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The Round-Up – Essex 17/03/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 17th March

Essex Women’s Premier Division

Two games going the full distance in the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday as the weather threw everything, a volatile afternoon. Leaders Leigh Ramblers Ladies game with Brentwood Town Ladies Reserves abandoned.

  Chelmsford City Ladies had the opportunity to go up into 3rd place in the Premier Division with Harlow Town Ladies Development in league Cup action, ended up being postponed. Chelmsford on the road taking on Silver End United Ladies on Sunday. Mia Brisley with her 7th goal of the season and Georgia James scoring for the 11th time securing a 2-0 win for Chelmsford taking them 3 points clear into 3rd position in the table.

  In the other game from the Essex Women’s Premier Division on Sunday afternoon Southend United Ladies were at home taking on Corringham Cosmos. The sides in a close fought contest Southend holding a narrow lead at the half-time interval leading 3-2. Rebecca Gallagher with both goals for Corringham Cosmos, completed her hat-trick midway through the 2nd half to bring up her 16th goal of the season. Southend though adding a further 2 goals in the 2nd period went on to win the match 5-3 to earn the 3 points. Ellie Wood scoring a brace with Lauren Johnson, Lilly Halliday and top scorer Emily Pert all getting on the scoresheet, Southend moving into 6th.

Essex Women’s Division One 

 Three matches played in Essex Women’s Division One on Sunday, the leading pair not in action. A brace for Giulia Francesconi her 6th & 7th goals of the season securing a 2-0 win for third placed Hutton Ladies Reserves away to Belhus Ladies.

  Runwell Sports Ladies keep up the pressure for position in 4th a point behind Hutton with a good result away to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves on Sunday. Aaryanna Simonelli celebrating a brace for Runwell moves onto 20 goals for the season. Rachael Selfe with a goal too has 10 now for the campaign. Goals too for Megan Marney, Rebecca Pope, Danielle Dorrington and Autumn Ranger in a 7-2 win. Runwell with some good results have played more games than the rest but look to be in good shape going forwards. Kesley Honeywood with both the goals for Chelmsford. 

  FC Clacton Ladies 5th in Division One were away to bottom side Island Ladies at the weekend. Top scorers Becky McDougall on target to score a brace with 15 now for the season, there was a brace too for Lauren Lucas with Charlotte Warren also scoring a goal her 10th of the campaign in a 5-1 win for the visitors. Kirsty Simmonds scoring the Island goal. 

The Round-Up -Essex 24/02/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 24th February

Essex Women’s Premier Division

Frontiers Ladies beat Premier Division leaders Leigh Ramblers last time out to close the gap to a point, since awarded a home win, moved above them, and with Leigh Ramblers not in action this Sunday had the chance to go further ahead as they hosted 3rd placed side Harlow Town Ladies Development. A local derby, Harlow’s young side have been unlucky with injuries, a good test for both sides. Frontiers coming out on top to win the 3 points and go 5 points clear at the top of the table. Anna Freeman scoring a brace, with a goal for Charley Sandford in a 3-0 win. Harlow losing for just the 2nd time in the league this season.

  That defeat allowing 4th placed Chelmsford City Ladies to move level on points with Harlow as they secured the 3 points at home to Silver End United Ladies on Sunday. Tyler Christou getting her 1st goal since rejoining the club, Aimee Gannon also on target for Chelmsford for her 1st goal of the season scoring from the penalty spot. Chelmsford winning 2-0.

   5th placed Collier Row Tigers are just two points behind Harlow & Chelmsford with games in hand on both. Were on the road this Sunday playing bottom side Brentwood Town Ladies Reserves. A close contest between the sides Collier Row Tigers edging the result with a 3-2 win. Emily Dempsey scoring her 8th goal of the season, Helen Moreira also celebrating a goal along with a 1st of the season for Fran Pridie. Brentwood remain without a point at the bottom of the Premier Division their goals from Lauren Knight plus an own goal.

   A hat-trick from Emily Pert helped to secure the home win for Southend United Ladies on Sunday in their Premier Division game with Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies. Pert with 12 now for the season. Lily Halliday also getting a goal for Southend, with Amber Popham and Louise Lawrence scoring for the first time this season in a 6-1 victory. Jo Smeaton the goalscorer for Beacon Hill Rovers.

Essex Women’s Division One

Billericay Town Ladies Reserves maintain their 6 point lead at the top of the Essex Women’s Division One table with their 15th league win of the season this Sunday away to FC Clacton Ladies. Have lost just the once this season fielded the bare 11 this Sunday, it was enough to secure the 3 points with 2 goals scored without reply, a 4th goal of the season each for Anna-Maria Rains and Kelsey Smith.

   Dagenham & Redbridge Ladies in 2nd place in the Essex Women’s Division One table also picked up another 3 point haul this Sunday away from home against Belhus Ladies. Both Grace Tebb-Reading and Juliet Thomas completing a hat-trick in the game for the visitors, Jodie Barden also getting a goal as well as a first of the season for Gracei Robinson in an 8-1 victory. Danni Jennings with her 11th of the season on target for Belhus.

