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Southern Division leaders Portsmouth got back to winning ways and are three points clear following their 2-0 victory over West Ham Utd.
Gemma Hillier gave Pompey the lead shortly before half time and Kirsty McGhee wrapped up the win in the dying minutes.
Millwall Lionesses are now up into second after they ran out 3-0 winners away to Brighton & Hove Albion. The Lionesses never looked back after Christina Douglas put them in front in the opening minute and Amy Mason added the second before Douglas completed her double early in the second half.
Newquay needed to come from behind to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 and end their opponents' five-match unbeaten run. Jess Longworth netted the only goal of the first half for the Cornish side but after the break, Beth Curtis netted twice to put Palace in front. Candy Hopson levelled the scores again before Leanne Lapham gave Newquay victory with the winning goal, five minutes from time.
WFC Fulham made it four victories on the trot and inflicted a first defeat of the season on Keynsham Town by beating them 2-1 at Crown Field. Leah Jones gave Fulham a first half lead from the penalty spot before the division's two leading scorers both made their mark, Sheila Rocha volleying Keynsham level and Ann Marie Heatherson settling the match via a header from a free kick.
Barnet caught up ground on the leading sides as they scored six without reply against Reading Royals. Katie O'Leary scored a first half hat-trick with Gemma Shepherd on target on the hour mark. Gemma Rudman netted from the penalty spot before O'Leary grabbed her fourth late on.
Two late goals saw Colchester Utd, who seem to be saving their best form for away trips, to a 4-2 victory at AFC Team Bath. Kate Longhurst netted twice for the U's, along with Toni Smith and Danielle Griffiths, with the home side replying through Tina Wakefield and Elen King.
Photo - AFC Team Bath goalkeeper Lauren Wells claims a corner against Colchester Utd.
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