Sunday 24th November
Essex Women’s County Cup
One outstanding game from the 3rd Round of the Essex Women’s County Cup played this weekend, Premier Division side Billericay Town Ladies Development at home to ERWFL side Hutton Ladies. The game postponed the weekend before. Hutton making a strong start to the season have Vicky Kinsman once again amongst the goals, on target to add four to her total rapidly closing in on 30 once again. Kate Lowen, Sally Appleton and captain Abigail Fry also amongst the goals as Hutton ran out 7-2 winners to set up a quarter final clash away to Premier Division leaders Collier Row Tigers. Grace Wooley and Tyler Christou scoring their first goals for Billericay.
Essex Women’s Premier Division
A reduced fixture list this weekend in Essex anyway was further hit by the weather with two games called off across both divisions. That left just the one game in the Premier Division with bottom club Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies away to Southend United Ladies. A tough start to the season for Beacon Hill Rovers bottom of the table without a point on the board after 7 games were at last celebrating their 1st league victory of the season coming off the back of their 1st win of the season in the Essex Women’s Trophy agianst Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves. Jo Smeaton with the goal first half her 6th of the season enough to clinch the 3 points.
Essex Women’s Division One
All of a sudden it’s getting very close in the middle of the Essex Women’s Division One table with 3 sides now all on 10 points 2 behind 3rd placed Runwell Sports Ladies. Two games played this weekend and good results at home for both Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development and Chigwell Ladies.
Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development now up to 4th in the table undefeated in 3 winning 7 points, were at home to Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves this Sunday a goal in each half from Lily Wilding with her 5th goal of the season to put Bowers & Pitsea 1-0 up at half-time. Captain Ellie Jones scoring a 2nd half penalty to put the hosts 2-0 up after grace Tebb-Reading was brought down inside the box.
Chigwell Ladies with a fantastic result at home against 3rd placed Runwell Sports Ladies at the weekend, 3 wins on the bounce now propelling them away from the bottom end of the table into 5th joining Bowers & Pitsea on 10 points, fielding the bare 11, Georgia Steele putting the ball into the back of the net twice scoring her first goals of the season for Chigwell, Karen Ulyatt with a goal too to see the game won 3-0.