   8-1 was also the winning score at home for 4th placed Rayleigh Town Ladies this Sunday in their league match with Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves. Captain Isabella Wallings getting another goal to move to 41 for the season for Rayleigh. Holly Gash top scoring in the game with a hat-trick moves onto 18 for the season. 18 goals to for Eleasha Reeves now as she chalked up a brace on Sunday. There was also a brace for new signing Nancy Bulter making her first start for Rayleigh netting two goals on her debut. Rebecca Dalgarno with the goal for Leigh Ramblers. Rayleigh remain 4th some 15 points behind 2nd placed Dagenham & Redbridge but have a total of 6 games in hand.

  Runwell Sports Ladies are 5th in the Division One table were at home this Sunday taking on Chigwell Ladies the sides drawing 1-1 at half-time Runwell Sports getting the better of their opponents in the 2nd half winning the game 4-2. Runwell Sports’ goals scored by Victoria Martin and Autumn Ranger. Aaryanna Simonelli with a goal too the clubs top goalscorer now with 17 for the season, whilst it was a 1st goal of the season for Anna Winfield. Jessica MacNab with both the goals for Chigwell.

   Plenty of goals too in the final match from Essex with bottom sides meeting Island Ladies at home to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves on Sunday in Division One. 8 goals shared between them the pair taking a point each from the game drawing 4-4 at the final whistle. Charlotte Stelmaszyk with a brace for Chelmsford, Rebecca Lucy also on the scoresheet with Jemma Debrick scoring her 1st Chelmsford goal. Olivia McDonnell getting her first goal of the season for Island this Sunday on the scoresheet along with Jess Bowen, Ebonnie Williams and Sarah McDonnell.


The Round-Up – Essex 17/02/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 17th February

Essex Women’s County Cup

 It was a busy weekend of football in Essex at the weekend with a busy league programme aswell as the semi-finals of both the Women’s County Cup and Trophy competition’s. 

C&K Basildon Ladies won their Essex Women’s County Cup semi-final on Sunday to reach a fifth consecutive final. Have dominated the competition in recent seasons winning the final for the past 4 seasons as they progressed through the women’s football pyramid climbing up to the FAWPL Southern Premier Division. A much changed side this season will be defending the trophy. Basildon away to ERWFL Division One side Hutton Ladies in the last 4 of the county cup. Hutton with Victoria Kinsman leading their attack the current Essex Women’s Trophy holders. 37 goals for the striker now this season as she got on the scoresheet again this Sunday for Hutton. As good at it got for the hosts however as Basildon’s Holly Turner scored a hat-trick in the match. A goal too for Jodie Osbourne scoring almost a year to the day after suffering a broken leg. Basildon winning the game 5-1 to book their spot in the final.

Their opponents this season will be Billericay Town Ladies who recruited a few Basildon players during the close season as they won promotion to the FAWNL themselves. Currently 2nd on South East Division One, Billericay were at home in their semi-final taking on last season’s finalists, Brentwood Town Ladies. Billericay have a strong squad scoring plenty of goals they proved too strong for their ERWFL Premier Division One who had just the bare 11 available. Billericay taking the lead in the 20th minute with new signing Kerry Stimson scoring her 1st goal for her new club. A 2nd goal coming 5 minutes later captain Lindsey Morgan volleying in from a corner kick. Two minutes later a chance for 3-0 from the penalty spot former Billericay goalkeeper Robyn Strauss saving for Brentwood.

The 3rd goal coming in the 37th minute with Billericay’s Morgan heading home inside the box from another corner. Zoe Rushen scoring Billericay’s 4th 3 minutes later. Morgan went on to complete her hat-trick in the final minute of the 1st half. A 5-0 lead for Billericay at half-time. Morgan was on the end of another cross to score her 4th of the game with 10 minutes of the 2nd half played. Sophie Vale scoring a brace for the hosts in the 64th and 78th minute to seal an 8-0 victory for Billericay.

4 goals for Billericay Town Ladies captain Lindsey Morgan

The Essex Women’s County Cup Final taking place at Bowers & Pitsea FC’s, Len Salmon Stadium on Thursday 18th April with a 7:45pm Kick-off.

Essex Women’s Trophy

Semi-finals time to in the Essex Women’s Trophy competition this Sunday. Bowers & Pitsea Ladies reaching their 1st ever final under their new name. The ERWFL Division One side in the hunt for the title in their league were drawn at home to Essex Premier Division, Collier Row Tigers, playing in the league below carry a potent goal threat. Bowers & Pitsea taking the lead in the semi-final with Sophie Dowman finding the back of the net in the 15th minute. Collier Row Tigers coming back into it to level the scores in the 35th minute and see the sides go in level at the break. Dowman with a 2nd goal 11 minutes into the 2nd half her 12th strike of the season restoring Bowers & Pitsea’s lead. 4 minutes later Georgia Fraser scoring from a free-kick fired the hosts into a 3-1 lead and into the Trophy final.

