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The Round-Up – Essex 10/11/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 10th November

Essex Women’s Premier Division

The top 2 meeting for the 2nd time this season with leaders Silver End United Ladies 3 points clear at the top of the Essex Women’s Premier Division travelling to play 2nd placed Collier Row Tigers who have a game in hand. A 2-2 draw when the sides met in the reverse fixture back in September. The only points both have dropped so far. Both in great form, Collier Row Tigers getting into a 2-0 lead at half-time went on to score a 3rd without reply 2nd half to win 3-0 and in the process move to the top of the Premier Division table on goal difference. The goals keep coming for Laura Bunton, scoring twice against Silver End takes her to 23 for the season so far. Roseanne Shafier also on target with a goal moves onto 9 for the campaign.

Collier Row Tigers go top of the Essex Women’s Premier Division (photo credit Collier Row Tigers)

 Third placed Chelmsford City Ladies at home taking on bottom side Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies this Sunday in the Premier Division. Chelmsford making a great start ahead inside the opening 5 minutes, Ciara Meeking with a glancing header from a cross to make it 1-0. Abigail Woollvin brought down in the box to see Chelmsford awarded a penalty. Amelia Murphy stepping up to make it 2-0 from the spot. Gaby Freedman with her first goal of the season scoring from a corner to see Chelmsford leading 3-0 at half-time. Molly Butcher making it 4-0 soon after the restart racing onto a through ball to put the ball into the top corner. Shannon Kelly scoring to make it 5-0 to Chelmsford. Amelia Murphy with her 2nd of the game lobbing the keeper to put Chelmsford into a 6-0 lead the final score 7-0 with Woollvin smashing the ball into the back of the net.

Match action from Chelmsford City Ladies v Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies (photo credit Ian Kendle)

The two promoted sides met for the 2nd time this season on Sunday with Billericay Town Ladies Development hosting Rayleigh Town Ladies. The reverse fixture early in the season seeing Rayleigh Town win 8-2 and claim their 1st and only win so far in the Premier Division. 4 points from their opening 2 matches have since lost 5 in a row. Billericay having lost their opening 2 league games found their feet in the league despite being docked 3 points. A comfortable win for Billericay on Sunday their 3rd of the season top scorer Sophie Nyiro scoring 4 goals has 12 in total. Rebecca Gallagher also amongst the goals netting a brace has 8 now for the season. Rachel Armstrong-Morris making her 1st appearance of the season also getting on the scoresheet in a 7-1 victory. Isabelle Wallings with the goal for Rayleigh.

The points shared between Frontiers Ladies and Southend United Ladies in the Premier Division both goals coming in the 1st half. Emma Parker scoring her first goal for Frontiers, Harriet Hiskett with her 5th of the season ensuring a point for Southend chances to win the game for both sides Danielle Summer making her debut in goal for Southend the visitors Player of the Match.

Essex Women’s Division One

 Corringham Cosmos Women leading Essex Women’s Division One three points clear of 2nd placed Aveley Ladies with a 100% winning start 6 wins from 6 played. Dropped points for the first time this season as they were held to a 2-2 draw away to Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves on Sunday. Rebecca Corcoran scoring early in the game for Corringham Cosmos, Kimberly Lyall with her first goal for the club scoring late in the 1st half. Points dropped for the 1st time this season as they look to bounce back to the Premier Division, Corringham still manage to extend their lead at the top.

  That because Aveley Ladies in 2nd lose a 3rd league game in a row after making a brilliant start winning their opening 5 games in Division One. At home this Sunday were beaten by Chigwell Ladies who themselves make it back to back wins after claiming their 1st victory of the season last weekend at home to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves. Chigwell having just the 10 players available finishing with just 9 making the win more impressive. Amy beadle and Megan Murrell with their first goals for Aveley the hosts losing the match 4-2 as Chigwell’s Leah Mills netted a hat-trick. Moves onto 4 goals for the season level with Jessica MacNab who was also on target for Chigwell’s other goal.

 A win on the opening day of the season away to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves, new side Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development hadn’t won since losing their next five to plummet down the Division One table. At home to Chelmsford City once again this Sunday a battle of the bottom two with the hosts without a point from 5 games played so far this season. Bowers & Pitsea making a blistering start dominating the 1st half to lead 7-0 at the break. Ebony Moore making her 1st start scoring a brace. Two goals too for Ellie Jones. Lily Wilding also on the scoresheet with a goal along with first Bowers & Pitsea goals for Sophie Thomas and Jessica Stafford. Chelmsford City with a much improved 2nd half performance battling to keep Bowers & Pitsea from adding to their tally despite having a player sent off.

The Round-Up – Essex 03/11/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 3rd November

Essex Women’s Premier Division

  Silver End United Ladies keep up their fantastic start to the season their unbeaten run now stretching to 8 matches in the Essex Women’s Premier Division to keep 3 points in front at the top of the table over Collier Row Tigers. At home to 3rd placed Chelmsford City Ladies this weekend. Silver End with a narrow 2-1 victory in the reverse fixture at the start of the season. Getting better as the season moves on scoring goals recorded a more comfortable result to clinch a 7th win of the season this time around. Ella Tooley putting Silver End 1-0 up inside the opening 5 minutes with her first goal of the season. Rosi Webb with her 9th strike of the season making it 2-0 on 12 minutes. Chelmsford restricting the hosts to just the 2 goals in the 2nd half Sarah Jolly with a quick fire brace early in the 2nd half seeing Silver End take a 4-0 lead. Lauren Hannah made it 5-0 in the 77th minute with another goal soon following Jolly completing a hat-trick to see the game won 6-0.

