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The Round-Up – Essex 12/01/20

The Round-Up

Sunday 12th January

Essex Women’s Premier Division

  Two matches played in the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday. leader Collier Row Tigers extending their lead at the top of the table to 9 points over Silver End United Ladies as they won for the 10th time this season at home to Chelmsford City Ladies. A rare occasion when top scorer Laura Bunton didn’t score for Collier Row Tigers, there are plenty of goals elsewhere within the squad however. Roseanne Shafier also enjoying a prolific season in front of goal on target to score a brace at the weekend giving her 16 for the season. Daisy Cook getting a goal along with a first of the season for Emma Best to secure a 4-1 win. Abigail Woolvin scoring the goal for Chelmsford.

 Has been a tough start to life in the Premier Division for Rayleigh Town Ladies a good start with 4 points from their opening 2 matches went of to suffer 6 straight losses to end 2019. 2020 beginning on a positive note with a 4-3 win over Chelmsford last weekend, made it back to back wins this weekend at home to bottom side Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies. A hat-trick for last season’s top scorer Isabelle Wallings last weekend she was on target for a brace on Sunday to move to 13 for the season with Amy Leach scoring on her Rayleigh debut to seal a 3-1 win. Beacon Hill now 7 points adrift at the bottom of the table with just one win so far this season, Jo Smeaton scoring the visitors goal.

Essex Women’s League Cup

 This Sunday saw one tie played in this season’s Essex Women’s League Cup. The competition seeing a Preliminary Round being played with 17 sides across both leagues to bring it down to 16 for the 1st Round. Premier Division side Southend United Ladies drawn out of the bag away to Aveley Ladies. The Division One side taking the lead with Brittany Murray scoring to put them 1-0. Southend coming back to level the scores top scorer Ellie Wood on target to make it 1-1 with her 9th goal of the season. A headed goal from Ellie Ashford seeing the visitors leading 2-1. 16-year-old Faye Lawrence making her Southend debut playing well a superb strike seeing her mark the occasion with a goal Southend 3-1 in front dominant in the 2nd half Kate Wiseman scoring to see the Premier Division side safely through the the First Round and a tricky away tie to Division One leaders Corringham Cosmos.

 The details of the full 1st Round draw listed below ties scheduled to be played Sunday 9th February:-

Silver End United Ladies v Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development

Frontiers Ladies v Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves

Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves v Collier Row Tigers

Corringham Cosmos Women v Southend United Ladies

Hutton Ladies Reserves v Tigers Ladies

Chelmsford City Ladies v Chigwell Ladies

Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies v Runwell Sports Ladies

Rayleigh Town Ladies v Billericay Town Ladies Development

Essex Women’s Division One

A full programme of fixtures in Essex Women’s Division One at the weekend. Top versus bottom as Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves travelled to play leaders Corringham Cosmos. Just 2 points dropped so far this season Corringham have led from day one. Rachel Fleming opening the scoring for the hosts putting Corringham 1-0 up in the 17th minute a 2nd goal coming courtesy of Rebecca Corcoran 5 minutes before the break. Leading 2-0 at half-time. Top scorer Michelle Sumpter getting in on the goals 2nd half making it 3-0 on the hour would go on to complete a hat-trick to put her on 20 goals for the season. Corcoran adding her 2nd of the game to see the match won 6-0 in the 83rd minute.

  Runwell Sports Ladies the nearest challengers 4 point back in 2nd spot. Made it three successive wins on Sunday in Division One clinching the 3 points at home to Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves. A goal for Karen Whitmarsh along with an 8th of the campaign for Aaryanna Simonelli enough to secure the win 2-1 the final score. Emma Farrow on target with the goal for Leigh Ramblers.

  Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development move 3 points clear in 3rd spot in Division One showing good form themselves like Runwell extending their winning run to 3 matches this weekend away to Tigers Ladies whom they beat in the reverse fixture their final game of 2019. Bowers & Pitsea going ahead inside the opening 10 minutes pressure in attack leading to an own goal being scored. Tigers coming back to level midway through the first half before another unfortunate own goal saw Bowers & Pitsea leading 2-1 at half-time. The visitors extending their lead in the 2nd half Kelsey Young with the through ball to see Ronni Harrison net her first goal for the Development side. Katie Lee scoring a brace to see the game won 5-1, Sophie Thomas setting her up for her first, the 2nd a 25 yard screamer.

  A good run of results towards the end of 2019 seeing Chigwell Ladies climbing the Division One table, back to back defeats seeing that run stall, well placed to push on into the top 4 got back to winning ways at home to Hutton Ladies Reserves this Sunday. Leah Mills scoring for the 7th time this season their was a goal on her debut too for Joanne Nour Ngabirano.

