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Regional Leagues round-up…

East Midlands League

Chesterfield remain two points off the pace in second place after being held to a 1-1 draw by Oughtibridge WM. Amy Pashley was on target for the Spireites, with Oughtibridge replying through Libby Hallam. Notts County moved up to fourth following their 4-1 victory away to Leicester City Ladies and Rotherham Utd defeated Rise Park 4-0 thanks to a goal apiece from Amelia Beckett, Rayanne Haywood, Lori-Anne Tart and Madison Wilson.

For the second week running, one match was played in Division One North and it again resulted in a 3-2 victory for St Josephs Rockware of Worksop, this time against Sleaford Town. Beth Gingell, Chloe Mitchell and Brooke Chapell all scored for fourth placed St Josephs, with Sleaford's replies coming from Jade Baker and Alice Hayes.

Division One South leaders Derby County Academy did not play on Sunday and their advantage has been trimmed to nine points by Anstey Nomads after they won 4-2 at Nottingham Forest Development. Carmelina Colangelo, Megan Kenney, Simran Singh and Ella Wortley all scored a goal apiece for Anstey, with Molly Towers and Jessica Shaw. Oadby & Wigston meanwhile lost ground as they were beaten 2-0 by Thrapston Town, who scored through Sophie Warren and Hannah Warren. Hannah Phillip, Katie Stone and Hayley Walden scored the goals for Loughborough Foxes Vixens in their 3-2 success away to Coalville Town Ravenettes, whilst a Jade Eaglefield double earned Ilkeston Town a 2-2 draw against Kettering Town.

Eastern Region League

Wymondham Town have been crowned as League Champions without playing on Sunday, after second placed Royston Town were beaten 1-0 by Wroxham. Grace Birchall scored the only goal of the game to take Wroxham into a mid-table position and end the hopes of Royston, who had been the only remaining team which could still catch Wymondham's present points total.

The race is also over in Division One North as Needham Market clinched the title with a 2-1 win away to second placed Newmarket Town. Needham went into the game needing a victory to put themselves in an unassailable position and they achieved this with goals from Mia Etheridge and Lina Nagib, with Jess Linger replying. Kayleigh Gray, Megan Molloy, Charlene Moreton and Rianne Townsend-Brown were all on the scoresheet as third placed Biggleswade Utd won 4-1 at Whittlesey Athletic.

The top of the table clash in Division One South ended in a 2-2 draw between Herts Vipers Women and Cheshunt. Natalie Powell and Kelsey Millen scored the goals for the Vipers, who stay one point ahead of their opponents at the top. AFC Sudbury made up ground in third by winning 4-1 at Leigh Ramblers thanks to Georgia Sleep (2), Jessica Allen and Tyeonae Smith. Ammarah Ali and Laura Bunton each scored hat-tricks, along with a Sarah Finch double, as Barking defeated Billericay Town Development 8-0 and the match between Hutton and East Bergholt Utd finished goalless.

Colney Heath went through to the quarter finals of the League Cup after they won 1-0 against Bedford Ladies with a goal from Sasha Manders. Chelsea Jeffrey, Gemma Whitchurch, Emily Wilson and Emily Rawlinson were all on the scoresheet as AFC Dunstable also reached the last eight by beating St Ives Town.

London & South East League

Dartford, second in the Premier Division table, are through to the semi finals of the League Cup after a goal from Paris Smith gave them a 1-0 victory away to Worthing FC Women. Joining them in the last four are New London Lionesses, who won 2-1 at Dorking Wanderers thanks to Alice Dainty and Samantha Lanza Gabian.

In the League Trophy quarter finals, the top two in Division One South met each other and the game lived up to its billing as AFC Acorns edged past Ashford Ladies with a 4-3 victory after extra time. Samantha Rowland scored twice for the Nuts along with Hazel Barnett and Lauren Tyler, whilst Ashford's replies came from Katie Hardaker (2) and Rebecca Janes. Lucy Knight and an own goal gave Bexhill Utd a 2-1 win against Sport London e Benfica and Herne Bay were 9-2 victors away to Walton Casuals. Gemma Shepherd was on target four times for Bay, Elena Brock and Erin MacLennan each netted twice and Rosie Hague added the other. Lucy Collinson scored along with Katie Franks as Newhaven won their First Round  tie 2-1 against Watford Development and they now take on Brentford to decide the last semi final place.