Match action from Silver End United v Chelmsford City (photo credit Ian Kendle)

A game in hand for Collier Row Tigers 3 points behind the leaders are matching Silver End all the way so far in the Premier Division both sides dropping 2 points so far and those against each other back in September. Collier Row getting a 6th win of the season at home this Sunday playing Frontiers Ladies. Not reporting a Laura Bunton goal this week, Collier Row winning the match 2-0 the goals scored by Ammarah Ali and Emily Dempsey with her 1st goal of the season.

Billericay Town Ladies Development coming from behind to earn a point at the weekend in the Premier Division away to Southend United Ladies. Christina Fragnito volleying Southend into the lead 1st half. Billericay getting it back to 1-1. Southend retaking the lead Lily Halliday with a lovely piece of skill sending a shot in over the keeper for her 5th goal of the season. Again Billericay came back to level the scores, Ellie Ashford tapping in a goal to put Southend into the lead for the 3rd time in the match see them 3-2 up at half-time. The hosts making a poor start to the 2nd half Billericay capitalising to come back for behind for a 3rd time in the match keeping Southend from scoring again the game ending 3-3. Sophie Nyiro netting a brace for Billericay takes her to 8 for the season, Rebecca Gallagher also scoring with her 6th goal of the campaign.

Essex Women’s Division One

The top two meeting in Essex Women’s Division One this Sunday with Corringham Cosmos Women looking to maintain their 100% winning start to the season at home taking on Aveley Ladies who lost their own 100% record last weekend defeated for the first time in the league by Tigers Ladies. Both on 15 points going into the game Corringham with a game in hand. Sophie Corcoran scoring in the 35th minute giving the hosts a narrow lead at half-time. Just past the hour Corringham doubled their advantage going 2-0 ahead with Rachel Fleming scoring her first goal of the season. Top scorer Michelle Sumpter extending the lead to 3-0 with 20 minutes left scoring her 12th goal of the season to see Corringham to a 3-0 win. Aveley with back to back defeats.

In contrast it was back to back league wins this Sunday for Hutton Ladies Reserves in Division One, after taking just a point from their opening 4 league matches. Away to Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development this weekend. Leading 1-0 at half-time Hutton going on to score twice more in the 2nd half to secure a 3-0 win. Lucy Blurton and Chloe Eastwell with their first goals of the season with Mathilda Cant also on target with a goal. Bowers & Pitsea slipping further down the table haven’t won since the opening day of the season.

The bottom pair meeting this Sunday, Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves without a point yet away to Chigwell Ladies who had just the one point so far. Chigwell getting that first vital league win of the season to earn the 3 points a narrow win, edging the result by 2 goals to 1 Jessica MacNab and Karen Ulyatt with her first goal of the season. Chigwell also on target with an own goal for Chelmsford.

The Round-Up – Essex 13/10/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 13th October

Essex Women’s Premier Division

 A full programme of fixtures once again across the Essex Women’s Premier Division with all 8 sides in action. League leaders Silver End United Ladies looking to continue thier unbeaten start to the season at home to Frontiers Ladies at the weekend. A hard fought game between the pair, Frontiers a hard side to break down, Silver End coming away with their 5th win from 6 played a single goal enough to see the 3 points secured. Helen Alder the player getting the goal on the stroke of half-time her 2nd of the season for Silver End who maintain their 3 point lead at the top of the Premier Division.

   Collier Row Tigers Women keeping pace with Silver End at the top of the Essex Premier Division having played a game less are unbeaten themselves were at home to Rayleigh Town Ladies this Sunday. Ammarah Ali scoring her first goal for Collier Row as they won the match 2-0 to make it 4 wins from 5 played. Move 5 points clear from 3rd placed Chelmsford City Ladies too with other results going their way.

  That result being Chelmsford City’s 3rd loss of the season away to Southend United Ladies on Sunday back to back defeats after losing to Collier Row the weekend before. In contrast it’s back to back wins for Southend after making a poor start to season with one point from their opening 3 matches, got their first 3 points on the boar last weekend away to Beacon Hill Rovers now their 2nd at home. Chelmsford making a fantastic start scoring straight from the kick-off Shannon Kelly with the goal after just 18 seconds. Southend responding well coming back to level with Ellie Wood scoring her first goal of the season. Ria Toovey firing Southend into the lead with Wood on target for her 2nd of the match to see the hosts leading 3-1 at half-time. Wood going on to complete a hat-trick in the 2nd half putting Southend 4-1 scoring a well struck penalty. Mia Brisley getting a goal back for Chelmsford not enough as they lose ground on the leaders, Southend up to 4th in the table.