Their opponents in the Trophy final itself with be fellow ERWFL Division One side Lawford Ladies as they over came opponents Silver End United Ladies in extra-time on Sunday. Silver End United hosting Lawford reaching the final of the Trophy last season. A quickfire 1st half brace from Sarah Jolly, it was all square at 90 minutes with Lawford hitting to up the other end. The visitors getting the better of Silver End in the extra period of play scoring two more to win the game 4-2 and reach the final.

   The Essex Women’s Trophy to take place at Aveley FC on Sunday 24th March with a 4:00pm kick-off.

Essex Women’s Premier Division

Three games played in the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday. The top two meeting for the 3rd time this season. Leigh Ramblers Ladies leading the table by 4 points over Frontiers Ladies. The previous games going Leigh Ramblers way, ending Frontiers 100% winning start to the league and then knocking them out of the League Cup. Leigh Ramblers with 10 straight league wins hadn’t lost since the opening day of the season. A close contest between the sides at the weekend Frontiers coming away with the narrow win with goals from Emma Best and Anna Freeman seeing them run out 2-1 winners with Amy Jacobs scoring for the hosts. A 2nd defeat of the season for Leigh Ramblers with Frontiers closing to within a point.

4th placed Chelmsford City Ladies were away to Corringham Cosmos Ladies this Sunday in the Premier Division. Shannon Kelly on the scoresheet for Chelmsford. Milly Thompson on target with 20 minutes to go for Corringham as the two sides shard the points. Corringham finding a bit of form now undefeated in open play in 3 games.

    It was a 3rd win of the season for Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies in the Premier Division on Sunday. There last league win coming back in November away to bottom side Brentwood Town Ladies Reserves. 2-1 back then they meet in the reverse fixture this weekend Beacon Hill Rovers at home. Katie Bowman with her 1st of the season scoring for Brentwood Town. It was a repeat result from the game in November with Beacon Hill Rovers scoring twice up the other end too take the 3 points Louise Oliver with her 1st of the season and a goal from Amber Long securing the win.

Essex Women’s Division One

 Four matches played in Essex Women’s Division One on Sunday with the top 3 all winning again, the top four if you count FC Clacton Ladies after they secured the 3 points at home at the weekend to climb two places into 4th in the table. Clacton were hosting Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves in their league fixture. Charlotte Warren scoring a hat-trick for the hosts to move onto 9 for the season, Charlotte Robertson also on target with a goal aswell as top scorer Becky McDougall netting her 13th of the campaign in a 5-0 win.

League leaders Billericay Town Ladies Reserves were at home to Runwell Sports Ladies this Sunday in Division One. Nicola Carty seeing Billericay to the 3 points scoring at hat-trick to move her onto 13 goals for the season and keep them 6 points clear at the top of the table. The winning score 3-1, Rebecca Pope getting the goal for Runwell Sports her 1st since rejoining the club.

   Dagenham & Redbridge Ladies 2nd in Division One were hosting Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves this Sunday. Won the 3 points courtesy of a 6-0 win. Jodie Barden scoring twice in the match takes her goals scored to 10 for the season. 10 goals too this season for Grace Tebb-Reading as she scored a goal too at the weekend. Evie Doyle-Love also on target with a goal for Dagenham & Redbridge. Adeola Palazon amongst the goals too for the 1st time Dagenham & Redbridge scoring a brace in her 3rd appearance.

  A much closer contest for 3rd placed Hutton Ladies Reserves at home to Chigwell Ladies this Sunday in Division One. A goal from Kirsti McLeavy the difference between the sides her 3rd goal of the season for Hutton securing the 3 points in a 1-0 victory.

The Round-Up – Essex 10/02/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 10th February

Essex Women’s Premier Division 

Like everywhere else across the country the over night rain affected the fixtures in the Essex Women’s County league’s with just 4 games surviving in all competitions with just the one league game being played in the Premier Division this Sunday. That game saw Corringham Cosmos at home to bottom club Brentwood Town Ladies Reserves who travelled with just the 10 available. Corringham struggling for players themselves at times this season have only won two games previously one of those against Brentwood, their last league win back in October. Michelle Sumpter getting Corringham off to a good start opened the scoring in the 10th minute went on to add a further 2 goals before half an  hour was played to complete a 1st half hat-trick, Nicole-Marie Mitchell also scoring for Corringham in the 40th minute to see them comfortably leading 4-0 at the break. A quieter 2nd period, Corringham extending the lead with 20 minutes to go with top scorer Rebecca Gallagher celebrating her 13th goal of the season. Charlotte Anderson puling a goal back for Brentwood with 15 to go lose 5-1 and remain without a point on the board. Corringham up to 6th off the back of their 3rd league win of the season.