North East League

York City power on at the top of the Premier Division with a 4-1 victory over Farsley Celtic. Holly Findlay scored twice for York along with Rebecca Fevers and Sophie Tinson to leave them eight points clear at the top from Harrogate Town, who were 3-2 winners at Wallsend Boys Club thanks to Rachel McDonald, Teagan Sorokan and Nat Eustance. Wakefield Trinity edged out Hartlepool Utd by the odd goal in seven, a result which takes them up into the top half. Neve Renwick hit a hat-trick for Wakefield and Chelsea Pilmer added the other, with Leonie Hutchinson (2) and Ellie Gutcher replying.

The top two in the Northern Division did not play and third placed Chester-le-Street Utd were held to a 1-1 draw by Norton & Stockton Ancients Res. Sarah Hutchieson had given United the lead with fifteen minutes remaining but they were pegged back by an injury time equaliser from Ellie Hamilton. Bishop Auckland have gone up to fourth after winning 3-1 at Washington Association, thanks to a Brogan McHugh brace and Katie Raine. Abbie Bolam, Chloe Roylance, Samantha Deverdics, Michaela Sewell and Sarah McKillen were the markswomen for Wallsend BC Res as they ran out 5-0 winners over Prudhoe Town.

One match was played in the Southern Division, which resulted in a crushing 10-1 victory for Barnsley FC Ladies over Bradford Park Avenue. Sadie Hooper scored a hat-trick, Lynn Goodman weighed in with a brace and there was one each from Brooke Betts, Lauren Collumbine, Amy Lassu, Annabelle Medley and Ellie Newsam.

North West League

Merseyrail Ladies moved closer towards the Premier Division title as they won 3-0 against Salford City Lionesses. Third placed Crewe Alexandra are the team with the best mathematical chance of catching Merseyrail, keeping their hopes alive by beating AFC Darwen 6-1. Cheadle Town Stingers meanwhile defeated Wigan Athletic 5-3, a result which takes them up to sixth.

Blackburn Community SC continue to look strong at the top of Division One North, preserving their six point lead by winning 2-0 away to Haslingden who suffered a big blow to their hopes. Blackpool kept up the chase in second place, thanks to a 6-0 victory over Sir Tom Finney, Cloe Warbrick scoring twice along with Eleanor Cardwell, Minnie Rogers, Molly Kelly and Lily Hambly. Preston North End maintained their fine run of form with a 3-2 win against Morecambe Res, which lifts them up to third place.

Division One South table toppers Curzon Ashton did not play and their lead has been trimmed to six points by Chester FC Women, who moved into second with a 4-0 victory over Hindley Juniors Women. Warrington Wolves Foundation had started the day in second place but were beaten 4-3 by Alder FC Women. Wythenshawe Amateurs continue to edge their way up the table and are in mid-table following their 1-1 draw against Didsbury Ladies.  

South West League

Torquay Utd kept hold of the leadership of the Premier Division with a 3-1 win away to Wootton Bassett Town. Ellie Bishop, Tracey Cross and Beth Everson all scored for Torquay, with Libby Davies netting a consolation for the home side. Ilminster Town remain handily place in second, they beat Middlezoy Rovers 2-0 thanks to Sarah Stuckey and Jodi Cornwall. Charlotte Whitmore netted both goals as AFC St Austell maintained their title challenge by beating Marine Academy Plymouth 2-0 and in the other game, Bishop's Lydeard were 3-1 winners at Forest Green Rovers. Caitlin Berry netted twice and Shelby Overington the other for Lydeard, with Charlie Rowlands replying.

Newly crowned Northern Division Champions Bristol Rovers rounded off their successful season in style, winning 6-0 against Downend Flyers. Zoe Fielden-Stewart led the scoring with a hat-trick, Annys Turner weighed in with a brace and Laura Curnock was also on target. Almondsbury made it ten wins on the trot and have virtually secured the runners-up spot with a 2-1 victory away to Oldland Abbotonians. Jessica Bessell and Amy Jefferies were on target for 'Bury, whilst the home side's consolation came from Olivia Goozee.

