Essex – Sunday 23rd October
Essex Women’s Premier Division
Lawford Ladies continued their excellent start to the new season this Sunday recording a 6th straight win away to Chigwell Ladies, winning the game 5-1 to move onto 18 points. Harriet Douglas on target for Chigwell. Also scoring 5 goals away from home on Sunday in the Essex Women’s Premier Division were Harlow Town Ladies matching Lawford in having a 100% winnin start to the season the newly promoted Division One Champions have now won 5 from 5. Were playing Walden Ladies. A brace from Francesca Tye, plus a goal each for Fran Gamble, Tayla Handscomb and Hannah Clifford seeing Harlow Town win 5-0 to keep pace with the leading side.
3 points further back in 3rd place on 12 points now from 5 matches played are Chelmsford City Ladies on the road themselves on Sunday their latest win coming at Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies. Winning the game 3-0 with 3 different goalscorers, Daisy Dobbs, Lisa Overall and Sarah Jolly putting the ball into the back of the net. A big win for 4th placed Runwell Sports Ladies at the weekend in the Premier Division at home taking on Alresford Colne Rangers the side racked up 7 goals on their way to collecting the 3 points, Alresford Colne Rangers with a consolation goal lose 7-1 as they crop to the bottom of the table now the only side in the league without a point.
That is because Hutton Ladies Reserves collected their 1st point of the season on Sunday away to Wickford Town Ladies the sides battling out a 2-2 draw. There was also a scoring draw between Collier Row Tigers and Eastern Avenue, in the Premier Division on Sunday the sides contesting a 1-1 draw.
Essex Women’s Division One
A similar story is developing in Essex Division One as in the Premier Division with leaders Corringham Cosmos winning big at home at the weekend to make it 6 wins from 6 for the new sides at the start of the season. Smashed 12 goals into the back of the net without reply against Wickford Town Ladies Reserves.
Another new side making a great start to the season in Essex Division One are, Frontiers Ladies, were away at the weekend taking on Harlow Town Ladies new Reserves side a tough test for both sides. 2nd versus 3rd both on 12 points the game remained goalless at half-time. Frontiers started the 2nd half strongly creating chances Kelly Holsworth heading the ball against the crossbar, Harlow Town Ladies Reserves goalkeeper called into action to make a couple of saves the deadlock eventually broken in the 75th minute, Sharon Ferguson (pictured) with the strike for Frontiers volleying the ball from 25 yards over the keeper and into the back of the net. Ferguson was on hand late into the match to seal the 3 points heading home from 8 yards after the visitors were awarded a free-kick. 5 wins from 5 move onto 15 points.
5th placed Chelmsford City ladies recorded a big win at the weekend in Division One were at home playing bottom side Waltham Forest Ladies racked up a double figure scoreline. Emily Kendle on target for 4 goals there were braces too for Abi Challis and Emma Sharpe, with a goal apiece for Becky Tabrett and Kayla-Marie Everett the final score 10-0. A good win too at the weekend for new side FC Clacton Ladies in 6th place beating fellow new side Benfleet Villa Ladies at home 6-1.