The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 26/11/17

The Round-Up

Sunday 26th November

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership leaders, Netherton United Ladies 100% winning start to the season was finally brought to an end this Sunday on the road away to ICA Sports Ladies. A Peterborough derby the home side coming out on top in a high scoring match. A dominant 1st half from ICA Sports saw them leading 3-0 at half-time and although Netherton mounted a come back in the 2nd half scoring 3 times themselves, ICA Sports added 2 more goals to win the game 5-3. Goals from Jessica Farchica, Clare Knibbs, Becky Shields, Donna Nicholls and Carmen Herridge securing their 3rd win of the season taking ICA Sports up into 4th place in the Premiership table. Yasmin Green, Alice MacNicol and Clare Gallagher scoring the goals for Netherton United.

   Benefiting from Netherton United’s 1st defeat of the season are St Ives Town Ladies moving 5 points clear in 2nd spot in the Premiership table winning at home to Cambridge University Women on Sunday who they thrashed 15-0 away from home the previous weekend. Not quite so emphatic a win this time around, goals from Amy Seymour-Shove and Georgia Stancombe securing the 3 points with a 2-0 win. Are 6 points behind Netherton United but have 2 games in hand.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North

Just the one match played in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North this Sunday but it sees the league having a new leader with Wisbech St Mary Ladies the only unbeaten side in the league winning big with a double figure score away from home to take over at the top. At bottom side Orton Rangers Ladies who they also beat 8-1 at home the previous Sunday. Orton Rangers doing better themselves scoring 3 goals it was up the other end Wisbech St Mary proving too strong in attack with Carlie Knight scoring 7 goals taking her to 11 for the season. Megan Ratcliffe also scoring a brace for Wisbech St Mary along with a goal for Ella Rolfe scoring her 1st goal of the season in her 2nd appearance in a 10-3 win.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South

2 games played in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South this Sunday with the leading pair Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds and Histon Ladies Reserves both at home. Both held to a draw only able to extend their lead by a point.

Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds were host St Ives Town Ladies Development, the visitors starting their season late beginning excellently with 3 wins from 3. Katie Luddy and Marie Stubbings scoring for Fulbourn, Molly Berryman and Connie Liddiard on target for ST Ives Tow who drop points for the 1st time this season drawing 2-2. Fulbourn staying top in goal difference. St Ives Town remain unbeaten handily placed in 3rd spot in the Championship South table 3 points behind the leading pair with games in hand on both.

   Histon Ladies Reserves also having to settle for a point as their 100% winning start to the league was ended at home to Newmarket Town Ladies Reserves on Sunday. The sides drawing 2-2 at half-time, Kirsty Lemmon-Sparkes with both the goals for Histon, Molly Agnew and Joeli Kirby finding the back of the net for Newmarket. The visitors taking an early lead in the 2nd half Jennifer Gray with the goal to put them 3-2 up. Histon pulling the scores level in the final 10 minutes with Lemmon-Sparkes completing her hat-trick, Newmarket the 1st side this season to take points off Histon the final score 3-3.