Herts Ad Sunday League get representatives through to all County Cup semi-finals
PUBLISHED: 07:00 02 February 2018
The Herts Advertiser Sunday League has a club represented in all three County Cup semi-finals.
In the Senior Cup the league is also guaranteed a finalist as holders Skew Bridge face fellow HASL team AFC Rangers.
Blacksmiths are the league’s representative in the Intermediate Cup after an impressive 3-0 win against Shamrock Rovers, the outstanding Aidan Golds scoring twice and Perry Stellon once.
Meanwhile CHL fly the flag in the Junior Cup following their 2-0 win against AFC Mymms. Sam Dove and Scott Valentine got the goals that puts them trough to a meeting with Two Chimneys on March 11.
In other cup action goals from Mark Paradise, Daniel James and Scott Dalton gave St Albans Irish a superb 3-2 win against Colney Heath Sunday in the Herts Ad Intermediate Cup.
Before Skew Bridge turn their attentions to the cup semi they had a Premier Division clash to contend with, which they did comfortably, beating Phoenix 4-0.
The goals came from Mark Hitchcock (two), James Ewington and a first of the season by Stuart Brown.
Skew’s reserves always looked comfortable in their 3-0 Division One win over Harpenden Athletic, although Athletic did look good going forward.
James Elliot got the first two before Simon Beazley completed the scoring.
In Division Two Welwyn Warriors fell to a 2-1 defeat against Facelad for the second time this season. Scott Cornell scored for Warriors, with Leo Chan their outstanding player, while the Facelad marksmen were Michael Alderman and Darren O’Brien.
League leaders Wheathampstead’s run came to an end when Division Three title favourites Tansley Sunday ran out 3-2 winners in a closely-fought game. Mark Burgess, Dale Archer and John Wood scored for Tansley with James Watt and Lee Bennett replying for Wheathampstead.
Dom Lynch got a brace and Liam Daley and Nathan Morris one each as St Albans Warriors beat Royston Rangers Res 4-0 in Division Four. Joe Mardon was Royston’s stand-out player.
Blackboy and Hatfield Seniors drew 0-0.
Premier Division: Phoenix 0 Skew Bridge 4.
Division One: Bradmore Rovers v The Compasses (home win); Skew Bridge Res 3 Harpenden Athletic 0.
Division Three: Tansley 3 Wheathampstead ‘89 2.
Division Four: Hatfield Seniors 0 Blackboy 0; Royston Rangers Res 0 St Albans Warriors 4.
Herts Intermediate Sunday Cup quarter-final: Blacksmiths 3 Shamrock Rovers 0.
Herts Junior Sunday Cup quarter-final: AFC Mymms 0 CHL 2.
Herts Ad Intermediate Cup quarter-final: St Albans Irish 3 Colney Heath Sunday 2.
Premier Division: Town Inn v NBOB.
Division One: Blackberry Jacks v The Compasses; Harpenden Athletic v Bradmore Rovers.
Division Two: Phoenix Res v St Albans Irish; Stonewood United v Snug Bar.
Division Three: Marshalswick Rovers v Oaks; Veer Dhara v TNF; Athletico Quat v AFC Mymms; Royston Rangers v Wheathampstead ‘89.
Division Four: Dagmar 1984 v Blacksmiths Res; Hatfield Seniors v Jolly Sailor; St Albans Warriors v Brookmans Park A; Blackboy v The Wrestlers.
Herts Intermediate Sunday Cup quarter-final: Dun Cow v Colney Heath Sunday.
Knockout Cup round two: Skew Bridge v Queens Head Sandridge.
Challenge Cup round two: Brookmans Park v Skew Bridge Res.
Herts Ad Intermediate Cup quarter-final: Facelad v Tansley; Pinewood v Hatfield Mosquito.
Intermediate Cup extra-preliminary round: New Greens v Welwyn Warriors.
Herts Ad Junior Cup round three: Harpenden Colts OB v CHL.