The Round-Up – Norfolk 29/01/17

The Round-Up

Norfolk – Sunday 29th January

Norfolk Women’s Division One

 5 matches across the 3 divisions in Norfolk this Sunday, with all 3 points going to the home side with some big wins along the way. Thorpe United Ladies were due to play Division Two side Bohemians Ladies in the quarter finals of the Norfolk Women’s County Cup after 2 postponements the game was switched to Thorpe United’s Recreation Ground however the defending Cup holders were awarded the win after their opponents couldn’t field a side. Thorpe United will now face Aylsham FC Ladies in the semi-finals of the competition.

With Thorpe United not playing for the past 3 Sundays, 2nd placed King’s Lynn Town Ladies had an opportunity to close the 8 point gap on the leaders as they hosted bottom side Kirkley & Pakefield FC Ladies this Sunday in Division One. Got the 3 points and boosted their goal difference with a thumping double figure win. Captain Shelley Woods ending the match with another 5 goals to her tally for the season. Strike partner Oksana Imanalijeva netted also netted a hat-trick, with Becky Russell getting herself a brace, plus a goal each for Josie Turner and Elle Bocking as King’s Lynn Town won 13-0.

Bungay Town Ladies move 3 points clear in 4th spot in the table, were hosting Aylsham FC Ladies at Malting Meadow on Sunday. The home side extending their excellent league form in 2017 taking a 3 point for the 3rd successive league game. A hat-trick each for, Lauren Purling and Laura Holden seeing them win the game 6-1 as they look to consolidate their position in the top half of the table. 

Norfolk Women’s Division Two 

   One match in Norfolk Women’s Division Two with 2nd placed Sprowston FC Ladies travelling to played 3rd placed Long Stratton Ladies. The visitors getting themselves into a 2-0 lead, Long Stratton coming back in the match to go score 3 goals to take all 3 points and in the process move above Sprowston into 2nd spot in the Division Two table their goals coming from Maryanne Hoy, Charlie Head and Sophie Rose.

Norfolk Women’s Division Three

 In Norfolk Women’s Division Three 2nd placed East Coast Ladies travelled to play 3rd placed Tavern Ladies the Dereham based side still unbeaten in the league, leading 1-0 at half-time went on to score twice more in the 2nd halve to win the game 3-0 and climb above East Coast Ladies in 2nd move a point behind leaders Wymondham Town Ladies Reserves both having played 8 matches face each other at Wymondham in two Sunday’s time.

The biggest win of the season for Freethorpe Ladies and a huge confidence booster too as the club hosted bottom side Cromer Town Ladies without a point or a goal in the F column to date. A tough season for both so far, Freethorpe were looking for their 3rd win of the season. A double figure win in the end as Freethorpe ran out 10-0 winners with both Claire Garner and Megan Wilson both scoring a hat-trick, Laurali Colbrook also netted twice in the match with Cassandra Barnes scoring her 1st goal of the season along with Michaela Yeates who came on to score on her debut. You can read Freethorpe’s match report from the game on their website by clicking on the link below.

Freethorpe Ladies 10-0 Cromer Town Ladies