Norfolk Weekly Wrap

Darrell Allen provides his weekly round-up of all the women’s football action in Norfolk, including the county’s seven-a-side scene (4/4/23).

Above: Ella Gambell (left) who scored for Norwich City against Chesham United on Sunday. Photo: Norwich City Women.

FA Women’s National League Division One South East

Norwich City were comfortable 3-0 winners over Chesham United. An own goal, alongside strikes from Alice Parker and Ella Gambell ensured the hosts’ victory.

Eastern Region Premier Division

King’s Lynn Town recorded a much-needed 5-2 victory at Bowers & Pitsea. Amy Magnus scored a hat-trick with Alice Collins and Rachel Skinner finding the other goals. Maddie Thomas scored both of Bowers & Pitsea’s goals.

Above: Amy Magnus (blue kit) scored a hat-trick in King’s Lynn Town’s 5-2 win at Bowers & Pitsea. Photo: Tim Smith
Eastern Region Division One North

Fakenham Town picked up a very creditable 1-1 draw at Newmarket Town. Katie Spires had given Newmarket the lead before Shelley Woods equalised for the Norfolk side.

Norfolk Women and Girls League Division One

Mulbarton Belles maintained their 100% record with a 2-0 win at Long Stratton thanks to goals from Rebekah Lake and Molly Ryan. Thetford Town were 6-0 winners at Stalham Town. Dayna Howard and Kamile Omeleviciute both scored twice with Stacey Roper and Chelsea Page getting the others. Sprowston won a seven-goal thriller at Caister 4-3. Kelsi Adams scored a brace and Holly Whayman and Courtney Leggett got a goal each for Sprowston. Nicole Sheldrake, Molly Sims, and Rebecca Waters scored Caister’s goals.

Above: Dayna Howard scored twice and was Player of the Match in Thetford Town’s 6-0 win at Stalham Town. Photo: Ben Cunningham
Norfolk Women and Girls League Division Two

Aylsham were 6-2 winners at Blofield United. Jordan Arnoup scored a hat-trick with Carly Allum (2) and Sophie-Jayne O’Connor scoring the others. Bailey Duffield got both of Blofield United’s goals. Shrublands picked up a 2-1 away win at Bulldogs FC thanks to two goals Lacey Andrews. Amber May scored for Bulldogs. Thorpe St. Andrew overwhelmed home side Horsford 9-1. Abi Simmons scored a hat-trick, Poppy Le-Beau hit the net twice and Emma Clark, Natasha Frankland, Libby Gibbs, and Tabitha Mileham also got on the scoresheet. Megan Tooke scored Horsford’s only goal.

Above: Jordan Arnoup scored a hat-trick in Aylsham’s 6-2 win at Blofield United. Photo: Ben Cunningham
Norfolk Women and Girls League Sevens Division One

Mulbarton Belles were 4-0 winners over Dussindale & Hellesdon thanks to goals from Charlotte Groves, Lucy Kean, Alice Ladbrooke, and Lisa Webster. Whilst, in the day’s other Division One game, the University of East Anglia were 1-0 winners over Left Field.

Norfolk Women and Girls League Sevens Division Two

Taverham won 5-0 at Red Rose with goals from Katie Fray (two), Kiera Braithwaite, Hannah Taylor, and Kate Morris.

Above: Natasha Frankland (left) scored for Thorpe St. Andrew in their 9-1 win at Horsford in the Norfolk Women and Girls League Division Two. Photo: Thorpe St. Andrew.

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