Essex Women’s Division One

 Two games played in Essex Women’s Division One this Sunday, and incredible 21 goals scored between both. 2nd placed Dagenham & Redbridge Ladies getting themselves into a strong position at half-time away to Runwell Sports Ladies in Sunday holding a 4-0 lead went on to add another goal in the 2nd period to further strengthen their 2nd placed position. Nicole Doyle-Love hitting a brace for Dagenham & Redbridge, their was a goal each too for Morgan Duffield, Jodie Barden and Grace Tebb-Reading the later pair both moving onto double figures for the season.

In the other game played in Division One on Sunday Rayleigh Town Ladies were at home to FC Clacton Ladies the sides sharing 16 goals between them, an incredible scoreline would be rough on the losing side. Jasmine Cox making her first start for FC  Clacton marking her debut with 4 goals, Lauren Lucas scoring twice for the visitors with Charlotte Warren also getting a goal. 7 for the visiting side however wasn’t enough to see them get anything from the game. Rayleigh Town Ladies are scoring plenty of goals themselves the bulk of these coming from captain Isabelle Wallings she now has an incredible 40 goals to herself as she rattled in a further 4 goals against Clacton. Wallings not the only goalscorer in Rayleigh’s squad, Eleasha Reeves getting in on the goal scoring claiming a hat-trick to take her onto 16 goals for the campaign. 16 goals too for Megan Harley as she added a goal on Sunday along wit Holly Gash who has 15 now, Rayleigh Town climbing above FC Clacton and Runwell Sports Ladies up into 4th position in the Division One table courtesy off a 9-7 victory.

Essex Women’s League Cup

One outstanding tie from the 2nd Round of the Essex Women’s League Cup to be played this Sunday with Division One side Hutton Ladies Reserves away to Premier Division side, Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies. With their 1st team not in action Hutton were able to call on the services of Victoria Kinsman the striker in prolific form in front of goal this season scoring plenty in the ERWFL she was on target for a double hat-trick this Sunday against Beacon Hill Rovers. Baylie Kingsnorth and Cassandra Piejko also getting a goal a piece along with Gemma Stubbles getting her 1st goal of the season for Hutton in a 9-2 win. Jo Smeaton with both the goals for Beacon Hill Rovers.

  The draw for the quarter finals has been made the ties listed below to be played Sunday 3rd March with a 1:30pm kick-off:-

 Collier Row Tigers v Leigh Ramblers Ladies

Southend United Ladies v Hutton Ladies Reserves

Chigwell Ladies v Runwell Sports Ladies

Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves v Harlow Town Ladies Development

The Round-Up – Essex 03/02/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 3rd February

Essex Women’s Trophy

 Lawford Ladies make up this season’s semi-finalists in the Essex Women’s Trophy after winning their twice postponed quarter final tie away to Essex Premier Division side Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies this Sunday. The ERWFL Division One side going through courtesy of a 6-2 win. Stacey Teager scoring a brace, there were goals too for captain Daisy Canny, Erin Hornby and first goals of the season for Susan Jackson and Hayley Chapman. Jo Smeaton scoring both the goals for Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies.

  The semi-finals of the Essex Women’s Trophy to be played Sunday 17th February.

Bowers & Pitsea Ladies v Collier Row Tigers

Silver End United Ladies v Lawford Ladies

Essex Women’s Premier Division

One match played in the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday and it was a big home win for Collier Row Tigers to see the 5th placed side close the gap to Chelmsford City Ladies in 4th down to a point. Were taking on Silver End United Ladies. Laura Bunton racing ahead in the goal scoring charts for Collier Row Tigers as she found the back of the net for 7 goals! Takes her to 25 for the season after 10 appearances. Sarah Finch and Emma Harrison also celebrating a goal in a 9-0 win.

Essex Women’s League Cup

The top two in the Essex Women’s Premier Division met in the 2nd Round of the League Cup this weekend. League leaders Leigh Ramblers Ladies at home to Frontiers Ladies on Sunday. Leigh Ramblers the side progressing to the quarter finals stage of the competition with a 3-0 win.

Essex Women’s Division One

The weather affecting the fixtures there were just two matches played in Essex Women’s Division One on Sunday and it was a massive away win for league leaders Billericay Town Ladies Reserves that sees them extend their lead at the top of the table to 9 points over Dagenham & Redbridge Ladies. Were playing bottom side Island Ladies. Lisa Robins top scorer for Billericay adding a further 4 goals to her tally has 22 now from 12 played. Lauren Bourne moves onto double figures as she struck a hat-trick for Billericay on Sunday.Robyn Moody & Mya Turner both scored a brace with a goal each for Kelsey Smith & Anna Marie Rains along with 1st Billericay goals for Joanne Burgoyne & Sarah Fry in a 15-0 win.

7 points now from their last 3 league games sees Belhus Ladies in the bottom two in the Division One table for much of the season leap up into 8th position in the table. Two successive wins now against the sides down there with them, scoring 6 goals in each game too, were at home to Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves on Sunday. Danni Jennings reaching double figures for the season taking over as top goal scorer netting a hat-trick to take her to 10 goals. Hayley Freeman & Hayley Chapman getting a goal a piece with Aimee Hunt scoring for the first time this season in a 6-1 victory.

