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Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire League
Sherrardswood are out of the bottom three in Division One after a goal each from Jade Ryan, Jennifer Mansfield, Emma Blackaller, Manjinder Atwal and Abby Cardall gave them a 5-3 victory over Sharnbrook.
In Division Two, Hertford Town are now eight points clear at the top following their 2-0 win against Woburn Lionesses in which Hannah Smith and Becky Shephard scored. Second met third and the honours were shared as Toddington Rovers and Letchworth Garden City battled out a 2-2 draw, Averil Glynn and Ella Swan scoring for Toddington with Tayla Murray netting twice in reply.
Cassandra Chase (2), Daisy Culaj, Emily Pimlott and Ciara Mackintosh were on target as Garston 96 beat Panshanger 5-0 to head Division Three by five points from Houghton Athletic, 5-1 winners away to Welwyn Garden City. Emma Hawkes netted four times for Houghton with Ciara Craig adding the other. Molly Peters bagged herself an eight-goal haul for Bedmond Ladies in their 12-5 victory against Broadhall. Abbie Harrison added a double and there was one apiece from Hannah Franklin and Stacey McGinness.
Coundon Court knocked out higher division opposition to reach the semi finals of the Open Cup, winning 4-0 away to Rugby Town. Tamworth Minor defeated fellow Premier Division side Tipton Town 3-1 and Stockingford AA Pavilion also progressed to the last four via a 3-0 victory over Black Country Belles.
League leaders Atherstone Rangers went down to a 4-3 defeat at the hands of Sandwell Ladies who are now just two points behind them in second place. Halas Hawks meanwhile moved away from the bottom two by beating Solihull Moors 3-2.
One match was played in Division One and it saw FC Elite climb off the bottom of the table at the expense of Walsall Development Swifts by beating them 2-0.
Wednesfield scored ten times without reply past Warwick Ladies to maintain their six point lead in Division Two from Coleshill Town, who beat Urban Kickz 14-2. Tame Bridge edged out Leamington Hibernian by the odd goal in seven to move themselves up into third place and Starlands St Annes were 3-0 winners over Alvechurch.
S-Tech Cambridgeshire League
Riverside Rovers are through to the semi finals of the League Cup after Claire Knibbs, Stacey Schreiber, Hannah Stubbs and Elizabeth Steele gave them a 4-2 extra time victory over Netherton Utd. Cambridge Women Res also needed the extra period in their 4-3 win against Downham Town, goals coming from Liz Pamplin (2), Gemma Clark and Sarah Mosley. Huntingdon Town were 4-2 winners over Fulbourn Bluebirds thanks to a Sophie Marheineke brace, Claire Knox and an own goal, while Bourne Ladies complete the semi final line up after Claire Lawrenson's hat-trick, Lisa Richardson and an own goal saw them to a 5-2 success against Newmarket Town.
In the Championship North, Stamford moved themselves out of the bottom three as they won 3-0 away to Outwell Swifts, courtesy of a hat-trick from Tracey Duxbury-Mead.
Leaders Warrington Wolverines are out of the Challenge Cup as they were beaten 5-4 on a penalty shootout by Altrincham, after the sides had shared a 1-1 draw.
One match was played in the league, Egerton FC winning 4-3 against Chester City.
Illogan Ladies Res kept the title race alive with an emphatic 14-0 victory over St Breward, which sees them move to within three points of leaders St Agnes. Jo Barker led the way with five goals, Anna Wherry and Rachel Bennett each netted a brace and there was one each from Charlotte Collier, Tegan Smith and Claire Todd. St Teath meanwhile won 2-1 against Mabe Ladies thanks to Bryony Martin and Nikki Stevenson.
The only match in the league took place in the quarter finals of the League Plate where Hilton Harriers and Woodlands will have to battle it out all over again as they require a replay following their 1-1 draw. Jessica Simnett was on target for Hilton, with Widbrook replying through Emily Foss.
