Sunday 17th March
Essex Women’s Premier Division
Two games going the full distance in the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday as the weather threw everything, a volatile afternoon. Leaders Leigh Ramblers Ladies game with Brentwood Town Ladies Reserves abandoned.
Chelmsford City Ladies had the opportunity to go up into 3rd place in the Premier Division with Harlow Town Ladies Development in league Cup action, ended up being postponed. Chelmsford on the road taking on Silver End United Ladies on Sunday. Mia Brisley with her 7th goal of the season and Georgia James scoring for the 11th time securing a 2-0 win for Chelmsford taking them 3 points clear into 3rd position in the table.
In the other game from the Essex Women’s Premier Division on Sunday afternoon Southend United Ladies were at home taking on Corringham Cosmos. The sides in a close fought contest Southend holding a narrow lead at the half-time interval leading 3-2. Rebecca Gallagher with both goals for Corringham Cosmos, completed her hat-trick midway through the 2nd half to bring up her 16th goal of the season. Southend though adding a further 2 goals in the 2nd period went on to win the match 5-3 to earn the 3 points. Ellie Wood scoring a brace with Lauren Johnson, Lilly Halliday and top scorer Emily Pert all getting on the scoresheet, Southend moving into 6th.
Essex Women’s Division One
Three matches played in Essex Women’s Division One on Sunday, the leading pair not in action. A brace for Giulia Francesconi her 6th & 7th goals of the season securing a 2-0 win for third placed Hutton Ladies Reserves away to Belhus Ladies.
Runwell Sports Ladies keep up the pressure for position in 4th a point behind Hutton with a good result away to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves on Sunday. Aaryanna Simonelli celebrating a brace for Runwell moves onto 20 goals for the season. Rachael Selfe with a goal too has 10 now for the campaign. Goals too for Megan Marney, Rebecca Pope, Danielle Dorrington and Autumn Ranger in a 7-2 win. Runwell with some good results have played more games than the rest but look to be in good shape going forwards. Kesley Honeywood with both the goals for Chelmsford.
FC Clacton Ladies 5th in Division One were away to bottom side Island Ladies at the weekend. Top scorers Becky McDougall on target to score a brace with 15 now for the season, there was a brace too for Lauren Lucas with Charlotte Warren also scoring a goal her 10th of the campaign in a 5-1 win for the visitors. Kirsty Simmonds scoring the Island goal.