The Round-Up – Norfolk 25/11/18

The Round-Up

Sunday 25th November

Norfolk Ladies League Cup

League Cup weekend in Norfolk with 5 of the 8 ties from the 2nd Round of the competition taking place this Sunday afternoon. The game between Bungay Town Ladies & Hockering Ladies now listed as postponed.

    Gorleston Ladies are through to the quarter finals of the League Cup with a 3-0 2nd Round win at home to fellow Division One side, Wymondham Town Ladies Reserves.

   The upset in the competition came at Taverham, where the Division Two high flyers unbeaten in the league beat Division One opposition to reach the last 8. Taverham United Women taking on Sprowston Athletic Ladies on Sunday the hosts holding a narrow 1-0 lead at half-time it proved to be decisive as both sides went on to score two each in the 2nd period, Taverham going through 3-2 winners. Abbie Walker, Rebecca Sutton and Tiegan Robinson with the goals. Katie Fray and Codie Henderson scoring for Sprowston Athletic.

   3 more Division Two sides reaching the quarter finals of the Norfolk Women’s League Cup this Sunday, 5th placed Tavern Ladies were at home hosting, 3rd placed Bure Valley Wildcats. It was Tavern who enjoyed the better day scoring two goals in each half to run out 4-0 winners to progress, 4 different players with the goals with Katie Hart-Copsey, Lucy Lincoln, Atlanta Griffith and Nicole Costin scoring on her 1st start for the club.

   Division Two leaders, Fakenham Town Ladies were short on numbers for this weekends League Cup tie with just the 10 available as they travelled to Horsford Women on Sunday’s 2nd Round clash. Both sides with 10 on the pitch though as Horsford were reduced to 10 themselves with Kim Owen shown a red card early in the game. Sian Sands scoring from the penalty spot plus an own goal seeing Fakenham book a spot in the quarter finals.

    A goal in each half for Keira Squires securing a place too in the quarter finals of the Norfolk Ladies League Cup for Freethorpe Ladies who were on the road in the 2nd Round taking on Gorleston Ranger Ladies on Sunday. 

  Two 2nd Round ties yet to be decided, this Sunday sees Thorpe United Ladies leading Division One away to Division Two side Thetford Ladies, whilst Division One sides Aylsham Ladies & Sprowston Ladies don’t meet until the New Year.

  Another piece of news to bring you from Norfolk too in this weeks Round-Up in the Women’s County Cup Final as huge boost for the game in the county this season’s final will be played at Carrow Road the home of Norwich City FC. Fantastic for the sport and a huge incentive for the quarter finalists. I’m looking forwards to it already.