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Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire League
Leighton Utd Vixens have taken what could be a decisive advantage in the league title race after a Shanice Sanderson brace and Karis Richardson gave them a 3-1 victory over second placed Garston. Their biggest challengers might yet turn out to be Flitwick Ladies who are now third after beating Watton 5-0. Nicola Henman bagged a hat-trick for Flitwick with Katerina Hamplova and Zoe Molloy adding the others.
Hertford Town got back to winning ways in Division Two, scoring ten without reply past Biggleswade Ladies who may have caught the backlash from their defeat seven days earlier. Kerry Oldham and Hannah Smith each scored hat-tricks and the total was completed by Becky Shephard (2), Hayley Graham and Charlie Archer. Inka Pearson and Brooke White gave Bishop's Stortford Town a 2-1 win over Crawley Green and Evergreen Eagles edged out Hitchin Town by the odd goal in five thanks to Sophie Clark, Emily Jokiel and Samantha Takis.
Division Three leaders Garston '96 were convincing winners over Broadhall courtesy of hat-tricks from Daisy Culaj and Yasmine Walford, while Ciara Mackintosh (2), Cassandra Chase, Dani Freeman, Juliette Westbrook, Emily Pimlott, Kirsty Gravestock and Megan Jones also got on the scoresheet. Emma Hawkes bagged a treble with Ciara Craig, Louise Spendelow and Charlotte Cook adding the others for Houghton Athletic in their 6-1 victory over Panshanger Ladies. Welwyn Garden City avenged their defeat to Kings Langley seven days earlier by winning the return 4-3 and climbing back off the bottom in the process, Chemise Huitson scoring a hat-trick and Lauren Cook the other.
Stockingford AA Pavilion made up more ground on the top teams with a 3-2 success away to Continental Star, a result which leaves them four points off the pace but with three games in hand.
In Division One, Stourbridge's winning run was brought to a halt as their 100% record ended with them being held to a 3-3 draw by Wednesbury Wildcats.
S-Tech Cambridgeshire League
Claire Knibbs hit a hat-trick, with Alexia Hunter and Stacey Schreiber also finding the net as Riverside Rovers defeated Huntingdon Town 5-0 to stay top on goal difference from Netherton Utd, 3-1 winners at Cambridge University thanks to Rachel Anderson, Georgia Clarke and Megan Strickland. In the other game, Cambridge Women Res defeated Isleham Utd 6-2.
Deeping Diamonds' winning run continued in the Championship North, holding on to top spot after scoring nine without reply past Outwell Swifts. Ellie Caston and Ellie Gavaghan each scored hat-tricks along with Katie Kirby, Sasha Haw and an own goal. Bourne Ladies remain one point behind in second place after Claire Lawrenson (2), Rachel Garratt and Jemma Smith gave them a 4-0 victory over Stamford.
Sawtry Ladies opened up the title race in the Championship South by winning 2-1 away to table toppers Newmarket Town, Jorgie Hall and Sasha Smith scoring their goals. Milton Ladies meanwhile defeated March Town Utd 3-1, thanks to a Daniella Briggs hat-trick.
One match survived the weather on Sunday, Chester City moving themselves out of the bottom three, thanks to a 6-1 victory against Vauxhall Ladies.
The solitary match in Division One ended with honours even as Glossop North End and Mackworth St Francis fought out a goalless draw. A win would have taken Mackworth top but instead they move into third place.
Westward Developments Devon League
There was only one match that escaped the weather in the league on Sunday. Activate made one of their longest journeys of the season to play Budleigh Salterton in the Premier Division. Four goals for Wensdy Wise and another from Sam Wilkes gave the visitors an emphatic 5-1 win in their pursuit of table toppers Exeter & Tedburn Rangers. Leah Rawlings scored the consolation goal for Budleigh.
League leaders Durham Women did not play on Sunday and this allowed Consett Ladies to narrow the gap on them to four points with a 6-1 victory away to Billingham Town. Third placed Seaton Carew went down to a 2-1 defeat to Willington who are now one point behind them, as are Consett Belles who were 1-0 winners over Bishop Auckland Girls. Gateshead Rutherford Ravens beat Coxhoe Utd 5-0 and are out of the bottom three.
