Sunday 7th October
Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership
3 wins from 3 now as Cambridge City Ladies Development continue their excellent start to the season to lead the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership. Away this Sunday were taking on ICA Sports Ladies. A first goal of the season for Rachael Littlewood along with another 2 goals for Megan Tonks now 13 for the season from just 5 appearances seeing the visitors continue their 100% winning start with a 3-0 win.
Hot on their heels though are Cambridge University Women, late starters in the Premiership built on their opening game 5-2 win over Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds with a 7-1 win over another of the promoted sides, Histon Ladies Reserves. Their goal scored by Philippa Hayden-Evans. 2 wins from 2 moving Cambridge University up into 2nd spot.
Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds are off the mark at last in the Premiership clocking up their 1st league win at this level since winning promotion last term. At home were playing last season’s Championship North Champions, Riverside Ladies. Annie Posnett scoring a brace for the visitors, Fulbourn were celebrating victory with 5 different players on target for a goal in the match, Emma Clark, Katie Luddy, Amy Smith, Marie Stubbings and Kirsty Geal. Fulbourn winning the game 5-2.
Everyone in the Premiership now clocking up a win with March Town United Ladies also getting off the mark this Sunday at home playing Netherton United Ladies. Holly Barber scoring in the first half for Netherton, March also finding the back of the net to see the sides drawing 1-1 at half-time the winning goal coming 2nd half going March’s way the 2-1 taking them off the foot of the Premiership table. Louise Barbour and Naomi McGarvie scoring the goals for March.
Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North
Both with 3 wins from 3 at the top of the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North, Wisbech Town Ladies and Ketton Ladies look like they will be slugging it out for the title even at this early stage of the season. Wisbech Town keeping up their 100% start to the season with victory away to Hungate Rovers Ladies on Sunday. Last season’s top scorer, Sophie Swinden leading the goal scoring charts for Wisbech Town already this time around scoring a brace on Sunday to move her onto 6 goals from 3 appearances. Leah Hall, Chelsea King and Rachael Simpson all getting on the scoresheet too for Wisbech Town with their first goals of the season in a 5-0 win.
Ketton Ladies too continuing their 100% winning start to the season winning away to Wisbech St Mary Ladies this Sunday. A much closer result, Wisbech St Mary will likely have a say in the title race too. Nicole Saunders getting a goal for Wisbech St Mary, Ketton edging the win getting 2 goals up the other end to win the 3 points.
Cardea Ladies a new name in the Championship North this season are largely made up of the old Orton Rangers Ladies squad. Earned their first 3 point haul at the weekend under their new name in only their 2nd league game together bouncing back from a 6-0 defeat at home to Ketton Ladies to win 5-2 away from home against Pinchbeck United Ladies this Sunday. Their captain Laura Rudd scoring 4 goals with Jessica O’Sullivan also getting a goal. Chloe Gray and Anete Murniece on the scoresheet for Pinchbeck.
Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South
Haverhill Rovers Ladies strong start to the season in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South continued this Sunday as the newly formed side made it 4 wins from 4 in the league at the start of the campaign. Were away on Sunday playing Burwell Tigers Ladies whom they beat 5-0 in the League Cup 3 weeks ago. An even bigger result this time around, Pavlina Beasley, Hayley Turner and Joeli Kirby all getting two goals a piece, Abbi Griffin and Emma Barnes also getting a goal as did Amy Evans and Kayleigh Steed, their 1st goals for Haverhill. A six point lead already at the top of the Championship South.
St Ives Town Ladies Development are 2nd in the Championship South table their 2nd win of the season coming away from home this Sunday. Were taking on Park Ladies the 3 points coming courtesy of a 5-1 win.
For the 2nd game in a row Isleham United Ladies were involved in a 6-4 result. It was victory the first time around against Burwell Tigers. Not the case this time however as it was visitors Cambridge Ranger Women who emerged as the winners during the 10 goal encounter. Melanie Findlater and Emily Ingle both scoring a brace for Isleham United. Erika Balskute making her 1st start for Cambridge Rangers netting a hat-trick. Sharne Southgate moving onto 6 goals for the season also adding two goals to the total with Robyn Barlow also in the scoresheet Cambridge Rangers in 3rd position winning their 2nd league game of the season.