Herts Ad Sunday League round up: Loveridge nets a hat-trick in long overdue win

Wheathampstead Swan's John Williams is put under pressure against Jersey Farm.

Wheathampstead Swan's John Williams is put under pressure against Jersey Farm. - Credit: Archant

Bricket Wood recorded their first win since December with an comprehensive 4-1 victory over Harpenden Colts OB Res.

A Stonewood forward avoids a lunging tackle by a Ridge defender.

A Stonewood forward avoids a lunging tackle by a Ridge defender. - Credit: Archant

Man of the match James Loveridge grabbed the headlines with a hat-trick and Andrew Alsop scored an stunning last minute free kick.

Andy Peacefull

Andy Peacefull - Credit: Archant

In an entertaining, end-to-end game Wheathampstead Swan came out 6-4 winners against Jersey Farm.

Farm’s goals came from Rose Ashcroft, Tim Hossack (two) and man of the match Loris Macone. On the scoresheet for Wheathampstead were Pablo Marquez, Alex Vaughan (three), Scott Rolls and an own goal.

Matt Drinkall was the White Horse Res man of the match in their 0-0 draw with George Redbourn.

Top of the table Stonewood opened up a three point gap by beating the Ridge 7-1.

Rudi Stevens grabbed a brace and singles came from Barry Chamberlain, Anthony Fearfield, Kian Lloyd plus two own goals.

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Old Albanians progressed to the next round following a 3-1 win against Athletico Quat with goals from Adam Phillips, Craig Stearn plus an own goal. James Salmon replied for Athletico.

Goals from man of the match Nathan Jackson and Antony Burns saw Bull & Jacks win 2-1 against Nicholas Breakspear OB Res. Paul Doonan replied for Breakspear.

A disappointing performance from The Six Bells saw them downed 5-0 by AFC Rangers. Rangers goals came from Stef Geraldes (two), Aron King, James Hill and Wilf Steward.

A 3-1 penalty shootout win saw Phoenix Res beat Cottonmill after the game finished 4-4 at the end of extra time. Adam Vennard (three) and Steve Conroy scored for Phoenix. Cottonmill’s goals came from Phillip Byrne, Michael Cattermole, Tim Couch and Andrew Hammond.

St Albans Royals knocked last year’s finalists, Herts Athletic, out of the cup.

Danny Blyth scored in each half, his second cancelling out Joe Meija’s equaliser, to see his side through to the next round.

Blacksmiths Arms progressed to the next round with a 5-2 win against Veer Dhara. Jake Attwood led the way with two goals, with the others coming from Aidan Golds, Nicholas Gray and Jamie Sharp.

A below-par Greenwood Park managed to advance in the cup after beating Queens Head Sandridge Res 2-1 thanks to goals from Rob Barron and Matt West. Queens’ reply came from Chris Wickens.

Brookmans Park A team took the lead against Harpenden Colts OB with a Mike Donkin penalty, but lost out 2-1 thanks to goals from Alex Dennehy and Oliver Spicer.

The game marked the 500th appearance of player-manager Andy Peacefull.

Goals from Cameron Leagrave and Ben Power saw Nicholas Breakspear 90 defeat Bradmore Rovers 2-1. Dillon Dominiquez was their man of the match.

Wheathampstead ‘89 recorded their biggest win of the season with a 6-1 scoreline against Radlett Village. Five players were on the scoresheet: James Lynch (two), Aaron Delaney, Lee Bennett, Curtis Jones and Duncan Gray.

Following two successive league defeats Skew Bridge put in their best performance of the season, defeating Vision 4-0 with two goals from David Keenleyside and singles by Chris Gregory and Ed Frost.

Nicholas Breakspear OB gained revenge over Harpenden Arms, who defeated them earlier in the season with a 1-0 result, thanks to a goal from their man of the match Richard Cooke.

PSV turned in their worst performance of the season going down 2-0 to Potters Bar.

Goals from Tom Clark and Shenahl Samarasinghe, plus a top showing by Danny Norris earned Phoenix a share of the points in a 2-2 draw with Church End. Nicky Hanly netted both Church End goals.

Brookmans Park beat London Colney Cannon for the second week running, this time 3-0 with all the goals in the second half coming from Grant Noble, Adam Davies and Ben Bagshaw.

St Albans IFC came out winners against Aquis with goals from Spencer Clarke-Mardel and Jason Nicolaou.

Table toppers Vision Res always held the upper hand, winning 3-1 against Queens Head Sandridge.

The goals came from Elisandro Lima, Humair Khan and Junior Almeida. Queens’s Phil Turner replied with a goal.

Dukes started quickly against Oaks Res on their way to a 4-2 win. Dukes’ goals came from Tom Cahill, Antony Brown, Jack Johnson and Andrew Sharpe.

Brookmans Park Res kept up their winning ways with a 4-3 win over Marshalswick Rovers after trailing 3-1. The goals came from Joe Cullum, Luke Watling, Dan Hart and Steve Parker. Rovers’ scorers were: Alastair Bart, David Hudson and Jon Walsh.

AFC Mymms and Phoenix A shared the points in a stalemate. Andre Lazos scored for Mymms.

Three first-half goals and another in the second earned Snug a 4-2 win over Camp KBK.

Scoring for Snug were Liam Mcgarry, Stephen Poole, Reyhan Pillai and Cleveland Brandy. Camp replied through David Hagen and Mickey Sinnott.

A thrilling encounter led to St Albans Rangers continuing their unbeaten run as they saw off St Albans IFC Res 3-2.

Three second half goals from Ryan Dixon, Lewis Dempsy and a late winner by man of the match Charlie Betts kept the streak alive. Man of the match Tom Boylan and Matt Sumpter scored for IFC.