Match action between Southend & Chelmsford on Sunday (photo credit Southend United Ladies)

Also gaining some momentum after a difficult start to life in the Essex Women’s Premier Division are Billericay Town Ladies Development. Won for the 2nd time in 3 matches away to fellow strugglers Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies on Sunday. Billericay’s best result of the season so far. Three players scoring a brace in the match, Monique Black with her first Billericay goals. Rebecca Gallagher always a potent goal threat whilst playing for Corringham Cosmos taking her tally to 4 since joining Billericay, with last season top scorer Lisa Robins also on 4 scoring twice. Joanne Burgoyne also on the scoresheet with her first of the season to see Billericay win the game 7-2. Jo Smeaton scoring both Beacon Hill Rovers goals taking her to 4 for the season the club without a point after 5 played.

Essex Women’s Division One

The Essex Women’s County league seeing it’s first postponement due to the weather this weekend in Division One with the game between Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves and Runwell Sports Ladies called off and with 3rd placed Runwell Sports not in action the leading pair of Corringham Cosmos Women and Aveley Ladies open up a 6 point lead neck and neck at the top of the table both making it 5 wins from 5 at the weekend.

Corringham Cosmos away to Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development on Sunday taking the lead inside to opening 15 minutes with Michelle Sumpter continuing her great goal scoring form at the start of the season netting for the 9th time. Bowers & Pitsea battling back to get back to 1-1 late in the 1st half with captain Danni Jennings finishing from Grace Tebb-Reading’s free-kick. Corringham Cosmos hitting the hosts with a quick fire brace in 1st half stoppage time to go in 3-1 ahead, Sophie  Corcoran making it 2-1 with her first goal of the season before Sumpter struck in her 10th of the season. Sumpter going on to complete her hat-trick early in the 2nd half. Tebb-Reading pulling a goal back for Bowers & Pitsea on the hour could find no further goals Corringham staying top on goal difference winning 4-2.

Aveley Ladies impressive start to the season continues picking up another good result at home against Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves on Sunday to keep up their 100% winning start. Hayley Knott and Amara Drummond with her 6th goal of the season securing the 3 points in a narrow 2-1 victory.

   New side Tigers Ladies are up to 5th in the Essex Women’s Division One table after they won their first game of the season this weekend away to Hutton Ladies Reserves to build on the point earned in a thrilling 4-4 with Chigwell Ladies a fortnight ago. Ellie Wallace scoring a brace to take her onto 7 goals for the season for Tigers Ladies, opening the scoring in the 5th minute adding her 2nd in stoppage time at the end of the match. Alexandra Collins also on target with a goal in the 1st half Tigers Ladies running out 3-1 winners.

The Round-Up – Essex 06/10/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 6th October

Essex Women’s Premier Division

 Silver End United Ladies continue their fantastic start to the season in the Essex Women’s Division an unbeaten start after 5 games played 3 points clear at the top. The league leaders away to Billericay Town Ladies Development. A first goal of the season for Lauren Hannah midway through the first half seeing the visitors hold a 1-0 advantage at half-time. Rosi Webb on target for her 4th goal of the season winning the 3 points for Silver End United despite a goal for the hosts for Rebecca Gallagher. 

  Beginning the day a point back from Silver End United Ladies in 2nd spot in the Essex Women’s Premier Division were Chelmsford City Ladies. The hosts winning 3 of their opening four matches taking on Collier Row Tigers who themselves had made an unbeaten start in 3rd a win sending them above Chelmsford into 2nd themselves. All square at half-time with neither sides getting the break through. Collier Row Tigers having the better of the 2nd half taking a 2-0 lead. Chelmsford getting a goal back with 20 minutes left Ciara Meeking with he first goal. As good as it for Chelmsford however as Collier Row finished strongly adding a further 3 goals to win 5-1 to have 10 points from 4 played. Laura Bunton continuing her great form in front of goal to score a hat-trick taking her onto 16 for the season. Emma Harrison also getting a goal for Collier Row along with Morgan Duffield her first for the club.

Match action for Chelmsford City Ladies v Collier Row (photo credit Ian Kendle)

   A mixed bag of results for Frontiers Ladies at the start of the season. Close results all in either victory or defeat 2 league looses to dates by a single goal. Put on a strong performance on Sunday to record a comfortable win away to newly promoted Rayleigh Town Ladies. Kay Foy making her first appearance for Frontiers this weekend rattling in 4 goals to open her account. Wasn’t the only one to open her account for the season with Bilge Taspinar getting her first Frontiers goals scoring a brace. Emma Parker and Anna Michaels both on target with their first too in an 8-0 victory to lift Frontier into the top half of the table.

  Southend United Ladies travelled to bottom side Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies with both still in search of their first win of the season. A opening day draw frustration for Southend in the league since losing their next two matches. In trouble at half-time at Beacon Hill Rovers tailing 1-0 to a Grace Leavett goal Southend came back in the 2nd period to collect their first 3 point haul of the season. Harriet Hiskett scoring for the 4th time this season along with a first goal for Lydia Weekley seeing the visitors clinch a 2-1 win.

Essex Women’s Division One

Corringham Cosmos Women return to the top of Essex Women’s Division One, neck and neck with Aveley Ladies at the start of the season sat out last weekends fixtures to see Aveley make it 4 wins from 4 to go 3 points clear. Aveley’s turn to sit out the fixtures this weekend Corringham Cosmos looking to make it 4 wins from 4 themselves to return to the top of the table were at home to Chigwell Ladies. Michelle Sumpter continuing her good goal scoring form at the start of the season for Corringham Cosmos netting a first half hat-trick to put her on 8 for the season. Molly McCarty making it 4-0 to the hosts with 20 minutes left a first goal of the season for Rebecca Corcoran wrapping up a 5-0 win 10 minutes from the end.

