BLUES MOVE INTO THIRD SPOT
Linfield Ladies leapfrogged Crusaders Strikers into third spot thanks to a comfortable four-goal win at Mid Ulster Ladies.
Rebecca Bassett gave the Blues a fifth-minute lead before Rachel McConnell doubled the advantage ten minutes before the break.
The visitors added a third before the hour mark after Abi Sweetlove’s initial effort was blocked before Emily Reid added a fourth with three minutes remaining to complete the Linfield win.
Mid-Ulster Ladies: Crooks, Turkington, Magee, E. McGarrity, A. McGarrity, Murphy, Bolger, McClure, O'Donnell, Badger, Rodgers subs Stewart (replaced E. McGarrity 61), Magee (not used), Bownes (not used), McNeill (replaced Badger 83), McClung (not used), McReynolds (not used), Kundekova (not used)
Linfield Ladies: Currie, McMaster, Sweetlove, Hutton, Fitzsimmons, Bassett, McConnell, E. Leckey, S. Leckey, Devine, Ward subs McAllister (not used), McFrederick (replaced Hutton 67), Timoney (not used), Halliday (replaced E. Leckey 79), Dickson (replaced Devine 71), Weatherall (replaced Ward 67), Reid (replaced McConnell 79)