SWF Update 11 February 2024

Last updated : 12 February 2024 By ed_Scottish Fitba

C:WindowsTempphpD52D.tmpRossvale put nine goals past Westdyke at Petershill to maintain an impressive run in the SWF Championship and keep them in pole position for promotion to the Scottish Women’s Premier League. Championship top scorer Megan Whiteford scored an early brace, which boosted by goals from Coleman, Sarah Wardlaw and Jemma McQuillan gave the Glasgow side a commanding 5-0 lead at half time. Wardlaw scored twice early in the second half to compete her hat-trick before Kelsey Martin sealed the deal on 71 minutes after Julie Binnie had scored a consolation for the visitors from around 25 yards out. Jane O’Toole scored Rossvale’s ninth in the last minute of the game.

Elsewhere, second placed Ayr United kept pace with an 8-0 home victory over Hutchison Vale, while Inverness Caledonian Thistle were beaten 2-0 by Dryburgh Athletic in Dundee. An injury-time winner from Holly McIndoe gave Renfrew Ladies a 2-1 win over East Fife.

In SWF’s League One, table-toppers Forfar Farmington came from behind to beat lively Queen of the South 3-2 at home, Stenhousemuir beat Bonnyrigg Rose 3-0 and Airdrie Ladies won buy the same scoreline at Dundee West. St Mirren won 4-1 at home to Giffnock Soccer Centre.

In the regional SWFL, Armadale Thistle remain top of an extremely competitive East league with a 2-1 victory over nearest challengers Edinburgh South, while Glenrothes Strollers moved into second in the table and maintained their unbeaten form after coming back from 3-0 down against Linlithgow Rose to win 4-3. Inverurie Locos remain clear in the North league with a convincing 5-0 against rivals Huntly, Ayr United development stay top of SWFL South after beating Bishopton 8-2 and in West, Gleniffer Thistle scored six against Cumbernauld Colts without reply to close the gap on league leaders Dunipace.