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Glasgow City maintained their two-point gap lead over second placed Hibernian at the top of the Scottish Building Society SWPL 1 after scoring eight times without reply past Aberdeen.
Hayley Lauder opened the scoring after eight minutes, with Joanne Love and Katie McCabe adding goals in quick succession. Love then netted her second of the game, ensuring City a comfortable 4-0 advantage at the break. Carla Boyce, fired home the fifth, twelve minutes after the restart, and Noelle Murray got herself on the scoresheet with ten minutes remaining. Joanne Paton scored her first of the afternoon as she volleyed in City's seventh goal and Murray made it an impressive eight for City by converting a Leanne Ross cross.
Hibernian meanwhile also notched up an 8-0 victory in their local derby against Spartans. Rachel McLauchlan had a great day in front of goal, finding the net five times in total, and she was joined on the scoresheet by Katey Turner, Lisa Robertson and Abigail Harrison.
Celtic are looking good for a third place finish following their 4-1 victory over Stirling University. All of Celtic's goals came during the first half, Holly Napier giving them a lead which was doubled by an own goal. Natalie Ross made it three and Sarah Ewens added the other, before Nicole Pullar grabbed a second half consolation for Stirling.
Hamilton Academical took a huge stride towards safety with a 2-0 success away to Rangers. Lori Gardner gave them the lead on the half hour, with Kodie Hay scoring a decisive second after the brek to seal a precious win for the Accies. The result leaves Hamilton seven points above Aberdeen, with three matches left to play.
Forfar Farmington played their first match since clinching the SWPL 2 title two weeks ago and it saw them go down to defeat for only the second time, beaten 3-1 by Edinburgh University Hutchison Vale. Nichola Sturrock netted twice in the first half for EUHV and Margaux Durand-Watson made it three during the second half, before Forfar replied late on through Danni McGinley.
Glasgow Girls moved back into second place by winning 5-2 away to East Fife. Megan Logan and Georgie McTear each scored twice, with Kirsty MacDonald also on target to help put Glasgow back in the driving seat for the runners-up spot.
Glasgow Girls have climbed above Motherwell who are back in third after being beaten 4-3 by a rejuvenated Hearts side. Jeanfield Swifts meanwhile kept their hopes of a top two place alive with a 1-0 victory away to Buchan Ladies, Amy Henderson scoring the only goal of the game deep into injury time.
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