   Plenty of goals scored in the other games played in Essex Women’s Division One too, Hutton Ladies Reserves scoring 5 away from home taking on Runwell Sports Ladies. Wasn’t enough however as Runwell Sports rattled in 7 goals up the other end to win their 3rd game of the season to stay 3rd in the table. Mathilda Cant, Rachael Agombar and Frances Murphy all scoring their first goals of the season for Hutton, Agombar and Murphy both hitting a brace. Three players bagging a brace for Runwell Sports, Marie Barker, Ashley Debnam and Rachael Selfe with her first two goals of the season. Anna Winfield also celebrating her first goal of the season.

   A more comfortable win at home for Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves consolidating 4th spot in the Essex Women’s Division One table with an 8-1 home win over Chelmsford City ladies Reserves at the weekend. 7 points collected now from their last 3 games after losing on the opening day away to Corringham Cosmos. 

The Round-Up – Essex 29/09/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 29th September

Essex Women’s Premier Division

Silver End United Ladies continue to lead the way in the Essex Women’s Premier Division keeping up their unbeaten start at the beginning of the season a draw last Sunday home to Collier Row Tigers were at hoe again this Sunday taking on Southend United Ladies who have brought in 10 new signing to date the latest Christina Fragnito previously with Hullbridge Sports Ladies. A good first half from the visitors Southend holding Silver End to a goalless the hosts with a good finish to the game 15 minutes left to play broke the deadlock from a long range free-kick Roxanne Gardner sending a high ball in over the keeper. Another free-kick bringing a 2nd goal 2 minutes later Rosi Webb getting on the end of the ball to send the ball home. Southend pressing looking for a reply late on hit on the counter a through ball in the 84th minute setting up Webb to score her 2nd of the game and secure a 3-0 win for Silver End.

A strong start to the new season too for Chelmsford City Ladies winning 3 of their 4 matches so far to lay a point back from Silver End in 2nd. There defeat a narrow 2-1 loss to Silver End were looking to make it back to back wins this weekend at home to newly promoted Rayleigh Town Ladies at home a change of venue prior to kick-off. A close contest looked to be going in goalless. Chelmsford with two goals late in the first half, Amelia Murphy running onto a through ball to lob the keeper. 2-0 a minute later with Mia Brisley hitting a screamer. Rayleigh getting it back to 2-1 with Holly Gash on target. Chelmsford further extending their lead with 20 minutes left to play Georgia James capitalising on a poor goalkick to score. Molly Butcher making it 4-1 in the 77th minute. James wrapping up a 5-1 win with her 2nd of the game in stoppage time set up by Alisha Bull making her return after being out with a with a serious knee injury.

Match action from Chelmsford City v Rayleigh Town (photo credit Ian Kendle)

Three points back from leaders Silver End United Ladies are 3rd placed Collier Row Tigers with a game in hand, continued their unbeaten start to the season with a home win over Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies. Drawing 2-2 last time out with Silver End, Collier Row Tigers held a narrow 2-1 lead at half-time. The hosts going on to dominant in the 2nd half as they added a further 6 goals to win 8-2. Laura Bunton amongst the goals once again at the start of the season scoring 4 times at the weekend giving her 13 from 4 played played. Chloe Jackson hitting a brace with Roseanne Shafier also celebrating a goal her 6th of the season and a first of the season for Mia Cooman. Jo Smeaton with the goals in each half for Beacon Hill Rovers who slip to bottom the only side yet to take a point.

  Billericay Town Ladies Development new to the league bottom of the Premier Division at the start of play on Sunday, clinched their first win of the campaign after losing their opening two a good result at the weekend away to Frontiers Ladies coming out on top in a hard fought game with Sophie Nyiro hitting in the winning goal.

Essex Women’s Division One

A perfect start to the season in Essex Women’s Division One for new side Aveley Ladies as they made it 4 wins from 4 and with Corringham Cosmos Women the side not in action move 3 points clear at the top of the table. Aveley’s 100% record continued away to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves this Sunday, Bethany Murry with her 4th of the season and Amara Drummond with her 5th securing a 2-0 victory.

  Losing 2-1 away to Corringham Cosmos in their last fixture a fortnight ago Runwell Sports Ladies returned to winning ways this Sunday as they travelled to play newcomers Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development. The visitors leading 2-0 at half-time. Bowers & Pitsea scoring through Ella Jones in the 2nd period, Runwell however scoring a further 2 to clinch a 4-1 win. Ashley Debnam and Aaryanna Simonelli with a goal each with Ashleigh Harvey scoring her first of the season and Marie Barker her first for the club.

  Elsewhere in Essex Women’s Division One on Sunday the points were shared. Hutton Ladies Reserves looking for their first points of the season after losing their opening fixture last weekend at home taking on Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves. Baylie Kingsnorth opening her account for the season firing Hutton into a 1-0 half-time lead. Leigh Ramblers coming back to level the scores 2nd half with Elisha Reade making it 1-1.

