Herts Ad Sunday League: Hat-trick hero Warren fires title holders Skew Bridge into round three of Herts Sunday Cup

Jason Nicolaou, of St Albans IFC, was on the mark for the seventh time with a single goal against He

Jason Nicolaou, of St Albans IFC, was on the mark for the seventh time with a single goal against Herts Mauritian. - Credit: Archant

Holders Skew Bridge were never in trouble against Grange, running out 5-1 winners. The goals came from Ben Warren (three), Danny Green and Mark Hitchcock.

Pennine Spartans front man Jamie France, left, proved a handful for Vision Reserves when scoring two

Pennine Spartans front man Jamie France, left, proved a handful for Vision Reserves when scoring two goals and hitting the woodwork several times. - Credit: Archant

An injury depleted PSV crashed out at the first hurdle, losing 8-3 to Park Rangers. Craig Ashurst, Ryan Houghton and Owain Page scored PSV’s goals.

Vision had to go to extra-time before overcoming Athletico Hitchin 4-3. Joel Norris scored a hat-trick a Adam Wallace added a single.

Phoenix edged through to the next round with a 2-1 away to Flamstead. The scorers were Chris Eames and Harry Amponsem.

Intermediate Cup: Division Two high-flyers Blacksmiths Arms showed little mercy to Division Five’s Bricket Wood when running up a 12-2 score. The goals came from Olli Franks (three), Dean Skipsey (two), Jamie Sharp (two), Rhys Jacob (two), Ali Juhel (two) and Lee Sturgess.

Chuch End continued their good form with a 5-1 win at Athletico Quat. Scott Tyson and Carl Edwards scored two goals apiece and Joe O’Brien netted a single.

Junior Cup: Queens Head Reserves lost 4-3 to Stonewood. Their goals were scored by Luke Foster, Jak Hamilton and Jon Leto.

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St Albans IFC were worthy 3-2 winners against Herts Mauritian. First-half goals from Spencer Clarke-Mardel (two) and Jason Nicolaou ensured Herts’ comeback, orchastrated by Nic Brobbey’s brace, fell short.

Division One: Two Drew Botterman goals couldn’t save Brookmans Park going down 3-2 against Bull & Jacks. Brad Harrison capped a fine game with two goals and Nathan Jackson added a single.

Six Bells recorded a 3-0 win over Skew Bridge Reserves. Jack Massey, (two) and Ben Hutton were on target.

Division Two: Queens Head came out 2-1 winners against Phoenix thanks to goals from Takis Gidaropoulos and Matt Corran. Phoenix replied through Ali Hill.

Goals from Dexter Simpson and Jack McCall gave Garston a 2-0 win against Cannon.

Jamie France was in unstoppable form for Pennine Spartan against Vision Reserves, scoring twice, as his side won 4-1. The other goals came from Adam Durrant and Jamie Smith.

Division Three: Two goals from Christy Torrens and a sweet chip from match-winner Sam Carrington sealed St Albans Rangers’ 3-1 win against Wheathampstead ‘89.

Greenwood Park recorded their fourth league win, defeating Harpenden Colts OB 4-2. Rory Suttie, Joe Smyth, James Booth and Robert Barron scored for Park while Colts’ reply came from Maurizio Cimo and Agoney Padron.

Division Four: Goals by James Lumsdon and Ben White gave Camp KBK a surprise 2-1 win against NBOB 90. Adriano Gil scored for Breakspear.

Marshalswick led twice through Steve Bellard but Oaks won it at the death 3-2 with a back post header. Oaks’ marksmen were Chris Coleman, Ian Shaw and Haydn Williams.

A Tom Upton goal earned Phoenix ‘A’ a share of the points in a 1-1 draw with AFC Welwyn, who had Steve Gurney on target.

A depleted St Albans Royals won 3-1 against Wheathampstead Crown with goals from Danby Galliers Stephen Brand and Toby Smith.

Cannon Reserves completed the double over White Horse with a 4-3 scoreline. The goals came from Antony Horwood, Ian McCarthy Jordan Cocomazzi and Ian Hutchinson.

Fixtures - November 2

Knockout Cup Round 3: AFC Rangers v Phoenix.

Challenge Cup Round 3: Precision v FC Potters Bar.

Intermediate Cup Round 3: Garston v Pennine Spartans. Round 2: Old Albanians v Harpenden C OB.

Premier Division: PSV FC v Skew Bridge.

Division One: Brookmans Park v NBOB Res, Icarus v Six Bells, London Road v Chequers Inn, Skew Bridge Res v The Bull & Jacks.

Division Two: Phoenix Res v Cannon, Queens Head v Brookmans Park Res, Vision Res v Blacksmiths Arms.

Division Three: Greenwood Park v CHL, St Albans IFC v Church End, Wheathampstead ‘89 v Radlett Village.

Division Four: AFC Welwyn v Queens Head Res, Herts Mauritians v Brookmans Park ‘A’, Marshalswick v St Albans Royals, NBOB 90 v Wheathampstead Crown, Oaks v Camp KBK, The Snug Bar v Phoenix ‘A’.

Division Five: AFC Mymms v George Redbourn, Bricket Wood v Bradmore Rovers, Cannon Res v Athletico Quat, Stonewood Res v The Ridge.

Results - October 26

Herts FA Sunday Senior Cup Round 2: Vision 4 Athletico Hitchin 3, PSV FC 3 Park Rangers 8, Grange Utd 1 Skew Bridge 5, Flamsted 1 Phoenix 2.

Intermediate Cup Round 2: Brookmans Park Res v George Redbourn (Home win), Athletico Quat 1 Church End 5, Blacksmiths Arms 12 Bricket Wood 2.

Junior Cup Round 3: Radlett Village 8 Brookmans Park ‘A’ 0, Herts Mauritian 2 St Albans IFC 3, Stonewood 4 Queens Head Res 3.

Division One: FC Potters Bar 4 Chequers Inn 1, Icarus 1 Precision 4, Nicholas Breakspear OB Res v London Road, Skew Bridge Res 0 Six Bells 3, The Bull & Jacks 3 Brookmans Park 2.

Division Two: Cannon 0 Garston 2, Phoenix Res 1 Queens Head 2, Vision Res 1 Pennine Spartans 4.

Division Three: Harpenden Colts OB 2 Greenwood Park 4, Old Albanians v CHL, St Albans Rangers 3 Wheathampstead ‘89 2.

Division Four: Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 1 Camp KBK 2, Oaks 3 Marshalswick 2, Phoenix ‘A’ 1 AFC Welwyn 1. Wheathampstead Crown 1 St Albans Royals 3.

Division Five: Bradmore Rovers v Stonewood Res (Home win), The Ridge 6 AFC Mymms 1, White Horse 3 Cannon Res 4.

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