The Round-Up – Essex 05/01/20

The Round-Up

Sunday 5th January

Essex Premier Division

Four matches to start the New Year across the two divisions in Essex. A strong 1st half to the season for Collier Row Tigers in the Essex Women’s Premier Division unbeaten winning all but one of their 9 league games to date to end 2019 3 points clear of Silver End United Ladies in 2nd. Scoring plenty of goals too Collier Row Tigers began 2020 where they left off in 2019 recording a large home win to collect another 3 points at home to Southend United Ladies on Sunday. Racing into a 5-0 lead at half-time in control of the game Collier Row Tigers went on t add a further 4 goals without reply in the 2nd half to win the match 9-0. Laura Bunton always amongst the goals well out in front as top scorer for the club hit a hat-trick to celebrate the first game of 2020 taking her tally to 33 for the season. There was also a brace each for Roseanne Shafier  now with 14 for the season and Emma Harrison on 8 goals. Ammarah Ali and Sarah Finch with her first goal of the season also on the scoresheet.

Plenty of goals too in the other game played in the Essex Women’s Premier Division at the weekend with Rayleigh Town Ladies and Chelmsford City ladies sharing a 7 goal thriller. Rayleigh Town newly promoted to the Premier Division this season finding life tough at a higher level winning just one match in first half of the season. A series of postponed matches wiping out their fixture list in December Rayleigh were finally back in action starting 2020 at home to Chelmsford in 4th the visitors results up and down in the first half of the season. Errors from Chelmsford seeing Rayleigh capitalise to get themselves into a 3-1 lead at half-time and despite a spirited fightback from Chelmsford in the 2nd period scoring 2 more goals, Rayleigh found the back of the net for one more goal to clinch a 4-3 result and just their 2nd win of the season. Isabelle Wallings scoring plenty of goals last season moving into double figures this campaign striking home a hat-trick for Rayleigh with Louise Lawrence also getting a goal. A brace for Chelmsford’s Georgia James with Shannon Kelly also scoring both moving onto 5 goals for the season.

Essex Women’s Division One

A couple of matches called off in Essex Women’s Division One at the weekend saw 2 games played. Runwell Sports Ladies consolidating their 2nd placed position as they won away from home to early pace setters Aveley Ladies on Sunday. Now 5 points clear of Aveley after recording a 4-1 win to start 2020. Runwell Sports 7th league win of the season coming courtesy of a brace each for Ashley Debnam taking her into double figures for the season and 2 for Karen Whitmarsh her first goals of the season. Hayley Knott with the Aveley goal.

 That result good news for Bowers & Pitsea Ladies new Development side as they climb above Aveley into 3rd position on goal difference in Essex Women’s Division One. Finding a bit of form towards the end of 2019 after a poor run of results Bowers & Pitsea got 2020 off to a great start winning at home to another in form side Chigwell Ladies at the weekend. Top scorer Ellie Jones coming off the bench in the 30th minute firing in a brace to give her 8 goals for the season Bowers & Pitsea 2-0, Chigwell with an immediate response Victoria Parker pulling it back to 2-1 That the scoreline going into the 2nd half Bowers & Pitsea battled to keep their narrow lead the 3 points made save in the final minute with a screamer from Kirstie Jackson to see the hosts win the game 3-1.

 

The Round-Up – Essex 08/12/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 8th December

Essex Women’s Premier Division

Five matches played across the 2 divisions in Essex this weekend. Two in the Premier Division, league leaders Collier Row Tigers ending their fixtures in 2019 with a 3 point lead at the top of the table their undefeated run up to 9 matches were away to Southend United Ladies at the weekend. Collier Row opening the scoring Southend came back to level the scores with Elizabeth Clarke on target from a free-kick, Collier Row going on to score three more goal to lead at the break 4-1 despite going down to 10 Lauren Taylor sent off collecting two yellow cards. Ria Toovey getting it back to 4-2 for Southend in the 2nd half, Collier Row managing to score another keeping Southend at bay to win the game 5-2. A brace for Laura Bunton seeing her reach 30 goals for the season. Roseanne Shafier with her 12th of the season also scoring along with Fran Pridie and Emma Harrison.