  Chigwell Ladies at home taking on Tigers Ladies at home on Sunday also seeing the points shared the pair also sharing 8 goals to both earn their first point of the season. Leah Mills with her first if the season for Chigwell there was also a hat-trick for Aquila Bailey-Browne her 3rd coming from the penalty spot. Tigers Ladies new to the league this season earning their first point with Chloe Brown making her first appearance of the season scoring a goal. With Ellie Wallace on target for a hat-trick again one of the goals a penalty her 3rd goal scored in the 89th minute.

The Round-Up – Essex 22/09/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 22nd September

Essex Women’s Premier Division

All 8 sides in action in the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday. Silver End United Ladies making a good start to the new season winning their opening two league matches to top the early table were at home this Sunday against Collier Row Tigers also showing good form scoring 9 goals in both of their league and cup matches so far. In the end a frustrating result for both sides as they had to settle for a point each the game finishing all square at 2-2. Laura Bunton and Roseanne Shafier with the goals for Collier Row Tigers that see both score in 3 successive games. Rosi Webb and Helen Alder on the scoresheet for Silver End United the pairs first goals for the club.

  Chelmsford City Ladies close the gap to Silver End United Ladies at the top of the Premier Division to a point winning away to Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies on Sunday. Ella Jones scoring for Beacon Hill Rovers to give the hosts an early lead, Chelmsford were soon back on level terms making it 1-1 inside the opening quarter hour of the game Shannon Kelly opening her account blasting in a shot from 18 yards. Molly Butcher giving the visitors the lead on the half hour finding the bottom corner with her first goal of the season. A 2-1 lead for Chelmsford at half-time the visitors ensuring the points won with a 3rd goals in the 2nd half Megan Hunter capitalising on a weak clearance to score her first of the season in the 78th minute.

The two promoted sides meeting this weekend in the Premier Division with Rayleigh Town Ladies at home to Billericay Town Ladies Development. The visitors short on numbers, Rayleigh coming back from 3-0 down in their opening game to draw 4-4 with Southend United Ladies. Plenty of goals in their side as they begin life at a higher level. It’ll be a surprise when you don’t see a football symbol by captain Isabelle Wallings name on full time and this was certainly not the case this Sunday with the attacker scoring 5 goals. Holly Gash often amongst the goals too scoring a brace, Louise Lawrence also on the scoresheet with a goal for Rayleigh in and 8-2 win. The visitors goalscorers Lisa Robins and Sophie Nyiro with her first Billericay goal.

  A 2-1 defeat to Chelmsford to start the season for Frontiers Ladies. Came though on penalties to advance in the County Cup last Sunday. This weekend travelled to Southend United Ladies looking for their first points of the season. The sides contesting a goalless draw at half-time Ellie-Marie Ashford struck early on the 2nd half with her first of the season to put Southend into the lead. Frontiers coming back to level the scores with Kelly Holsworth opening her account for the season. Jill Bartholomew firing Frontiers into the lead with what would prove to be the winning goal on her 50th appearance for the club.  

Essex Women’s Division One

Two sides making it 3 wins from 3 at the start of the season in Essex Women’s Division One, Aveley Ladies and Corringham Cosmos Ladies already opening up a 6 point lead at the top of the table. Aveley Ladies new to the league this season starting well at home this Sunday taking on Hutton Ladies Reserves who were beginning their season this weekend. The hosts winning the game 4-1 with Amara Drummond scoring her 4th goal of the season with 3 more players opening their accounts for Aveley, a goal each for Hayley Knott, Mia Williams and Holly Wright.

3 wins from 3 to start the season for Corringham Cosmos Women. Were away to newcomers Tigers Ladies this Sunday in Division One. A quick fire brace form Michelle Sumpter midway through the first half seeing Corringham Cosmos take a 2-0 lead. Ellie Wallace with a goal for Tigers Ladies their first in the league past the half hour seeing them trailing 2-1 at the interval. The 3 points made safe for Corringham Cosmos with 10 minutes left to play Molly McCarthy scoring her first goal for the club.

A 2-0 defeat to Corringham Cosmos, Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves were looking for their first points of the season as they hosted Bowers & Pitsea ladies new Development side at the weekend. Capitalised on a slow start by the visitors to open the scoring a ball over the top fired home. Bowers & Pitsea coming back to level the scores with Marina Jones scoring her first goal for the club. Leigh Ramblers getting the lead back before half-time going in 2-1 up opened up a 3-1 lead in the 2nd period. Constance Keeling getting it back to 3-2 to Bowers & Pitsea with 5 minutes left on the clock Leigh Ramblers holding on for their first win of the season, Stacy Bott and a brace for Elisha Reade celebrating their first goals of the season.

 

 

The Round-Up – Essex 15/09/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 15th September

Essex Women’s County Cup

This Sunday also saw the 1st Round of the Essex Women’s County Cup competition taking place. 4 ties taking place with the 2nd Round already drawn (details coming up). 

 It was a close contest between Lawford Ladies from the ERWFL Division One South hosting Essex Premier Division side Frontiers Ladies. The pair both scoring in the first half to see it all square at 1-1 at half-time. Chloe Godleman-Barnum scoring the goal for Frontiers in the 1st half a strike from Amber Strows seeing the visitors taking a 2-1 lead 2nd half. Lawford coming back to level it at 2-2. Daisy Canny and Tess Ryan both on target for their first of the season for Lawford. The game ending in a draw the match to be decided by penalties, success for Frontiers as they won the shootout 3-1 to advance to the 2nd Round.

