Ashington Town Ladies win to close in on leaders

Ashington Town Ladies made it four league wins on the trot with a well earned victory against fourth placed Whitley Bay on Sunday.

Sunday, 3rd April 2016, 11:44 pm
Updated Sunday, 3rd April 2016, 11:46 pm

The victory moved them three points behind league leaders Cramlington in the battle for the championship.

First half goals by Sarah Taylor and a stunning shot from the half way line by Lauren Townsend put Ashington 2-0 ahead at the interval, with chances falling at both ends in an entertaining game.

The home side then increased their lead with a fine goal by Danni Hooker and a stunning free kick by Townsend.

Fenwick hit the woodwork before Telfer pulled a goal back for the visitors.

Ashington Town Ladies: Johnstone, Martin, Wright, Grahamslaw, Townsend, Waugh, Taylor, Blake, Hooker, Fairley, Fenwick. Subs: Davis, Crook, Usher, Elliot, Jenkinson, Laughton, Tighe.