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East Midlands League
A 3-1 victory away to Peterborough Northern Star was enough to confirm Nettleham as Premier Division Champions. Nettleham went into the game needing a point to move above Oughtibridge and end the hopes of Northern Star and goals from Abbie Murrell (2) and Annie Ward secured the title whilst Northern Star will have to settle for third. Kettering Town were 2-0 winners away to Mansfield Hosiery Mills thanks to second half goals from Steph Gale and Mikaela Welford.
Division One North title winners Woodlands Ladies completed their successful campaign with a 2-1 victory over Lincoln Moorlands Railway, ending their opponents' chances of taking the runners-up spot. Megan Herbstritt and Jody Scott netted the goals for Woodlands, with Lauren Churcher replying. Scarlet Woods netted twice and Lisa Cromey added the other as Grimsby Borough defeated Sleaford Town 3-1.
The chase is still on for second place in Division One South and Northampton Town must wait and see if they will stay there after completing their fixtures by scoring twelve times without reply past Corby Town. Emma Dunmore was on target five times, Georgina Powell weighed in with a hat-trick and there were doubles from Francesca Speck and Leah Stacey. Lucy Phillips-Poole and Hannah Webster scored the goals as Oadby & Wigston Dynamo won 2-1 away to Corby S & L and they need a point from their final match to finish runners-up.
Eastern Region League
Acle Utd narrowly missed out on the title for the second successive season but they will end the campaign with a trophy after beating AFC Dunstable 6-1 in the League Cup Final. Laura Holden and Megan Todd each netted twice for Acle along with Grace Birchall and Kirstie Kindred.
Meanwhile the League Plate went the way of Hutton, who won 1-0 against Stevenage Ladies Res to deny the Division One South title winners the chance of winning the double. Katie Lowen scored the only goal of the game for Hutton.
London & South East League
AFC Phoenix have a great first season in the league, finishing in the runners-up spot, and they rounded off their campaign with a 7-1 victory over third placed London Kent Football Utd. Saskia Philp bagged herself a four-goal haul and she was joined on the scoresheet by Marie Louis, Natalia Mann and Michaella Williams.
North East League
Durham Cestria appear to be narrowly losing out to Norton & Stockton Ancients in the Premier Division title race but they were victorious when the two sides met in the League Cup Final on Sunday, Molly Holder and Caroline Dixon scoring the goals as Durham won 2-0.
In the Premier Division, Farsley Celtic are finishing the season in good form and can still grab themselves a top three place, moving closer with an 8-1 victory away to Wallsend Boys Club. Shirley Murphy hit a hat-trick along with doubles from Aaliyah Allen and Chelsea Schofield, Louise McCreadie completing the scoring.
Boldon CA Villa will end up in at least third place in the Northern Division following their 2-1 win against Consett Ladies, Allison Ferris and Robyn Foster netting their goals with Carolanne Hughes replying. Abbie Bonner, Ellie Frank and Ellie Smith were on the scoresheet as York RI drew 3-3 with Guisborough Ladies, who replied through Laura Wallace (2) and Holly Smith.
North West League
Burnley Girls & Ladies have won the Premier Division title following their 4-0 victory over CMB Ladies on Sunday. Stockport County's midweek win against Blackpool means they will finish as runners-up, with Wigan Athletic in third.
FC United of Manchester completed the League and Cup double and retained the Argyle Sports Cup with a 3-2 victory over Stockport County in the Final. Kirsty Chambers scored a late winner for her side to add to earlier strikes from Fran Sullivan and Jess Battle.
Warrington Wolverines carried off the Argyle Sports Plate after running out 3-0 winners over Liverpool Marshalls Feds Res with Nicola Chatterley, Wendy Booth and Claudia Hutton scoring their goals.