Westward Developments Devon League
Match of the Day in the Premier Division featured the top two teams, Exeter & Tedburn Rangers at home to unbeaten Activate. The visitors hadn't played a league match since 7th December, due to the festive break and weather postponements, while the home side had managed to play just once since Christmas. Tedburn triumphed 4-2 with goals from Abi Breban (2), Suzannah Osbourne and an own goal, to give them an eight point lead at the top, although Activate have two games in hand. Jodie Martin and Chelsea Semmens replied for the visitors. Waiting for either side to slip up are Feniton, who are the only other side to take a point off Activate. They had a comfortable 7-1 win over Bideford in which Jana Richards scored twice, Nat and Stef Matthews got one each, with Nadine Johns, Eloise Cresswell and an own goal making it seven. Annabelle Halstead replied for Bideford. The battle at the bottom, between University of Exeter and Ilfracombe Town, resulted in a 3-0 win for the students thanks to Njkita Free (2) and Alicia Gibbs. It was their first win of the season, but they are still propping up the table.
In Division One, Plainmoor Ladies travelled to play Newton St Cyres, hoping for a win or at least a draw, to cement their runners-up spot. A single goal from Caragh O'Brien dashed their hopes as the home team won 1-0 to draw level with Plainmoor, but they stay third due to an inferior goal difference. Brixham Villa consolidated their mid-table position with a 1-0 away win against University of Plymouth. Kelsey Taylor scored the only goal of the game after Leanne Hunt had chased down a long free kick from Charlotte Singleton and crossed the ball for Kelsey to control and fire home from ten yards.
Dorchester Town held onto the leadership by winning 4-3 away to AFC Bournemouth. Bex Narramore (2), Michelle Green and Jodie Lees scored the goals to keep Dorchester three points in front of Portland Utd, who ran out 11-0 winners over Poole Town Res. Amy Wild was on target five times, Channelle Whyton weighed in with a hat-trick and Natalie Batchelor (2) and Helen Pearson completed the scoring. Bere Regis meanwhile defeated Blandford Utd 6-0 thanks to Sarah McQueen (2), Sophie Webber (2), Nikayla Humphries and Corrin Parker.
Consett Ladies moved themselves to within four points of leaders Durham Women after scoring twelve times without reply against Gateshead Rutherford Ravens.
In the Development Division, St Cuthbert's Ladies are the new table toppers on goal difference following their 18-goal victory over Swalwell. Darlington Spraire Lasses were narrow 3-2 winners over Washington Ladies and this keeps them in fifth, just ahead of Seaton Carew Development who defeated Farringdon Detached Ladies 6-0.
East Riding League
AFC Tickton moved through to the Second Round of the League Cup after they ran out 4-1 winners away to fellow Division One side Kingston Harriers.
Division Two title winners South Cave are showing no signs of letting up and recorded their eleventh straight victory, 4-2 over C-Force Utd thanks to a Shannon Meyers hat-trick and Sophie Nutbrown. Pinefleet Wolfreton remain in the running for second place after they won 3-0 at Hornsea Sporting.
The League Cup local derby tie in Metropolitan Essex saw Division One leaders Eastern Avenue progress into the quarter finals following a single goal victory against their Premier Division neighbours, Collier Row Tigers. Two of the other ties saw results go to form with Walthamstow Eagles beating Runwell Hospital 4-1 while Beacon Hill Rovers travelled to Little Thurrock Dynamos Res and won 12-0. The other game was an all-Division One affair with Wickford Town making the short journey down the A127 to go through courtesy of a 2-1 win at Leigh Athletic.
The top two sides in the Premier Division met and with their opponents' pitch waterlogged, the fixture was switched to Silver End Utd's ground but it was Writtle who leapfrogged into pole position following a 3-2 victory.
Cirencester Town defeated Oldland Abbotonians 2-1 to eight points clear at the top, although second placed Forest of Dean have three games in hand. Almondsbury UWE have gone level on points with Forest of Dean following their 3-2 success away to AEK Boco. Goals from Amber Eggerton and Jodi Warner made it three wins in a row for Wootton Bassett Town, 2-0 against Bristol & West. Cheltenham Spa CS meanwhile claimed their first league win of the season when they beat Dursley Town 2-1, goals coming from Chelcie Babbage and Laura Mahon.
