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Northern Division One
The leadership exchanged hands once again with Hull City returning to the top after a 7-0 victory over Morecambe. Katie Thompson and Hope Knight both hit hat-tricks for unbeaten Hull, with Rebecca Beech adding the other goal.
Liverpool Marshalls Feds had started the day as leaders but find themselves back in second place after being held to a 1-1 draw by Chorley. The Lancashire side have proved to be a tough nut to crack for the leading sides this season and they took a first half lead through Rachel Wood, which looked like being enough until Sasha Rowe salvaged a vital point for the Feds when she equalised, six minutes from time.
Bolton Wanderers are looking on course for a top half finish in their first season in the league, boosting those chances by beating Chester-le-Street Town 2-1. Ruby Howard gave Bolton a first half lead and after Nichole Goundry-Havery looked to have earned the Cestrians a precious point when she levelled the scores eight minutes from time, Bethany Worth broke their hearts as she scored the winner for Bolton deep into injury time.
Are Mossley Hill in the midst of another great escape? The Merseysiders made it seven points out of nine and won their second successive match, 3-0 over Barnsley to go level on points with the team above them. Caroline Charlton put them in front on the half hour and a second half brace by Amy Hughes sealed matters for Mossley.
Midlands Division One
Loughborough Foxes took another huge stride towards the title when they beat one of their main rivals, third placed TNS Ladies, 5-1 to open up a lead of nine points. Eva Rogers and Rebecca McGrother each netted twice and Laura Steele added the other to help take the Foxes closer towards erasing the memories of last season's agonising near miss, while Emily Ridge hit a consolation for TNS.
Burton Albion seem to be finding their best form again and a 3-0 win away to Steel City Wanderers takes them back up to fourth. Sophia Bonser marked her debut for the club with a first half goal and Jordan Atkin added a second half double for the Lady Brewers.
Solihull Moors cemened themselves in sixth place by scoring nine times without reply past Rotherham Utd. Natalie Courtney, Samantha White and Tanya Dickinson each bagged doubles and they were joined on the scoresheet by Chloe Bickley, Amelia Kirk and Victoria Grieve.
Long Eaton Utd continue to improve and they were 2-0 winners away to Sporting Khalsa, courtesy of a goal apiece from Katherine Clarke and Viki Adam.
Birmingham & West Midlands Ladies meanwhile registered their fourth league victory of the campaign when beating Leicester City Ladies 6-0. Charlotte Fisher led the scoring for her side as she hit a hat-trick whilst Shannie Jennings, Katy Kirby and Emily Painter accounted for the other goals.
South East Division One
AFC Wimbledon march on at the top of the table and now have a sixteen point lead following their 2-1 success away to Norwich City. Both of Wimbledon's goals came during the first half, Georgia Heasman and Caroline Bisson putting them two ahead at the break, before Chelsea Garrett pulled one back for Norwich during the second half.
Two of Wimbledon's main rivals met each other and it was Milton Keynes Dons who won 1-0 against second placed Ipswich Town. Charly Clarke scored the only goal of the game to help her side close in on the top three and keep their title hopes alive.
Leyton Orient stay third but saw any remaining title chances disappear as they were beaten 1-0 by Cambridge Utd. Faith Hewitt was on target as Cambridge picked up one of their best results of the season to date.
Denham Utd ran out 4-1 winners over Enfield Town and have moved to within a single point of their opponents. Alissa Down (2), Sophie Cheadle and Kayleigh Currivan were the markswomen for Denham, while Enfield's consolation came from Regan Coleman.
South West Division One
Leaders Southampton Women returned to league action with their eleventh straight victory, 2-0 against Cheltenham Town. Manuela Naprta gave them the lead shortly before half time, with Kellie Warren adding the second during the second half.
Southampton Saints meanwhile defeated Brislington 3-1 and this has taken them into second place, behind their neighbours. Catherine Browning, Alisha Buckingham and Krystal Whyte were all on target for the Saints, with Brislington's consolation coming from Brodie Vogt.
Plymouth Argyle played their first league match since 14th January and appeared to be wasting no time with a thirteen goal victory over St Nicholas, halting their opponents' run of good form. Natasha Knapman had a great day in front of goal, netting seven times in total, Becky Atkins and Zoe Cunningham added two apiece, with Dani Barr and an own goal completing a powerful performance from Argyle.
Maidenhead Utd move three points ahead of Larkhall Athletic after beating them 1-0 in their meeting, Tina Brett grabbing the only goal of the game early in the second half.
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