Development Division table toppers St Cuthbert's Ladies conceded their first points of the season when they were held to a 3-3 draw by Bishop Auckland Ladies. South Shields meanwhile defeated Darlington Spraire Ladies 6-2 to move to within four points of the leadership, with Boldon Development a further two points behind after beating Farringdon Detached 2-0. Seaton Carew Development returned from Washington with a 7-3 victory under their belts and St Cuthbert's Amazons won 3-2 against Swalwell Ladies.
East Riding League
Newly crowned Champions AFC Preston are through to the League Cup semi finals after they defeated Hunmanby 4-1 with goals from Paige Conlan, Aimee Lindley, Megan Toohie and Ellie Worsley. Also through are Hull City Development, 2-1 winners away to C-Force Utd.
Division Two title winners South Cave completed their successful league campaign with a 3-1 victory over runners-up Hull University. On target for South Cave were Rachel Green, Emma Osborne and Angela Pritchard.
The only outstanding Second Round tie in the League Cup saw Silver End Utd book an away trip in the quarter finals to Hutton Res with a 4-1 away win at Walden. The winners of this tie will meet Writtle, who safely negotiated their home quarter final match with Beacon Hill Rovers, winning 3-0. Eastern Avenue travelled to Wickford Town in an all-Division One tie and safely made it through after a 6-0 victory. They will now host Premier Division Chelmsford City in the semis after they won 4-0 against Walthamstow Eagles.
One fixture survived in Division One with Hullbridge Sports moving up into fourth place following their 7-0 victory against Southend Town.
The weather also took its toll in this league and indeed only one game managed to be played on Sunday.
This game was in Division Two where third placed Wotton Rovers caught up ground on the top two by winning 17-0 against Cotswold Rangers. Charlotte Walker led the scoring with a seven-goal haul and Rosanna Blacker weighed in with a further five, while there was one apiece from Amy Lewis, Claire Tyson, Kirsty Campbell, Louise Baker and Lois Iddles.
Greater London League
Northwood kept the title race alive for at least another week after they defeated Enfield Town Res 5-0, Holly Gilder and Emma Steele scoring twice along with Lisa Carty. Petts Wood are looking on course for third following their 7-2 win at Clapham Utd. Dannielle Glancy led the scoring with a hat-trick, Charlotte Lee added a brace and there was one apiece from Frankie Mardon and Lauren Thatcher. Kirsty Higginson (2), Nikki May (2), Tanya Holley, Kelly Newbound, Alexandra Rusk and Victoria Wells were all on the scoresheet as Bromley LFC defeated Wealdstone 8-1.
Denham Utd Res moved to within four points of Division Two North leaders Tower Hamlets with a 4-0 victory over Headstone Manor, Alissa Down netting twice along with Charlie Leigh Dixon and Priscilla Martins. Clapham Kicks also won 4-0 against Enfield Town 3rds thanks to Alison Speechly (2), Alexa Coates and an own goal.
Hampton & Richmond Borough extended their Division Two South lead to six points with a 3-2 win at second placed Chobham Burymead, Katie Foster scoring twice along with Bianca Underhill. Godalming Town follow on after Rachel Bush (2) and Grace Merry gave them a 3-1 victory over Balham Panthers. AFC Phoenix Res defeated Carshalton Athletic Res 8-1 with goals from Marta Perez (2), Frances Duffy (2), Lydia Tobin (2), Anna Badham and Viktorija Bertasiene.
Louise Askew netted the only goal as Division Three North leaders Tower Hamlets Res won 1-0 at East London to go eight points ahead of Kikk Talang, who were beaten 3-0 by Hackney Res. Debbie Cagnin, Jessica Mulvey and Kate Meehan were Hackney's markswomen. Yvonne Biggins and Melanie Johnson scored the goals for Old Actonians Res as they drew 2-2 with Alexandra Park, who replied through a brace from Tracey Caldwell.
Victoire Ladies are twelve points clear at the top of Division Three South after goals from Jeanie Keable and Louise Feeney gave them a 2-0 win at Putney Vale. South London beat Bedhead 3-1 with goals from Ashleigh Mell, Emma Searle and Lynlea Ward.
Greater Manchester League
Only one game managed to survive the weather and it took place in Division Two, Manchester Rovers climbing into third place in Division Two with a 1-0 victory away to Little Lever SC.
Gemma Bennett scored a crucial goal for Rushmoor Community as they held league leaders Winchester City Flyers to a 1-1 draw, Louisa Castle was on target for Winchester.