Courtney Smith, Lucy Atkinson and Vicky Foxwell netted the goals as AEK Boco Development cemented their place at the top of Division Two with a 3-0 victory away to previously unbeaten Bristol Ladies Union Development. St Nicholas Res are keeping up the chase in second place, beating Quedgeley Wanderers 5-0 with goals from Becky Rexworthy (2), Poppy Coles (2) and Sarah Price. Mitcheldean pipped Wotton Rovers by the odd goal in nine thanks to Jade Powell (2), Clare Ward, Heather Haines and Kate Ambrey whilst Abbeymead Rovers stormed to a 10-1 victory over Lockleaze Community. Stacey Leaver netted four times for Abbeymead, Leila John weighed in with a hat-trick and the total was completed by Paige Ible (2) and Ashleigh Scantlebury. Bishop's Cleeve won in the league for the second time this season with a 7-0 success against Cotswold Rangers.
Greater London League
AFC Wimbledon Development have gone four points clear in Division One after goals from Kate Martin and Georgia Heasman steered them towards a 2-1 win at Hackney. Third placed Petts Wood defeated Enfield Town Res 4-1 thanks to Natalie Graves (2), Frankie Mardon and Jade White. Annie Hewitt and Stevie Wickes each hit braces with Lauren Cunningham and Danielle Forde adding the others for Wealdstone in their 6-2 victory over Hampstead. Sarah Ambrose and Gemma Jones were on target for Comets in their 2-2 draw with Bromley LFC, who replied through Kelly Newbound and Lucia Carini whilst the match between Luton Town Hatters and Clapham Utd finished level at 1-1 with Nkiru Akpom on the mark for Luton.
Despite an Alexandra Milne hat-trick and Camilla Cullen goal, Division Two North leaders Tower Hamlets were held to a 4-4 draw by Headstone Manor and head the table by seven points. Sherise Binns also bagged a hat-trick in reply and Rowena Quire added the other. Denham Utd Res defeated Clapham Kicks 7-1 thanks to Charlie Leigh Dixon (2), Alana Lazarus (2), Priscilla Martins, Kelly Poynton and Joanne Torr whilst Farley Morgan netted the only goal of the game for Islington Borough in their victory over Brook House.
In Division Two South, Hampton & Richmond Borough doubled their lead to six points with a 3-1 win at Balham Panthers, courtesy of goals from Louise Clarke, Sharna Longville and Melika Banton. Clapham Utd Res went down to a 3-1 reverse at Colne Valley Res for whom Louise Staples, Maisie Thurgood and Sam Williams were on target. Georgina Pollard netted four times, Grace Merry hit a hat-trick and Rachel Bush completed the scoring as Godalming Town beat AFC Phoenix Res 8-0 and Denham Utd Development won 3-2 against London Phoenix thanks to a Lauren Cox brace and Leone Hughes.
The top of the table clash in Division Three North went the way of Tower Hamlets Res who replaced Kikk Talang as leaders when beating them 2-1 with goals from Tanya Birt and Zoe Qureshi. Alexandra Park also stepped up their challenge as Chelsea Orridge-Golding, Beth Turrell and Annika Walsh gave them a 3-2 win away to Hackney Res. Anabel Saucedo was on target for Regents Park in their 1-1 draw with Old Actonians Res, who replied through Melanie Johnson.
Victoire Ladies moved themselves closer towards the Division Three South title when scoring ten times without reply against Bedhead. Sherelle Walters was on target four times for Victoire along with Danielle Leacock (2), Nicolle D'Aranjo, Jeanie Keable, Danielle De Souza and Louise Feeney. Club Langley's hopes of the runners-up spot took a knock as they were beaten 2-1 by South London, who scored through Amber Wilson and Nicola Riley.
Greater Manchester League
Beechfield Utd made a swift return to the leadership of Division One after they defeated Reddish North End 5-3. Chorltonians meanwhile kept up their good recent form by scoring nine without reply away to Oldham Athletic, to keep themselves just behind the leading two.
In the solitary match to be played in Division Two, leaders All Ladies Academy were held to a 2-2 draw by Little Lever SC, who move up to third as a result.
Winchester City Flyers have gone second in Division One and trail leaders Team Solent by a single point, with two games in hand, after goals from Molly Elloway (2), Georgie Parks, Lauren Sessions and Charlotte Warhurst fired them to a 5-1 victory away to Widbrook Utd.
