BRADFORD (Park Avenue) Women's County League Cup semi-final against Lower Hopton went to a penalty shoot-out.

On a slippery surface at The Crescent, in was their First Division opponents who were first off the mark, as Dani Anthony took the opportunity to score after a defensive error.

However, there wasn't long to wait for a reply, as Kirsty Russell's well-taken shot restored parity.

Both teams played well in an entertaining game, with Bradford's stand-in goalkeeper Annie Roberts making some good saves.

With the game still tied near the end, this led to an exciting last few minutes as both sides sensed victory, but there were no further goals and a penalty shoot-out followed.

There were good penalties for both teams, the 3-3 tie meant it was sudden death, with PA's Alice McUrich slotting home the winning one.

Penalties were also the order of the day for Bradford City's Under-16s in their County Cup semi-final against Brighouse Town at Woodlesford.

City were behind 2-1 at one stage, but fought back for a 3-3 full-time score, but unfortunately the girls went out 4-2 on penalties.

Brighouse Town Ladies also won, beating Chester-le-street 3-0 to go second in the National League Northern Division one, with goals from Annabelle Cass, Charlotte Proud and Lavinia Nkomo.

In the Northern Premier Division, there was disappointment for Huddersfield, who lost 2-1 at Hull, but Guiseley Vixens won 2-1 at Stoke, thanks to Liv Auker and Charlotte Gill.

Skipton Town played last week's delayed County First game with Dewsbury Rangers. Skipton's Lauren Halliday was on target in a well-fought 1-1 draw on a very muddy pitch.

Farsley Celtic were at home to Regional League champions-elect Durham Cestria. Adèle Jackson scored a début goal for Farsley but her side lost 2-1.