Elsewhere in the 1st Round of the County Cup their were much larger results, Billericay Town Ladies Reserves competing in the FAWNL Reserves league this season drawn at home to play Division One side Chigwell Ladies. Freya Fuller wearing the captains armband for Billericay helping herself to an impressive total of 8 goals in the match. Hannah Humm and Mya Turner both netting a brace, an unlucky scoreline for Chigwell with Amelie Johnson also scoring for Billericay in a 13-0 win.

Freya Fuller scoring 8 goals for Billericay Town Ladies Reserves (photo credit Nicky Hayes)

Southend United Ladies were away to Division One side Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves in the 1st Round of the County Cup on Sunday. Harriet Hiskett scoring the opening goal for Southend, the Premier Division side getting themselves 2-0 in front as Kate Wiseman’s cross found its way in past the Chelmsford defence. Hiskett on target for her 2nd of the game then Wiseman set up Lily Aungier to score her 1st goal of the season. Southend leading 4-0 at half-time. Hiskett going on to complete her hat-trick. Lily Halliday getting in on the goal scoring action scoring twice to put Southend 7-0 up. Elizabeth Clarke next to score with her first of the campaign soon followed by a 2nd. A wonderful strike from Sophie Lebeze her 1st for the club seeing Southend record a double figure win 10-0.

  An all Premier Division clash in the 1st Round of the County Cup saw Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies at home to Collier Row Tigers. Collier Row starting the season well with a 9-1 opening day win in the league. Laura Bunton scoring 5 goals in that match amongst the goals again scoring a hat-trick in the cup. Helen Moreira with a brace and Daisy Cook wit one opening their accounts for the season. Emma Harrison also getting on the scoresheet. Collier Row winning the game 9-0 with Roseanne Shafier opening and finishing the scoring with 2 goals.

Collier Row Women (photo credit Collier Row Women twitter)

The draw for the 2nd Round of the Essex Women’s County Cup

(ties to be played Sunday 20th October kick-off 1:30pm)

Hutton Ladies Reserves v Southend United Ladies

Frontiers Ladies v Leigh Ramblers Ladies

Aveley Ladies v Hutton Ladies

Holland Ladies v Silver End United Ladies

Billericay Town Ladies Reserves v AFC Basildon Women Development

Collier Row Tigers v Rayleigh Town Ladies

Chelmsford City Ladies v Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development

Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves v Billericay Town Ladies Development

Essex Women’s Premier Division

One game in the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday, Chelmsford City Ladies were at home to Silver End United Ladies. The pair both winning their opening league matches last weekend. A close game Chelmsford taking the lead in the 34th minute with Amelia Murphy on target for her first goal for the club. 1-0 up at half-time, Silver End United coming back to level in the 58th minute,Toni-Anne Wayne with the equaliser, Wayne then scoring a worldy to fire the visitors into the lead just 2 minutes later. Wayne’s goals the difference securing the 3 points for Silver End United.

Essex Women’s Division One

Two games played in Essex Women’s Division One this Sunday both featuring the 4 sides that had started the opening weekend with a win. Corringham Cosmos Women dropping down from the Premier Division winning 2-0 at home to Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves last weekend were at home again this Sunday hosting Runwell Sports Ladies who themselves had won 8-0 against Tigers Ladies. A close game between the sides Michelle Sumpter scoring for Corringham in the opening 5 minutes added a 2nd goal with 15 minutes left on the clock to see Corringham win the game 2-1. Ashley Debnam on target for the Runwell goal.

  A close match too between the other pair to win their opening day fixtures in contrast to their results 7 days ago. Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development new this season winning 9-1 away to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves. Aveley Ladies the visitors newly formed themselves playing their part in a 9 goal thriller winning 5-4 away to Chigwell Ladies. Much closer as the two met on Sunday. Aveley capitalising on a slow start by the hosts to get themselves into a 1-0 lead at half-time. A 2nd goal coming in the 2nd half. Bethany Murray and Georgia Palmer with the goals. Bowers & Pitsea pulling one back to set up a tense finish with Lily Wilding scoring, Aveley holding on to their lead to collect the 3 points.

The Round-Up – Essex 08/09/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 8th September

Essex Women’s Premier Division

There will be eight sides competing in the Essex Women’s Premier Division this season. Leigh Ramblers Ladies winning the title last season promoted to the ERWFL. Harlow Town Ladies no longer fielding a Development side. Promoted are Billericay Town Ladies, then as the Reserves side but now a 3rd Development side has been created to play in this league. Rayleigh Town Ladies promoted as runners-up. Other sides strengthening tough to predict who will emerge as a title contender certainly 4 of those eight are capable.

Two of those meeting on the opening day as Frontiers Ladies played hosted to Chelmsford City Ladies. A close contest goalless at the break the 3 points settled by a single goal, Abigail Woolvin finding the back of the net in the 57th minute enough to seal the win for Chelmsford City.