Billericay Town Ladies Development move above Southend United into 4th place in the Essex Women’s Premier Division table with their 5th win of the season at home to 3rd placed Chelmsford City Ladies. The host hitting the woodwork early on taking the lead in the 10th minute Rebecca Gallagher stroking home her 10th goal of the season in the 10th minute. Lindsey Morgan striking from distance to make it 2-0. Billericay with a 2 goal advantage at the break Gallagher hitting the crossbar early in the 2nd half, Joanne Burgoyne with a well struck free-kick from outside the box making it 3-0 on the hour. The woodwork struck for a 3rd time Billericay collecting 10 points from their last 4 Premier Division matches.

Essex Women’s Division One

A commanding lead now at the top of Essex Women’s Division One for Corringham Cosmos Women now 9 points after they pulled further away from the rest winning their 8th match of the season away from home on Sunday having dropped just 2 points so far this season. Were taking on 4th placed Chigwell Ladies who came into the game themselves in a rich vein of form winning 4 in a row. A brace from top scorer Michelle Sumpter putting Corringham Cosmos into a 2-0 lead at the break. Went on to score her hat-trick on the hour to make it 17 for the season. Rebecca Corcoran and Rachel Fleming scoring a goal each to see the game won 5-0.

Hutton Ladies Reserves were at home taking on 3rd placed Runwell Sports Ladies at the weekend in Division One the visitors with the opportunity to go 2nd with a positive result. Hutton though could call upon the services if striker Vicky Kinsman with the first team not in action and her hot form in front of goal continued as she scored a hat-trick with another goal scored by Danielle Hindley enough to edge the game 4-3 to Hutton, Aaryanna Simonelli with a brace and a goal for Ashley Debnam the scorers for Runwell Sports.

  Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development move up to 4th in Division One ahead of Chigwell on goal difference as they won at home this Sunday in the league against Tigers Ladies. Leading 1-0 at half-time Bowers & Pitsea were pushed all the way to the final whistle by Tigers Ladies both scoring 2 goals in the 2nd half Bowers & Pitsea edging it 3-2. Francesca Browne, Ellie Jones and Katie Lee with her first goal for the club on target for Bowers & Pitsea. Alexandra Collins with a brace in the final 10 minutes for Tigers who find themselves 2nd bottom in the table but it is very tight with just 6 points between them and 2nd placed Aveley Ladies.

The Round-Up – Essex 01/12/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 1st December

Essex Women’s Premier Division

 Just the one match beating the weather at the weekend in the Essex Women’s Premier Division. With Billericay Town Ladies Development hosting bottom side Beacon Hill Rovers ladies who had picked up their first win of the season last weekend. Came close once again scoring twice with Ella Sach and Jo Smeaton from the penalty spot on target for a goal each. Billericay coming out on top however to collect the 3 points with Rebecca Gallagher moving into double figures for the season scoring a brace along with a goal for Tyler Christou in a 3-2 victory.

Essex Women’s Division One

 In contrast a full programme of fixtures in Essex Women’s Division One on Sunday with 4 matches played. Leaders Corringham Cosmos Women the side not in action. Remain well clear at the top of the table however. 2nd placed Aveley Ladies in a poor run of results arrested a run of 3 straight defeats with a point at home to Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development last weekend. This weekend they were hosting bottom side Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves themselves without a point on the board so far this season. That all changed on Sunday with Chelmsford at last celebrating a win and 3 points. Amara Drummond netting a brace for Aveley. So too Kesley Honeywood for Chelmsford her first goals of the season. Molly Butcher making her first appearance for the Reserves also on target with a  goal along with an own goal that saw Chelmsford win the match 4-2.

 That result sees 3rd placed Runwell Sports Ladies close the gap to Aveley to a point as they won the 3 points at home to Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development on Sunday in Division One. Runwell leading 2-0 at half-time. Grace Tebb-Reading and Ellie Jones scoring for Bowers & Pitsea in the 2nd period. Runwell themselves going on to score a further 3 to clinch a 5-2 win. Megan Marney scoring twice, with goals too for Ashley Debnam, Aaryanna Simonelli and Rebecca Pope with her first goal of the season. 

 Very tight below in mid-table in Division One with Chigwell Ladies on the charge up to 4th in the table on on the back of a 4th straight league win. Ending the year in great form the latest 3 points coming away to Tigers Ladies this weekend who themselves aren’t in bad form. Stefanie Sylvester delivering two pinpoint crosses for Leah Mills to put away inside the box seeing the match won 2-1, an own goal conceded up the other end.

 Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves up to 5th in the Essex Women’s Division One table after a home win against Hutton Ladies Reserves at the weekend. A single goal enough to secure the 3 points.

