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.
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.