Herts Ad Sunday League: Vieira the hat-trick hero for Colts

Sam Ledger of Queens Head Sandridge in flying action against AFC Rangers

Sam Ledger of Queens Head Sandridge in flying action against AFC Rangers - Credit: Archant

Abel Vieira smashed a hat-trick as Harpenden Colts Old Boys picked up a 4-1 win over Wheathampstead 89 in Division Two of the Herts Ad Sunday Football League.

Athletico Quat's Darren Cavaree heads home his side's second goal against New Greens

Athletico Quat's Darren Cavaree heads home his side's second goal against New Greens - Credit: Archant

James Plummer scored for Wheathampstead for whom Jamie Skelding was outstanding.

BWSC lost their second game, going down 4-1 against Nicholas Breakspear OB Res who look likely to be one of the division’s front runners.

Goals came from Antony Brown, Max Evans, Danny Saunders and Cameron Leijgrave.

Harrison Fitzgerald was their top player with Luke Starnes getting BWSC’s goal.

Brookmans Park Res had five players on the scoresheet when defeating Phoenix Res 5-2.

Michael Bennett, Patrick Doherty, Joe Hamner, Joe Cullum and Michael Donkin all scored for Park while Aaron Lumsdon and Michael Langton replied for Phoenix.

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Snug Bar and Chequers Inn fought out a six-goal thriller, with the points shared in a 3-3 draw. Snug’s goals came from the outstanding Alex Songaila (two) and Johnny Brown.

Premier Division champions Skew Bridge defeated newly promoted Stonewood 6-0. Harry Hunt led the way with a hat-trick with Ben Warren (two) and Tony Golder completing the scoring.

AFC Rangers and newly promoted Queens Head shared the spoils in an evenly contested 0-0 draw. Tommy Burns was outstanding for Rangers.

Nicholas Breaksper OB recorded their second league win, defeating Phoenix 8-0.

Russell Gallagher put in a starring performance scoring two goals with David Parkinson and Fran Silver also netting a brace.

Rob Browell and Cain Davey were the other scorers. Ali Hill was the pick of the Phoenix side.

Skew Bridge Res completed their second win in Division One, defeating Garston Panthers 6-0 with William Bates scoring a hat-trick and Chris Gregory and James Elliott singles.

Brookmans Park had to battle all the way to defeat a plucky Facelad 3-0. Drew Botterman (two) and Callum Baylis scored for Park.

St Albans Rangers fell to a 2-1 defeat against Six Bells. James Jennings scored their goal and Adam Brooks was named their star player.

New Greens suffered a very disappointing 3-1 defeat in Division Three to Athletico Quat after going ahead early thanks to a Jay Blundell goal.

But once Greens were reduced to 10 men, Quat took control of the game. Quat’s marksmen were James Salmon, Joe Meija and Darren Cavaree.

In the Herts FA Junior Cup Royston Rangers Reserves struggled to get going and were cast aside 15-0 by Hexton.

Royston Rangers also lost, going down 6-4 to MKS Carpentry after extra time, though they felt they deserved more with three goals disallowed. Kieran Thorne scored twice with Jamie Turner and Tom Perry claiming the other goals.

Marshalswick Rovers suffered a 4-2 defeat to AFC Green Machine of the Watford Olympian League. Green Machine were 4-1 up at half time and although Marshalswick did better in the second half, it wasn’t enough.

Marshalswick’s scorers Steve Bellard and Ali Bart.

A Kanyin Fagade hat-trick couldn’t save Harpenden Colts OB Res from going down 7-3 against Berkhampsted Athletic.

AFC Mymms recorded an excellent 7-1 away win against P&P Social. Star man Ashley Fongo led the way with a hat-trick, Alex White netted a brace and singles came from Simon Skeggs and an own goal.

Oaks put in an excellent performance to defeat Bishop’s Stortford Wanderers. Goals came from Tony Maher (two), Chris Coleman (two), Paul Gillard and star man Phil Douglas.

Pinewood had to go to extra-time before overcoming Ardent 3-1. Both goals in the extra 30 minutes came from Pinewood’s star man Andrew Alsop.

Moni Giresse, Dan Hedges and Andrew Holloway were among the marksmen for Stonewood Res in a 4-1 win against Brookmans Park A. Martin Worman scored for Park.

Jolly Sailor suffered a disappointing exit, losing 3-2 to Greenacres Hemel Reserves. Despite coming from a goal down to lead 2-1, thanks to goals from Matt Thorn and Mickey Sinnott, they conceded two poor goals to go out.

Despite an outstanding performance by Jermaine Ferdinand and goals by Andrew Hammond and James Lee, Victoria went down 4-2 on penalties against Inter.

St Albans Irish moved into the next round following a 3-1 win against Harpenden Rovers Blue. The reliable Ben Conrad was on the mark twice and Alex Vouniotis got one. Jordan Cocomazzi was their star player.

CHL shared six goals with The Half Moon after extra time before going out in the penalty shoot-out 4-3. CHL’s goals came from Scott Moore, Martin Doyle and the outstanding Matt Bennett.

Results - September 11


AFC Rangers 0 Queens Head Sandridge 0, New Jacks 4 Nascot Arms 2, Phoenix 0 NBOB 8, Skew Bridge 6 Stonewood 0.


Facelad 0 Brookmans Park 3, Garston Panthers 0 Skew Bridge Res 6, Six Bells 2 St Albans Rangers 1.


Brookmans Park Res 5 Phoenix Res 2, Harpenden Colts OB 4 Wheathampstead 89 1, NBOB Res 4 BWSC 1, Snug Bar 3 Chequers Inn 3.


Athletico Quat 3 New Greens 1.


AFC Green Machine 4 Marshalswick Rovers 2, Greenacres Hemel Res 3 Jolly Sailor 2, Harpenden Colts OB Res 3 Berkhampsted Athletic 7, Hexton 15 Royston Rangers Res 0, Inter 2-2 Victoria (Inter win 4-2 on penalties), Oaks 6 Bishop Stortford Wdrs 3, P&P Social 1 AFC Mymms 7, Pinewood 2 Ardent 1 (aet), St Albans Irish 3 Harpenden Rovers Blue 1 (aet), Stonewood Res 4 Brookmans Park ‘A’ 1, The Half Moon 3 CHL 3 (Half Moon win 4-3 on penalties), The Mill v AFC Southgate (home win), White Horse 4 Turnford Athletic 2, MKS Carpentry 6 Royston Rangers 4.

Fixtures - September 18


NBOB v Queens Head Sandridge, Nascot Arms v Skew Bridge, Phoenix v AFC Rangers, Stonewood v New Jacks.


Blacksmiths Arms v Brookmans Park.


Chequers Inn v NBOB Res.


New Greens v Oaks, St Albans Irish v Stonewood Res.


Brookmans Park ‘A’ v AFC Mymms, White Horse v The Mill.


AFC Letchworth v Phoenix Res, Bricketwood Social v Six Bells, Bridge House v Skew Bridge Res, Goffs Oak Comrades v Wheathampstead 89, Old Danes Athletico v Snug Bar, RH Social v TNF, St Albans Rangers v Allenburys, The Sun Inn Lemsford v Garston Panthers.


Athletico Quat v Harpenden Colts OB, Blackboy v Royston Rangers, Brookmans Park Res v Jolly Sailor, BWSC v Victoria, CHL v Marshalswick Rovers, Harpenden Rovers Blue v Harpenden Colts OB Res, Royston Rangers Res v Pinewood.