Alton Utd maintained their three point lead in Division Two by beating Gosport Borough Res 5-0. Rebecca Bell, Hannah Cook, Arienne Harding, Esne Johnson and Lauren Wright were all on target for Alton. Emma Field and Frances Lanham were amongst the scorers as second placed Warsash Wasps won 4-0 against Bursledon. Winchester City Flyers Res meanwhile defeated Kingsclere 5-0 with goals from Lucy Passfield (2), Amelia Cutler, Lydia Hickson and Rebekah Tonks.
In Division Three, Bournemouth Sports are now six points off the top after winning 2-1 against Widbrook Utd Res thanks to Keely Smith and Kerri Towers. However Tadley Calleva were likely to be the happiest team as they registered their first win and points, Katie Redgell (2), Hannah Sibley and Abbey Walsh seeing them to a 4-1 success against Sholing.
Preston North End Res stretched their lead in Division One to seven points with a 3-1 victory over Morecambe A, courtesy of Abigail Wignall, Emily Marsh and an own goal.
Heather St Johns have gone even further ahead at the top, going sixteen points clear with a 6-1 victory over Melton Mowbray. Loughborough Foxes Res are now second after winning 4-2 away to Oadby & Wigston. Birstall netted five times without reply past Coalville Town to keep themselves in the top half, just ahead of Asfordby Amateurs who defeated Cropston Rangers 3-1. Syston Town are out of the bottom two following their goalless draw with Desford.
Lincoln Griffins Blues stepped up the pace at the top with a 5-2 victory over Wyberton, which takes them four points clear. Jess Machin was on target four times along with Camilla Morgan. Becky Mason meanwhile led the scoring with a hat-trick for Louth OB in their 7-0 success against HBW Utd. Lois Haigh added a brace and there was one apiece from Becky Grice and Laura Smith.
Tranmere Rovers Res notched up a crushing 11-0 win against South Liverpool which sees them catch up ground on the top three, none of whom were in action. Liverpool Marshalls Feds and Maghull remain level on points after their meeting ended level at 1-1.
Midwest Counties League
Hereford LC won 1-0 against Bartestree to preserve their lead of five points from AFC Bridgnorth, who were 9-3 victors away to Droitwich Spa Belles. Evesham Utd remain close at hand in third place after beating Wyre Forest Phoenix Res 4-1. Cookley Sports were also 1-0 winners over Ludlow Ladies whilst Welland Ladies defeated AFC Worcester Olympic 5-1.
Aylsham Town further extended their Division One lead to eight points as they won 5-1 away to Long Stratton. Gina Atherton was on target four times along with Abbie Charlton. Mulbarton Belles lost ground by going down to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Thorpe Utd who scored through Kimberly Broom, Charlotte Groves and Kirstie Kindred. Fakenham Town were 5-2 winners over Wymondham Town and Stalham Town triumphed 4-1 at Sprowston.
Tiffany Forshaw and Hazel Shepherd scored the goals as Division Two leaders Brandon Town went three points clear by winning 2-1 away to Kirkley & Pakefield. Red Rose stormed to a 6-2 success against Harleston in which Lauren Herns hit a hat-trick along with Laura Hill, Megan Skinner and Paige Wharton. Bohemians won 2-1 at Bungay Town Res thanks to Ellie Blaxell and Joanne Ogogo whilst Sprowston Res had the better of high scoring affair, 6-4 against North Walsham Angels. Freethorpe won for the first time, 3-0 against Toftwood Ladies.
North Riding League
Guisborough Ladies closed the gap on leaders York City Res to a single point with a 6-0 victory over Brooklyn Ladies. Ruth Wilson bagged a hat-trick with Kim Skiba (2) and Kellie Holdsworth also on target. Samantha Burrows scored twice and Ellie-Rose Gordon the other as Fishburn Park defeated Catterick Garrison 3-0 whilst Brompton won for the first time, 2-1 against Huntington thanks to a Helen Fisher brace.
Roade Ladies now head the table by eleven points after a four-goal strike from Hannah Glasspool, Katy Sanders (2), Tyler Felton, Amy Milligan and Eloise Yeomans gave them a 9-1 victory over Rothwell Corinthians Res. Hannah Pendred also netted four times as Thrapston Town went second by beating Moulton A 8-0. Daniella Ashworth, Chloe Jeffs, Amelia Boddington and Lucy Tibbs all added a goal apiece. Billing Utd stormed to a 10-2 win at Stewart & Lloyds Res, Tash Applegate and Kelly Rickwood each scoring four along with Natasha Folwell and Shannen Geddes. Roxanne Peach (2) and Stacey Lawes were the markswomen for Woodford Utd in their 3-2 victory against Thorplands Ladies.