Evading the tackle, action from Frontiers Ladies v Chelmsford City Ladies (photo credit Ian Kendle)

Plenty of goals scored elsewhere in the Premier Division on the opening day Collier Row Tigers a long established side at this level at home to newcomers Billericay Town Ladies Development scoring big on the opening day recording a 9-1 win to top the table after the first round of matches. No info on goalscorers. Rebecca Gallagher though opening her account for Billericay in what was a consolation goal.

Silver End United Ladies have made a signing of note bringing in striker Toni-Anne Wayne will be a huge asset for any squad at this level and so proved the case for Silver End as they played host to Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies on the opening day. Wayne opening the scoring midway through the 1st half, further goals from Lindsey Cowell and Jessica Mills seeing the hosts into a 3-0 half-time lead. Wayne netting her 2nd soon after the restart. Sarah Jolly scoring to make it 5-0 on 64 minutes. Wayne going on to score a 3rd to complete an opening day hat-trick with 10 minutes left.

Another high scoring encounter on the opening day saw newly promoted Rayleigh Town Ladies hosting Southend United Ladies. The visitors getting off to a great start going on to lead the game 3-0. Ria Toovey putting them into the lead a penalty converted by Lili Halliday making it 2-0 a great strike from Grace Hill on her debut adding a 3rd goal. Rayleigh Town are a side with plenty of goals in them Isabelle Wallings alone scoring 50 last season. The hosts getting it back to 3-2 their 2nd a penalty before Hill struck again at the end of the first half to see Southend hold a 4-2 advantage. A great comeback from Rayleigh though as they scored twice more in the 2nd half to pull it back to 4-4 and see the points shared. Wallings captaining the side opening her account with a goal, Holly Gash who netted 23 goals last season scoring a brace, with Louise Lawrence also on the scoresheet for her 1st goal for the club.

Essex Women’s Division One

Nine sides contesting Essex Women’s Division One this season. Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development and Tigers Ladies new to the league. Corringham Cosmos Women dropping down from the Premier Division whilst Belhus Ladies become Aveley Ladies. Eight sides in action on the opening weekend with plenty of goals scored. 

  Will start with Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development newly created as their 1st team are promoted to the ERWFL Premier Division began with an away trip to play Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves. Bowers & Pitsea getting off to a great start with 2 early goals, Georgina Beeson firing the visitors into the lead on 8 minutes, Rebecca Kemp scoring soon after from a corner. A 3rd goal coming from a free-kick awarded on the edge of the area Kelsey Young striking the crossbar, Kemp their on the follow up to score her 2nd. Constance Keeling introduced to the action put through on goal to score and see Bowers & Pitsea 4-0 to the good at the break. Within a minute of the restart it was 5-0 with Beeson netting her 2nd of the game. Gracei Robinson getting in on the goals to make it 6-0. Young getting a 7th goal. Chelmsford pulling a goal back with Tish Cleary on target. The hosts would concede further however in the dying stages of the game with Keeling getting her 2nd and a goal for Lily Wilding seeing the game won 9-1.

   Runwell Sports Ladies form fluctuated throughout last season and if they can find consistency this campaign will be amongst the front runners challenging at the top of the league. Could’ve have gotten off to a better start with a convincing win at home to newcomers Tigers Ladies. Leading 2-0 at half-time Runwell went on to dominate the 2nd half to add a further 6 goals to win 8-0. Ellouise Falconer opening her season with a hat-trick. Megan Marney finding the back of the net for 2 goals. Also opening their accounts were Joanne Attridge, Ashley Debnam and last season’s top scorer Aaryanna Simonelli.

  Another high scoring game was anything but one sided as Chigwell Ladies hosted Aveley Ladies on the opening day of the season. The pair sharing a 9 goal thriller. Two players scoring a brace for Chigwell, Jessica MacNab and Marie Gamage one from the penalty spot. It wasn’t enough to see them take anything from the game as their opponents found the back of their net for 5 goals. Bethany Murray on target for 2 goals for Aveley there was also a hat-trick on the opening day and Aveley’s first ever competitive match for Amara Drummond.

  Corringham Cosmos Women back in Division One getting their season off to a positive start at home as they recorded a 2-0 win over Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves.

The Round-Up – Essex 12/05/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 12th May

Essex Women’s Premier Division

 Premier Division Champions, Leigh Ramblers Ladies completed their excellent season this weekend with a win away from home against 4th placed Collier Row Tigers. Sasha Vail netting a hat-trick their were goals too for Chloe Gilligan and top scorer Kate Newton who finishes on 31 goals for the season. Leigh Ramblers winning the game 5-1 ending 6 points clear at the top losing just 2 of their 16 league matches and one of those way back on the opening day. 

  Below them a 6-2 win at home on Friday night for Harlow Town Ladies Development against Southend United Ladies had seen them set up a winner takes all game for 2nd against Frontiers Ladies this Sunday. Harlow with a point advantage in 2nd going into the game at home against their local rivals. A good season for Harlow’s youngsters a strong finish to the end of the season as they made it 6 straight league wins scoring 42 goals along the way. Leading Frontiers 2-1 at half-time Harlow piled on the goals 2nd half to win the game 8-1 to clinch runners up spot convincingly. Poppy Binding and top scorer Hannah Smith both scoring a hat-trick their were goals too for Kaydee King and yet another with a first Harlow goal to her name Ronni Harrison. The League Cup Final to come this Sunday at Runwell Sports FC 1st & 2nd meeting Harlow taking on Leigh Ramblers.

