Essex – Sunday 7th May
A late edition of the Essex Round-Up this week, with a Cup Final being played on Wednesday evening I thought it’s be worth the delay.
Essex Women’s League Cup
Two Cup Finals to bring you in fact in this edition of The Round-Up as on Sunday it was the Essex Women’s League Cup Final played at Runwell Sports FC, this year new side Corringham Cosmos having already won promotion from Division One were taking on Premier Division side Collier Row Tigers. Corringham Cosmos matching Harlow Town Ladies achievement from last season winning the League Cup in their 1st season after joining the Essex Women’s Football League. Madison Hubbard scoring a brace in the final for Corringham with goals each for Rachel Fleming, Rebecca Gallagher and Bebe Ray in a 5-2 victory to lift the trophy.
Congratulations to Corringham Cosmos on their League Cup win and a terrific 1st season.
Essex Women’s Premier Division
In the Essex Women’s Premier Division 2nd placed Lawford Ladies were hosting Eastern Avenue Ladies in 6th place going into the game. The visitors were awarded a penalty either side of half-time Tayla Hudson stepping up to put both into the back of the net, with Mollie Rose adding a 3rd goal to see the 3 points secured for Eastern Avenue move above Collier Row Tigers 3 games left to play will be aiming to close down the 4 point gap to Runwell Sports Ladies in 4th who have finished their fixtures.
A double header between Chigwell Ladies and bottom side Walden Ladies on Sunday with Walden getting 2 positive results to move themselves off the bottom at the expense of Alresford Colne Rangers. Winning one game 3-1 and drawing the other 3-3 to pick up 4 valuable points.
Tiptree & District Women’s Charity Cup
Onto the 2nd Cup Final of this edition of the Round-Up this Wednesday night Harlow Town Ladies already crowned Premier Division Champions were looking to make it a league and cup double and successfully defend the Tiptree & District Women’s Charity Cup taking on their closest rivals in the league Lawford Ladies.
Proved to be a very close contest 2 with 9 goals scored in the game a cracking encounter by all accounts Lawford scoring 4 goals, Harlow Town Ladies edged the result 5-4 to retain the cup. Taylor O’Leary scoring a hat-trick with a goal each for Dempsey Favell and Nicole Learner. That’s 6 trophies now for Harlow Town Ladies in 2 seasons leaving the Essex Women’s County Leagues behind with a 100% winning record.
Congratulations to Harlow Town Ladies on winning the Tiptree & District Women’s Charity Cup and their league and cup double.