Sunday 7th October
Essex Women’s Premier Division
It’s 4 wins in a row now for Frontiers Ladies as they continue their 100% winning start to their league campaign to lead the Essex Women’s Premier Division. At home one Sunday were taking on another of the sides with title ambitions themselves, Chelmsford City Ladies. Charley Sandford scoring the opening goal of the game to put Frontiers into the lead. Kelly Holsworth with a brace extending the lead. Kay Foy adding a 4th to see Frontiers to the win.
Harlow Town Ladies Development drawing 2-2 with Collier Row Tigers last Sunday got back to winning ways this Sunday with a comfortable victory and it has to be said unexpected result at home to Corringham Cosmos. Namely because of how strong Corringham Cosmos have proved to be in the league since joining 2 seasons ago. But then this is a much improved Harlow Town side too and have started the season well undefeated. Ciara Purdue standing out with 5 goals scored in the game. Kummi Adams making her 1st start netting 2 goals. Ellie Nicholls, Hannah Smith, Kelsey Mugford and Lucy Edmeades all getting a goal with Tasmin Turner also opening her Harlow account in a 12-2 win. Elysia King and Rebecca Gallagher with the goals late in each half for Corringham.
Leigh Ramblers Ladies win for the 3rd successive game in the Premier Division to climb up into 3rd position in the table following promotion last season. Were at home on Sunday taking on Silver End United Ladies. Their 3rd win in a row their biggest so far this season the 3 points coming courtesy of a 7-0 win.
Southend United Ladies playing only their 2nd game in the Premier Division following promotion got of the mark with a win at home this Sunday. Taking on last season’s Division One Champions, Hullbridge Sports Ladies who travelled short on numbers fielding just nine. Southend United taking full advantage building on a 1-0 half-time lead to go on and win the game 4-2. Ria Toovey hitting a brace, their were goals too for Lauren Halliday and Lauren Johnson. Southend United up to 5th on the back of the result. Molly Johnson and Megan Marney with the 2nd half goals for Hullbridge Sports.
Climbing off the bottom of the Premier Division table with their 1st win of the season are Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies. Were at home taking on Collier Row Tigers. The visitors were in the ascendancy at half-time however leading the match 3-1, Beacon Hill Rovers coming back well fighting back in the 2nd half to win the game 6-3. Jo Smeaton often on the scoresheet for Beacon Hill Rovers netting 4 goals. Marie Hall and Ella Jones too both scoring in the victory.
Essex Women’s Division One
A meeting between the two sides still with 100% winning records in Essex Women’s Division One. Would one come out on top as leaders Rayleigh Town Ladies hosting took on Dagenham & Redbridge Ladies both with 3 wins from their 3 opening league matches it was a close contest a 7 goal thriller (they often are anyway) Dagenham & Redbridge coming out on top edging the result 4-3 to continue their 100% start inflict defeat in Rayleigh Town for the 1st time this season in the league. Amy Jacobs nice again amongst the goals with a hat-trick now an incredible 16 goals from 4 appearances this season. Jodie Barden scoring the other goal.
Takes Dagenham & Redbridge into 2nd position, level on points with Billericay Town Ladies Reserves who return to the top with a big win away from home against Chigwell Ladies on Sunday. Darcie Salmons finding the back of the net for 4 goals. Hollie and Sarah Dimambro-Bovington and Karen Stephanou also amongst the goals for Billericay in an 8-0 win.
Runwell Sports Ladies climb up into 4th position in the Division One table with their 3rd win of the season. Were at home this Sunday playing Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves. A 2-0 lead for Runwell Sports at half-time went on to win the game 3-1. Ashleigh Eleanor Harvey on target with a goal whilst Aaryanna Simonelli continues to impress scoring another 2 goals moving her onto 12 for the season so far. Rebecca Lucy with the 2nd half goal for Chelmsford City.
The last game in Essex to bring you from the weekend in Division One sees Hutton Ladies Reserves get the 3 points at home their 2nd league win of the season up against Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves. A close result Hutton edging their way to 3 points with a 3-2 win. Giulia Francesconi scoring her 1st Hutton goal with Baylie Kingsnorth and Maisie Jayne Threadgold-Smith also on target with a goal each. The win lifting Hutton up into 6th place in the table.