Sunday 26th January
Essex Women’s Premier Division
A great result for Collier Row Tigers last weekend beating ERWFL side Hutton Ladies 7-4 to reach the last four of the Essex Women’s County Cup. Back to the league this weekend confidence high unbeaten dropping just two points so far this season 20 games without defeat overall top of the Premier Division were on the road taking on Rayleigh Town Ladies. Laura Bunton continues to enjoy herself in front of goal scoring another brace at the weekend to see her move to 38 goals for the season. Chloe Jackson alos bagging herself a brace moves onto 5 goals. Fran Pridie and Emma Harrison with her 11th strike of the season seeing Collier Row Tigers to a 6-1 victory keeping them 6 points clear at the top of the table Jess Bowen on the scoresheet for Rayleigh.
Silver End United Ladies 2nd in the Premier Division made it back to back away wins on Sunday claiming the 3 points against Southend United Ladies at the weekend. Silver End not at their best scoring in the first half Rosi Webb with her 11th goal of the season putting them ahead, Were pushed all the way by Southend thwarting them in defence the hosts unlucky not to take anything from the game Silver End remain 6 points behind Collier Row with a game in hand although they are fast running out in the league.
Frontiers Ladies are still there just haven’t played a competitive game since mid November that seeing them drop down the Premier Division table. Were finally back in action at home to bottom side Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies at the weekend. A single goal enough for Frontiers to win all three points and move back above Southend United Ladies into 5th position. Calley Meville-Taylor with the goal her first for Frontiers and with games in hand on the sides above could yet push for a top 3 finish.
Essex Women’s Division One
Two games played in Essex Women’s Division One on Sunday and Runwell Sports Ladies close to within a point of leaders Corringham Cosmos Women win a four straight league win at home to Aveley Ladies on Sunday, Danielle Dorrington recently joining the squad making her 2nd appearance scoring her first goals scoring twice to see Runwell Sports clinch a 2-0 result. Have played 3 games more than Corringham but have an iron grip of 2nd spot 8 points clear of 3rd placed Bowers & Pitsea Ladies Development.
A tense battle in the middle of the Division One table Chigwell Ladies in 5th hosting 6th placed Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves on Sunday. Stacy Bott on target for a brace to see Leigh Ramblers win the match 2-0 to move back above Tigers Ladies into 6th with games in hand on the sides above.
Essex Women’s Trophy
One outstanding quarter final tie to be played in the Essex Women’s Trophy postponed from last weekend Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves were hosting Hutton Ladies Reserves. Were actually scheduled to meet in the league the Trophy taking precedence. Hutton with a strong performance to book their spot in the last 4 of the competition beating Chelmsford 9-0 to set up a semi-final clash away to ERWFL Division One South side Lawford Ladies on Sunday 16th February. Billericay Town Ladies Reserves hosting Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies in the other Trophy semi-final.