Stevenage IV 0 St Neots III 6 St Neots started the New Year well with a convincing away at Stevenage on Saturday. The ball moved around quickly on a frozen pitch but made playing difficult, though the Saints pressed on and attacked from the start. Chris Deeks opened the scoring and Laura Beadles doubled the visitors' lead from a short corner to put them 2-0 ahead at the interval. St Neots kept up the pressure after the break, forcing numerous corners and going further ahead as Deeks scored again. Juliana Dickinson had several strikes saved before she collected a Kelly Bingham pass to score and put the game out of sight of the home side. Bingham and Dickinson added a further two goals to the tally to complete the rout. St Ives I 1 Pelicans I 2 (friendly) St Ives started the New Year with a home defeat against the Hunstanton Pelicans on Saturday. Ives played well but struggled to get into the game. Vicky Warner scored for the home team but Pelicans edged it to win 2-1. St Ives III 1 Shefford and Sandy II 2 St Ives III made it a losing start to 2009 in their friendly against Shefford and Sandy II. Vishara Davies scored Ives only goal at the Ivo as the visitors won the game.