The Round-Up – Essex 24/11/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 24th November

Essex Women’s County Cup

One outstanding game from the 3rd Round of the Essex Women’s County Cup played this weekend, Premier Division side Billericay Town Ladies Development at home to ERWFL side Hutton Ladies. The game postponed the weekend before. Hutton making a strong start to the season have Vicky Kinsman once again amongst the goals, on target to add four to her total rapidly closing in on 30 once again. Kate Lowen, Sally Appleton and captain Abigail Fry also amongst the goals as Hutton ran out 7-2 winners to set up a quarter final clash away to Premier Division leaders Collier Row Tigers. Grace Wooley and Tyler Christou scoring their first goals for Billericay.

4 goals at the weekend for Hutton’s Vicky Kinsman

Essex Women’s Premier Division

A reduced fixture list this weekend in Essex anyway was further hit by the weather with two games called off across both divisions. That left just the one game in the Premier Division with bottom club Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies away to Southend United Ladies. A tough start to the season for Beacon Hill Rovers bottom of the table without a point on the board after 7 games were at last celebrating their 1st league victory of the season coming off the back of their 1st win of the season in the Essex Women’s Trophy agianst Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves. Jo Smeaton with the goal first half her 6th of the season enough to clinch the 3 points.

Essex Women’s Division One

All of a sudden it’s getting very close in the middle of the Essex Women’s Division One table with 3 sides now all on 10 points 2 behind 3rd placed Runwell Sports Ladies. Two games played this weekend and good results at home for both Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development and Chigwell Ladies.

 Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development now up to 4th in the table undefeated in 3 winning 7 points, were at home to Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves this Sunday a goal in each half from Lily Wilding with her 5th goal of the season to put Bowers & Pitsea 1-0 up at half-time. Captain Ellie Jones scoring a 2nd half penalty to put the hosts 2-0 up after grace Tebb-Reading was brought down inside the box. 

 Chigwell Ladies with a fantastic result at home against 3rd placed Runwell Sports Ladies at the weekend, 3 wins on the bounce now propelling them away from the bottom end of the table into 5th joining Bowers & Pitsea on 10 points, fielding the bare 11, Georgia Steele putting the ball into the back of the net twice scoring her first goals of the season for Chigwell, Karen Ulyatt with a goal too to see the game won 3-0.

The Round-Up – Essex 10/11/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 10th November

Essex Women’s Premier Division

The top 2 meeting for the 2nd time this season with leaders Silver End United Ladies 3 points clear at the top of the Essex Women’s Premier Division travelling to play 2nd placed Collier Row Tigers who have a game in hand. A 2-2 draw when the sides met in the reverse fixture back in September. The only points both have dropped so far. Both in great form, Collier Row Tigers getting into a 2-0 lead at half-time went on to score a 3rd without reply 2nd half to win 3-0 and in the process move to the top of the Premier Division table on goal difference. The goals keep coming for Laura Bunton, scoring twice against Silver End takes her to 23 for the season so far. Roseanne Shafier also on target with a goal moves onto 9 for the campaign.

Collier Row Tigers go top of the Essex Women’s Premier Division (photo credit Collier Row Tigers)

 Third placed Chelmsford City Ladies at home taking on bottom side Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies this Sunday in the Premier Division. Chelmsford making a great start ahead inside the opening 5 minutes, Ciara Meeking with a glancing header from a cross to make it 1-0. Abigail Woollvin brought down in the box to see Chelmsford awarded a penalty. Amelia Murphy stepping up to make it 2-0 from the spot. Gaby Freedman with her first goal of the season scoring from a corner to see Chelmsford leading 3-0 at half-time. Molly Butcher making it 4-0 soon after the restart racing onto a through ball to put the ball into the top corner. Shannon Kelly scoring to make it 5-0 to Chelmsford. Amelia Murphy with her 2nd of the game lobbing the keeper to put Chelmsford into a 6-0 lead the final score 7-0 with Woollvin smashing the ball into the back of the net.

Match action from Chelmsford City Ladies v Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies (photo credit Ian Kendle)

The two promoted sides met for the 2nd time this season on Sunday with Billericay Town Ladies Development hosting Rayleigh Town Ladies. The reverse fixture early in the season seeing Rayleigh Town win 8-2 and claim their 1st and only win so far in the Premier Division. 4 points from their opening 2 matches have since lost 5 in a row. Billericay having lost their opening 2 league games found their feet in the league despite being docked 3 points. A comfortable win for Billericay on Sunday their 3rd of the season top scorer Sophie Nyiro scoring 4 goals has 12 in total. Rebecca Gallagher also amongst the goals netting a brace has 8 now for the season. Rachel Armstrong-Morris making her 1st appearance of the season also getting on the scoresheet in a 7-1 victory. Isabelle Wallings with the goal for Rayleigh.