The Round-Up – Essex 27/01/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 27th January

Essex Women’s League Cup

League Cup weekend in Essex with 6 ties scheduled in the 2nd Round of the competition this Sunday a place in the quarter finals up for grabs. The weather claiming one tie with Collier Row Tigers home tie with FC Clacton Ladies called off. Plenty of action elsewhere however. 

  Holders Corringham Cosmos were away to previous finalists Runwell Sports Ladies in the 2nd Round on Sunday the Premier Division side struggling for form this season. Runwell Sports form running hot & cold following their relegation to Division One. Turned out to be a close match between the two sides. Drawing 1-1 at half-time, both added another goal 2nd half drawing 2-2 extra-time failed to separate them the game heading into a penalty shootout Runwell Sports  celebrating at the end of it all winning 4-1 to progress. Danielle Dorrington and Ashleigh Harvey scoring in regular play for Runwell Sports, Rebecca Gallagher with both of Corringham Cosmos’ goals.

 A great result for Chigwell Ladies in the League Cup at the weekend as the Division One side knocked out Premier Division opposition away from home on Sunday in the 2nd Round. Chigwell were away to Brentwood Town Ladies Reserves. A brace from Victoria Parker her 12th & 13th goals of the season enough to defeat their higher league opponents 2-1 to book their place in the last 8 of the competition. 

  Harlow Town Ladies Development are having a strong season in the Essex Women’s Premier Division their young side drawn at home to fellow league side Silver End United Ladies in the 2nd Round of the League Cup. Harlow’s top scorer Hannah Smith scoring a brace in the match taking her to 18 goals from 11 appearances this season. Captain Amelia Hall getting her 1st goal of the season plus an own goal securing a 4-0 win for the home side to book their quarter final spot.

   Southend United Ladies were convincing winners on Sunday in the 2nd Round of the Essex Women’s League Cup dominating against Division One side Belhus Ladies to reach the quarter finals of the competition. Emily Pert netting a hat-trick in the game for Southend their were braces for Ria Toovey and Ellie Wood. Goals too for captain Lauren Halliday, Kate Wiseman & Lauren Johnson with Lily Aungier and Sophie on target for their first goals of the season. Southend running out 12-3 winners didn’t have it all their own way. Danni Jennings scoring twice and Hayley Freeman with the goals for Belhus.

  It was an all Division One clash in the 2nd Round of the Essex Women’s League Cup between Island Ladies & Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves on Sunday. A close contest, Chloe & Kirsty Simmonds scoring a goal a piece for Island the home side edged out at the final whistle with Leigh Ramblers scoring 3 against the reach the last 8 of the competition. 

Essex Women’s County Cup

One outstanding quarter final played this Sunday in the Essex Women’s County Cup, postponed the weekend before FAWNL South East Division One high flyers, Billericay Town Ladies were drawn at home to Rayleigh Town Ladies. A very tough test for the Division One side, who can score plenty on their day up against a side playing 4 leagues higher and as strong as they have ever been. Billericay indeed proving too strong as they blew Rayleigh away an eye watering scoreline too winning 31-0! Billericay will now been at home to Brentwood Town Ladies in the semi-finals.

Essex Women’s Premier Division

  One game from the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday, 4th versus 2nd with Chelmsford City Ladies hosting Frontiers Ladies. A competitive game the sides having to settle for a share of the points drawing 1-1. Shannon Kelly scoring for Chelmsford. Kelly Holsworth on target for Frontiers.

Essex Women’s Division One

  Goals the order of the day for Billericay Town Ladies as their Reserves side extended their lead at the top of Division One with a double figure win at home to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves on Sunday. Nicola Carty top scoring in the game claiming a hat-trick. Lisa Robins the sides top goal scorer adding 2 more to her tally. With six more goalscorers, Kelsey Smith, Alicia Woodward, Grace Lane, Lauren Bourne, Sarah Dimambro and Rachel Armstrong-Marris all getting on the scoresheet in an 11-0 victory.

The Round-Up – Essex 13/01/19

Sunday 13th January

Essex Women’s Premier Division

With Premier Division leaders, Leigh Ramblers involved in the League Cup this Sunday it was an opportunity for 2nd placed Frontiers Ladies to close the 8 point lead that had been opened up. The Harlow based side away to Brentwood Town Ladies Reserves. A brace each for Kay Foy and Charley Sandford along with a goal from Hayley King seeing Frontiers win the 3 points with a 5-0 victory.

Harlow Town Ladies Development also in league action at the weekend strengthened their hold on 3rd position with an away win again Corringham Cosmos on Sunday. Harlow with a slender advantage at half-time leading the game 1-0. Rebecca Gallagher striking twice for Corringham in the 2nd half, Harlow going one better to add a further 3 goals to their tally to win the game 4-2 with both Ellie Nicholls and Hannah Smith scoring a brace.

