The Round-Up – Essex 27/11/16

The Round-Up

Essex -Sunday 27th November

Essex Women’s County Cup 

Postponed from last Sunday there was one tie in the 2nd Round of the Essex Women’s County Cup to be settled this Sunday and all Essex Women’s Premier Division clash between Chelmsford City Ladies and league leaders, Lawford Ladies. 2 goals from Jasmine Cox plus a goal from Bethany Irwin saw Lawford win the game 3-0 and advance into the quarter finals the draw to be made this Wednesday.

Essex Women’s Premier Division

  With Chelmsford City Ladies and Lawford Ladies postponed due to the above County Cup match their were 4 matches scheduled in the Essex Women’s Premier Division 2 of those were postponed too leaving just the 2 games played on Sunday. Both Eastern Avenue and Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies winning to move up a place in the table now 4th & 5th respectfully. Both going above Runwell Sports Ladies holding 4th position going into the weekend. Were at home to Eastern Avenue the visitors winning the game 5-0 to move above them.

   Beacon Hill Rovers Ladies were at home on Sunday taking on Alresford Colne Rangers the visitors scoring 3 goals, wasn’t enough to take anything from the game with Beacon Hill Rovers scoring 4 goals to edge the victory take the 3 points courtesy of goals from Emma Norton and Anna South, plus a brace scored by Jo Smeaton seeing them into 5th spot.

Essex Women’s Division One

  Essex Women’s Division One leaders Corringham Cosmos won away from home on Sunday with a comfortable 7-1 victory against, Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves to maintain their position at the top ahead of Frontiers Ladies on goal difference.

frontiers-kelly-holsworth  Level on 24 points with Corringham Cosmos, Frontiers Ladies continued their 100% winning start to the league with an away win against bottom side Waltham Forest Ladies to keep the pressure on the leaders. Frontiers had started the season with a crushing win at home against Waltham Forest and having scored 53 games in their 7 league games to date it looked a case of how long could Waltham Forest keep Frontiers at bay, the visitors creating chances were frustrated by Waltham Forest keeper, Kelly Holsworth (pictured) breaking the dead-lock opening the scoring from a free-kick. Emma Parker made it 2-0 to Frontiers with Holsworth adding her 2nd of the game to see Frontiers lead 3-0 at the break. Kay Foy struck twice early in the 2nd half to put Frontiers 5-0 up, Sharon Ferguson doing the same with 2 quick goals to make the score 7-0. Claire Davidson scored Frontiers 8th goal with Ferguson completing her hat-trick to see Frontiers win 9-0. Level on points with Corringham Cosmos, however Frontiers have a match in hand.

Elsewhere in Division One, Harlow Town Ladies Reserves move back into 3rd place in the table with a 5-2 home win on Sunday against Benfleet Villa Ladies. Moving up a place also into 4th spot in Division One are Hatfield Peveral Ladies with a narrow 2-1 away victory over FC Clacton Ladies on Sunday.