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East Midlands League
Leicester City Women Development have extended their Premier Division lead to five points after running out 7-0 winners over Woodlands Ladies. Sian Johnson and Chantelle Robinson each scored twice, with one apiece from Angel Craig-Tapper, Natalie Hurst and Lucie Mugridge. Peterborough Utd are now the team in second place as they inflicted a first defeat of the season on Rise Park, beating them 3-1 thanks to a Donna McGuigan brace and Laura Dodwell. Mansfield Town meanwhile won for the first time, 3-1 at Leicester City Ladies with goals from Beth Wilcockson (2) and Zoe Meynick.
The Division One North table is still in its very early stages and occupying top spot are Lincoln Moorlands Railway. Alice Hayes scored a late goal to earn them a 1-1 draw with Ilkeston Town, who had earlier taken the lead through Millie Huckle. Amie Barnes-Ford hit a hat-trick as Hykeham Town ran out 7-2 winners away to Retford Utd. Millie Seaton added a couple and they were joined on the scoresheet by Kirsty Dalzell and Chloe Witt. Grimsby Borough opened up their campaign by beating Sleaford Town 2-0 with goals from Lydia Clark and Christina O'Callaghan.
Northampton Town are the early pacesetters in Division One South, following their 6-2 victory over Notts County. Emma Dunmore led the scoring with a four-goal haul and also on target were Kellie Billenness and Alex Bartlett. Oadby & Wigston joined Northampton on six points with a 2-0 win away to Lutterworth Athletic, given to them by Samantha Hargrave and Sophie Tew. Zoe Watkins bagged a hat-trick as Corby Town defeated Loughborough Foxes Vixens 3-1 and Desford edged out Thrapston Town by the odd goal in seven, Abbi Morrall-Faulkner netting all four for them.
Eastern Region League
Cambridge City are the new leaders of the Premier Division after they won 3-2 against Bedford Ladies. Sofia Castiglione, Laura Mills and Isabella Simmons scored the goals to maintain their side's 100% record. Acle Utd had started the day on top but were beaten for the first time, 3-1 by Royston Town for whom Charlotte South (2) and Sammy Tinsley were on target. Harlow Town complete the top three after Abbey Dell, Kaydee King, Kirsty Woodacre and Tayla Handscombe gave them a 4-1 victory over Colney Heath. Wymondham Town got back to winning ways, beating AFC Sudbury 2-1 thanks to Mollie O'Callaghan and Alice Ladbrooke, whilst a Georgia Holdaway brace and Danielle Butler saw Brentwood Town to a 3-0 win against AFC Dunstable. Peterborough Northern Star notched up their first win, scoring five times without reply past Haringey Borough. Cassie Steward netted twice with the others coming from Paige Jones, Emma Polland and Katie Steward.
Division One leaders Stevenage Ladies Res saw their advantage cut to three points as they went down to a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Newmarket Town. Laura Bailey, Sarah O'Rourke, Antonia Smith, Brooke Wickens and Beth Woodfield all scored to give Newmarket a fine result. Victoria Kinsman hit a hat-trick and Rosi Webb the other as Hutton won 4-0 at Hertford Town to go back into second place, above Hoddesdon Town Owls who drew 1-1 with Hatfield Peveral. Christa Osman was on target for Hatfield, with Hoddesdon replying through Kristina O'Connell. St Ives Town are now the division's only remaining unbeaten team, Tierney Coulson and Hannah Seymour-Shove netted their goals as they drew 2-2 with Histon, for whom Kaya Haq and Sophie Lanham were on target. Jodie Hopkins-Duckhouse was another hat-trick scorer, for King's Lynn Town as they won 5-3 at Ipswich Wanderers, Tiffany Forshaw and Oksana Imanalijeva joining her on the scoresheet.
London & South East League
Whyteleafe are still setting the early pace in the league and preserved their one point advantage by winning 2-0 at Parkwood Rangers, Mercedes Bromfield and Hayley Halford scoring their goals. Eastbourne Town meanwhile beat Aylesford 2-1 and this has taken them into second place. Catherine Hyland netted a second half winner to add to Fran Cook's earlier strike, with Laura Brown replying. Raquel Arevalo and Saskia Philp each netted twice, with one apiece from Kasey Kelm, Natalia Mann and Rebecca May, as third placed AFC Phoenix enjoyed a comfortable 7-1 victory over Fulham FC Foundation. Kent Football Utd meanwhile claimed their second straight win, 5-1 against Queen's Park Rangers Development thanks to a Rachel Stevens hat-trick, Amy Russ and Elizabeth Waldie.
North East League
Harrogate Town continued their promising start in the Premier Division following promotion, notching their second straight win when beating Wallsend Boys Club 5-2. Sophie Tinson led the scoring with a hat-trick, Grace Adams and Rebecca Hale adding the others. Natasha Wilson and Victoria Jayne netted the goals as Tynedale opened up their campaign with a 2-1 victory over Rotherham Utd and Farsley Celtic claimed their first win, 2-1 at Castleford White Rose thanks to Dee Swales and Kerri Zserdicky-Shirt.