A big win at home for 5th placed Collier Row Tigers on Sunday in the Premier Division as they look to gain ground in the league, the 3rd consecutive match that has featured Collier Row Tigers winning or losing by 8 goals, an 8-2 victory against Frontiers, followed by an 8-2 defeat to Harlow Town Ladies Development. This time it was beacon Hill Rovers Ladies on the wrong end of the result, Collier Row Tigers building on a 2-0 half-time lead to add a further 6 without reply in the 2nd half. Laura Bunton and Sarah Finch both scoring 3 a piece, Finch one goal ahead of Bunton with 13 for the season, Daisy Cook and Helen Moreira with the other goals.

A tight contest between Southend United Ladies and Silver End United Ladies in the Premier Division on Sunday the 1st half ending goalless it was Southend who found the all important winning goal in the 2nd half with Emily Pert scoring her 6th goal of the season to see the home side climb up into 6th spot in the league table.

Essex Women’s League Cup

Two fixtures played this Sunday in the Essex Women’s League Cup that see’s the 1st Round completed. Premier Division leaders Leigh Ramblers Ladies were at home facing 4th placed Chelmsford City Ladies. A tough contest that could have gone either way it was Leigh Ramblers who progress a single goal enough to see the game won 12 consecutive wins for Leigh Ramblers now.

Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves were also in action in the 1st Round of the League Cup on Sunday at home were taking on fellow Division One side Hutton Ladies Reserves. The visitors in a rich vein of form winning 4 out of their last 5 games including victory over Chelmsford City in the league, a win in the League Cup too taking them into the 2nd Round, A brace from Rachel Agombar, with Laura Allen also getting a goal along with Emily Wilson and Mathilda Cant who scored their 1st Hutton goals in a 5-1 win.

Essex Women’s Division One

Wins for the top two in Division One saw Billericay Town Ladies Reserves and Dagenham & Redbridge pull 11 and 8 points respectfully clear of the sides below. Billericay were at home on Sunday up against Chigwell Ladies Nicola Carty netting a hat-trick for Billericay moves onto 7 goals for the season, Darcie Salmons getting on the scoresheet too with her 8th of the season along with Alicia Woodward and top scorer Lisa Robins who now has 16 to her name, Billericay winning 6-2, Jessica MacNab and Tamsyn Robertson with her 1st of the campaign the goalscorers for Chigwell.

Dagenham & Redbridge Ladies were at home in the league on Sunday a challenging encounter as they locked horns with Rayleigh Town Ladies who with plenty of games in hand and a free scoring attack could yet challenge the top two. It was Dagenham & Redbridge who managed to outscore their opponents by 4 goals to 2 at the final whistle to make it 10 wins out of 12 so far this season. Grace Tebb-Reading scoring a brace moving her onto 9 goals, the same tally as Jodie Barden who also celebrated a goal for Dagenham & Redbridge along with a 5th goal of the season for Juliet Thomas. Holly Gash scoring twice for Rayleigh who still have 4 games in hand on the leading pair.

At the other end of Division One the bottom two sides met on Sunday as Island Ladies hosted Belhus Ladies, the visitors coming away with the positive result to climb off the bottom of the table at Island’s expense. Danni Jennings scoring a hat-trick in a 6-2 win. Amara Drummond, Bethany Murray and Hayley Knott all getting a goal each for Belhus. Ebonnie Williams and Chloe Simmonds with the goals for Island.

The Round-Up – Essex 06/01/19

Sunday 6th January

Essex Women’s Premier Division

A great 2018 for Leigh Ramblers Ladies earning promotion to the Essex Women’s Premier Division at the 1st attempt haven’t looked back since an opening day defeat winning their next 9 league games to lead the way going into 2019. Started the New Year win another 3 points 10 wins from 10 now were at home to Corringham Cosmos on Sunday. Leading 2-0 at half-time those goals crucial as Corringham fought back 2nd half scoring 2 themselves Leigh Ramblers though adding 2 more themselves to win the match 4-2. Rebecca Dalgarno with a brace, Sasha Vail also getting a goal along with top scorer Kate Newton who now has 24 goals to her name.

The gap to the leaders 5 points after 2nd placed Frontiers Ladies were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Silver End United Ladies in the Premier Division on Sunday. Dempsey Favell netting for the 14th time this season for Frontiers, Ella Tooley getting the goal for Silver End.

Harlow Town Ladies Development have enjoyed a fantastic 1st half of the season in the Essex Women’s Premier Division in the top 3 positions the whole campaign to date with just the one defeat began 2019 at home to Collier Row Tigers who themselves have gained form as the season has progressed. Harlow though hit the ground running have goalscorers throughout the side and after ending the 1st half 4-2 up doubled their lead in the 2nd half to win the game 8-2. Ellie Nicholls moving onto double figures for the season scoring 4 goals. Hannah Smith is currently top scorer on 14 adding two more to her tally with Kummi Adams and Bethany Chambers with her 1st Harlow goal also on the scoresheet. Laura Bunton, scoring both the goals in the 1st half for Collier Row Tigers.

