The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 11/12/16

The Round-Up

Cambridgeshire – Sunday 11th December

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

Two matches in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership this Sunday and with leaders Cambridge United WFC Reserves seeing their match postponed it was an opportunity for 2nd placed Newmarket Town Ladies to move back level on points with them at the top of the table. new-griffinHowever they got off to the worst possible start away to newly promoted Park Ladies conceding a goal inside the opening 2 minutes, Amy Newell putting Park Ladies into the lead. Newmarket came back into it midway through the 1st half, Abbi Griffin (pictured) scoring 2 goals inside a minute to see the visiting side lead 2-1. Siobhan White making it 3-1 to Newmarket on the half hour mark. Leading 3-1 at the break Park reduced the deficit in the 66th minute, Newell with her 2nd goal of the game. Cindy Ponder scored for Newmarket with 10 minutes left on the clock, Lauren Deller adding a 5th goal 5 minutes from time to see Newmarket to a 5-2 victory and move level on points with the leaders. All this away from home as Newmarket Town Ladies have yet to play a league match at home this season.

 In the other match in the Premiership on Sunday, 4th placed St Ives Town Ladies were on home turf taking on Netherton United Ladies in 7th place going into the game. The 2 sides contesting a goalless 1st half Netherton United went on to open the scoring in the 2nd half, Megan Strickland netting the goal in the 60th minute. Sian Gamble doubling Netherton United’s league in the 77th minute the visitors going on to win the 3 points and move above ICA Sports Ladies in the Premiership table.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North

One game in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North on Sunday and a significant result for Wisbech St Marys Ladies, 3rd in the table going into the match 3 points behind leaders March Town United Ladies, move to the top of the table on goal difference with an away win against Hungate Rovers Ladies. Catherine Ray giving Wisbech St Mary a lead in the 1st half, Lauren Laws adding a 2nd goal in the 2nd half to see the visitors take all 3 points.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South 

 Also the one game played in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South on Sunday with Newmarket Town Ladies Reserves travelling to play bottom side Orton Rangers Ladies knowing a win would put them back up into 3rd place in the league a point behind 2nd placed Milton Ladies. Got off to a poor start Orton Rangers taking an early lead went on to miss a penalty before Newmarket Town got themselves level going on to lead 3-1 at half-time. 5 more goals followed 2nd half Newmarket Town going on to win 8-1 with Jordanne Sillitoe getting 5 goals to her name and Dominika Szary netting a hat-trick.