The Round-Up – Norfolk 02/04/17

The Round-Up

Norfolk – Sunday 2nd April

Norfolk Women’s Division One

  Bungay Town Ladies made the journey west across the county to play league leaders King’s Lynn Town Ladies this Sunday the sides were level drawing 1-1 at half-time. 4th placed Bungay Town Ladies unbeaten in 2017 were looking to move to within a point of King’s Lynn Town then went on to take a 3-1 lead in the 2nd half before King’s Lynn Town came back to score twice themselves the sides having to settle for a point a piece final score 3-3. A brace for Lacey Andrews along with a goal for Jessica May Keeling for Bungay Town. Josie Turner, Shelley Woods and Millie Hopkisson netting the goals for King’s Lynn Town.

 King’s Lynn Town Ladies draw allowed Thorpe United Ladies to return to the top of the table by a point as they won big at home against Fakenham Town Ladies this Sunday, hat-tricks for both Rebekah Lake and Shanice Sutton. Leading 4-0 at half-time reached double figures in the 2nd half winning 11-0 their other goalscorers, Laura Hedtke, Sophie Jermy, Vivian Mayo, Kirstie Andrews and Nicole Read.

Brandon Town Ladies have found themselves a little bit of form unbeaten now in 4 league games including a 3rd successive league win this Sunday have scored 13 goals in their last 2 matches a 5-1 midweek away win against Aylsham FC Ladies followed by a comfortable 8-0 result away to bottom side Kirkley & Pakefield Ladies at the weekend.

Norfolk Women’s Division Two

 4 league titles were decided across the county leagues in the East this weekend the 1st of those in Norfolk in Women’s Division Two, Gorleston FC Ladies have been unstoppable this season as 11th straight league win giving them the points they needed to ensure they could no longer be caught winning at home against 3rd placed Long Stratton to secure a 2nd successive promotion. Samantha Hunn scoring a hat-trick in the match. Leanne Smith getting a brace with a goal each for, Beth Turner, Hannah Croft and Kayleigh Byrne. Congratulations to Gorleston FC Ladies.

Also in Division Two Briston Wanderers Ladies were hosting Bohemians Ladies the hosts with just the 10 players available doing the damage in the 1st half going into a 3-0 lead with goals from Tara Curtis her 1st for the club, Emma Talmadge and a strike from halfway from Stacey High. Bohemians pulled a goal back in the 2nd half Nicola Sheldrake the scorer, Briston winning 3-1.

Norfolk Ladies League Plate

 Briston Wanderers Ladies should have been playing in the semi-finals of the Norfolk Ladies Plate competition this Sunday but struggling for numbers fell foul of the rule that required  players to have played 5 league games, before a cup semi-final having only played 8 games Briston hadn’t the number and were forced to concede the win awarded to King’s Lynn Town Ladies who are into their 1st ever cup final.

 In the other Ladies Plate semi-final, Division Three side Tavern Ladies were hosting Sprowston Ladies from Division Two. The visitors booking their place in the final after leading 2-0 at half-time doubling the advantage 2nd half with goals from Rebecca Kirby, Victoria Leyer, Rebecca Russell and Nicole Smith.