The top of the table clash in Division Two went the way of Warsash Wasps, who defeated Alton Utd 3-2 to open up a gap of six points. Danielle Cheyney, Kiera Gray and Belinda Martin were on target for Warsash with Rebecca Bell netting twice in reply.
Bournemouth Sports secured the runners-up position in Division Three as they finished off their campaign with a 4-2 victory over Tadley Calleva. Keely Smith netted two of the goals with Kerry Weeks and Lucia White joining her on the scoresheet.
Haslingden kept themselves in the running for the title with an 8-2 victory away to Penwortham Girls, a result which takes them to within two points of their second placed opponents.
In Division Two, Burnley Girls & Ladies are in second place after they ran out 7-0 winners over Lancaster City.
Midwest Counties League
In the only match to survive the weather on Sunday, Ludlow Ladies moved themselves closer to mid-table when they defeated AFC Worcester Olympic 3-0.
Aylsham Town now head Division One by nine points after an Abbie Charlton brace and Lisa Ferdani earned them a 3-2 win away to Wymondham Town. Emily Leach, Stacey Newrick and Laura Summerfield accounted for the goals as Bungay Town defeated Sprowston 3-1 whilst Fakenham Town won 4-2 against Mulbarton Belles.
Brandon Town restored their three point lead in Division Two by scoring eight without reply past Red Rose. Tiffany Forshaw bagged a hat-trick, Laura Brame and Brooke Wickens weighed in with doubles and Georgina O'Malley was also on target. Kirkley & Pakefield drew 1-1 with North Walsham Angels, who scored through Imogen Carver, whilst Laura Hudson led the scoring with a hat-trick as Morley Ladies won 9-1 against Toftwood Ladies. Lucy Kean (2), Emma Anderson, Hannah Lucas, Laura Patrick and Emma Skinner added the other goals. Harleston are out of the bottom two after a Lacey Andrews brace earned them a 2-1 victory over Bungay Town Res.
North Riding League
York City Res stay two points clear after scoring eight without reply against Brooklyn Ladies. Rachel Harding and Laura Porritt each hit doubles along with Margot Widdup and Amy Humphrys. Poppleton remain on their heels as they beat Fishburn Park 8-1, Sophie Bradley netting four times along with Hannah Bush (2), Emily Calpin and Danielle Rankine. Aimee Atha also bagged a four-goal haul and Charlotte Selstrom added the other two for Guisborough Ladies in their 6-0 victory over Huntington whilst York RI netted five times at Brompton. Catterick Garrison won 5-2 against Stokesley, Anna McKernon and Jessica Paling each netting twice with Frances Nichol adding the other.
Newcastle East End still stretch the pace at the top of the table and their 3-1 victory over Cramlington Utd means they now lead the way by three points from Whitley Bay Development, who are up into second place after beating Crown Newlaithes 4-0.
Sherwood Youth are back in second place in the table following their 5-1 victory against Bingham Town. Eva Hook led the scoring with a hat-trick for Sherwood, while the other two were netted by Sholarna French.
Sheffield & Hallamshire League
The title race could be decided in a fortnight when leaders Oughtibridge play their one remaining game at home to challengers Handsworth who have to win that one as well as their other five remaining games to pip Oughtibridge, who won 4-0 at Staveley MW on Sunday thanks to another hat-trick from Codi Melia with Lauren Turner also scoring. Mae Spencer (2), Fran Godbehere and Chloe Tattershall netted for Handsworth who finished 4-2 winners over Chesterfield, the away goals coming from Lucy Darbyshire and Alex Hickerman.
In Division Two, Anston stayed in title contention with a 3-0 victory over Socrates. Tasha Carlton scored for Mexborough Athletic in their 4-1 home defeat by Sheffield Rangers.
Unbeaten Division Three leaders Beighton Magpies' fixture at home to bottom team Greasborough Youth,who have yet to get a point ended in a predictable home win. The margin of 33-0 owed much to the different experience levels of the two teams, the adverse weather, the condition of the pitch and a numerical advantage caused by Greasborough being a player short from the start and playing the second half with just seven, some of whom were carrying knocks, but to their credit persevered. Beighton's scorers were Hayley Hirst, who netted seven, Ellen Smith with six and Ashton Crouch (4). Kerry Armstrong and Lucy Birks each scored hat-tricks and the total was completed by Rachel Bates (2), Rachel Hale (2), Emily Rumsby (2), Charlotte Hawkins (2), Megan Fletcher and Rebecca Roberts. Lucy Strutt hit a hat-trick and Sophie Mills scored the other two for AFC Unity who rounded off their home fixtures with a 5-2 win over Hemsworth.
