The Round-Up – Cambridgeshire 14/01/18

The Round-Up

Sunday 14th January

Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership

Two games played in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Premiership this Sunday, 3rd placed Newmarket Town Ladies on the road taking on bottom of the table Park Ladies who hadn’t played a game since the 19th of November. Games in hand on runaway leaders Netherton United Ladies, Newmarket need to convert those into points if they wish to challenge for the title. A comfortable win for the visitors with Abbi Griffin netting a brace, 2 goals too for Sofia Mae Armitage in her 1st start for the club. Chloe Slater, Laura Bailey, Jennifer Gray, Antonia Smith, Brooke Wickens and captain Beth Woodfield were also on the scoresheet in a 10-1 win that moves Newmarket 2 points behind 2nd placed St Ives Town Ladies. Amy Newell with the goal for Park Ladies.

   Cambridge City Ladies Development move up to 4th in the Premiership table winning at home against Cambridge University Women. The hosts coming back from 3-2 down to clinch a 6-3 win. 16 year old Yasmin Crow scoring her 1st senior hat-trick, Ellie Cullum also getting 2 goals with Lucy Hurst also finding the back of the net. Amanda Wainwright and Emma Mcloughlin on the scoresheet for Cambridge University.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North

 Two matches played in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship North at the weekend with league leaders Ketton Ladies opening up a 5 point lead at the top of the table scoring plenty of goals along the way too averaging over 5.5 a game in league and cup. A high scoring win on Sunday at home to Spalding United Ladies, Emma Ward netting a hat-trick with Sascha Smith scoring twice , a goal each for Fran Kavanagh and Estelle Bonnamour in a 7-0 victory.

   The 1st game of the season for Riverside Ladies… really. A new and late entrant to the league have been listed in the table for sometime however just hadn’t played till today. Dropping down into the Cambridgeshire league after struggling for numbers in the EMWFL, an unusual move midway through a season but better they survive and regroup rather than fold have alot of games to fit in however. Started with a win at home to Pinchbeck United Ladies. Sophie Harris scoring twice for the hosts their were goals too for Michelle Bark, Diana Olohova, Hannah Stubbs, Jade Ramm, Samantha Woodham and captain Stacey Schreiber in an 8-1 result. 

Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South

 Histon Ladies Reserves were playing at the Glassworld Stadium for their league match against Isleham United Ladies looking to close the 6 point gap to league leaders Fulbourn Bluebirds Institute in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Championship South. Kirsty Lemmon Sparkes getting 2 more goals for Histon to take her onto 18 for the season from 7 played. Philippa Hayden-Evans moving on to 12 goals also scoring in the match with Samantha Cousins also on target and a debut goal for 16 year old Destiny Robinson a 5-1 win. Laura Todd getting the goal for Isleham.

   The match between Newmarket Town Ladies Reserves and St Ives Town Development was abandoned after minutes with the score at 1-1 due to a serious injury to one of the Newmarket Town players. Wishing the player involved all the best for a speedy recovery.

Cambridgeshire Women’s Division One Cup

Two matches from the group stages in the Division One Cup this Sunday. In Group A Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds were away to Burwell Tigers a comfortable win for the side leading the Championship South. Sharon Pinner getting a hat-trick with goals for Katie Luddy, Emma Clark Cara Deal and Sarah Gee in a 7-0 win.

In Group C the 1st match played in the mini league was a Wisbech derby with Wisbech St Mary hosting Wisbech Town Ladies. After the 90 minutes it was the visitors who had all 3 points in the bag. Jordan Turner scoring her 1st goals for the club getting a brace with a goal each for Chloe Riches and Sophie Gutteridge in a 4-1 win. Amy Magnus on target for Wisbech St Mary.