Sunderland West End are setting the early pace in the Northern Division, making it six points out of six with a 5-1 victory at St Cuthbert's Ladies. Alex Ross and Kristen Whitfield netted two goals apiece, with Kay Mills also on target. Redcar Town's first game in the league saw them score ten times without reply past Cramlington Utd, spearheaded by a four-goal haul from Jess Round. Jenny Dixon added two, with Suzanne Fox, Emily Fewster, Ellie Turner and Beth Enderwick completing the scoring. Abigail Phipps (2), Erin Liddle, Brittany James and Beth White accounted for the goals as Washington Association also started well, winning 5-1 at Norton & Stockton Ancients Res.
Ellie Brightmore bagged a hat-trick with Caitlan Ross-Robinson (2) and Emily Pierrepont also on target as Southern Division leaders Barnsley Development defeated Doncaster Belles (Women's) 6-0. Ossett Utd remain one point behind in second following their 7-2 win at Wakefield. Debbie Hastings hit a hat-trick, Jenna Wraith weighed in with brace while Lauren Swailes and Emily Starkie also found the net. Rachel Pritchard and Emma Richardson were the markswomen for Altofts Ladies in their 2-1 victory over Harrogate Railway and York RI also won for the first time, 2-0 against Sheffield Wednesday thanks to Ellie Smith and Abbie Bonner.
Durham Cestria progressed in the League Cup with a 3-1 victory over Alnwick Town. Ellie Smith, Hannah Greenwood and Chloe Ryan all scored for the Wildcats, with Jade Barrett replying. Sarah Rowbotham meanwhile netted the only goal of the game for Hartlepool Utd in their 1-0 win against fellow Premier Division side South Shields.
North West League
Stockport County travelled to the North West and returned with a 3-2 victory under their belts, and this has seen them take over as the new leaders of the Premier Division. Mossley Hill shared a 3-3 draw with Tranmere Rovers and sit in second place, just ahead of Wigan Athletic, who won 4-1 against Merseyrail Ladies, and previous table toppers Fleetwood Town Wrens who went down to a 7-0 defeat at the hands of FC United of Manchester. Accrington Girls & Ladies meanwhile notched up their first points of the season when they won 2-1 away to Manchester Stingers.
Blackpool maintained their good start to the new campaign with a 6-0 victory at Burscough Dynamo, which has seen them open up a lead of three points in Division One North. Carlisle Utd defeated Penwortham Town 7-1 to head a quartet of teams behind Blackpool, also including Cammell Laird 1907 who won 4-0 against Preston North End. Leigh RMI had started the day on top but were beaten for the first time, 4-1 by Workington Reds, and Blackburn Community claimed their second straight victory when beating Bury FC Women 2-1. Crosby Ladies shared a 2-2 draw with Morecambe Res, the latter picking up their first point of the new campaign.
Three teams are level on points at the top of Division One South, Altrincham holding on to the leadership despite not having a game. Warrington Wolverines won 3-1 at Northwich Vixens to go level with Altrincham and Curzon Ashton. Chester FC Women scored eight times without reply past City of Liverpool to claim their first win in the league as did Didsbury, with a 3-1 success against Wythenshawe Amateurs.
South West League
Bishop's Lydeard recorded their third straight win and stay three points ahead at the top. Holly Miller led the scoring with a four-goal haul, Kayleigh Riley contributed a hat-trick, and there was one each from Jemma Bowker, Nicola Brown, Hollie Golding and Abigail Parr as Lydeard stormed to an 11-1 victory over Downend Flyers. They are being followed by two teams with identical record, Exeter City moving into second on alphabetical order after a Georgie Barbour-Gresham hat-trick, Sophie Gillies (2) and Sian Chapman gave them a 6-1 win against Portishead Town, who replied through Ruby Lowe. Keynsham Town Development also notched a second straight win, Rhianna Ben-Carew was on target four times and Libby Sims the other in their 5-2 success at Torquay Utd. Marine Academy Plymouth have the division's other 100% record, Freya Jackson scoring the only goal of the game in their win at Callington Town. Middlezoy Rovers were also 1-0 victors against Forest Green Rovers, courtesy of a second half strike from Anusia Rourke.
Cheltenham Town Development lead the way in the Eastern Division after coming from behind to win 3-1 away to Almondsbury. The home side led 1-0 at the break but second half goals from Catherine Reilly, Emily Skipp and Lauren Cable gave Cheltenham a result which sees them match their first team's feat of topping the table. AEK Boco moved back into second by winning 2-0 at FC Chippenham thanks to an Ellie Keedwell double. Swindon Town Development opened up their matches by winning 7-1 against Oldland Abbotonians. Helena Diaz-Butcher scored a hat-trick and Emily Arrell a double, with Annabel Fitzgerald and an own goal completing their tally.
