Suffolk – Sunday 16th October
Suffolk Women’s County Cup 2nd Round
A place in the quarter finals of this season’s Suffolk Women’s County Cup was up for grabs at the weekend with 7 ties scheduled to take place, Ipswich Wanderers Ladies having a bye into the next round. Newmarket Town Ladies 1st team also reached the quarter finals without kicking a ball awarded a home win against Witnesham Wasps Ladies. That left 6 ties to be contested in the 2nd Round.
Holders Ipswich Town Ladies were at home playing AFC Sudbury Ladies whom they had beaten in the final 2 seasons previously. The FAWPL South East Division One side too strong for their lower league opponents on the day beating the ERWFL Premier Division side 5-0. Sophie Welton scoring a brace. Jacqueline Ball, Jade Henry and Natasha Thomas were the other goalscorers from Ipswich Town.
Lowestoft Town Ladies also competing in FAWPL South East Division One were away to Brandon Town Ladies in the 2nd Round of the Suffolk Women’s County Cup a 3 league difference between the side Lowestoft have found some form of late and it showed as they won the match 4-0 to reach the quarter-finals having been knocked out early on last season having been drawn against Ipswich Town. 4 different goal scorers for Lowestoft Millie Davies, Amy Durrant, Broghan Scully and captain Hannah Waters.
Was a fiery game between Walsham Le Willows Ladies and fellow Suffolk Women’s Division side Brantham Athletic Ladies. 2 red cards issued in the match it was to all the way to extra-time 1-1 after 90 minutes, Walsham Le Willows winning it 2-1 in the extra period to reach the quarter finals.
It was a big win for East Bergholt United Ladies in another all Suffolk Women’s Division clash in the 2nd Round. Were playing away against Copleston Ladies. An 8-0 win seeing them into the quarter finals of the competition.
Also racking up the goals on Sunday were Bungay Town Ladies at home taking on Ipswich Phoenix Ladies. Nicola Hazell getting her name on the scoresheet for 4 goals, close behind was captain, Kelly Collins with a hat-trick. Michelle Stanborough, Hannah Jones and Lois Nethersell-Webb all scoring too in a 10-1 win to reach the quarter finals.
Bacton United Ladies were away in the 2nd Round of the Suffolk Women’s County Cup playing Newmarket Town Ladies new Reserves side. Bacton took an early lead before Dominika Szary pulled it back to 1-1. Bacton going on to score 2 more 1st half goals to lead 3-1 at the break. Held onto that lead in the 2nd half to reach the quarter finals.
The draw for the quarter finals of the Suffolk Women’s County Cup was made earlier today and it sees the 2 FAWPL South East Division One sides kept apart. The ties a scheduled to be played Sunday 20th November.
Lowestoft Town Ladies v Bungay Town Ladies
Walsham Le Willows Ladies v Ipswich Wanderers Ladies
Newmarket Town Ladies v Ipswich Town Ladies
East Bergholt United Ladies v Bacton United Ladies