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East Midlands League
In the only Premier Division game to be played, Kettering Town lifted themselves out of the bottom three with a 5-2 victory away to Grimsby Borough. Laura Beckett netted two of the goals and there was one apiece from Lauren Leone, Sienna McNeil and Mikaela Welford.
Ollerton Town face a waiting game to see if they will finish as runners-up in Division One North after completing their fixtures by defeating Cleethorpes Town 5-2 with goals from Stacey Curzon (2), Molly Ecott, Clare Hayes and Natalie Gibson. They can still be caught or overhauled by Ruddington Village and Gedling Town, who scored eight times without reply past Alfreton Town to go third. Hayley Brown was on target six times for Gedling along with Saqqara Nugent and Louisa Payne. Winterton Rangers went two better with a 10-0 victory over Teversal, Lindsey Hughes bagging a four-goal haul along with Alex McNeive (2), Sophie Hibbert, Kirsty Shaw, Kathryn Standerline and Emily Wright.
Moulton Ladies have been confirmed as Champions of Division One South after Oadby & Wigston Dynamo, the last remaining team which could catch them, were beaten 2-1 by Raunds Town for whom Laura Forde and Eloise Willmott scored. Riverside LFC meanwhile completed their season by winning 3-1 at Rothwell Corinthians thanks to a Kier Perkins brace and Alexa Hunter.
Eastern Region League
Newly crowned Champions Stevenage Ladies rounded off their successful campaign with a 6-0 victory over Great Shelford. Nicole Perschsky and Donna McGuigan each scored twice along with Amy Josland and Josie North to ensure they won the league by a margin of four points. At the other end of the table, Great Wakering will finish outside of the bottom two after Helen Clifford, Rhianne Cunningham, Georgia Holdaway and Paige White gave them a 4-0 win against Acle Ladies.
Division One East title winners Writtle will not be able to finish their season with an unbeaten record as they went down to a 4-3 defeat at the hands of runners-up Silver End. Rebecca Hollocks hit a hat-trick for Silver End and Rebekah Henderson added the other with Abigail Fry, Sophie Vale and Charlotte Walker replying.
In Division One West, Hoddesdon Owls ran out 7-3 winners away to Stevenage Ladies Res. Becky Scola hit a hat-trick and Kristina O'Connell added a brace, along with Charlotte Grogan and an own goal. In contrast, the other match in the division between Colney Heath and Sawbridgeworth Town ended in a goalless draw.
London & South East League
The final match of the league season was played on Sunday and it ended with honours even as Herne Bay and Eastbourne Town battled out a 1-1 draw. Both goals came in the first half, Daniella Farmer netting for Herne Bay and Eastbourne replying through Natasha Pearson.
North East League
Leaders Brighouse Town did not play on Sunday and Barnsley are still pushing them all the way. The second placed side ran out 12-2 winners over Wetherby Athletic and are nine points off the pace but with two games in hand. Darcie Greene was on target four times and Drew Greene hit a hat-trick, with Holly Findlay (2), Danielle Lowe, Kathryn Smith and Rebecca Hale also getting on the scoresheet. York City hold on to third place following their 3-3 draw with Tynedale. Megan Branham, Rebecca Dawson and Sara Renfrew scored their goals with Vicky Mudd, Christine Murray and Megan Watson replying. Sheffield Utd Community have replaced Boldon Ladies in fifth after edging them out by the odd goal in seven. Sophie Bell and Shannon Smith both scored twice for the Blades with Alex Ross (2) and Marina Georgakopoulou on target for the home side.
One match took place in the Northern Division, York City Res finishing off their fixtures by winning 5-2 at Birtley Town. Ellie Randall netted twice with Charlie Shaw, Jessie Shipley and Rachel Harding adding the others for York who will end up in fifth place.
Farsley Celtic kept the Southern Division title race alive for a few more days after beating Doncaster Belles (Women's) 1-0. A defeat would have handed Oughtibridge the title but a second half goal from Lucy Raine ensured that Farsley will take it to their final matches. Ossett Albion leapfrogged Rovers Foundation Ladies in the table by defeating them 4-2, courtesy of a Rachel Barber brace, Kimberly Nallon and Anna Taylor.
