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The weekly round-up of the action from Watford's Olympian League
Herts Sunday Junior Cup Round One
It was a good Sunday morning with both of the Olympian League sides in action getting through to the next stage of the County Cup.
Radlett Road won their first ever competitive game with an 8-2 victory over Watford Sunday League side Watford Town.
The game was in the balance at half-time with Radlett only holding a single goal advantage at 3-2, but in the second half they wrapped up the tie with an impressive performance.
Steven Harper was the start of the show, finding the net four times and setting up three of the others. Kyle Williams struck a brace and there were single strikes from Josh Simpson and Aqeel Khan.
Watford Labour Club needed extra-time to beat Colney Heath Rangers 4-2.
Stuart White put Labour ahead in the first half and despite missing several other chances, they still had the single goal advantage until five minutes from time when they were made to rue those earlier missed opportunities when Colney equalised to send the tie into an extra 30 minutes.
Two goals early in the additional period from Ian Smithard and an own goal put Labour back in charge, the home side pulled one back in the second half but Carl Connibere made the game safe near the end.
Gary Norman President’s Cup Round One
Reed Rangers are putting down an early marker as they look like to be the team to beat this season after another impressive victory, this time 6-3 over Tudor Arms, winners and beaten finalists in this competition during the past two seasons.
George Hobson fired Reed ahead after 13 minutes and three minutes later Lucas Gibbons doubled the lead.
However, Tudor rallied and were level before half-time thanks to goals from Jack Robertson and Vinnie James.
Reed started strongly at the start of the second half, with Dominic David scoring twice in the first 15 minutes after the restart. Substitute Karl Penny then added a brace, before Tudor pulled one back with Jack Robertson’s second of the game.
Premier Division Headstone Lions' own predictions of a poor season in the top flight are proving wrong so far as they made it four points from the first three league games with a 5-2 win over Kings Langley.
They had the points in the bag by half-time as they led 5-0 thanks to braces from Jason Choat and Chris Mowle and a single from Aiden Brennan.
Langley made a fight of it in the second half with Tom Minton and Evan Connolly pulling two goals back.
Evergreen Olympians had a 2-0 away win over Old Danes Athletic with Chris Wells scoring both goals in a five-minute spell in the first 15 minutes of the second half.
The other game also ended 2-0 as Headstone Athletic beat Bovingdon AFC, Anthony Ball and Dan Page with the goals.
The five games in the division produced 36 goals, an average of seven a game.
WD Athletic finally got their season up and running with an 8-1 victory over Colne Valley Reserves.
James Bryon hit a hat-trick, supported by braces from Pat Turner and Tom Devereux and a single from Mark Keane. Jack Barker got the Valley goal in the second half.
Woodlands United beat FC Revolution 5-4.
Woodlands took the lead each time in the game, with Revolution pulling it back, before James Brophy scored the winner five minutes from time to complete his hat-trick.
Adam Edmonds scored the other two United goals with their opponents' efforts came from Peter Challis, Matt McShane, Steven Ward and Adam Matthews.
A Tom Weaver hat-trick helped Hertfordshire Lions see off Roundbush 7-3, with their other goals coming thanks to a brace apiece from Dennis Fraser and Mitchell Holt.
Ian Sargeant scored twice for Bush with Blaise Shevrington netting once.
Inter suffered a 5-0 home defeat to Brookside.
Two-goal Ashley Defries, James Blackwell, Jordan Cocmazzi and Barrie Horn were the men on the scoresheet.
Dynamo Croxley defeated Meriden Ballers by the odd goal in three.
James Graham put Croxley ahead before Ballers equalised through Tajai Celestine-Abbios before the break.
In the second half, Ballers had Matt Bett sent off for a handball on the goalline, but Dev Patel could only strike the crossbar with his effort from 12 yards. However, the winner soon followed through Jordan Dawson.
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