Consolidating 4th position in the Essex Women’s Premier Division are Chelmsford City Ladies, began 2019 with an away trip to Southend United Ladies on Sunday. Leading 3-0 at half-time went on to add a further 2 in the 2nd half to win the match 5-2. Georgia James scoring a hat-trick taking her onto 10 now for the season. Mia Brisley with a brace has 7 now for Chelmsford. Emily Pert and Kate Wiseman with the 2nd half goals for Southend United.

Essex Women’s League Cup

One tie from the 1st Round of the Essex Women’s League Cup played this Sunday, with Premier Division side Brentwood Town Ladies Reserves hosting Division One side Rayleigh Town Ladies. 3 goals for Brentwood in the first half for Marie Barker, Helen Clifford and Laura Knight. Amy Cox-Smith and Holly Gash on target for Rayleigh Town. Knight scoring a 2nd goal in the final minute securing a 4-2 win for Brentwood.

Essex Women’s Division One

A great start to the season for Dagenham & Redbridge Ladies in Essex Women’s Division One a 100% winning record going into December lost for the 1st time against fellow title chasers Billericay Town Ladies Reserves, defeat in extra-time in the League Cup followed. Began 2019 with an away trip to play Chigwell Ladies struggling at the opposite end of the table. A points deduction seeing them have just 6 points on the board the hosts started the year with a great result beating Dagenham & Redbridge by 2 goals to 1 to claim the 3 points on Sunday. Marie Gamage and Jessica MacNab celebrating the goals for Chigwell. Jodie Barton on the scoresheet for Dagenham & Redbridge suffering a 2nd successive defeat in the league nevertheless remain well placed 3 points behind Billericay in 2nd.

Hutton Ladies Reserves in 3rd position in Division One close the gap on the leading pair, with a 7th win of the season to start the year away at Runwell Sports Ladies on Sunday. Goals from Baylie Kingsnorth, Laura Allen and Danielle Hindley securing a 3-0 victory.

Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves began the year with a home game against Island Ladies, both new to the league this season the young sides have endured a tough start. A points deduction for Leigh Ramblers too it was a 0-1 win to them in the reverse fixture back in September. Another close game this time around the sides sharing 5 goals this time around Leigh Ramblers coming out on top winning it 3-2 thanks to goals from Louise Mazirel-Cowell and a brace for Elisha Reade. Jess Brown and Ebonnie Williams on the score sheet for Island.

Another new side having a tough start to life in Division One are Belhus Ladies bottom of the table they were at home to FC Clacton Ladies in their first game of 2019. Earned themselves a point in a high scoring draw after their opponents were reduced to 9 with two sent off on Sunday. Amy Hartley with a goal for Clacton one of those to receive their marching orders along with Megan-Leigh Lawrence. Sydney Smith-Gibbons and Charlotte Warren Clacton other goalscorers. Amara Drummond netting a hat-trick securing a point for Belhus.

The Round-Up – Essex 16/12/18

Sunday 16th December

Essex Women’s League Cup

   The final Sunday of football in Essex this weekend, the schedule hit by postponements after Storm Deirdre blew in on Saturday leaving some pitches unplayable. The Sunday saw the beginning of this season’s League Cup competition with just 2 of the 5 listed 1st Round games surviving. Both intriguing however seeing Premier Division sides up against the top two tussling for the title in Division One.

  Harlow Town Development’s young side starting the season well a long run unbeaten only recently coming to an end were away to Billericay Town Ladies Reserves leading the way in the league below. Harlow enjoying the better of the 1st half getting themselves a 2-0 advantage going into half-time. Those goals crucial as Billericay came back to score 2 themselves in the 2nd period. Harlow though matching that total getting a further two goals themselves to win the game 4-2 to progress in the League Cup. Harlow’s goals coming from, Poppy Binding, Kaydee King, Lucy Edmeades & Hannah Smith. Kelsey Smith & Mya Turner with the 2nd half goals for Billericay.

  Billericay’s rivals at the top of Division One are Dagenham & Redbridge Ladies, they were drawn away to Premier Division side, Silver End United Ladies in the 1st Round of the League Cup this Sunday. A good contest between the sides both scoring twice in the 90 minutes the game heading into extra-time, Silver End United finding the back of the net one more time to win the tie 3-2 to advance. A brace from Rebecca Donnelly along with a goal for Ella Tooley for the hosts. Grace Tebb-Reading scoring for Dagenham & Redbridge, with Evie Doyle-Love also on the scoresheet with her 1st goal for the club.

Essex Women’s Division One

  Two matches played in Essex Women’s Division One this Sunday. Runwell Sports Ladies finish the year up into 5th position. Played 12 now have won as many as they have lost. Their 6th win in the league coming away from home on Sunday against Belhus Ladies. A hat-trick from Rachael Selfe plus a 15th goal of the season for Aaryanna Simonelli securing a 4-2 result. Bethany Murray & Danni Jennings getting the goals for Belhus who slip back to the bottom of the table.