Ollerton Town still head the table in the League Plate by five points from Sherwood Youth after their meeting ended in a 1-1 draw. Eva Hook gave Sherwood the lead with Charlotte McClaren earning Ollerton a share of the spoils. Clifton picked up their first win, 9-0 against Fernwood Foxes. Laurie Newton netted four times, Hanna Whiting adding a brace with one apiece from Emma Clarke, Emma Jacobs and Emma Cordwell. Olivia Lyons (2), Jessica Nightingale and Katie Sharman scored the goals as Bingham Town won 4-3 against Notts County Development.
Sheffield & Hallamshire League
Oughtibridge boosted their position as Division One leaders, winning 4-0 at Staveley MW thanks to goals from Holly Towns, Lauren Turner, Codi Melia and Laura Cain. Victory lifted them ten points clear of second place Handsworth who have three games in hand. Sheffield Wednesday Res were 4-1 winners over Edlington Royals. Lucy Ridley, with a hat-trick, and Michelle Wakelin were on target for Wednesday with Danielle Ebb replying for Edlington.
Anston kept their title hopes alive in Division Two, albeit that they have little margin for error, with a 2-1 win over second placed Sheffield Rangers for who defeat ended their own aspirations of finishing top. Dawn Cripps and Lisa Styles scored for Anston whose keeper Hannah Wolstenholme saved a late penalty. Sheffield Wednesday Development will be champions if they beat Anston this Sunday but any other outcome and it will be a case of waiting for Anston to fulfil a lengthy backlog of fixtures.
Unbeaten Division Three leaders Beighton Magpies remain clear title favourites as they maintained their 100% home record, beating bottom team Greasbrough Youth 8-0 thanks to goals from Ellen Smith (2), Kerry Armstrong, Rachel Hale, Sam Hale, Charlotte Hawkins, Hayley Hirst and Becky Smith. Lucy Strutt (2), Jane Watkinson, Shanie Griffith and an own goal gave AFC Unity a 5-2 home win over Hemsworth which keeps them ahead of third placed Rotherham Utd Development whose 1-0 victory over Brampton Rovers, Hannah Crossley on the mark, was the lowest scoring game in the division this season.
Merriott Ladies remain at the foot of the Division Two table after going down to a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Wellington. Zoe Baverstock hit a hat-trick for Wellington with Veeraya Tantisunthorn also on the scoresheet.
Berrow went through to the semi finals of the Chairman's Cup as goals from Katarina Chinnock and Chelsea Organ earned them a 2-0 victory against Evercreech.
South East League
Herne Bay improved their chances of a potential double as they moved into the League Cup semi finals by beating Long Lane 3-0. Victoria Holness gave them an early lead before Carly Farrow added two further goals. Dartford Royals progressed as Ellen Thomas and Kerry Whitehorn earned them a 2-1 win away to Seahaven Harriers and Wivelsfield Green defeated Burgess Hill Town 2-1 thanks to an Emma Chrimes double. Worthing Minors complete the line up in the last four after beating Anchorians 3-0 with goals from Danielle Lane, Alissandra Pidduck and Phoebe Thorpe.
Danielle Berry, Karis Howard, Kirsty Woolard and Kayleigh Harris were all on target as Ashford LFC won 4-0 against Burgess Hill Town Res to book their place in the semi finals of the Chairman's Cup. The other team through so far are Bexhill Utd Res who beat Aylesford Res 4-0 with goals from Jasmin Gray (2), Megan Alsop and an own goal.
The only league action was in the Kent County Division with Swale Ladies going third with an 8-1 success at Sheerness East. London Corinthians Res meanwhile returned from Barming with a 4-2 win under their belts.
League leaders Shrewsbury Town went through to the quarter finals of the League Cup by beating Wyrley Ladies Res 9-0. Brereton Town were 6-1 winners away to Newcastle Town and Whitchurch defeated Leek Ladies 3-1.
