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Regional Leagues round-up…


East Midlands League


Northampton Town have clinched the Premier Division after they defeated Lincoln Utd 2-0 on Sunday with goals from Leah Cudone and Charlie Cooper. Lincoln still remain in the running for second place although Chesterfield will take that spot if they win their final match. Mansfield Town took a top four place by winning 4-2 away to Loughborough Students, whose replies came from Lois Konan and Beth Senior, whilst Oughtibridge WM defeated Leicester City Ladies 7-1 thanks to doubles from Laura Cain, Lucy Ridley and Millie Kenyon, with Amber Zakria adding the other. On Monday night, Notts County won 2-0 against Rotherham Utd in their match at Meadow Lane, Ellie Rowson and Summer Gayle scoring their goals.


In Division One North, Grimsby Town pipped Nottingham Trent University to the runners-up spot on Wednesday night when they won 4-1 away to St Josephs Rockware of Worksop. Three days earlier, St Josephs had gone level on points with fourth placed Grimsby Borough after winning their meeting 3-0, Elizabeth Harris, Brooke Chappell and Deysha Pressley. Sherwood FC Women meanwhile beat Cleethorpes Town 1-0 with a goal from Zoe Meyrick.


Eastern Region League


Wymondham Town completed a magnificent season with the League and Cup double, securing the League Cup with a 2-1 victory over Wroxham in the Final at Haverhill. Chelsea Clarke and Hannah Waters scored the goals for Wymondham, with Lauren Bullard replying.


AFC Sudbury have taken themselves to the brink of the Division One South and need to win their final game in order to climb above Cheshunt, after they defeated East Bergholt Utd 8-0 on Tuesday night. Jessica Allen led the scoring with a four-goal haul and there was one apiece from Kate Edwards, Phoebe Guiver, Holly Kennard and Alex Penny.


One match was played in the Challenge Cup on Sunday, Needham Market winning 4-2 against Barking. Molly Hall netted a brace for Needham along with Lois Balfour and Jodie Sharp, while Laura Bunton and Rebecca Killington replied for Barking.


London & South East League


Dartford have had a fine season and they crowned in on Sunday when, after having finished as runners-up in the Premier Division, they lifted the League Cup with a 2-1 victory over Hackney in the Final. Shauni Griffiths and Paris Smith scored the goals for Darts, whilst Jade Perrin replied for their Division One North opponents, whose great Cup run fell at the final hurdle.


Sutton Utd secured the Division One North title as they scored eleven times without reply against Clapham Utd. Olivia Watson and Darcy Wells both scored hat-tricks, Faye Butler weighed in with a brace and the total was completed by Jasmine Backhurst, Hayley Halford and Megan Button to put Sutton beyond the reach of their rivals. Dorking Wanderers need to avoid defeat in their final game to finish as runners-up after beating second Dulwich Hamlet Res 6-3 and moving level on points with them. Sarah Chapman hit a hat-trick for Dorking with Charlotte Keenan, Jasmin Baker and Angelina Stanzione also on target. Rebecca Lovelace, Katie Riddington and Erin Shacklock accounted for the goals as Watford Development won 3-0 away to Sport London e Benfica.


Division One South runners-up Hastings Town ran riot in their last match, winning 11-1 away to Bexhill Utd. Georgia Tibble led the scoring with a six-goal haul, Sian Heather and Claire Johnson each netted twice and an own goal completed the tally. Elena Brock netted twice and Gemma Shepherd the other as Herne Bay won 3-1 away to Newhaven, whose consolation came from Lucy Collinson.


North East League


South Shields won 3-1 away to Ossett Utd in the Premier Division, a result which has confirmed York City as Champions. Caitlin Bates, Eve Gatens and Sophie White scored a goal apiece, with Charlotte Adams netting a consolation for Ossett who are assured of the runners-up position after beating Wakefield Trinity 4-0 on Tuesday night. Wakefield had also won on Sunday, 3-2 at Farsley Celtic thanks to Neve Renwick, Rebecca Furey and Emily Heckler and Hartlepool Utd completed a good day for visiting teams by beating Sheffield Wednesday 3-0.


Blyth Town clinched the Northern Division title with a midweek victory against Prudhoe Town in which Steph Ord netted five times, Isabel Richards added two and there was one apiece from Katie Glendenning, Olivia Bruce and Shannon Carlin. Chester-le-Street Utd head the chase for second, they won 7-1 at Washington Association thanks to a four-goal haul from Rebecca Hansen, plus Emma Hewett, Sarah Hutchieson and Holly Doogan, whilst Boro Rangers also kept themselves in the running as Abigail Phillips (2), Jade Featherstone, Rachel Jackson and Isabelle Doyle gave them a 5-1 victory over West Allotment Celtic. Guisborough Town won for only the second time, 4-1 against Prudhoe Town.


The last match of the season was played in the Southern Division, Barnsley FC Ladies earning themselves a fourth place finish by winning 5-2 away to Millmoor Juniors Ladies. Lynn Goodman bagged a hat-trick for Barnsley along with Ellie Newsam and Sadie Hooper, with the home side's replies coming from Leanne Corns and Abby Watkinson.


South West League


Having clinched the Eastern Division title on the previous Sunday, Warminster Town rounded off their season with a 3-1 victory over Frome Town. Mia Blazey, Rebecca Fry and Shannon Redhouse all scored a goal apiece for Warminster. Vicky Vipond led the scoring with a hat-trick as Keynsham Town Res kept their chances of a top three finish alive by beating Chipping Sodbury Town 6-0. Hannah Sims contributed a double and Fleur Jenkins was also on target.


Liskeard Athletic also completed their successful campaign with a celebratory victory in the Western Division; the newly crowned title winners defeating Helston Athletic 10-1. Chloe Williams was on target six times and she was joined on the scoresheet by Hanna Prisk (2), Amy Hemingway and Lucy Jones, whilst Eve-Charlotte Moore netted a consolation for the home side.


West Midlands League


Stourbridge secured the Premier Division title with two games to spare when they 6-0 away to Lye Town. Niamh Murphy scored two of the goals, along with Alex Nicklin, Millie Rogers, Hannah Fishwick and Amber Ireson-Lawrence. Sutton Coldfield Town leapfrogged Lichfield City into second place on goal difference, after goals from Ruth Graham, Sophie Levick and Lucy Morris gave them a 3-1 victory over Coventry Sphinx. Lichfield were held to a 4-4 draw by Coundon Court, Alicia Bailes, Shelbie Cartwright, Saddiqa Shan and Samantha White all scoring for Lichfield, with Natasha Miles (2), Mia Curless and Jessica Sevellec replying. Chloe Barker-Suthie, Olivia Dargie and Jade Guppy were the markswomen for Redditch Utd in their 3-0 success away to Tamworth.


Shifnal Town have taken the runners-up spot in Division One North, as they scored nine times without reply past Coventry City. Jenna Boddison led the scoring with a hat-trick whilst Amelia Higgs bagged a brace, and there was one apiece from Holly Bullock, Megan Hazlehurst, Jada-Mia Lee and Rebecca Williams.


Shrewsbury Town are one step away from completing the double as they reached the Final of the Division One North Cup, thanks to a 4-1 semi final win at Walsall Wood. Madison Jones netted twice for the Shrews, who will face Shifnal Town in the Final, and she was joined on the scoresheet by Zoe Child and Libby Veitch, with Tayler Davies replying.