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Douglas Royal march on in women’s football league

Douglas Royal's hat-trick heroine Donna Shimmin (left) and Gymnasium's Kayleigh Whitehead (right) in action on Sunday in the Warehouse Fitness League

Douglas Royal's hat-trick heroine Donna Shimmin (left) and Gymnasium's Kayleigh Whitehead (right) in action on Sunday in the Warehouse Fitness League

Ballafletcher outfit beat Gymns 6-1

DOUGLAS Royal maintained their push for the Warehouse Fitness Women’s League with a 6-1 win over Gymnasium at Ballafletcher on Sunday.

Leading 5-0 at half-time, Donna Shimmin (3), Bekkie Colquitt, Bekki Cole and Sarah Breen scored for the Whites. The Tromode side’s reply came via a Rachael Beckley effort.

Corinthians netted the biggest scoreline of the day be defeating 10-player DHSOB 18-0. Leading 9-0 at the break, Lauren Christian (5), Alsivarne McGregor (3), Stephanie Hall (3), Jade Burden (2), Sarah O’Reilly, Anna Dillon, Jenna McStay, Olivia Tombs and Shannon Groves were on target for the Whites.

In the southern derby, Casltetown defeated Colby 0-3 at Station Road. Taking a 0-2 lead, Sarah Denny (2) and Kira Buchan netted for the Reds.

In the remaining match, Peel clinched an 8-1 win over Rushen. Leading 4-1 at half-time, Nicola Naden (2), Katie Meads (2), Kayleigh Greggor, Aalish Burden, Maxine Smalley and an own goal were on target for the westerners, the southerners reply came via a Carole Kneen effort.

A full round-up of all the women’s football will appear in this week’s Manx Independent.

 
 
 

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