IT WAS raining goals in the first round of the HomeStore Self Storage Suffolk Women’s Cup.
A total of 36 goals were scored in the five scheduled ties, with holders Ipswich Town leading the way.
They defeated AFC Sudbury 11-2, while Leiston St Margarets scored seven and both AFC Kesgrave and last season’s runners-up Needham Market netted six. Ipswich Town players Lindsay Cooper (left) and Paige Wakefield, who both scored in the game, are pictured celebrating one of their team's goals. Photograph: Ross Halls.
The draw for the second round will be broadcast on BBC Radio Suffolk on the afternoon of Saturday, September 28th.
In the sole Days Sports Suffolk Senior Reserve Cup tie to take place on Saturday it was Old Newton United who won 4-2 on penalties at Framlingham Town following a goalless draw.
Portman Rovers and Pauls both progressed to the second round of the Suffolk Sunday Cup, the draw for which will be announced live on the Suffolk FA Twitter feed at 12.30pm on Tuesday.
Rushmere & Diamonds were 9-1 winners against Westbourne Warriors in the Suffolk Sunday Shield. The second-round draw will be announced live on the Suffolk FA Twitter feed at 12.30pm on Wednesday.
In the first round of the Suffolk Sunday Trophy, Hardy FC trounced Athletico Once 16-0, while three ties were settled via penalty shoot-outs – Coldham Hall, Ipswich Pythons and West Suffolk Wolves all going through.
The second-round draw will be announced live on the Suffolk FA on Thursday.
Days Sports Suffolk Senior Reserve Cup First Round: Framlingham Town Res 0 Old Newton Utd Res 0 – Old Newton United won 4-2 on pens.
Suffolk Sunday Cup First Round: Moreton Hall Ferals 2 Portman Rovers 3, Pauls 4 Felixstowe Harpers Utd 1.
Suffolk Sunday Shield First Round: Fat Cat 0 Rosary Con Club 0 – Rosary Con Club won 7-6 on pens, Great Blakenham Chequers 5 Wells Hall Wanderers 3, Horse & Groom v Belchamp, Lavenham v Shotley Rose – Away Win Walkover, Rushmere & Diamonds 9 Westbourne Warriors 1, Sizewell Argyle 2 Greshams 2 – Sizewell won 4-3 on pens.
Suffolk Sunday Trophy First Round: AFC Elmswell 3 AFC Claydon 4, Bardwell Sport v Beck Row – Home Win Walkover, Coldham Hall 1 Hintlesham Panthers 1 – Coldham Hall won 3-2 on pens, Exning v Smiler FC – Away Win Walkover, Great Barton 2 Breda 3, Hardy FC 16 Athletico Once 0, Ipswich Pythons 3 Rushmere & Diamonds Res 3 – Ipswich Pythons won 4-3 on pens, Melford v Rattlesden – Away Win Walkover, Playford Res 3 Northam Celtic 1, Stoke-by-Clare 2 West Suffolk Wolves – West Suffolk Wolves won 5-4 on pens, Taverners Res 1 Ipswich Elite 6, Tollgate 2 JB Sap Utd 9.
HomeStore Self Storage Suffolk Women’s Cup First Round: Mildenhall Town 0 AFC Kesgrave 6, Needham Market 6 Woodbridge Town 1, Waveney 0 Bury Town 3, Leiston St Margarets 7 Chantry Grasshoppers 0, Ipswich Town 11 AFC Sudbury 2.