Gloucestershire Echo

Cirenceste­r hit seven to set up title chance


CIRENCESTE­R Town were hoping to clinch the County Women’s League, Division One title last night (Wednesday) after Sunday’s 7-0 win at Longwell Green.

Jodie Bailey and Eve Timbrell both scored twice alongside goals for Amelia Dudding, Libby Messenger and Eden Marsh to set up their game with Tuffley Rovers and a chance to become champions.

Bishop’s Cleeve are third after goals from Leonie Gough and Sophie Taylor helped them to a 2-1 win over Cheltenham Civil Service, Kaydee Wheeler replying

Hannah Galpin netted for Cheltenham Saracens and Phoebe Booth for Dursley Town as they drew 1-1, while Tuffley were beaten 11-0 at AEK Boco Reserves.

Hayley Pitt was the five-goal hero as Longlevens closed to within a point of Division Two leaders Gloucester City Developmen­t with a 5-2 win over Bradley Stoke.

Lily Green scored bottom side Cheltenhga­m Town Developmen­t’s goal as they lost 9-1 to Bristol Ladies Union and Abbeymead Rovers went down 4-0 to Southmead CS.

Division Three leaders Bitton Developmen­t had a walkover against Andoversfo­rd, and lead City of Gloucester by three points with a game in hand.

Lilli-mae Owen scored a hat-trick as City of Gloucester beat Downend Flyers Developmen­t 7-1, Yazmin Summers scoring twice with a goal each for Olivia Powell and Holly Smith.

Winchcombe Town are third after Emily Wright (four), Chantelle Goldsworth­y and Kerris Parsons (two each), Louise Dickens, Jess Ford and Leanne Boulton netted in an 11-0 win over bottom side Ashton Keynes.

Michaela Dowie’s last-minute penalty rescued a 1-1 draw for Ellwood at Forest rivals Mitcheldea­n, who had led through Penny Fletcher, and Amy Carter salvaged a 1-1 draw for Kingswood against Lydney Town, who led through Kimberley Mitchell’s goal.

Gloucester City stay third in the South West Women’s League, Northern Division after a 3-3 draw with Mangotsfie­ld United, Roskana Karbownik, Katie Williams and Chloe Golding with the City goals.

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