  That coming as Island Ladies won for the 2nd time this season this Sunday away from home against Chigwell Ladies. The hosts playing most of the match with just 8 players, Island capitalising as Chigwell tired to get a positive result to end 2018. Megan Blackwell scoring twice for Island, there were goals too for Jess Bowen along with Chloe & Kirsty Simmonds both scoring their 1st goals of the season in a 5-1 win. Victoria Parker getting the goal for Chigwell.

The Round-Up – Essex 09/12/18

Sunday 9th December

Essex Women’s Premier Division

   Sadly it’s bad news to bring you at the start of another Round-Up and the loss of a team from the league, Hullbridge Sports Ladies gone from the Essex Women’s Premier Division, having only just secured a return to the league winning the Division One title last season that coming after a previous hiatus from the game. A tough start struggling to find enough players to fulfil fixtures. Sad to see, have made a real impact upon the league, will we see them again I hope so but for now wish everyone connected with the club all the best for the future.

 Onto the weekends league action with leaders Leigh Ramblers Ladies seeing their game away to Collier Row Tigers postponed on Sunday it was an opportunity for 2nd placed Frontiers Ladies to close the gap back to 3 points and apply some pressure if they themselves could secure the win away to Corringham Cosmos. The hosts scoring twice in the match once in each half through Nicole-Marie Mitchell and Rebecca Gallagher, it wasn’t enough as Frontiers scored double up the other end. Amber Strows giving Frontiers the lead scoring from all of 45 yards. An own goal putting the visitors into the lead Kelly Holsworth on target with a goal to make it 3-1 Corringham Cosmos pulling it back to 3-2, Emma Best headed home from a corner to see Frontiers win the game 4-2.

   Another side capitalising on the postponed match between Collier Row Tigers and Leigh Ramblers were Chelmsford City Ladies as they secured a home win on Sunday to move back into 4th position in the Premier Division table. Chelmsford were entertaining bottom side Brentwood Town Ladies Reserves. All the goals coming in the first half, Mia Brisley on target scoring a brace. Gaby Freedman also on the scoresheet for Chelmsford. The final score 3-1 with Helen Clifford scoring for Brentwood in the 40th minute.

   Southend United Ladies were away in the Premier Division this Sunday travelling to Silver End United Ladies. The visitors enjoying a good first half getting themselves into a strong 3-0 lead, adding 2 more 2nd half to win the game 5-1 and win for just the 2nd time this season. Emily Pert scoring a hat-trick for Southend with Ellie Wood and Lauren Johnson also getting a goal each. Lauren Hannah with the 2nd half goal for Silver End.

Essex Women’s Division One

   A big game at the top of Essex Women’s Division One this Sunday with the top two going head to head for the 2nd time this season, Just goal difference separating Dagenham & Redbridge Ladies and Billericay Town Ladies Reserves. Dagenham & Redbridge with a 100% winning start, Billericay with just the one loss that against Dagenham & Redbridge back in September a 3-2 win for Dagenham & Redbridge at Billericay. Dagenham & Redbridge the hosts this time around it wasn’t so close. Billericay winning the game 7-1 one to move 3 points clear at the top, Sophie Vale scoring 4 goals. Rachel Armstrong-Morris finding the back of the net for two goals with Darcie Salmons also on the scoresheet. Dagenham & Redbridge’s 100% record at an end, Juliet Thomas getting their goal.

   Big wins elsewhere too in the league. Hutton Ladies Reserves keeping ahead of the chasing pack in 3rd position in the table with a double figure win away from home on Sunday. Were taking on Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves. With Hutton’s first team not in action the Reserves borrowed the goal machine that is Vicky Kinsman, she added another 5 goals to her impressive tally for the season. Those goals helping Hutton to a comfortable victory with further goals coming for, Samantha Kuski and Dani Gimbert. Danielle Hindley netting her 1st goal for Hutton along with a brace for Giulia Francesconi in a 10-0 win.

 Rayleigh Town Ladies are another side scoring plenty of goals this season and in 4th position have games in hand still on those above. Were away to Belhus Ladies in Division One this Sunday. A close first half between the sides, Rayleigh edging it 4-3. A different story after the break however with Rayleigh piling on a further 5 goals to win the game 9-3 at the final whistle. Rayleigh captain Isabelle Wallings rarely not amongst the goals so it’s usually a matter of checking how many and she was once again on fire in front of goal scoring a double hat-trick. Megan Harley is also enjoying a good season in front of goal scoring a hat-trick herself for Rayleigh moves her onto 15 now for the season. There was also another hat-trick scored in the match with Amara Drummond claiming all 3 in the 1st half for Belhus including a penalty.

  Lastly Runwell Sports Ladies were away to Island Ladies on Sunday. The sides level at 1-1 at half-time it was Runwell Sports who had the better of the 2nd half going on to score 3 goals to win the game 4-1 Rhianna Bird scoring twice for the visitors with Ashleigh Harvey also getting a goal, Aaryanna Simonelli on target too for Runwell with her 14th of the season. Megan Blackwell with the 1st half goal for Island Ladies her 1st goal in only her 2nd start.