North West League
Crewe Alexandra are all but confirmed as Champions but require one more point to be absolutely sure after being held to a 2-2 draw by Blackburn Community. Bolton Wanderers effectively require one more point to finish second with Manchester Stingers in third. Wigan Athletic have had a decent season and it will end in the top half of the table following their 6-2 success away to Blackpool. Birkenhead meanwhile netted eight times without reply against Northwich Vixens, a result which means they will finish outside of the bottom two.
In Division One North, PNE Development have set the target for the chasing clubs after winning their final match 3-1 at Carlisle Utd. They are in fact guaranteed at least second place with CMB Ladies needing to win both of their remaining games in order to catch them, but their challenge took a huge blow on Sunday as they were beaten 1-0 by Stockport County Blues. Penrith AFC are still in the hunt for runners-up, doing their cause no harm with a 7-1 victory over Leigh RMI. After having been bottom of the table for a long time, Workington Reds leapt out of the bottom two by beating Bury Girls & Ladies 3-2.
The resignation of Mersey Girls has triggered a re-calculation of the Division One South table but MSB Woolton are still on the verge of the title. They need to win one of their remaining two games to render themselves uncatchable and indeed only Warrington Wolverines can still overhaul them, keeping their hopes alive by winning 5-1 at Liverpool Marshalls Feds Res.
South West League
Brislington clinched the league title on Thursday night with a 1-0 victory over local rivals Downend Flyers. Georgia Vandries scored the only goal of the game to hand Brislington the result they required to finish three points ahead of runners-up Marine Academy Plymouth. Bishop's Lydeard made sure of third place by beating Frome Town 4-0 thanks to a Holly Miller hat-trick and Kitty Wells. Downend Flyers meanwhile bounced back from their midweek defeat to win 1-0 against Torquay Utd on Sunday with an Amber Coates goal.
Eastern Division title winners Yeovil Town Intermediate ran out 6-0 winners over Oldland Abbotonians. Harriet King led the scoring with a hat-trick and there was one apiece from Emma Brazell, Imogen Fisher and Olivia Watts. Sian Towler netted twice and Robyn Lee added the other as Forest Green Rovers Res defeated Ilminster Town 3-1.
Charlestown were unable to finish their successful season with an unbeaten record as they were beaten 1-0 in their final game by Callington Town. Kat Marment scored the only goal of the game to ensure Callington finish as runners-up, two points behind their opponents. Alphington have taken third place after Laura Burwood gave them a 1-0 victory over Exeter & Tedburn Rangers.
Southern Region League
Marlow can still finish as runners-up in the Premier Division after they won 2-1 away to Milton Keynes City. Abi Canvin netted both goals for Marlow who need to win their final two games by large margins in order to climb above Oxford City.
Southampton Women have won the Division One title following their 4-2 victory over Wycombe Wanderers. Sheree Bell-Jack, Jane Yeates, Darcey Read and Karleen Hellard scored the goals to ensure that Southampton overtook Chesham Utd, who have to settle for second place.
West Midlands League
TNS Ladies rounded off their title winning season on a winning note, scoring seven times without reply against Kingshurst Sporting Club. Crusaders have made sure of finishing as runners-up, thanks to a 7-1 success at Leamington Lions, whilst Wrockwardine Wood went fifth in the table by beating Wednesfield Town 2-1.
It was a good day for Burton Albion in Division One North as they now have matters in their hands in the title race. The Brewers Ladies ran out 8-1 winners over Bilbrook whilst their two main rivals, Stone Dominoes and Stockingford AA Pavilion, battled out a 2-2 draw. Meanwhile at the other end of the table, Atherstone Ladies climbed off the bottom at the expense of Florence after beating them 7-3.
One match was played in Division One South but it saw Coundon Court take over at the top of the table, courtesy of a 4-1 victory away to Malvern Town.
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