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East Midlands League
After having clinched the Premier Division title seven days earlier, Leicester City Women Development completed the double with a 7-1 victory over Woodlands Ladies in the League Cup Final.
Jade Benford led the scoring for the Champions with a hat-trick and she was joined on the scoresheet by Georgia Gibson, Natalie Hurst, Megan Kenney and Courtney Cropper.
Meanwhile, the League Plate went the way of Boston Utd who also secured themselves a League and Cup double, the Division One North title winners beating Notts County 3-2. After a goalless first half, Lauren Carter netted twice to put Boston in control and Toni McHamilton added a third, before County staged a late fightback with strikes from Bella Reed and Nya Chambers.
Northampton Town rounded off their successful season in Division One South by winning 3-1 against Lutterworth Athletic. Olivia Bowles had given Lutterworth a first half lead but after the break, Emma Dunmore netted twice in a three minute spell and Leah Stacey wrapped up the win with the third goal. Naomi Myhill and Laura Owen were on target for Loughborough Foxes Vixens as they battled out a 2-2 draw with Corby Town, who replied through Nicole Coull and Jasmine Sawyer.
Eastern Region League
Cambridge City completed an unbeaten league campaign when they won 3-0 away to Bedford Ladies. The two teams had met in the League Cup Final seven days earlier, City winning on penalties on that occasion, and goals from Hannah Bodily, Shannon Shaw and Lauren Tomlinson gave them the points this time around. Peterborough Northern Star moved up into fifth after beating AFC Dunstable 4-0, courtesy of doubles from Chanade Henderson and Katie Steward.
Division One title winners St Ives Town were unable to finish off their unbeaten run in their final match, instead going down to a 4-3 defeat at the hands of King's Lynn Town. Tiffany Forshaw hit a hat-trick for King's Lynn and Rachel Skinner added the other, with St Ives replying through a Georgia Stancombe brace and Katie Stancombe. There was also a repeat of the League Plate Final in the league and this one turned out to be even closer that the week before, Sophie Lanham and Alsion Wright scoring for Histon as they shared a 2-2 draw with Newmarket Town.
North West League
The top two teams in the Premier Division came face to face in the Argyle Sports Cup Final and it was FC United of Manchester who ran out 5-2 winners over Champions Stockport County after extra time at Runcorn. Olivia Greenhalgh headed FC United in front early on, with Stockport responding moments later to level through Chloe Mapp who then powered in a long range shot to put County ahead at half time. It looked as though this would be enough to give Stockport the double but Kate O'Gara equalised deep into injury time, to send the match into the extra period. O'Gara then repeated the feat in the first minute of extra time, before Cara Fields and Jess Battle scored further goals to complete a hat-trick of Cup wins for FC United, who have won it every season they have been in the league.
Meanwhile the Argyle Sports Plate went the way of Wigan Athletic, the Premier Division side running out 3-0 winners over Stockport County Blues.
Southern Region League
Southampton FC Ladies completed an excellent season for themselves with the League and Cup double, as they defeated Oxford City 2-0 in the League Cup Final. The first half was goalless but both goals came in a seven minute spell just after the hour mark, Phoebe Williams giving Southampton the lead and Ella Pusey sealing victory with the second goal.
AFC Bournemouth CST narrowly got the better of Moneyfields by the odd goal in nine in a thrilling Chairman's Cup Final. Chloe Tape hit a hat-trick for the Cherries and Emma Davis was also on target, before Hannah Bennett scored the winning goal. Paige Seeley (2), Ciara Boylan and Sophie Kingsley-Smith replied for the Moneys who narrowly missed out on a second trophy in the campaign.
West Midlands League
Champions Leafield Athletic rounded off their season in style with a 7-0 victory over Stockingford AA Pavilion. Daisy-May Clements led the scoring with a four-goal haul, Alice Rogers added a brace and Georgia Harris was also on target.
In Division One South, runners-up Kidderminster Harriers won 6-2 at Rugby Town with a goal apiece from Bethan Dutton, Amber Lawrence, Molly Maguire, Amy Plimmer, Sophie Richards and Amie Savva, whilst Chloe Debaes and Helen Wood replied for the home side.
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