The Round-Up – Essex 12/02/17

The Round-Up

Essex – Sunday 12th February

Essex Women’s Premier Division

The fixture list in Essex was hit heavily by the weather this weekend with just 3 games surviving on Sunday. At the Harlow Arena, Premier Division leaders Harlow Town Ladies were looking for their 13th straight  league win to take them 9 points clear at the top of the table as they hosted Alresford Colne Rangers. Harlow Town Ladies made it 13 from 13 in the league with an 8-1 victory, looking strong as the club bids for a 2nd successive league title.

 It was 5th versus 6th in the other game in the Essex Women’s Premier Division this weekend with Runwell Sports Ladies at home to Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies. A 7 goal thriller between the 2 sides and despite a Jo Smeaton hat-trick, Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies left empty handed as Runwell Sports Ladies ran out 4-3 winners with Danielle Stace netting a brace along with a goal each for Sophie Olley and Danni Dorrington. The win lifting Runwell Sports up a place above Eastern Avenue and level on points with 3rd placed Lawford Ladies.

Tiptree & District Charity Cup

After 2 defeats on the County Cup and league respectfully Lawford Ladies were glad to get back to winning ways at the weekend as they reached the semi-finals of the Tiptree & District Women’s Charity Cup on Sunday. Were on home turf taking on fellow Premier Division side Wickford Town Ladies. 5-1 the final score. Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies have a bye to the semi-finals with Walden Ladies due to play Harlow Ladies for a place in the semi-finals. Chelmsford City Ladies & Frontiers Ladies saw their quarter-final postponed this weekend.