Swindon Town Development stay six points clear at the top of the Eastern Division following their 4-1 victory over Frome Town. Kathryn Bach netted twice along with Charlotte Cowper and Natalie Goodright, with Mae Bristow replying. Warminster Town now head the chasing teams, moving into second place after beating AEK Boco 1-0 with a solitary goal from Mia Blazey.

Jasmine Allen, Wensday Wise and Emily Mousley all scored for Western Division leaders

Plymouth Argyle U23 as they won 3-2 away to Liskeard Athletic, who replied through Chloe Williams and Samantha Reid. Argyle stay three points in front of Feniton who beat Liverton Utd 6-2. Brittany Harris bagged a hat-trick for Feniton, with the others coming from Megan Williams (2) and Abi Breban.

Southern Region League

AFC Bournemouth Development sewed up the Division One title when they won 4-0 away to Chichester City. Larissa White scored twice along with Grace Morgan and an own goal to give the Cherries the result they required to put themselves beyond the reach of second placed Bournemouth Sports.

Moneyfields remain on course for a potential League and Cup double as they booked their place in the semi finals of the League Cup with a 4-1 victory away to New Milton Town. Ellie Kirby netted twice for the Moneys along with Ellie Bloomfield and Emma Pinner, with Victoria Wardle replying. Eastleigh meanwhile scored seven times without reply past Oxford City, spearheaded by a four-goal haul from Gabrielle Ewing with Lucy Nightingale (2) and Gracie Hodan adding the others. Bournemouth Sports are also in the last four after edging out Milton Utd by the odd goal in seven. Rosie Eden scored twice with Lauren Brewer and Sian Tilly adding the others, whilst Milton's replies came from Charlotte Comley, Natalie Evans and Edie Stilwell-Garrett.

AFC Stoneham advanced in the Chairman's Cup, thanks to a 7-1 victory over Wycombe Wanderers. Alisha Buckingham and Jessica Treweek each hit hat-tricks for Stoneham, with Mia Inglis also on target. Ella Smith (2) and Joanne Harfield were the markswomen for Eversley & California as they won 3-0 away to Woking Ladies.

West Midlands League

Lichfield City kept hold of their three point Premier Division lead as they won 5-0 away to Lye Town, Courtney Dilger bagging a hat-trick with other goals from Natasha Lawrence and Holly Meehan. Ruth Graham and Niamh Deasy were on target for second placed Sutton Coldfield Town in their 2-0 victory at Coventry Sphinx, whilst an Ellie McGovern goal gave Stourbridge the points against Crusaders. Redditch Utd and Kidderminster Harriers shared a 1-1 draw with goals from Chloe Barker-Duthie and Sarah Lojko respectively and Coundon Court ran out 8-1 winners over Tamworth. Alex Shilton hit a hat-trick for Coundon with Shanice Cullinane-Liburd (2), Charlotte Harris, Hannah Roxburgh and Jessica Sevellec also getting on the scoresheet.

Honours were even in the Division One North top of the table clash with Shrewsbury Town and Shifnal Town battling out a 1-1 draw. Shannon McShane was on target for the Shrews, who stay five points ahead of Shifnal who netted through Sian Bonner. Sandwell Ladies have climbed up into second place after a brace from Phoebe Hopwood gave them a 2-1 win away to AFC Telford Utd. Walsall Wood defeated Walsall Ladies 8-3 in their local derby; Tayler Davies, Rosie Hargreaves and Emma Baggott all scored twice along with Grace Field and Beth Male, meanwhile goals from Lauren Bailey-O'Toole, Leila Hopkins and Joanne Ryan earned Coventry City a 3-1 success at Wyrley Ladies.

Knowle head the Division One South table by three points following their 3-1 victory over Rugby Borough, which came courtesy of a goal apiece from Alice Belcher, Michelle McCormack and Demi-Lee Rolph. Second placed Solihull Sporting scored nine times without reply, Isabelle Haigh bagging a hat-trick along with doubles from Naomi Melbourne, Lauren Smith and Dionne Williams. Kingfisher have moved up to fourth despite being held to a goalless draw by Droitwich Spa.