Herts Ad Sunday League: Nicholas Breakspear OB reach county cup final

St Albans Royals' Greg Moloney heads his side ahead against Brookmans Park A.

St Albans Royals' Greg Moloney heads his side ahead against Brookmans Park A. - Credit: Archant

Nicholas Breakspear OB are through to their first Herts Sunday Senior Cup final after beating St Josephs 2-1.

Six Bells pressure the Bull & Jacks goal.

Six Bells pressure the Bull & Jacks goal. - Credit: Archant

Jermaine Davey’s first-half opener was cancelled out by St Joseph’s but Josh Humbert secured safe passage into the final with a back post finish.

JUNIOR CUP: Goals from Scott Tyson (two), Carl Edwards and Nicky Hanly moved Church End into the semi-final following a 4-3 after extra-time win against Stonewood.

Radlett Village beat St Albans IFC 3-1, with goals from Adam Brooks, Gavin Fisher and Danny Sharp. Hal Maher scored a late consolation for IFC.

GD GOLDING (TAILORS) HANDICAP CHALLENGE CUP TWO: Phoenix Reserves overcame Wheathampstead 89 5-0 with goals from: James Blyth (two), George Hackett, Shenahl Samarasinghe and David Sandiford.

PREMIER DIVISION: Goals from Andy Saul and Harry Hunt kept Skew Bridge firmly at the top of the league following a 2-1 win against Phoenix, whose goal came from Pier Lawford.

DIVISION ONE: In a seven-goal thriller, Bull & Jacks came back three times against Six Bells to win 4-3. Jacks’ goals came from Jimmy Owen (two), Antony Burns and Nathan Jackson. Jack Massey (two) and Jay Telford scored for Bells.

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Skew Bridge Reserves gained revenge over Nicholas Breakspear B Reserves with a 5-1 win. Will Bates scored his third hat-trick of the season, while Simon Beazley and James Elliott netted singles. NBOB’s goal came from Alex Songaila.

Harvey Scott scored a hat-trick as Precision won 5-2 against Chequers Inn. Dean McQueen and Jacob Noonan were also on target..

DIVISION TWO: Garston continued their improved form with a 2-0 win against Brookmans Park Reserves. The goals came from Charlie Medlin and Jack Habbijam.

Blacksmiths Arms returned to their high-scoring days with a 7-0 win against Cannon. Jamie Sharp (four), Luke Nathan, Jake Attwood, Daniel Grosch were on the scoresheet.

Top scorers of the day were Pennine Spartan, who beat Vision Reserves 14-0. Adam Durrant led the way with four goals, followed by Myer Fuller and Tom Murnagham hat-tricks and singles from Matt Durrant, Jamie France, David Haslam and Russ Kercher.

DIVISION THREE: St Albans Rangers breezed past CHL 7-0. Christy Torrens hit another hat trick with Ryan Dixon, Dean Cullen, Chris Hamilton and goalkeeper Guy Coombs all finding the net.

DIVISION FOUR: Queens Head Reserves beat Camp KBK 4-1 thanks to goals from Gary Hatchett (two), Laurie Blow and Devon Spelman-Glasford. Chris McElligott replied for Camp.

A late free-kick strike salvaged a 3-3 draw for Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 against Marshalswick Rovers.

Dave Hudson, Ceri Dix and Steve Bellard scored for Rovers while Dave Parkinson (two) and Tom Gajjar replied for NBOB 90.

Oaks completed the double over Snug Bar, winning 4-2 thanks to goals from Stephen Conroy (three) and Scott Sherman. Tommy Twelves scored both of Snug’s goals.

Brookmans Park A fought back from a goal down to beat St Albans Royals. Park’s scorers were Robert Egan (two), Darren Chillingworth and Trevor Smith. Danny Blyth and Greg Moloney netted for Royals.

DIVISION FIVE: White Horse romped to a 10-2 victory over Athletico Quat. The goals were scored by Gary Farrow (four), Barry Ward, Matty Eden (three) and James Shears (two).

Bricket Wood lost 5-3 to The Ridge. David Bailey scored a hat-trick and Thomas Goodchild and James Hill added singles. Wood’s goals came from Tom Pegram (two) and Andrew Alsop.

It took George Redbourn less than a minute to open the score against Harpenden Colts Reserves in a 8-4 win. George’s goals came from Ben Cawood (three), Ben Hutton (two), Sean Flatherty, Ali Dearman and an own goal. Colts replied from Andrew Shirra (two), Freddie Warner and Steven Inns.

Stonewood Reserves continued their climb up the table with a 4-1 win against Cannon Reserves, thanks to goals from Jeff Zulugga (two), Alex Redwood and Charlie Hague. Anthony Bragg scored for Cannon.

AFC Mymms fell to their eighth league defeat, going down 5-1 to Bradmore Rovers. Stephen Havard scored their goal.

Results - February 15

Herts FA Sunday Senior Cup Semi-Final: Nicholas Breakspear OB 2 St Joesph’s 1.

Junior Cup Quarter-Final: Church End 4 Stonewood 3, Radlett Village 3 St Albans IFC 1.

G.D.Golding (Tailors) Handicap Challenge Cup Two: Phoenix Res 5 Wheathampstead ‘89 0.

Premier Division: AFC Rangers 1 PSV FC 0, Phoenix 1 Skew Bridge 2.

Division One: Chequers Inn 2 Precision 5, Skew Bridge Res 5 Nicholas Breakspear OB Res 1, The Bull & Jacks 4 Six Bells 3.

Division Two: Brookmans Park Res 0 Garston 2, Cannon 0 Blacksmiths Arms 7, Pennine Spartans 14 Vision Res 0.

Division Three: CHL 0 St Albans Rangers 7.

Division Four: AFC Welwyn 3 Herts Mauritians 0, Camp KBK 1 Queens Head Res 4, Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 3 Marshalswick 3, Oaks 4 The Snug Bar 2, St Albans Royals 2 Brookmans Park ‘A’ 5, Wheathampstead Crown v Phoenix ‘A’ (Home win).

Division Five: AFC Mymms 1 Bradmore Rovers 5. Bricket Wood 3 The Ridge 5, George Redbourn 8 Harpenden Colts OB Res 4, Stonewood Res 4 Cannon Res 1, White Horse 10 Athletico Quat 2.

Fixtures - February 22

Intermediate Cup Quarter-Final: Church End v Garston.

G.D. Golding (Tailors) Handicap Challenge Cup: Cannon v Queens Head, St Albans Rangers v Nicholas Breakspear OB Res.

G.D. Golding (Tailors) Handicap Challenge Cup Two: Six Bells v Phoenix Res.

Premier Division: Nicholas Breakspear OB v AFC Rangers, PSV FC v Skew Bridge, Vision v Phoenix.

Division One: Brookmans Park v Precision, FC Potters Bar v The Bull & Jacks, Skew Bridge Reserves v London Road.

Division Two: Blacksmiths Arms v Brookmans Park Res.

Division Three: Harpenden Colts OB v Radlett Village, St Albans IFC v CHL, Stonewood v Wheathampstead ‘89.

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

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