PAGE DOUBLE AND FLANNERY CLEAN SHEET GIVES BROOKMANS PARK ALL 3 POINTS!
Game Week : Sunday 25th September 2022
(Above left: Brookmans Park's Adam Page who scored twice, and above right: Brookmans Park's clean sheet and first half hero, Paul Flannery)
DEAKIN WHITE CUP (BEDS, HERTS AND BUCKS)
Six Bells [ 0 : 5 ] Luton Celtic
The brand-new Deakin White Cup saw its first game this week, as Herts Ad Sunday League side Six Bells took on Leighton and District Sunday League new boys Luton Celtic, with Celtic running out 5-0 winners.
The competition see’s its remaining 7 opening round group games this coming Sunday as the very best sides from the Herts Ad, Leighton and District, and the Berkhamsted Sunday Leagues face off in a cross-league, cross county 16-team competition.
Hilltop [ 0 : 6 ] Borehamwood Rovers
Borehamwood Rovers bounced back from their narrow 1-0 loss last Sunday with a thumping away win against Hilltop. First half braces from Louie Lobjoit and Jack Skinner saw the away side go in 4-0 up at the break. Second half goals from Dwayne Duncan and Billy Lobjoit made the final score 6-0.
Skew Bridge [ 5 : 3 ] Phoenix
Skew Bridge were made to work hard by Phoenix but came out 5-3 winners. Goals from Connor Clarke, Jimmy Hartley, David Hay, Patrick Sheehy and Charlie Smith. Jordan Johnson, Jack Nevin and Josh Peddar in reply for Phoenix.
Strafford Arms [ 4 : 2 ] Player Packs
Strafford Arms stayed top with their third win on the bounce but conceded for the first time this season in their 4-2 win against Player Packs. Zion Selassie-Yoseph with both of packs goals.
Forever Young People [ 1 : 2 ] The Bull
FYP hosted The Bull at Birchwood in a good game between two even sides, and it was the visitors who took the lead midway through the first half, when Reece Cameron was taken out on the edge of the box and Jack Woods calmly placed the resulting free kick into the net. The Bull doubled their lead midway through the second half when man of the match Cameron nicked the ball off the FYP keeper, only to be brought down for penalty, which was dispatched by Matt Taylor for 2-0. The Bull backline defended superbly and even when FYP found a way through, goalkeeper Billy Thompson was in fine form. However, with 5 minutes to go, a handball gave FYP a chance to pull one back and Matt Standen slotted home for the forwards fourth goal in three games. The visitors held on though
to gain their first win of the season 2-1.
Mermaid [ 0 : 3 ] Brookmans Park
Brookmans Park had Paul Flannery to thank were to be level at half time against Mermaid, with the goalkeeper in fine form. However, took total control in the second half, with Adam Page netting twice and man of the match Jake McIntosh securing the points.
Welwyn Garden United [ 4 : 2 ] Saints FC
Welwyn Garden United made in three wins from three and stayed top of division one with a 4-2 win. A Tom Mardle single and hat-trick from Ryan North. Adam Payne with both in reply for Saints FC.
Wheathampstead Wanderers [ 3 : 1 ] Little Heath
Wheathampstead Wanderers moved up to 2nd place with a 3-1 win over Little Heath, their first home points of the season. The hosts started well and took the lead within the opening 5 minutes when Nick Casadei clipped over the advancing keeper. Heath soon equalised with a well taken shot from the edge of the box. Wheato improved after the break and man of the match scored in his first start for the club, guiding a low corner into the roof of the net. Stephen Buckler settled the tie, latching onto a loose clearance and finished neatly after a diagonal run past three defenders.
Excel [ 4 : 2 ] Harpenden Colts Old Boys Reserves
Excel beat Harpenden Colts OB Reserves 4-2. Two goals from Colts John Woodward weren’t enough, as Jack Brown and Callum Grimes chipped in with two each of their own to give Excel all 3 points.
Garden City [ 4 : 2 ] Hatfield Seniors
In another 4-2 game in division two, Garden City beat Hatfield Seniors in the Welwyn-Hatfield derby. Dan Harper netting twice, with Luke White and James Bailey adding solo efforts for City. Gregor Mackintosh and Jimmy Talbot scoring for Seniors.
Six Bells Reserves [ 0 : 2 ] Pinewood
Goals from George Milstead and Aaron O’Connor continued Pinewoods impressive start to give them a 2-0 win over Six Bells Reserves, who are still in search of their first points of the season.
Welwyn Warriors [ 4 : 1 ] Wheathampstead 89
Welwyn Warriors kept up their 100% record beating Wheathampstead 89 4-1. Rowan Wallis, Jon Cross-Hackett and a double from leading scorer Gabriel Asare-Bekoe. Tom Simmonds with Wheato’s consolation.
TNF [ 1 : 0 ] BWSC
In a tightly contested game, TNF left it late to take all 3-points against BWSC courtesy of a single goal from substitute James Hart.
Alban Dynamo [ 1 : 2 ] Herts Vets
Herts Vets beat Alban Dynamo 2-1. Sean Oliver with Dynamo’s goal.
Phoenix Reserves [ 3 : 4 ] St. Georges
St.Georges took all 3 points in a cracking game away at Phoenix Reserves. Ryan Harrington leading the way with a hat-trick and Phil Bernard the other in a 4-3 win. Liam Addlesee, Wilson Mendes and Thomas Pike on target for Phoenix.
The Wrestlers [ 0 : 3 ] Strafford Arms Reserves
Royston Rangers [ 2 : 4 ] Brookmans Park Reserves
Brookmans Park Reserves got off to a fast start and lead Royston Rangers 3-0. Royston responded superbly though, pulling two goals back through Harry Parker and Luke Fountain. But the early league leaders regained their dominance and scored a fourth to secure the win. Nathan Gibbons with a hat-trick and Brad Carter adding the other.
Cub FC [ 4 : 4 ] Hatfield Seniors Reserves
Cub FC and Hatfield Seniors Reserves shared the points at The Grange. Kai Neill with a single and his brother Lui netting a hat-trick on his debut.
Hadham Rovers Yellows [ 3 : 0 ] Monday Night Football Club
Hadham Rovers made it two from two and kept another clean sheet as they won 3-o against MNFC. Harry Cotton, Robbie Billson and Harrison Garner with the goals for Hadham.
Mermaid Reserves [ 3 : 1 ] Alban Dynamo Reserves
Two goals from Craig Clark and one from Ken Lee gave Mermaid Reserves a 3-1 win against Alban Dynamo Reserves.
The Wrestlers Reserves [ 5 : 6 ] Welwyn Rangers
In an 11-goal thriller, Welwyn Rangers 100% record stayed intact with a 6-5 win, but they were made to work for it by The Wrestlers Reserves. Hayden Evanson led the way with a hat-trick, Sam Edge, Harry Tozer and Luke Stuckey with the other Rangers goals. Braces for Ashley Kingston and Nathanael Burke, plus substitute William Orridges single in reply for The Wrestlers Reserves.
Rose and Crown Mosquito [ 6 : 0 ] Royston Rangers Reserves
St. Albans Eagles [ 3 : 3 ] Phoenix A
St.Albans Eagles and Phoenix A played out a 3-3 draw. Two from Jordan Foskett and one from Thomas Watson for Eagle’s. Jack Lovett, Danny Sherman and Donal Corcoran for Phoenix.
St. Albans Warriors [ 2 : 4 ] Moretown
Goals from Sam Bignell and Haydn Connell wasn’t enough as St.Albans Warriors fell 4-2 at home to Moretown, who continued their good form.