Langleybury Cricket Club Bull-dozed as Herts Ad teams star in the County Intermediate cup last 16
Herts Intermediate County Cup - Last 16
The Bull are into the last 8 of the County Cup with a thumping 7-1 win over Watford League side Langlebury FC. The Bull were relentless and pounced on a number of errors by the visitors, cruising into a 3-0 lead within 20-mins with goals coming from Jack Woods, Dan Walsh and Joe Fletcher. Captain Jamie Sharp added a fourth later in the half to make it 4-0 at the break and the tie over with.
The Bull made some changes at half time and one of those subs, Lui Neill brilliantly set up Woods for his second. A lapse in concentration allowed the visitors to score a consolation goal, but Neill added one of his own immediately after smashing home from just inside the box. The rout was complete when Ash Talbot slotted home for number seven.
FYP cruised into the last 8 with a season best win over Saints FC, 10-0.
Brookmans Park progressed with a 3-2 home win over Hartham Utd. The visitors took the lead against the run of play, but normal service was eventually resumed with leading scorer Adam Page bagging a brace and giving Park the lead at half time. Hartham once again responded, and it took a late penalty from Page not only to give Park the win but also secure his fifth hat trick of the season. A well-deserved win for Park, which should have been more comfortable as many decent chances were created, but just not finished.
Wheathamspstead Wanderers failed to join their fellow Herts Ad sides in the last 8, despite scoring 4 against AFC Turnford. Stephen Buckler got two, with Frankie Buckler and Simon Fourcroy one each – Turnford’s striker getting six of their goals, a fantastic player who proved to be the difference.
Herts Intermediate Cup – Round 2
Oceans XI will meet Watford League highflyers Watford Sports in round 3 to decide the last of the quarter finalists after Oceans 2-1 win against AFC Hatch End. Goals from Tendai Chimba and Cian Alexander securing the win.
Herts Senior County Cup
Skew Bridge and Playerpacks finally played their county cup fixture that was originally scheduled before Christmas. Skew came out on top winning 6-0. Patrick Sheehy with a hattrick and James Ewington with a brace.
Despite their very poor start, Six Bells progressed into the hat for the quarters of the Senior County Cup with a 3-1 away win against Hemel Albion. Rhys Monaghan with 2 and one from Frankie Jowle.
Plough & Harrow gave a good account of themselves against a strong North Watford side, but lost out on a place in the next round falling 3-1.
Herts Junior County Cup
Alban Dynamo’s County Cup run came to an end against Chelles Rovers of the Hitchin League. 2-1 the final score and Sean Oliver with their goal.
Strafford Arms Reserves also fell to Hitchin League opposition losing 3-1 to GSS, despite being a goal up at half time through David Fennell.
In an all-Herts Ad tie, BWSC got the better of Division Four title challengers Mermaid Reserves. Alex & Billy Garvey on target for BWSC, whilst Ken Lee added another to his seasons total for Mermaid.
With their two closest rivals not playing, Strafford Arms made ground in the title race with a thrilling 5-4 win against an ever-improving Paxton Rovers side. Erivaldo Felix was on target with a stunning hattrick, Stephen Dodd and Scott Buddington with the other goals.
In the only other Prem game, goals from Dan Johnson and James Plummer gave Phoenix all 3 points against Hilltop.
Mermaid continued their fine league form with a 3-0 away win against Harpenden Colts OB. Chris Wilding getting another goal and Stephen Maitland adding two to his seasons tally.
Welwyn Garden United lost 4-2 against Little Heath. Dan Harper and Nathan Studholme on target for United. Thomas Williams, Robert Pinto, Harry Lockwood and Bailey Austen were Heath’s scorers.
It was honours even as leaders Pinewood met second placed Hatfield Seniors. Andrew Simmonds (2) and Jimmy Talbot on target for Seniors. Dan Bevis, Andrew Alsop and James Ferguson for Pinewood.
The other game in Division 2 saw third face fourth, as Welwyn Warriors met Excel at KGV. It was the home side that took all 3 points, Steve Mee and Adriano Gil with one each and two from Jon Cross-Hackett – Excel's solo effort was scored by Jamie Carey-Morrell.
Roberto Rosero, Wilson Mendes and Robert Calancea were all amongst the goals as Phoenix Reserves won a 9-goal thriller 5-4 against Herts Vets.
Two Hayden Evanson goals put Welwyn Rangers on their way to a 4-1 win against Hadham Rovers Yellows. Sam Edge and Luke Stuckley with the others. Sub Harry Coton on target for Hadham.
Moretown won 5-0 and were comfortable against London Colney United, Alfie Packer, Harry Croft and John Mitas on target.
An Ashleigh Robinson goal wasn’t enough for Royston Rangers Reserves as they lost 3-1 to Phoenix A.
Herts Advertiser Intermediate Cup
Division 5 high flyers Rose & Crown Mosquitoes flew into the next round with a thumping 6-0 win against St. Georges from two leagues above.
Royston Rangers also beat division 3 opposition as they bettered TNF 3-2. An Own goal, Brad Goldby Solomon and Ryan Lawler with Roystons goals. Jonathan Tanton and Danny Thorpe for TNF.
Herts Ad Reserve Cup
Brookmans Park Res secured a semi-final spot in the Reserve cup with a 7-2 win over Alban Dynamo Res. Alban in fact were the better side in the first 25 mins, but Brookmans Park were just more clinical in front of goal and took a 4-1 lead into half time. After the break Park took control and went onto a comfortable win. The goals were spread around with 2 for Nathan Gibbins and Shrdlik Jiri, plus singles for Sam Kinsley, Scott de la Fuente and Tom Brasier.