Sunday League: Bull and Jacks produce cup shock

A Garston forward takes on two Herts Mauritian defenders.

A Garston forward takes on two Herts Mauritian defenders. - Credit: Archant

Bull and Jacks shocked Premier side AFC Rangers in the Challenge Cup, winning 8-7 on penalties after the sides had fought out a 3-3 draw.

Colin Hagger, St Albans Royals' keeper, punches clear against Blacksmiths Arms.

Colin Hagger, St Albans Royals' keeper, punches clear against Blacksmiths Arms. - Credit: Archant

Division One Jacks’ goals came from James Owen (two) and Scott Ferguson while Chris McCarthy, Jamie Gregory and Ed King scored for Rangers.

Cain Davey scored four as Nicholas Breakspear OB beat Brookmans Park 5-1. Dave Parkinson scored the other goal for Breakspear and Dan Millard was on target for Park.

HERTS INTERMEDIATE CUP: A Jamie France goal was all Pennine Spartans could muster in a 2-1 loss to Broadhall Athletic.

INTERMEDIATE CUP: Garston put in an excellent second half, scoring twice, to beat Herts Mauritian 4-1. The goals were scored by Dexter Simpson (two), Charlie Medlin and James Manfre.

Two first half goals from Oli Franks and Dean Skipsey was enough for Blacksmiths Arms to overcome St Albans Royals.

Six Bells tasted defeat for the first time this season when going down 3-1 against FC Potters Bar, who had Dale Etherington (two) and James Lindie on target.

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JUNIOR CUP: Rory Suttie scored a hat-trick in Greenwood Park’s 11-1 win over Stonewood Reserves. Tony Pitt, Joe Smyth and Matt Thorn scored two each and Matt Hedges added a single to go along with an own goal.

A single goal from Jason Nicolau was enough for St Albans IFC to beat White Horse.

Church End put in a good performance to beat Old Albanians 6-4. Carl Edwards was in fine form, scoring a hat-trick, while Phil Jackman added a brace and Harry Blackman a single. OAs’ goals came from Ben Edwards, Adam Phillips (two) and Jack Samuels.

In a seven-goal thriller, Wheathampstead Crown went down 4-3 against Radlett Village. Crown’s goals came from Ben Conrad, Scott Rolls and Michael Ross.

NBOB 90 had a comfortable 5-0 win against Bricket Wood with goals from Tom Gajjar (two), Tom Hill (two) and Daryl Hall.

Bradmore Rovers’ fine form continued with an 8-0 win over Harpenden Colts OB Reserves. Joe Brunt scored four, Paul Ricketts added a hat-trick and Daryl Smith netted one.

Lee Bennett (two), Jake Edwards and Alan Russell scored for Wheathampstead ‘89 in a 4-0 win against St Albans Rangers.

An Ashley Fongho goal wasn’t enough to save AFC Mymms from going down 3-1 against CHL.

PREMIER DIVISION: Harry Hunt scored twice as Skew Bridge beat Vision 3-1. Ben Warren opened the scoring before being pegged back by Ethan Hughes but Hunt wrapped up the points.

PSV ran out 4-0 winners against Phoenix thanks to goals from Chris Jell, Ryan Houghton and two from Craig Taylor.

DIVISION ONE: Greg Shaw scored twice and Mark Paradise and Daniel Westmore added singles as London Road won 4-2 against Nicholas Breakspear OB Reserves, who had Alex Songalia and Tegana James on target.

DIVISION TWO: Brookmans Park Reserves beat Phoenix Reserves by the odd goal in seven. Joe Cullum (two), Danny Clarke and Mitch Dennis put Park 4-0 up before Phoenix came back through Sam Bozier, Bobbie Gurrey and an own goal.

Following last week’s 16-goal thrashing, Vision Reserves won 6-3 against Cannon. Junior Almelda led the way with a hat-trick followed by singles from Humair Khan, Rowan Patel and Tyrone Phipps. Cannon replied through John Armitt (two) and Ben Starnes.

DIVISION THREE: Harpenden Colts OB ended Stonewood’s unbeaten recorded with a 4-1 success. The goals came from Maurizio Cimo, Cheng He, Chris Newcombe and Paulo Pennacchi.

DIVISION FOUR: Marshalswick Rovers held on to a 2-1 victory against AFC Welwyn. Dave Hudson scored both goals.

Cannon Reserves won 7-0 against Athletico Quat. Ian McCarthy scored four, Ian Hutchinson netted two and Ashley Defries completed the scoring.

Ridge beat George Redbourn 3-0 thanks to goals from David Bailey (two) and James Hill.

Fixtures - September 28

Herts FA Sunday Senior Cup Round 1: AFC Rangers v Churchill Knights, Vision v Evergreen AFC.

Challenge Cup Round 2: Icarus v PSV FC, NBOB Res v FC Potters Bar, London Road v Phoenix, Skew Bridge v Six Bells.

Intermediate Cup Round 1: White Horse v Brookmans Park Res, Cannon v Wheathampstead Crown, Wheathampstead ‘89 v The Ridge, CHL v Bricket Wood, Queens Head v St Albans Rangers, Pennine Spartans v Oaks, Marshalswick v Old Albanians, Radlett Village v AFC Welwyn, Bradmore Rovers v Stonewood.

Junior Cup Round 2: Phoenix ‘A’ v Queens Head Res.

Reserve Cup Round 1: Stonewood Res v Cannon Res.

Division One: Chequers Inn v Skew Bridge Res, The Bull & Jacks v Precision.

Division Two: Garston v Vision Res, Phoenix Res v Blacksmiths Arms.

Division Three: Church End v Harpenden Colts OB, Greenwood Park v St Albans IFC.

Division Four: Camp KBK v Brookmans Park ‘A’, NBOB 90 v Herts Mauritians, St Albans Royals v The Snug Bar.

Division Five: AFC Mymms v Harpenden COB Res, Athletico Quat v George Redbourn.

Results - September 21

Herts FA Sunday Intermediate Cup Preliminary Round: Pennine Spartans 1 Broadhall Ath 2.

Knockout Cup Round 1: FC Potters Bar 3 Six Bells 1.

Challenge Cup Round 2: AFC Rangers 3 The Bull & Jacks 3 (7-8 pens), Brookmans Park 1 Nicholas Breakspear OB 5.

Intermediate Cup Round 2: St Albans Royals 0 Blacksmiths Arms 2, Herts Mauritians 1 Garston 4.

Junior Cup Round 2: Wheathampstead Crown 3 Radlett Village 4, AFC Mymms 1 CHL 3, Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 5 Bricket Wood 0, Bradmore Rovers 8 Harpenden Colts OB Res 0.

St Albans IFC 1 White Horse 0, St Albans Rangers 0 Wheathampstead ‘89 4, Stonewood Res 1 Greenwood Park 11, Old Albanians 4 Church End 6.

Premier Division: PSV FC 4 Phoenix 0, Skew Bridge 3 Vision 1.

Division One: London Road 4 Nicholas Breakspear OB Res 2, Precision 1 Chequers Inn 0.

Division Two: Cannon 3 Vision Res 6, Phoenix Res 3 Brookmans Park Res 4.

Division Three: Harpenden Colts OB 4 Stonewood 1.

Division Four: AFC Welwyn 1 Marshalswick 2, Brookmans Park ‘A’ 0 Phoenix ‘A’ 4, Queens Head Res 2 Oaks 2, The Snug Bar 0 Camp KBK 5.

Division Five: Athletico Quat 0 Cannon Res 7, The Ridge 3 George Redbourn 0.