South West League
Marine Academy Plymouth remain on course to finish as runners-up in the Premier Division after sharing a 5-5 draw with Exeter City. Sam Drewery hit a hat-trick for Marine, with Emily Eaton and Louisa Stentiford-Crook adding the others, whilst Exeter replied via an Abbie Britton hat-trick, Hana Bennett and Emily Toogood. Torquay Utd look like they will end up in third despite a 2-0 success away to Ilminster Town in which Sarah Smith netted both goals. Annie Martin, Kayla Garland, Sian Towler and Marika Niekuwal were on the scoresheet as Forest Green Rovers ended their campaign in sixth place after winning 4-1 against Keynsham Town Development, whose consolation came from Libby Sims. Bishop's Lydeard came away from Downend Flyers with a 6-2 victory under their belts, Emily Syme bagging a four-goal haul along with Nicola Brown and Willow Dyke.
Wootton Bassett Town went level on points with Eastern Division leaders Portishead Town after second half goals from Laura Gammon and Michelle Rich gave them a 2-0 win away to Oldland Abbotonians. Almondsbury remain in the hunt for a top four place as they won 5-0 at Frome Town, which leaves them one point ahead of Team Mendip who picked up a win and a draw from a double header with FC Chippenham. The first meeting ended 2-2, Ellie Oritt and Ellison Roberts netting for Team Mendip while Kathryn Kilgour and Lily Withers replied, before Team Mendip won 3-1 in the second game. Swindon Spitfires edged out Cheltenham Town Development by the odd goal in nine, courtesy of a Katie Wadey hat-trick, Claire Moreton and Debbie Rose.
Plymouth Argyle Development kept their title hopes alive in the Western Division by inflicting a first defeat of the season on leaders Callington Town, Gabi Alphous scoring the only goal of the game to move her team to within two points of the leaders. Laura Burwood and Mary Murphy were on target as third placed Alphington won 2-1 against Plympton Ladies and Exeter & Tedburn Rangers drew 2-2 with Newquay Celtic, for whom Lisa Hegarty netted both goals.
Southern Region League
AFC Bournemouth secured the Division One South title with a victory over Winchester City Flyers Res. Emma Davis was on target five times and Meg Vella contributed a further four, with Rosie Eden, Emily Phillips and Chloe Spencer adding the others. Megan Fox (2), Keeley Fitzgerald and Heather Lewis were on the scoresheet as runners-up Warsash Wasps defeated Southampton Women Res 4-2 and Eastleigh ran out 5-1 winners over Alton Ladies, Lucie Agombar netting twice along with Natasha Konczak, Samantha Hide and Hollie Agombar.
In Division One North, Wycombe Wanderers completed the season as they defeated Wokingham & Emmbrook 6-0. Tara Woodward was on target four times along with Emma Dean and Amy Johnston.
West Midlands League
The Premier Division title race will go to the wire after the top of the table clash between Leafield Athletic and Bedworth Utd finished in a 3-3 draw. Amy Andrews, Weronika Jagielska and Nieve Newman netted the goals for Leafield, with Bedworth replying through a Sarah Rowles brace and Kirsty Farnsworth, meaning Leafield remain two points ahead but having played one game more. The bottom two teams in the table also met on Sunday and will finish level on points after Leamington Lions and Worcester Utd ended goalless.
Goldenhill Wanderers won 1-0 against Shrewsbury Town in Division One North, meaning that Sutton Coldfield Town will have to wait until they have a chance to claim the title. A defeat for Goldenhill would have confirmed Sutton Coldfield as Champions but Holly Ellison's goal means that they can still mathematically catch them. Second placed Leek Town completed their fixtures by scoring ten times without reply past Brereton Town. Rehanne Mellor led the scoring with a hat-trick, Kim Sheldon and Lacey Smith each added a double and there was one apiece from Emily Boon, Kayleigh Sheldon and Elise Skelding.
Things are still in Coventry Sphinx' hands in Division One South, their 2-2 draw with Redditch Utd means they will land the title by winning their last two games whilst Redditch, who take over at the top from Gornal Ladies on goal difference, will need to be victorious when the two teams meet again at the end of the month.
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