This weekend saw the Isle of Wight’s first-ever women’s football derby take place, as Cowes Ladies took on the newly-formed East Cowes Vics Ladies.
In what was a close-knit encounter, Cowes Ladies managed to edge out their arch-rivals in the Hampshire County Women’s Football League.
They grabbed a 1-0 win – their first of the season – thanks to a Charlotte Skeggs goal.
Cowes Ladies move up to 10th and East Cowes Vics Ladies sit in 12th.
Meanwhile, it wasn’t the best of days for Shanklin Ladies who were hammered 7-nil by Warsash Wasps.
Shanklin Ladies lie in 8th in the Southern Region Women’s Football League – First Southern.
In the Wessex Premier League, Cowes Sports lost 3-0 to Bournemouth.
And, in Division One Newport lost 5-3 away at Downton.
East Cowes Vics failed to pick up any points either, losing 3-2 in their game away at United Services of Portsmouth.
Cowes Sports are 16th in the top tier, whilst Newport sit in 9th and East Cowes Vics in 14th in Division One.