Shannon Workman scored a hat-trick as Plympton Ladies went three points clear at the top of the Western Division with an 8-2 victory over Exeter & Tedburn Rangers. Amarnie Crabtree and Sam Metters each netted twice, with Shelley Locock also on target. Weston-super-Mare won 2-0 at Feniton to go second, courtesy of an Ellison Roberts double. Gabi Alphous (2), Nicola Champion, Lucy Solloway and Kelly Vinnicombe ensured that third placed Plymouth Argyle Development beat St Agnes 5-3. Pen Mill came from two behind at half time to draw 2-2 with Weston Mendip, Megan Gratton bagging a brace to cancel out first half goals from Natasha Crew and Ellie Oritt. Bideford belatedly opened up their season with a 4-0 success away to Bude Town, Beth Ellis was on target twice along with Rohana Little and Caroline Parsons.
Southern Region League
AFC Bournemouth made it two wins out of two and sit in pole position in the Premier Division following their 4-0 win over Warsash Wasps. Meg Vella netted twice for the Cherries along with Chloe Tape and Hannah Bennett. Beth Norman scored all four goals for Winchester City Flyers as they won 4-2 against Ascot Utd and they are in second, with Woodley Utd completing a trio of clubs on six points after Rosie Page-Smith and Faye Ward gave them a 2-1 victory over Barton Rovers. Southampton FC Ladies kicked off their league campaign by scoring eleven times past Newbury Ladies. Georgie Freeland and Chloe Newton netted four apiece with Ellie Chaffe (2) and Caitlin Collighan completed the scoring, and Oxford City opened up by beating New Milton Town 8-0, Lauren May helped herself to six goals, whilst Tiana Russell-Cartwright and Lindsay Pinker added the others.
Southampton Women Development hold on to top spot in Division One despite going down to their first defeat of the season, beaten 3-1 by Wargrave Ladies, for whom Millie Bilcliff hit a hat-trick. Becki Bath (2) and Katie Shorter scored the goals as Moneyfields went second by winning 3-2 at Abingdon Utd, who replied through Kiera Isaac and Molly Lygo-Jackson. Wycombe Wanderers are also on six points following their 6-0 victory over Basingstoke Town, Christina O'Connor scoring a hat-trick along with Tara Woodward (2) and Charlotte Bagshaw. Shanklin and Eastleigh finished goalless and Alton Ladies defeated Sandhurst Town 3-1 thanks to Holly Montgomery, Rona Antoni and an own goal.
West Midlands League
A Jade Guppy goal gave Redditch Utd a 1-0 win away to Worcester Utd and this sees them go top of the Premier Division on goals scored. Coventry Sphinx are in second following their 3-1 victory over Crusaders, Cassie Boneham, Xena Dhillon and Lucinda Stevenson scoring, just ahead of Stockingford AA Pavilion who also won 3-1 against Lye Town thanks to Gemma Horne, Ria Scarr and Jessica Sevellec. Leafield Athletic beat Sutton Coldfield Town 2-1 to complete a quartet level on points, Maisie Farr and Sofi Liparis were on target. Stacey Barley (2) and Annie Thomas netted the goals for Goldenhill Wanderers as they shared a 3-3 draw with Coundon Court, who replied through Molly Bates, Daisy Bloor and Claudia Latchford.
AFC Telford Utd remain on top of Division One North following their 5-3 win away to Port Vale. Katie Doster was on target twice for the Bucks along with Nicola Durnall, Kim Holden-James and Darel Poole. Shifnal Town ran out 5-1 winners over Shrewsbury Town courtesy of Natalie Carless (2), Rebecca Bown, Skyler McLeod and Natalie Williams, and Leek Town also notched up a 5-1 victory against Wyrley Ladies to go to six points. Sandwell Ladies began their campaign by winning 3-1 against Florence with Yvette Dolphin, Chloe Gwilliam and Donna Hawkins accounting for their goals.
Sedgley & Gornal Utd have a lead of three points in Division One South after they defeated Solihull Sporting 8-1. Sarah Lojko led the scoring with a hat-trick, Lauri Alexander and Sarah Letford each netted twice and Laurie Smith was on target. Scarlet Fielding, Melissa Pugh and Hayley Wilford scored the goals as Solihull Utd won 3-0 at Stourbridge and they lie in second, narrowly ahead of Rugby Town who beat Leamington Lions 7-0. Megan Board, Chloe Debaes and Kathryn Watkins all scored twice along with Abbie Hartfield. Kidderminster Harriers opened up with a ten-goal victory over Coventry City, Amber Lawrence was on target four times and Alex Nicklin hit a hat-trick, with Molly Maguire, Kirsty Roberts and Amie Savva completing the scoring. Kingfisher notched up their first win, 4-2 against Droitwich Spa thanks to Eloise Russell (2), Katherine Christopher and Amy Higgins.
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