Cambridgeshire – Sunday 18th December
Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership
Just the 4 matches across the 3 women’s football leagues in Cambridgeshire to end 2016. In the Women’s Premiership, Netherton United Ladies ended the year on a high away to Park Ladies, putting in a strong performance to win the 3 points with a big win. Jenna Nairn setting the ball rolling scoring Netherton United’s opening goal inside the 1st 5 minutes, Alice MacNichol making it 2-0 in the 7th minute. Yasmin Green putting the ball into the back of the net on 21 minutes made it 3-0 to the visitors, 3 more goals were scored in the final 8 minutes of the 2nd half with Nairn adding a 2nd goal to her tally. A brace in the 1st half late on for debutant Lauren Johnson the lead 6-0 at half-time. Johnson went on to complete her hat-trick then score a 4th goal 15 minutes into the 2nd half and own goal extended Netherton United dominant scoreline, Park scoring a consolation goal with 14 minutes left on the clock, the final score 9-1 Netherton United consolidating a mid-table position at the end of the year. A tough start to life in the Premiership for Park Ladies after a disappointing result will be aiming for a better things in the New Year.
Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North
Just the one match in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North at the weekend with March Town United Ladies aiming to return back to the top of the table visiting bottom side Thurlby Tigers yet to register a point this season. Louise Barbour netting herself a hat-trick with Livvi Hodges on target for 2 goals, Raechel Luty, Danielle Westgate and Emma Frost also scoring in the game with March Town United Ladies winning 8-0 to go 3 points clear at the top with a 100% record to end 2016, 6 wins from 6.
Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South
Two matches in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South at the weekend. Newmarket Town Ladies Reserves were away to Isleham United Ladies on Sunday a win would see them end 2016 in 2nd place in the climbing above unbeaten Milton Ladies. Secured the 3 points with a convincing victory with Kate Winnewisser scoring 4 goals in the match to move onto 7 goals for the season. Siobhan White close behind netting a hat-trick for Newmarket Town. The final score 7-1 with Laura McAllister scoring in the 2nd half for Isleham United.
A 4th straight league win for Riverside Reserves sees them move onto 12 points in 4th in the Championship South table at the end of 2016 with a narrow home win against Fulbourn Bluebirds on Sunday who scored through Marie Stubbings, Riverside scoring twice to win the game 2-1. 4 point separate the top 4 in the division with leaders Cambridge City Ladies Development along with Milton yet to e beaten in the league.