BARNSLEY Women’s FC won 4-2 on penalties after a 3-3 draw at home to Hull City in the WNL Plate quarter-final.
The visitors took the lead but Abi Housecroft levelled only for Hull to score again. Emily Pierrepont and Charlotte Stuart put Barnsley 3-2 up before Hull equalised late on.
Serena Clarke made a crucial save in the shoot-out then Ruby Jex-Oldfield netted the winning spot-kick.
Barnsley WFC – a different club to Oakwell-based Barnsley FC Women – are now due to visit Durham Cestria on Sunday in the National League Division One North, who beat them 3-0 last month. Their cup semi-final is at Cambridge on February 25.
Coach Toby Taylor said: “It was actioned-packed. We did not play our best football but we know, in time, that will come. We now have a fantastic opportunity to respond to our previous encounter with Durham.
“Players are working hard and excited for what Sunday brings.”
Meanwhile, AFC Pogmoor won 9-1 at Millstone in Division Four of the Sheffield and Hallamshire League.
Hannah Newbold and Sheldon Hirst scored hat-tricks with Leah White and Courtney Kaye bagging braces. Pogmoor visit Handsworth on Sunday.
Mind Over Matter won 6-0 at Wombwell Town in a Barnsley derby.
Kerry Longstone and Jodie Stokes bagged braces with Olivia Mitchell and Kirsty Cooke also on target. Mind Over Matter visit Kiveton Park on Sunday.
Dearne and District lost 3-1 at home to Dronfield in Division Three.
Emma Fleetwood scored for Dearne.
Penistone Church lost 4-1 at Brinsworth in Division One and now are due to host Sheffield Wednesday.