The Round-Up – Beds & Herts 29/01/17

The Round-Up

Beds & Herts – Sunday 29th January

Beds & Herts Women’s Division One

St Albans Ladies scored 4 goals in the 2nd successive game this weekend to see them climb up into 2nd place in the Beds & Herts Women’s Division One table. Following on from last Sunday’s 4-0 home win over Hitchin Town Ladies, St Albans were again at home this Sunday taking on Sharnbrook WFC.  Caroline Hughes, St Albans Ladies captain scored her 1st ever goal for the club. Suzanne Reid also scoring to give the home side a 2-0 lead at the break. Both sides scoring 2 goals in the 2nd have with Megan Samuel and Sophie Monahan on target for St Albans. Claire Smith with both the strikes for Sharnbrook WFC. 4-2 the final score.

Bedfordshire Women’s County Cup

Sharnbrook WFC have reached the semi-finals of the Bedfordshire Women’s County Cup where they will face last season’s beaten finalists, Offley & Stopsley Women after they over came another Beds & Herts Women’s Division One side at the weekend after the tie had been postponed twice. The ERWFL Division One side travelling to play Houghton Athletic Ladies. The lower league side holding Offley & Stopsley to 0-0 at half-time the visitors scored 10 minutes into the 2nd half Nicola Hollick with the goal. The win secured right at the death with Giselle Randell scoring in the 90th minute to see Offley & Stopsley into the semi-finals with a 2-0 win.

Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two

 Two matches in Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two and Hitchin Belles are celebrating back to back wins in the league having climbed from 6th to 2nd last weekend take over at the top of the table with an away win against Evergreen Ladies, who you may have forgotten about as they haven’t played a league game since November 20th last year. The match at Evergreen the sides contesting a goalless 1st half, Shannon Page and Charis Wakefield both scored for Hitchin Belles in the 2nd half to see them win 2-0 and go 2 points clear at the top of the table.

  In the other game in Division Two, Watton Ladies also climb up the league table with an away win against Garston Ladies FC 96. A hat-trick from Francesca Smithers taking her goals tally to 20 for the season, plus a goal each for Samantha Edgar and Chloe Jones seeing Watton to a 5-2 victory to move up to 3rd in the Division Two table. Hannah Burt and Holly Jury with the goals for Garston Ladies FC 96.

Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three

No stopping Woburn & Wavendon Lionesses Blues at the top of the Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three as they won for the 8 successive match to make it 8 wins from 8 and maintain their 100% record since joining the league this season. Were at home taking on 2nd placed Evergreen Eagles plenty of goals in the game, Evergreen scoring 3 times through, Christine Brewer, Claire Hendry and Samantha Takis. However it wasn’t enough to take anything from the match with Woburn winning the 3 points scoring 5 times. Amy Gibbins netting for of the goals taking her to 14 for the season. Madison Drewett with the other goal that sees them go 12 points clear at the top of the league.

 In the other game in Division Three it was a big win away from home for Wheathamsted Ladies against bottom side Hatfield Town Ladies. Sophie Pidgeon scoring 4 goals in the game with Carly Orme, Libby Quinn and Jackie Sheridan also putting the ball into the back of the net to see Wheathamsted win 7-0 climb up into 5th place in the table with their 2nd win of the season.