The points shared between Frontiers Ladies and Southend United Ladies in the Premier Division both goals coming in the 1st half. Emma Parker scoring her first goal for Frontiers, Harriet Hiskett with her 5th of the season ensuring a point for Southend chances to win the game for both sides Danielle Summer making her debut in goal for Southend the visitors Player of the Match.

Essex Women’s Division One

 Corringham Cosmos Women leading Essex Women’s Division One three points clear of 2nd placed Aveley Ladies with a 100% winning start 6 wins from 6 played. Dropped points for the first time this season as they were held to a 2-2 draw away to Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves on Sunday. Rebecca Corcoran scoring early in the game for Corringham Cosmos, Kimberly Lyall with her first goal for the club scoring late in the 1st half. Points dropped for the 1st time this season as they look to bounce back to the Premier Division, Corringham still manage to extend their lead at the top.

  That because Aveley Ladies in 2nd lose a 3rd league game in a row after making a brilliant start winning their opening 5 games in Division One. At home this Sunday were beaten by Chigwell Ladies who themselves make it back to back wins after claiming their 1st victory of the season last weekend at home to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves. Chigwell having just the 10 players available finishing with just 9 making the win more impressive. Amy beadle and Megan Murrell with their first goals for Aveley the hosts losing the match 4-2 as Chigwell’s Leah Mills netted a hat-trick. Moves onto 4 goals for the season level with Jessica MacNab who was also on target for Chigwell’s other goal.

 A win on the opening day of the season away to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves, new side Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development hadn’t won since losing their next five to plummet down the Division One table. At home to Chelmsford City once again this Sunday a battle of the bottom two with the hosts without a point from 5 games played so far this season. Bowers & Pitsea making a blistering start dominating the 1st half to lead 7-0 at the break. Ebony Moore making her 1st start scoring a brace. Two goals too for Ellie Jones. Lily Wilding also on the scoresheet with a goal along with first Bowers & Pitsea goals for Sophie Thomas and Jessica Stafford. Chelmsford City with a much improved 2nd half performance battling to keep Bowers & Pitsea from adding to their tally despite having a player sent off.

The Round-Up – Essex 03/11/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 3rd November

Essex Women’s Premier Division

  Silver End United Ladies keep up their fantastic start to the season their unbeaten run now stretching to 8 matches in the Essex Women’s Premier Division to keep 3 points in front at the top of the table over Collier Row Tigers. At home to 3rd placed Chelmsford City Ladies this weekend. Silver End with a narrow 2-1 victory in the reverse fixture at the start of the season. Getting better as the season moves on scoring goals recorded a more comfortable result to clinch a 7th win of the season this time around. Ella Tooley putting Silver End 1-0 up inside the opening 5 minutes with her first goal of the season. Rosi Webb with her 9th strike of the season making it 2-0 on 12 minutes. Chelmsford restricting the hosts to just the 2 goals in the 2nd half Sarah Jolly with a quick fire brace early in the 2nd half seeing Silver End take a 4-0 lead. Lauren Hannah made it 5-0 in the 77th minute with another goal soon following Jolly completing a hat-trick to see the game won 6-0.

Match action from Silver End United v Chelmsford City (photo credit Ian Kendle)

A game in hand for Collier Row Tigers 3 points behind the leaders are matching Silver End all the way so far in the Premier Division both sides dropping 2 points so far and those against each other back in September. Collier Row getting a 6th win of the season at home this Sunday playing Frontiers Ladies. Not reporting a Laura Bunton goal this week, Collier Row winning the match 2-0 the goals scored by Ammarah Ali and Emily Dempsey with her 1st goal of the season.

Billericay Town Ladies Development coming from behind to earn a point at the weekend in the Premier Division away to Southend United Ladies. Christina Fragnito volleying Southend into the lead 1st half. Billericay getting it back to 1-1. Southend retaking the lead Lily Halliday with a lovely piece of skill sending a shot in over the keeper for her 5th goal of the season. Again Billericay came back to level the scores, Ellie Ashford tapping in a goal to put Southend into the lead for the 3rd time in the match see them 3-2 up at half-time. The hosts making a poor start to the 2nd half Billericay capitalising to come back for behind for a 3rd time in the match keeping Southend from scoring again the game ending 3-3. Sophie Nyiro netting a brace for Billericay takes her to 8 for the season, Rebecca Gallagher also scoring with her 6th goal of the campaign.