Only two games managed to start on Sunday, but neither of them were able to finish as the weather brought abandonment in each case. This included Division Two leaders Taunton Town Development and second placed Combe St Nicholas playing away to Evercreech and Wellington respectively, but waterlogged pitches brought both matches to a halt with the scorelines level at the time.
South East League
Dartford Royals took advantage of their rivals' inactivity to beat Parkwood Rangers 3-1 and open up a lead of seven points. Susie Benham, Victoria Bull and Kelly Philpott all scored to hand Dartford their sixth successive league win.
One match was also played in Division One East, Charlton Athletic Development going back into third place after Katie Cowcher and Ellie Richards gave them a 2-1 victory away to Castle Colts.
Abbey Rangers chipped further away at Worthing Minors' lead at the top of Division One West, trimming it to ten points by beating Worthing Town 4-2. Hannah Johnson and Rachel Johnson each netted twice for Abbey.
In the solitary match to be played in the Kent County Division, Kara Richardson scored twice along with Harrietta Alvarado and Beth Cooper as Margate Ladies ran out 4-1 winners over Anchorians 3rds.
Prince of Wales have reached the Chairman's Cup Final after they defeated Crockenhill 5-4 on a penalty shootout, after the sides had battled out a 1-1 draw in their semi final.
Leaders Shrewsbury Town made a swift return to winning ways with a 6-1 victory away to Wyrley Ladies. Tania Prior and Natalie Turner each netted twice for the Shrews along with Daisy Bradshaw and Kim Winton. Stone Dominoes remain three points behind after scoring seven without reply against Leek Ladies. Stoke Town meanwhile boosted their chances of a mid-table finish as they defeated Whitchurch 2-0.
Brantham Athletic were held to a draw for the second successive week, this time by East Bergholt Utd. Victoria Campbell scored for East Bergholt and the result means that Brantham now lead by four points from Long Melford, who have two games in hand. Jade Horne grabbed the only goal of the game as Copleston Ladies went third by beating Bacton Utd 1-0.
Thames Valley Counties League
Carterton Town are the new Division One leaders after running out 6-0 winners over City Belles. Georgia Rose hit a hat-trick and Kerry O'Connor added a brace, with Amelia Quinn-Downing completing the scoring. Wycombe Wanderers are just two points adrift in third place following their 4-0 victory away to Aylesbury Utd in which Charlotte Bagshaw scored twice along with Jacqueline Coomber and Erin Jenkins.
In Division Two North, Launton went level on points with leaders Chinnor with a 4-1 victory away to Benson Lionesses, courtesy of a goal apiece from Abigail Johnson, Rosie Kent, Amy Montgomery and Samantha Cleaver. Taplow Utd won for the second time this season, beating Summertown Stars 5-3. Maria Ferrer hit a hat-trick for Taplow with Helen Ritchie adding a double.
The two teams at the foot of the table in Division Two South met each other and the points were shared as Bracknell Town Res and Flackwell Heath finished level at 2-2.
West Riding League
Ossett Town kept up their good form of recent weeks and they are up to third place in the Premier Division after winning 5-1 away to Keighley Oaks.
Oulton Ladies scored six times without reply against Republica Inter, a result which means they are in the top half of the Division One table.
Amaranth recorded only their second win of the season in Division Three, beating Crossley 5-1. Skipton Town were also 4-0 victors over Battyeford SC Belles Res.
League leaders Harrogate Railway are through to the semi finals of the League Cup following their 3-0 victory away to Battyeford SC Belles. Tingley Athletic eased through to the last four by beating Brighouse Town Development 7-2 and Tingley Athletic Res join them in the semi finals, they won 9-2 against Ilkley Town.
Bradford City A booked their place in the League Shield semi finals, thanks to a fine 3-1 victory away to AFC Gledhow. Brighouse Athletic of the Premier Division are also through after beating Hepworth Utd 3-0. Altofts Ladies were 3-0 winners over Tyersal whilst Wetherby Athletic Res defeated Hemsworth MW 2-1 after extra time.
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