Stone Dominoes closed the gap on Shrewsbury to three points as they beat Bradwell Belles 6-1. Burton Albion Development follow on after scoring eight without reply against Stafford Development and Kidsgrove Athletic went four better when winning 12-0 against Stoke Town.
Brantham Athletic have gone five points clear at the top after beating Ipswich Valley Rangers 3-0. Long Melford meanwhile moved up into second place with a 7-2 victory away to Bacton Utd with Jodie Sharp, Sherral Williamson and Megan Partridge each netting twice and Penny Everett adding the other. Copleston were 2-0 winners over East Bergholt Utd whilst Witnesham Wasps netted nine without reply past Ransomes Sports. Emily Stewart was on target four times for Witnesham whose other goals came from Caitlin Howe (2), Jade Dillon, Alice Rampling and Reanne Stankiewicz.
No change at the top of the table on Sunday where Crystal Palace Development Res won 3-0 against British Airways to remain eight points ahead of Fulham FC Foundation Res who scored seven times without reply against Guildford Saints.
Hurstpierpoint caught up some ground on the leading sides as they won 4-1 away to Jarvis Brook, Chloe Ansell and Stacey Jackson each bagging braces. Worthing Town meanwhile registered their first points and moved off the bottom by beating Henfield 7-0, Kimberley Donno hitting a hat-trick with further goals coming from Sian Elliott (2), Beckie Langridge-Rowe and Amy Priest.
Thames Valley Counties League
Kidlington swept into the semi finals of the League Cup with an 8-1 victory away to Chinnor, spearheaded by a four-goal haul from Anna Jimenez. Bethany Hawtin, April England, Chloe Morrison and Sophie Tatford joined her on the scoresheet. Charlotte Bagshaw netted twice and Lauren Head the other as Wycombe Wanderers won 3-2 at Headington Ladies. Carterton Town were 2-1 victors at Barton Utd thanks to Melissa Cuthbert and Amelia Quinn-Downing, and Barton Rovers are the other team through after beating Benson Lionesses 4-1 with goals from Phoebe Cole (2), Georgia McGill and Amelia Sergent.
Woodley Utd Res are now four points clear at the top of Division One following their 6-1 win against City Belles. Morgan Merryweather netted four times and there was one apiece from Mollie Haines and Rosie Page-Smith.
In Division Two North, Hazlemere Sports caught up ground on the top two when running out 4-0 winners over Taplow Utd.
Wargrave Ladies have taken over as the new leaders of Division Two South after a Hannah Sheehan brace, Alice Cartwright, Jodie Penny and Wendy Waterman guided them to a 5-0 success against Bracknell Town Res. There were plenty of goals on offer in the other game as Ascot Utd Res and Thatcham Town battled out a 5-5 draw.
West Riding League
Tingley Athletic were unable to take an opportunity to become the new leaders of Division One when they were held to a 2-2 draw by mid-table Silsden, for whom Laura Ackroyd netted both goals.
There were better fortunes for Tingley Athletic Res in Division Three as they stretched their advantage at the top to four points with an 8-1 victory over Brighouse Town Development. In the other game, Castleford White Rose Res edged out Skipton Town by the odd goal in five, a result which lifts them up to fourth.
AFC Gledhow emerged as 10-0 winners from the delayed League Shield First Round tie against Amaranth. Molly Thompson led the scoring with a hat-trick, Tanya Fozzard and Olivia Tyrell weighed in with braces and the total was rounded off by Rebecca Brookes, Rachel Eastwood and Kelsey Wood. Wetherby Athletic Res are also through after beating Crossley 8-3.
Highworth Town boosted their title challenge with an 11-1 victory over Market Lavington, a result which leaves them in third place, one point behind leaders FC Chippenham. Mariana Claus, Hannah Dalgleish, Sadie Harrison and Kerry Walklett all netting twice along with Alexandra Baker, Pamelia Harris and Hannah Lucker. Victoria Parry was on target for Swindon Spitfires Development in their 1-1 draw with Marlborough Town, who replied though a goal from Kirsty Miles.
In the First Round of the League Cup, Frome Town Res advanced to the quarter finals after beating Trowbridge Wanderers on penalties following a 3-3 draw. Eleanor Mason bagged a brace for Frome with Ann-Marie Hervey adding the other.
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