Essex Women’s Division One

The top two meeting in Essex Women’s Division One this Sunday with Corringham Cosmos Women looking to maintain their 100% winning start to the season at home taking on Aveley Ladies who lost their own 100% record last weekend defeated for the first time in the league by Tigers Ladies. Both on 15 points going into the game Corringham with a game in hand. Sophie Corcoran scoring in the 35th minute giving the hosts a narrow lead at half-time. Just past the hour Corringham doubled their advantage going 2-0 ahead with Rachel Fleming scoring her first goal of the season. Top scorer Michelle Sumpter extending the lead to 3-0 with 20 minutes left scoring her 12th goal of the season to see Corringham to a 3-0 win. Aveley with back to back defeats.

In contrast it was back to back league wins this Sunday for Hutton Ladies Reserves in Division One, after taking just a point from their opening 4 league matches. Away to Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development this weekend. Leading 1-0 at half-time Hutton going on to score twice more in the 2nd half to secure a 3-0 win. Lucy Blurton and Chloe Eastwell with their first goals of the season with Mathilda Cant also on target with a goal. Bowers & Pitsea slipping further down the table haven’t won since the opening day of the season.

The bottom pair meeting this Sunday, Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves without a point yet away to Chigwell Ladies who had just the one point so far. Chigwell getting that first vital league win of the season to earn the 3 points a narrow win, edging the result by 2 goals to 1 Jessica MacNab and Karen Ulyatt with her first goal of the season. Chigwell also on target with an own goal for Chelmsford.

The Round-Up – Essex 27/10/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 27th October

Essex Women’s Premier Division

A full fixture list in the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday with the top 4 all picking up good results. Silver End United Ladies continuing their fantastic start to the season away to bottom side Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies this weekend. Unbeaten in 7 now at the start of the season dropping just 2 points Silver End recording their biggest win of the league campaign to date making a great start to the game Lindsey Cowell scoring inside the opening 5 minutes. A brace for Lauren Hannah along with a goal for Helen Alder seeing Silver End leading 4-1 at the break, Jo Smeaton with the goal for Beacon Hill Rovers. Alder going on to add a 2nd goal early in the 2nd period her 5th of the season. Rosi Webb with her 7th goal of the season making it 6-1 from the penalty spot midway through the half. Michelle Hodgson on target for her first goal of the season making it 7-1 with 10 minutes left the final score 8-1 to Silver End with Stephanie A’Len registering her first goal of the campaign in the final minute.

Collier Row Tigers remain hot on Silver End’s heels in 2nd spot a game in hand 3 points behind unbeaten themselves now from 6 played again dropping just 2 points so far. Away to Billericay Town Ladies Development this Sunday, Billericay finding some form recently winning 3 out of their last 4 in league and cup. Collier Row Tigers confident themselves scoring plenty of goals, particuarly Laura Bunton who races onto 21 goals for the season netting a brace at the weekend. A brace also for Roseanne Shafier who has 8 for Collier Row now. Mia Cooman celebrating a goal too for the visitors with Fran Pridie on target to score her first goal of the season in a 6-1 victory. Rebecca Gallagher with her 5th goal of the season scoring for Billericay.

A good result at home for Chelmsford City Ladies at the weekend at home taking on Frontiers Ladies. 3rd in the Premier Division, Chelmsford bouncing back well after a couple of frustrating results in the league that has seen them lose ground on the leaders. All the goals coming in the first half Chelmsford getting themselves into a 3 goal lead keeping a clean sheet up the other end to win their 4th league match of the season, Shannon Kelly, Georgia James and Mia Brisley with the goals, all on 3 for the season.

Shannon Kelly celebrating scoring for Chelmsford City Ladies (photo credit Ian Kendle)

Completing a quartet of wins for the top four sides in the Essex Premier Division are Southend United Ladies. Although they left it late to clinch victory on Sunday at home to newly promoted Rayleigh Town Ladies. Southend coming into the game on the back of 3 straight wins in league and cup. New signing Cristina Fragnito firing Southend into the lead with her first goal for the club. Rayleigh coming back to equalise before half-time Holly Gash scoring her 6th goal of the season. That the score heading into the closing minutes of the match Lauren Johnson on her first appearance for Southend scoring the winning goal in the final minute to make it 4 wins from 4 for club in October.

