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Watford Sunday League round-up
11:15am Thursday 27th September 2012 in Sport
Herts Sunday Intermediate Cup Round One
Three clubs out of four went through to the second round of the County Cup and the top score of the day was AFC Spartians’ 8-1 away win over Barkway & Barley.
Tom Horton grabbed a fine hat-trick, while a brace apiece from Darren Lancaster and Liam Stapleton was added to by a strike from Callum McCarroll.
Chorleywood Club also had a strong away victory with a 5-1 success over Olympian League’s Inter.
Michael East was on target twice, while goals from Harry Webb, Andy Rockett and Will Malin rounded off the win.
Old Fullerians completed the trio of winners as they defeated The Midland 3-2. Ben Williams, Jake Rainsford and Joe Rylett scored the important goals.
The WSL team to exit the competition were Dome Bar Area , who were beaten by 5-0 by PSV Shades.
Turner Trophies Challenge Cup Round One
Rifle Volunteer returned to winning ways after last week’s disappointment with a dominate display against Division four outfit Rickmansworth Athletic , running out 5-1 victors.
Rifle shifted through the gears with ease and broke the deadlock midway into the first half thanks to the ever-reliable Hugh Trayte.
The home side were consistently knocking on the door but the Rickmansworth goalkeeper kept the Rifle at bay until the second period when Mark Lomas finished off a goalmouth scramble to poke home.
Sam Ryder was next on the scoresheet as he smashed a 30-yard drive into the top corner.
Ricky quickly replied but Ryder added a second before a deflected effort from Myles Hall finished off a comfortable victory and set up a meeting with Met Police (Bushey) in round two.
Division Four outfit Rickmansworth Rovers supplied the shock with a 6-1 hiding over Division Three side Oxhey Estates Reserves .
Dan Foster scored twice and there was one apiece from Tom Gibson, Ian Huggett, Harry King and Sean Cabey. Dan Furey replied for Oxhey.
First Division side Old Garston Juniors eventually dispatched Division Four outfit Oxhey Lions 1-0 thanks to a strike from Vilson Culaj, while AFC Bushey defeated Sun Postal United 6-0. Four goals were shared by Mark Ferguson and Jason Blake, with Matt Green and Ryan Legge also finding the net.
Bushey Bimecc are also through to the next round following a 5-2 away victory at Hertsmere (Sunday).
Jordan Sibthrop and Paul Kenwright each scored twice and the win was completed after Kevin Kenwright netted.
Green Dragon just edged their encounter against Sun Postal Sports by the odd goal in seven.
Scott Bain, Dave O’Sullivan, Simon Prentice and Tony Browne were all on target for the Dragons, while Louis Hakner, Nicky Thomas and Graeme Olney grabbed the Sun goals.
West Herts Reserves came out on top in an entertaining 5-3 victory against AFC Bushey .
The first half was a battle of the midfielders, with Stags falling behind as Chris Ladmore netted after sloppy defending.
Kayon Howells and Al Hammouda then began to dominate in the centre, with Paul Newnham and Ian Gurney also causing Bushey problems on the left, but they could not find an equaliser before half-time.
However, West Herts started the second period where they left off and drew level on the hour through Howells.
David McConnon then put the home team in front with a tap in from a Ian Gurney cross and Martin Brown soon made it three.
Howells added his second of the match before Gurney completed the scoring for the Stags. The visitors grabbed two late consolation goals through Wes Gullin and David King.
With leaders Hammer not playing, Bushey moved up into second place a scrappy 2-0 win over bottom-of-the-table FC Crescent , with Louis Stead and Daryl Brown netting.
Oakview remain in third after they thumped Croxley Green Community Centre 7-1.
A hat-trick from Tom O’Mara was added to by further goals from Spencer Bellotti, Ben Alexander, Adam Lowton and Tom Inch.
Strugglers Wellington Arms scored their first points of the season with a creditable 3-2 victory over St Josephs – goals from Mark Coffey and a brace from Mark Richards sealing the win. Ben Hammond and Jamie Harper replied for Joes.
In a seven-goal thriller, Oxhey Estates beat Gadeside Rangers .
On target for Oxhey were Paul Wyard (2), Paul Turner and Paul Danslow. A brace from Adam Hills and a goal from Joe Pizans wasn’t enough for Gadeside.
Langlebury Cricket Club jumped to the top of the table on goal difference after winning 5-1 away to Mill End Sports .
Louis McNamara and Dennis Mallollari both netted doubles, while Aaron Whittingham also found the net. Sports’ scorer was Glen O’Malley.
A fine second-half performance meant West Herts recorded their first win of the season with a 4-0 away victory at Met Police (Bushey).
Lawrence Olorunfemi was the Stags’ hero as the 19-year-old struck his first senior hat-trick.
New signings Attila Fekete and Cedric Felder dominated the midfield and Davan Desai rounded off the scoring with a neat finish.
Oxhey Jets Vets finally hit their goal scoring-form when they hammered Wellington Arms Reserves 13-1.
Leading scorer Lewis Putman grabbed seven, Danny Fielding a hat-trick, Owen Deamer a brace and there was one for Ryan Murray.
Hammer Reserves beat Victoria 5-2 in the only other fixture in the division.
Gary Wicks netted a hat-trick and Alan Dunton and Marvin Andrews both foudnd the net.
In the only game played in this division, fourth-placed Shenley Wood defeated Railway Arms 5-3.
Nick Martin and Jamie Hazell each bagged braces and there was one from Billy Smith for Shenley. Railway scorers were Stefano Pepe (2) and Sledge Mubama.
Gadeside Rangers Reserves moved to the top of the table after downing Green Dragon Reserves 7-2.
Mike Ashby (2), Daniel Byron, Richard Reid, Spencer Edwards, Joao Ribiero did the damage for Rangers, while Ricky Madge and Ant Henderson scored for Dragons.
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