The Round-Up – Beds & Herts 30/09/18

The Round-Up

Sunday 30th September

Beds & Herts Women’s Division One

Houghton Athletic Ladies had started the season brilliantly winning all of their opening league matches to sit top of Division One. That record ended after they met the defending champions, St Albans Ladies who were at last getting their own league campaign underway. Chomping at the bit it seems as they hit Houghton Athletic for 7 to start with a comfortable win. Eleanor Lovelock and Ellen Slater both scoring twice. Opening game goals too for Michaela Johnson, Molly Slade and Sophie Lawrence in a 7-0 win. Houghton Athletic still 3 points clear at the top despite suffering their 1st defeat.

  Moving into 2nd spot in the Division One table are, Hemel Hempstead Town Ladies. A 2nd half comeback seeing them win for the 1st time last weekend were at home this Sunday playing Welwyn Pegasus Sapphires. The visitors scoring twice with Chemise Huitson netting both goals, there were braces too for Natasha McConville and Lizzie Richardson to see Hemel Hempstead Town win the game 4-2.

  Northwood Ladies secured their first 3 points of the season at home to bottom side Garston Ladies on Sunday in a close match Northwood edging the game 3-2. Goals from Leanne Jones, Emma Steele and Danielle Tyler securing the win despite a brace for Yasmin Sabri for Garston Ladies.

   Two losses to start their league campaign, Sherrardswood Ladies got their 1st win of the season in Division One at home to Sharnbrook WFC this Sunday. Rianna Rose scoring inside the opening 5 minutes, Melissa Wright getting a 2nd goal for Sherrardswood on 18 minutes. Enough to seal the win despite Charlie Mullins scoring a goal for Sharnbrook WFC. A 2-1 win for Sherrardswood.   

Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two

3 successive league wins to start their season Hitchin Town Ladies leading the way in Beds & Herts Women’s Division Two. Saw their 100% winning start come to an end on Sunday away to Evergreen Eagles. Remain unbeaten however as the sides drew the game 2-2. Megan Franklin and Mandy Cain-Murnane getting the goals for Hitchin Town. Evergreen Eagles getting their first league point on the board coming against the league leaders.

   Royston Town Ladies Development in 2nd place also remain unbeaten at the start of the season were playing their 4th league match in Division Two at home to Evergreen Ladies on Sunday. Kierra Gabriel, Imogen Sole and Jazmin Racher getting the goals for Royston Town they were held to a 3-3 draw by 5th placed Evergreen.

  Watton Ladies climb up to 3rd place in the Division Town table bouncing back from last weekends 7-1 loss with victory at home against Wheathampstead Wanderers Ladies this Sunday. A first half brace from Sian Owens seeing Watton seal a 2-1 victory over Wheathampstead to get the 3 points.

  Also winning in Division Two this Sunday were Letchworth Garden City Eagles getting off the mark in their 2nd league game after coming out on top away to Welwyn Pegasus Azures. A 3-0 win for Letchworth over the newly promoted side.

Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three

Two games in Beds & Herts Women’s Division Three this Sunday. Langford Ladies are the new leaders the new side with a 3rd successive league win to go top, getting the win against early leaders Biggleswade United Ladies. Amber Clark and Chloe Scott with the goals for Langford to secure the 3 points.

  Stotfold Juniors Ladies also new to the league this season climb into 2nd position in the Division Three table with a 4-1 home win over Kempston Rovers Ladies on Sunday bouncing back from last weekend defeat to Langford.