Herts Ad Sunday League: Three teams reach Herts Intermediate Cup final four
PUBLISHED: 09:13 10 February 2015 | UPDATED: 16:15 11 February 2015
The Herts Ad Sunday League is guaranteed at least one team in the final of the Herts Intermediate Cup after three sides progressed to the final four.
London Road recorded a 5-2 away win against Tudor Arms with Greg Shaw bagging a hat-trick, his first of the season, plus singles from Russ Gallagher and Frankie Jowle.
Brookmans Park Reserves put up a strong performance but struggled in front of goal against a well organised Skew Bridge Reserves. The final score of 4-1 somewhat flattered the visitors after scoring three in the final 10 minutes. Nick Gaskell had equalised for Park from close range following a corner.
Skew Bridge will play Bull & Jacks in the semi-final following their 1-0 win against Blacksmiths Arms.
PREMIER DIVISION: Sam Bozier saved Ally Hill’s blushes with two late goals in Phoenix’s 2-1 win over AFC Rangers. Hill gave away a penalty, which was missed, and also won two spot kicks, both of which he failed to convert.
Vision took their fourth point from PSV in a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Jerry Lyons and Zach Wallace.
DIVISION ONE: Precision lost 5-2 to Nicholas Breakspear OB Reserves. Steve Seeby and Harvey Scott were the goal scorers for The Seeds.
DIVISION THREE: The outstanding Octavian Gheorghiu was on the mark with his first hat-trick of the season for Radlett Village in a 6-0 win against CHL. The other goals came from Louis Fernandes (two) and Aaron Ferdinand.
In a title chasing clash, Stonewood defeated St Albans IFC 5-0. All the goals came in the second half. they were scored by Lee Newman (two), Ryan Smith (two) and Ashlee Kissiedo.
DIVISION FOUR: Brookmans Park A team drew 1-1 with Herts Mauritian. Martin Worman scored from the spot for Park.
Goals from Aaron Lumsdon and Ben White earned Camp KBK a 2-2 draw against AFC Welwyn.
Two composed finishes, one in each half, from Steve Bellard proved enough for Marshalswick Rovers to defeat Snug Bar 2-1. Joe Whistler replied for the Bar.
Mark Johnson (two) and Shenahl Samarasinghe were among the Phoenix A marksmen in their 4-3 win over Oaks. Sam Bignall and Anthony Maher netted for Oaks.
Queens Head Reserves won 4-2 against Wheathampstead Crown, with goals from Khalid Ismail (two) and a own goal. Jason Slough scored both Crown’s goals.
DIVISION FIVE: Cannon Reserves extended their unbeaten run to five games with a 2-1 win against AFC Mymms. The goals came from Ian Hutchinson and Dan Taylor. Stephen Havard netted for Mymms.
Freddie Warner became the first Harpenden Colts Res to score a hat-trick this season, earning his side a 6-4 win over Athletico Quat. The other goals came from Steven Inns, Andrew Shirra and Martin Smith.
Stonewood Reserves handed league leaders Bradmore Rovers their first loss of the season. Thomas Mardle, James Millard, Alex Redwood and Rudi Stevens scored in the 4-1 win.
Matt Brand scored twice as St Albans Royals came from behind to beat Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 2-1.
White Horse fell to a 3-2 defeat against title-chasing Ridge despite goals from Matt Eden and Gary Farrow. Ridge’s match-winners were Jimmy Lacey, Niall Lysaght and Mark Savory.
Results - February 8
Herts FA Sunday Intermediate Cup Quarter-Final: Tudor Arms 2 London Road 5, Blacksmiths Arms 0 The Bull & Jacks 1, Brookmans Park Res 1 Skew Bridge Res 4.
Premier Division: Phoenix 2 AFC Rangers 1, Vision 2 PSV FC 0.
Division One: Precision 2 Nicholas Breakspear OB Res 5.
Division Three: CHL 0 Radlett Village 6, St Albans IFC 0 Stonewood 5, Division Four: Brookmans Park ‘A’ 1 Herts Mauritians 1, Camp KBK 2 AFC Welwyn 2, Marshalswick 2 The Snug Bar 1, Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 1 St Albans Royals 2, Oaks 2 Phoenix ‘A’4, Queens Head Res 4 Wheathampstead Crown 2.
Division Five: Cannon Res 2 AFC Mymms 1, Harpenden Colts OB Res 6 Athletico Quat 4, Stonewood Res 4 Bradmore Rovers 1, The Ridge 3 White Horse 2.
Fixtures - February 15
Herts FA Sunday Senior Cup Semi-Final: Nicholas Breakspear OB v St Joesph’s.
Junior Cup Quarter-Final: Church End v Stonewood, Radlett Village v St Albans IFC.
G.D.Golding (Tailors) Handicap Challenge Cup Two: Phoenix Res v Wheathampstead ‘89.
Premier Division: AFC Rangers v PSV FC, Phoenix v Skew Bridge.
Division One: Chequers Inn v Precision, London Road v Brookmans Park, Skew Bridge Res v Nicholas Breakspear OB Res, The Bull & Jacks v Six Bells.
Division Two: Brookmans Park Reserves v Garston, Cannon v Blacksmiths Arms, Pennine Spartans v Vision Res.
Division Three: CHL v St Albans Rangers.
Division Four: AFC Welwyn v Herts Mauritians, Camp KBK v Queens Head Res, Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 v Marshalswick, Oaks v The Snug Bar, St Albans Royals v Brookmans Park ‘A’, Wheathampstead Crown v Phoenix A.
Division Five: AFC Mymms v Bradmore Rovers, Bricket Wood v The Ridge, George Redbourn v Harpenden Colts OB Res, Stonewood Res v Cannon Res, White Horse v Athletico Quat.