The Round-Up – Suffolk 03/11/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 3rd November

Suffolk Women’s Division

Six matches played in the Suffolk Women’s Division this Sunday, Brettvale Ladies back in action this Sunday keeping up their 100% winning start to keep ahead of Needham Market Women Reserves by 2 points 8 from 8 now 4 played competitively were away to Chantry Grasshoppers Ladies this weekend who have yet to register a point a tough start to the season Brettvale with plenty of goal scoring experience in their side. Tarnya McKew and Abbie Fisher both scoring a brace each in the game have 6 goals each for the season. Kristie Turner and Claire Turnbull both with a goal each along with a first goal of the season for Rachel Linsdell and Samantha Hurr an own goal sealing a comfortable 9-0 victory.

Needham Market Women Reserves also keeping up thier 100% winning start to the season a postponed fixture seeing them miss out last weekend were back in action this Sunday at home taking on Henley Athletic Ladies themselves in good form coming into the game. Needham Market scoring plenty of goals at the start of the season opening the scoring inside the opening 10 minutes. Katie Moore striking from the edge of the box to make it 1-0. Abbie Wilkinson with a 25 yard shot scoring to put Needham market 2-0 on 17 minutes the hosts adding a further 2 goals midway through the first half to lead 4-0 at the break, Hannah Cobbold with both, through on goal for her first finding the top corner with the 2nd five minutes later. Soon finding their rhythm 2nd half Needham Market added a 5th goal after Cobbold’s shot was blocked the ball falling to Moore to send home on 54 minutes. Lois Balfour runaway top scorer getting a goal in the 70th minute to secure a 6-0 win capitalising after Ashleigh Goddard’s strike came down off the crossbar.

Match action from Needham Market v Henley Athletic (photo credit Ben Pooley)

Plenty of goals elsewhere in Suffolk at the weekend, Alresford Colne Rangers Ladies remain level on points with 2nd placed Needham Market as they themselves recorded a big win away to bottom side University of Suffolk Women, the hosts remain short on numbers, can only play what’s in front of you and Alresford in good form rattled in the goals. Georgia Egner moving into double figures for the season with a double hat-trick. Jo Harvey and Clarrissa Hodgkins with 4 goals each, Hodgkins first goals for Alresford. Kirsty Belfall, Abbie Hooper and Laurel Harknett all scoring their first of the season too. With captain Donna Leggett and Lauren Abbott also scoring in a 19-0 result.

Holland Ladies into the top half of the Suffolk Women’s Division with a 4th straight league win this Sunday at home playing AFC Kesgrave Ladies. The visitors short with just 10 available. Holland in good form Jasmine Cox scoring a hat-trick moving to 7 goals for the season there was a brace each for Charlotte Warren and Lauren Bourne taking them to 4 and 6 goals respectfully. Becky McDougall with a goal joins Cox on 7 for the season with Lauren Lucas and Kristy Lucraft also getting a goal each in a 10-0 win.

Woodbridge Town Ladies joining Holland Ladies on 12 points with their 4th league win of the season this Sunday away to newcomers Ramsey & Mistley Ladies. Last season’s top scorer Jenna Liverpool back amongst the goals for Woodbridge this campaign moving into double figures on 11 now scoring a hat-trick. Hot on her heels is Kiera Hines more than doubling her tally for the season with 9 goals now scoring 5 at the weekend, Woodbridge putting 8 past Ramsey & Mistley didn’t have it all their own way the hosts breaching their defence for 2 goals Amy Cook and Farren Varty-MacDonald the scorers.

Lastly the points were shared between Leiston St Margarets Ladies and Brightlingsea Regent Ladies at the weekend. Brightlingsea coming back from trailing 2-0 at half-time to draw the game. Lucy Eagles and Leanne Morphew putting Leiston St Margarets 2-0 up. Hannah Goldsmith with a quickfire brace midway through the second half rescuing a point for the visitors has 11 goals now for the season for Brightlingsea.