The Round-Up – Essex 27/01/19

The Round-Up

Sunday 27th January

Essex Women’s League Cup

League Cup weekend in Essex with 6 ties scheduled in the 2nd Round of the competition this Sunday a place in the quarter finals up for grabs. The weather claiming one tie with Collier Row Tigers home tie with FC Clacton Ladies called off. Plenty of action elsewhere however. 

  Holders Corringham Cosmos were away to previous finalists Runwell Sports Ladies in the 2nd Round on Sunday the Premier Division side struggling for form this season. Runwell Sports form running hot & cold following their relegation to Division One. Turned out to be a close match between the two sides. Drawing 1-1 at half-time, both added another goal 2nd half drawing 2-2 extra-time failed to separate them the game heading into a penalty shootout Runwell Sports  celebrating at the end of it all winning 4-1 to progress. Danielle Dorrington and Ashleigh Harvey scoring in regular play for Runwell Sports, Rebecca Gallagher with both of Corringham Cosmos’ goals.

 A great result for Chigwell Ladies in the League Cup at the weekend as the Division One side knocked out Premier Division opposition away from home on Sunday in the 2nd Round. Chigwell were away to Brentwood Town Ladies Reserves. A brace from Victoria Parker her 12th & 13th goals of the season enough to defeat their higher league opponents 2-1 to book their place in the last 8 of the competition. 

  Harlow Town Ladies Development are having a strong season in the Essex Women’s Premier Division their young side drawn at home to fellow league side Silver End United Ladies in the 2nd Round of the League Cup. Harlow’s top scorer Hannah Smith scoring a brace in the match taking her to 18 goals from 11 appearances this season. Captain Amelia Hall getting her 1st goal of the season plus an own goal securing a 4-0 win for the home side to book their quarter final spot.

   Southend United Ladies were convincing winners on Sunday in the 2nd Round of the Essex Women’s League Cup dominating against Division One side Belhus Ladies to reach the quarter finals of the competition. Emily Pert netting a hat-trick in the game for Southend their were braces for Ria Toovey and Ellie Wood. Goals too for captain Lauren Halliday, Kate Wiseman & Lauren Johnson with Lily Aungier and Sophie on target for their first goals of the season. Southend running out 12-3 winners didn’t have it all their own way. Danni Jennings scoring twice and Hayley Freeman with the goals for Belhus.

  It was an all Division One clash in the 2nd Round of the Essex Women’s League Cup between Island Ladies & Leigh Ramblers Ladies Reserves on Sunday. A close contest, Chloe & Kirsty Simmonds scoring a goal a piece for Island the home side edged out at the final whistle with Leigh Ramblers scoring 3 against the reach the last 8 of the competition. 

Essex Women’s County Cup

One outstanding quarter final played this Sunday in the Essex Women’s County Cup, postponed the weekend before FAWNL South East Division One high flyers, Billericay Town Ladies were drawn at home to Rayleigh Town Ladies. A very tough test for the Division One side, who can score plenty on their day up against a side playing 4 leagues higher and as strong as they have ever been. Billericay indeed proving too strong as they blew Rayleigh away an eye watering scoreline too winning 31-0! Billericay will now been at home to Brentwood Town Ladies in the semi-finals.

Essex Women’s Premier Division

  One game from the Essex Women’s Premier Division this Sunday, 4th versus 2nd with Chelmsford City Ladies hosting Frontiers Ladies. A competitive game the sides having to settle for a share of the points drawing 1-1. Shannon Kelly scoring for Chelmsford. Kelly Holsworth on target for Frontiers.

Essex Women’s Division One

  Goals the order of the day for Billericay Town Ladies as their Reserves side extended their lead at the top of Division One with a double figure win at home to Chelmsford City Ladies Reserves on Sunday. Nicola Carty top scoring in the game claiming a hat-trick. Lisa Robins the sides top goal scorer adding 2 more to her tally. With six more goalscorers, Kelsey Smith, Alicia Woodward, Grace Lane, Lauren Bourne, Sarah Dimambro and Rachel Armstrong-Marris all getting on the scoresheet in an 11-0 victory.