Herts Ad Sunday League: Precision reach Challenge Cup final

Church Ends' John Rowland scores one of his two goals against Stonewood.

Church Ends' John Rowland scores one of his two goals against Stonewood. - Credit: Archant

Precision reached the final of the Challenge Cup with a dominant 2-1 win over Premier Division side PSV.

Church Ends' Carl Edwards goes past Stonewood’s Derren Thompson.

Church Ends' Carl Edwards goes past Stonewood’s Derren Thompson. - Credit: Archant

The Division One side found themselves a goal down and a man up at half-time as Tom Hanson gave PSV the lead after Greg Deacon was sent off.

Jack Woods levelled the game with a deflected goal in the second half before Steve Seeby’s bullet header send Precision into the final.

Herts Sunday Junior Cup: Church end qualified for the semi-final following a hard-earned 4-2 win against fellow Division Three side Stonewood. Johnny Rowlands starred for Church End with two goals. The others came from Nicky Hanly and Carl Edwards.

Radlett Village failed to reach the final four, going down 5-4 against Sun Postal Sports. Radlett’s goals came from Dene Lewis (three) and Garvin Fisher.

Intermediate Cup: Phoenix Reserves defeated Blacksmith Arms 3-1, thanks to goals from Ali Hill (two) and George Hackett, to qualify for the semi-finals.

Division One: A Nathan Jackson goal earned Bull and Jacks a share of the spoils in a 1-1 draw with Nicholas Breakspear Reserves.

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Results - February 1

Herts FA Sunday Junior Cup Quarter-Final: Church End 4 stonewood 2, Sun Postal Sports 5 Radlett Village 4.

Challenge Cup Semi-Final: PSV FC 1 Precision 2.

Intermediate Cup Quarter-Final: Phoenix Res 3 Blacksmiths Arms 1.

Premier Division: Skew Bridge v AFC Rangers (home win).

Division One: Brookmans Park 2 Six Bells 4, The Bull & Jacks 1 Nicholas Breakspear OB Res 1.

Division Two: Queens Head 2 Vision Res 1.

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

Division Five: Bradmore Rovers 5 Harpenden Colts Res 0, George Redbourn 5 The Ridge 5, White Horse 2 Bricket Wood 1.

Fixtures - February 8

Herts FA Sunday Intermediate Cup Quarter-Final: Tudor Arms v London Road, Blacksmiths Arms v The Bull & Jacks, Brookmans Park Res v Skew Bridge Res.

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

Division One: Precision v Nicholas Breakspear OB Res.

Division Two: Vision Res v Garston.

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

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

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