Essex Women’s Division One

A fantastic October too for newcomers Tigers Ladies coming into the month with their first league point under their belts, have gone on to win back to back league games to move up the Division One table. Now up to 4th as they win for a 3rd successive game ending Aveley Ladies 100% winning start in the process. A close game Aveley hosting Amara Drummond and Bethany Murray getting a goal apiece. Alexandra Collins scoring a first half brace for Tigers Ladies taking her to 5 for the season. Ellie Wallace on target to score her 8th goal of the season in the 82nd minute seeing Tigers Ladies win the match 3-2.

  One other match played in Essex Women’s Division One this Sunday, Hutton Ladies Reserves winning their first 3 points of the season at home taking on Chigwell Ladies. Scoring 3 goals without reply to move above Chigwell and Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development into 6th place in the table.

The Round-Up – Essex 13/10/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 13th October

Essex Women’s Premier Division

 A full programme of fixtures once again across the Essex Women’s Premier Division with all 8 sides in action. League leaders Silver End United Ladies looking to continue thier unbeaten start to the season at home to Frontiers Ladies at the weekend. A hard fought game between the pair, Frontiers a hard side to break down, Silver End coming away with their 5th win from 6 played a single goal enough to see the 3 points secured. Helen Alder the player getting the goal on the stroke of half-time her 2nd of the season for Silver End who maintain their 3 point lead at the top of the Premier Division.

   Collier Row Tigers Women keeping pace with Silver End at the top of the Essex Premier Division having played a game less are unbeaten themselves were at home to Rayleigh Town Ladies this Sunday. Ammarah Ali scoring her first goal for Collier Row as they won the match 2-0 to make it 4 wins from 5 played. Move 5 points clear from 3rd placed Chelmsford City Ladies too with other results going their way.

  That result being Chelmsford City’s 3rd loss of the season away to Southend United Ladies on Sunday back to back defeats after losing to Collier Row the weekend before. In contrast it’s back to back wins for Southend after making a poor start to season with one point from their opening 3 matches, got their first 3 points on the boar last weekend away to Beacon Hill Rovers now their 2nd at home. Chelmsford making a fantastic start scoring straight from the kick-off Shannon Kelly with the goal after just 18 seconds. Southend responding well coming back to level with Ellie Wood scoring her first goal of the season. Ria Toovey firing Southend into the lead with Wood on target for her 2nd of the match to see the hosts leading 3-1 at half-time. Wood going on to complete a hat-trick in the 2nd half putting Southend 4-1 scoring a well struck penalty. Mia Brisley getting a goal back for Chelmsford not enough as they lose ground on the leaders, Southend up to 4th in the table.

Match action between Southend & Chelmsford on Sunday (photo credit Southend United Ladies)

Also gaining some momentum after a difficult start to life in the Essex Women’s Premier Division are Billericay Town Ladies Development. Won for the 2nd time in 3 matches away to fellow strugglers Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies on Sunday. Billericay’s best result of the season so far. Three players scoring a brace in the match, Monique Black with her first Billericay goals. Rebecca Gallagher always a potent goal threat whilst playing for Corringham Cosmos taking her tally to 4 since joining Billericay, with last season top scorer Lisa Robins also on 4 scoring twice. Joanne Burgoyne also on the scoresheet with her first of the season to see Billericay win the game 7-2. Jo Smeaton scoring both Beacon Hill Rovers goals taking her to 4 for the season the club without a point after 5 played.

Essex Women’s Division One

The Essex Women’s County league seeing it’s first postponement due to the weather this weekend in Division One with the game between Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves and Runwell Sports Ladies called off and with 3rd placed Runwell Sports not in action the leading pair of Corringham Cosmos Women and Aveley Ladies open up a 6 point lead neck and neck at the top of the table both making it 5 wins from 5 at the weekend.

Corringham Cosmos away to Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development on Sunday taking the lead inside to opening 15 minutes with Michelle Sumpter continuing her great goal scoring form at the start of the season netting for the 9th time. Bowers & Pitsea battling back to get back to 1-1 late in the 1st half with captain Danni Jennings finishing from Grace Tebb-Reading’s free-kick. Corringham Cosmos hitting the hosts with a quick fire brace in 1st half stoppage time to go in 3-1 ahead, Sophie  Corcoran making it 2-1 with her first goal of the season before Sumpter struck in her 10th of the season. Sumpter going on to complete her hat-trick early in the 2nd half. Tebb-Reading pulling a goal back for Bowers & Pitsea on the hour could find no further goals Corringham staying top on goal difference winning 4-2.

Aveley Ladies impressive start to the season continues picking up another good result at home against Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves on Sunday to keep up their 100% winning start. Hayley Knott and Amara Drummond with her 6th goal of the season securing the 3 points in a narrow 2-1 victory.

