the Cup but it has come to an end this time around as they were beaten 4-1 by Gloucester City who are now at home to Southampton Saints. Ashleigh Watson (2), Carly Amos and Laura Stephens were on the scoresheet for Gloucester. Parley Sports won 4-2 at Cirencester Town to book themselves a trip to Exeter City. Philippa Holden scored twice for the Southern Region League side with Rosie Williams and Rachel Anderson also on target.
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