Six Bells shock Skew Bridge to lift Herts Ad Knockout Cup
- Credit: JAMES HILLER
Six Bells produced one of the most famous moments in Herts Ad Sunday League Knockout Cup history as they beat holders Skew Bridge.
The five-time winners, and champions of the Premier Division, were stung by Harry Hunt's dismissal in the first half of the final and Bells went on to punish them with a 3-0 success.
Harry Seeby bagged two of the goals with Yasin Boodhoo getting the other.
The game was part of a double header at the Recreation Ground, home of Colney Heath, the second of them seeing the final of the Junior Cup.
And it was Wheathampstead Wanderers who were celebrating after a 4-3 win over Hatfield Seniors, courtesy of goals from Tom Carter, Nick Casadel, Jordan Cornes and Michael Cheesman.
AFC London Road moved up to fourth in the Premier Division with a 3-1 win over Phoenix, Noah Costin bagging a brace while Matt Standen got a single. Ed Carman replied for Phoenix.
A double from Jack Davis gave Strafford Arms a 2-2 draw against Harpenden Colts OB and moved them to within a point of the Division One title while Forever Young People remain top of Division Two with a 3-0 win over Six Bells Res.
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Nathan Singh moved on to 22 for the season with Max Rees and Luke Foster also on target.
Phoenix Res won the Division Four title after Herts Vets lost 2-0 to St George's, Lenos Apostolou and Rory Golder getting the goals.
William Gravette and Zack Neiman scored as Strafford Arms Res moved third with a 2-1 win over St Albans Athletic and there was a 0-0 draw between Moretown and Royston Rangers.
Jack Messam bagged a hat-trick as Marshalswick Rovers beat Phoenix A 6-0 in Division Five. George Skrdlik (two) and Kelvin Chilndure got the others.
TNF lost 7-2 to Mermaid in the Golding Junior Cup despite goals from Steve Orchard and George Hoar. Chris Wilding got three for Mermaid and there was also one for Ken Lee.
Hanburys won 2-1 against Welwyn Warriors Res, Charlie Tilbrook and Duncan Gray scoring for them after Richard Marvell had put Welwyn in front.
Results (May 15)
Herts Ad Knockout Cup final: Skew Bridge 0 Six Bells 3.
Herts Ad Junior Cup final: Hatfield Seniors 3 Wheathampstead Wanderers 4.
Golding Junior Cup: Hanburys 2 Welwyn Warriors Res 1; Rose & Crown Mosquito 2 Hatfield Comets 3; TNF 2 Mermaid Res 7.
Premier Division: AFC London Road 3 Phoenix 1.
Division One: Harpenden Colts OB 2 Strafford Arms 2.
Division Two: Forever Young People 3 Six Bells Res 0; Little Heath 3 BWSC 0.
Division Four: Herts Vets 0 St George’s 2; Moretown 0 Royston Rangers 0; Strafford Arms Res 2 St Albans Athletic 1.
Division Five: Phoenix A 0 Marshalswick Rovers 6.
Fixtures (May 22)
Herts Ad Charity Cup semi-final: AFC London Road v St George’s.
Herts Ad Reserve Cup final: Strafford Arms FC Res v Phoenix A.
Golding Senior Cup: Pinewood v Plough & Harrow.
Golding Junior Cup: Mermaid FC Res v Rose & Crown Mosquito; Welwyn Warriors Res v Moretown.
Premier Division: AFC London Road v Skew Bridge; Borehamwood Rovers v Six Bells.
Division One: Harpenden Colts OB v Pinewood; Strafford Arms v AFC London Road Res.
Division Two: Mermaid v Little Heath; Six Bells Res v Mermaid; Six Bells Res v Harpenden Colts OB Res; Welwyn Warriors v BWSC.
Division Three: Beehive v Hatfield Seniors.
Division Five: Marshalswick Rovers v London Colney United.