One more game to bring you from the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday and it was a positive end to the season for Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies as they won at home to Chelmsford City Ladies. Ella Jones having previously been on the scoresheet for one goal this season for Beacon Hill Rovers scoring a hat-trick, there was goals for Abbie Sutton her first for the club in just her 3rd appearance and a 21st goal of the season for Jo Smeaton. Beacon Hill Rovers winning 5-2. Shannon Kelly and Mia Brisley with the goals for Chelmsford.

Tiptree & District Charity Cup

Silverware too for Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies at the end of the season as they met Frontiers Ladies in the final of the Tiptree & District Charity Cup last Wednesday at White Notley FC. Goals from Jo Smeaton and Samantha Weidner seeing Beacon Hill Rovers draw 2-2 with their opponents in the 90 minutes, Loren Delamere and Kelly Holsworth scoring for Frontiers the game not settled in extra-time went all the way to penalties, Beacon Hill Rovers winning the shootout 4-2 to win the trophy.

Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies 2018/19 Tiptree & District Charity Cup winners (picture credit Beacon Hill Rovers)

 Congratulations to Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies on winning this season’s Tiptree & District Charity Cup.

Essex Women’s Division One

The season drawing to a close in Essex Women’s Division One, Billericay Town Ladies Reserves clinching the title, Rayleigh Town Ladies running them close started the day in 3rd spot 3 points back from 2nd placed Dagenham & Redbridge Ladies knowing a win in their final game of the season away to Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves would see them clinch 2nd courtesy of a superior goal difference. Rayleigh have scored goals all season and have plenty in their squad who can come up trumps. Isabelle Wallings way out in front as top scorer finishing with a goal on Sunday to take her to 52 goals for the season 10 more than she scored last season. Eleasha Reeves top scoring in the final game of the season for Rayleigh with a hat-trick as 26 goals to her name. Amy Cox-Smith with a brace with Sophie Rhodes also on target in a 7-0 victory.

  Hutton Ladies Reserves in fourth spot were at home to bottom side Island Ladies in their final game of the season. Finished thier debut season back in the league strongly with a win, Goals from Baylie Kingsnorth, Mathilda Cant, Emily Wilton and Samantha Kuski sealing a 4-2 result. Ebonnie Williams scoring both goals for Island.

The Round-Up – Essex 05/05/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 5th May

Essex Women’s Premier Division

A great first season playing in the Essex Women’s Premier Division for Leigh Ramblers Ladies having be promoted last season their debut in women’s football their young squad having gone on to clinch the league title and become champions. Losing on the opening day of the season, never looked back going on a long winning run in the league to climb to the top of the table before rivals at the top Frontiers Ladies managed to halt their progress slightly with a 2-1 win in the league those though the only defeats 13 wins seeing the title won with a game to spare. Title celebrations looking unlikely though at half-time this Sunday as Leigh Ramblers found themselves trailing 2-0 at half-time away to Southend United Ladies. Emily Pert thier top scorer netting both the goals to move onto 19 for the season. Leigh Ramblers coming back well in the 2nd period to not only level but go on to win the game 3-2. Amy Jacobs scoring her 17th goal of the season with a brace too from Molly Giles her first goals for Leigh Ramblers this season. 

Champions! Leigh Ramblers Ladies winning the Essex Women’s Premier Division title (photo credit Leigh Ramblers)

Congratulation to Leigh Ramblers Ladies on winning the Essex Women’s Premier Division title. They now await confirmation to see if they will join the ERWFL and successive promotions. A potential double on the cards to meeting Harlow Town Ladies Development in the League Cup Final.

Harlow Town Ladies Development themselves also a young squad enjoying a tremendous season in Essex Women’s Premier Division. Starting the season well to get up amongst the top two back to back wins over Chelmsford City Ladies seeing them back into 3rd and now two points behind 2nd placed Frontiers Ladies. 7-2 at home against Chelmsford in their first league encounter Harlow were the away side this Sunday. Another convincing win this Sunday the goalscorers a week ago Ellie Nicholls with a hat-trick and Hannah Smith top scorer with 4 to her name. Both amongst the goals again this Sunday Smith hitting another 4 to move to 37 for the season a brace for Ellie Nicholls taking her to 23. Plenty of other names amongst the goals this season for Harlow too with a new name appearing on the scoresheet every other week, Tegan Burling this time making her 3rd appearance for the side scoring her first goals a brace in an 8-2 win. Shannon Kelly and Georgia Sleep with the goals for Chelmsford. A game in hand for Harlow this Friday no easy task at home to Southend United Ladies then they meet Frontier Ladies on Sunday for what will be a decider for who clinches runners-up spot.

Essex Women’s Division One

Just the one league match played in Essex Women’s Division One as sides look to complete their fixtures. Hutton Ladies Reserves having secured 4th position in the table go to within 2 points of 3rd placed Rayleigh Town Ladies both with one game to play after they won away to Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves this Sunday. Hutton enjoying a good first season back in the league goals from Baylie Kingsnorth her 10th of the season along with goals for, Danielle Hindley, Cassandra Piejko and Rachael Agombar. Hutton winning the game 4-1 their 14th win of the season.