   New side Tigers Ladies are up to 5th in the Essex Women’s Division One table after they won their first game of the season this weekend away to Hutton Ladies Reserves to build on the point earned in a thrilling 4-4 with Chigwell Ladies a fortnight ago. Ellie Wallace scoring a brace to take her onto 7 goals for the season for Tigers Ladies, opening the scoring in the 5th minute adding her 2nd in stoppage time at the end of the match. Alexandra Collins also on target with a goal in the 1st half Tigers Ladies running out 3-1 winners.

The Round-Up – Essex 06/10/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 6th October

Essex Women’s Premier Division

 Silver End United Ladies continue their fantastic start to the season in the Essex Women’s Division an unbeaten start after 5 games played 3 points clear at the top. The league leaders away to Billericay Town Ladies Development. A first goal of the season for Lauren Hannah midway through the first half seeing the visitors hold a 1-0 advantage at half-time. Rosi Webb on target for her 4th goal of the season winning the 3 points for Silver End United despite a goal for the hosts for Rebecca Gallagher. 

  Beginning the day a point back from Silver End United Ladies in 2nd spot in the Essex Women’s Premier Division were Chelmsford City Ladies. The hosts winning 3 of their opening four matches taking on Collier Row Tigers who themselves had made an unbeaten start in 3rd a win sending them above Chelmsford into 2nd themselves. All square at half-time with neither sides getting the break through. Collier Row Tigers having the better of the 2nd half taking a 2-0 lead. Chelmsford getting a goal back with 20 minutes left Ciara Meeking with he first goal. As good as it for Chelmsford however as Collier Row finished strongly adding a further 3 goals to win 5-1 to have 10 points from 4 played. Laura Bunton continuing her great form in front of goal to score a hat-trick taking her onto 16 for the season. Emma Harrison also getting a goal for Collier Row along with Morgan Duffield her first for the club.

Match action for Chelmsford City Ladies v Collier Row (photo credit Ian Kendle)

   A mixed bag of results for Frontiers Ladies at the start of the season. Close results all in either victory or defeat 2 league looses to dates by a single goal. Put on a strong performance on Sunday to record a comfortable win away to newly promoted Rayleigh Town Ladies. Kay Foy making her first appearance for Frontiers this weekend rattling in 4 goals to open her account. Wasn’t the only one to open her account for the season with Bilge Taspinar getting her first Frontiers goals scoring a brace. Emma Parker and Anna Michaels both on target with their first too in an 8-0 victory to lift Frontier into the top half of the table.

  Southend United Ladies travelled to bottom side Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies with both still in search of their first win of the season. A opening day draw frustration for Southend in the league since losing their next two matches. In trouble at half-time at Beacon Hill Rovers tailing 1-0 to a Grace Leavett goal Southend came back in the 2nd period to collect their first 3 point haul of the season. Harriet Hiskett scoring for the 4th time this season along with a first goal for Lydia Weekley seeing the visitors clinch a 2-1 win.

Essex Women’s Division One

Corringham Cosmos Women return to the top of Essex Women’s Division One, neck and neck with Aveley Ladies at the start of the season sat out last weekends fixtures to see Aveley make it 4 wins from 4 to go 3 points clear. Aveley’s turn to sit out the fixtures this weekend Corringham Cosmos looking to make it 4 wins from 4 themselves to return to the top of the table were at home to Chigwell Ladies. Michelle Sumpter continuing her good goal scoring form at the start of the season for Corringham Cosmos netting a first half hat-trick to put her on 8 for the season. Molly McCarty making it 4-0 to the hosts with 20 minutes left a first goal of the season for Rebecca Corcoran wrapping up a 5-0 win 10 minutes from the end.

   Plenty of goals scored in the other games played in Essex Women’s Division One too, Hutton Ladies Reserves scoring 5 away from home taking on Runwell Sports Ladies. Wasn’t enough however as Runwell Sports rattled in 7 goals up the other end to win their 3rd game of the season to stay 3rd in the table. Mathilda Cant, Rachael Agombar and Frances Murphy all scoring their first goals of the season for Hutton, Agombar and Murphy both hitting a brace. Three players bagging a brace for Runwell Sports, Marie Barker, Ashley Debnam and Rachael Selfe with her first two goals of the season. Anna Winfield also celebrating her first goal of the season.

   A more comfortable win at home for Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves consolidating 4th spot in the Essex Women’s Division One table with an 8-1 home win over Chelmsford City ladies Reserves at the weekend. 7 points collected now from their last 3 games after losing on the opening day away to Corringham Cosmos.