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Blues and Glens girls turn on the style to net big league victories

By Graham Luney

Linfield Ladies claimed the bragging rights in a derby fixture against Cliftonville Ladies in the Danske Bank Women's Premiership last night.

The Blues were on a high after thumping Derry City Ladies 9-0 last week and their confidence was evident as they edged past the Solitude girls 2-0.

Both Linfield and Cliftonville had netted seven points from their opening three games but the Blues have now forged ahead and they will be at home to Sion Swifts next Wednesday.

Glentoran Belfast United were the highest scorers on the night, netting six goals against Newry City Ladies in a 6-3 triumph.

Kelly Bailie, Rachel Rogan and Lauren Wade all scored a brace.

Derry City Ladies had to lick their wounds after the heavy loss last week but they tasted another defeat, losing 5-0 at Sion Swifts Ladies.

The Swifts are in good form after overcoming Newry City Ladies in the previous round.

Crusaders Strikers were encouraged by their 1-1 draw at Cliftonville Ladies last week but this time they suffered a 2-1 loss at home to Mid-Ulster Ladies.

Aimee McNeill grabbed the Crues goal at the Valley Leisure Centre.

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