Sunday League: Queens Head Sandridge win Intermediate Cup
- Credit: Archant
Queens Head Sandridge lifted the Intermediate cup for the first time after beating Blacksmiths Arms 2-1.
Blacksmiths had the upper hand in the opening half and were well worth their 1-0 lead with a goal five minutes before the break.
But in the second half the tie swung in Sandridge’s favour as George Guest levelled the game. And, with the match heading for extra-time, Greg White popped up with a late goal to win the title.
PREMIER DIVISION: Nicholas Breakspear OB won the Premier Division title after they beat Skew Bridge 2-1. Dave Parkinson netted both goals for NBOB while Bridge’s reply came from a keeper Matt Lord, who scored directly from a goal-kick.
Despite goals from Adam Drew, Antony Burns and Brad Gorman, Bull & Jacks went down 5-3 against Vision who had Michal Langton (three), Yasin Boodhoo and Ethan Hughes on target.
DIVISION ONE: Brookmans Park finished their season with a 3-3 draw with Nicholas Breakspear Reserves. Park’s goalscoreres were Dan Bedi (two) and Keith Harland while Breakspear’s reply came from Sam Mardle, who scored a hat-trick.
DIVISION TWO: Phoenix Reserves brought their season to a close with an 8-0 win against Vision Res. Sam Bozier scored his first hat-trick of the season, Ali Hill added a brace and Bobbie Gurrey, George Hackett and Alex Thomson added singles.
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DIVISION THREE: Steve Horsefield scored for Wheathampstead ‘89 in a 3-1 loss against Herts Athletic.
Dave Hudson’s brace for Marshalswick Rovers was not enough as they went down 3-2 against Oaks Reserves, who had Tom Jackson (two) and Anthony Maher on target.
Antony Brown, Andrew Sharpe, Jimmy Cannon and Christian Pascal scored for Dukes in their 4-1 win over Colney Heath Rangers, whose reply came from Dan James.
Brookmans Park Reserves won both games a double-header against Old Albanians. The first match ended 6-2 and the second 4-1. Park’s goals across both legs came from Luke Watling (two), Dan Hart (two), Joe Cullum (two) and Drew Botterman (four). Andris Apps (two) and Ben Edwards replied for Albanians
DIVISION FOUR: Chris Wickens picked up two goals in Queens Head Sandridge Reserves’ 2-2 draw against Snug Bar. Paul Lennon and Kieran Mansfield scored for Snug.
Harpenden Colts OB won 9-2 against AFC Mymms with goals from Matthew Richardson (four), Dan Fensom (two), Cheng He, Andrew McCarthy and Steven Miller. Tom Kempsford and Noel Sumner scored for Mymms.
Phoenix A ended their season with a 5-3 win over White Horse 5-3 thanks to goals from Chris Wynn (two), Jack Greaney, Michael Johnson and Tom Upton.
St Albans IFC and Greenwood Park shared the spoils after a 2-2 draw. Spencer Clarke Mardel and Tom Gile scored for IFC while James Booth and Joe Smyth netted for Park.
Two goals from George Irving and a Christy Torrens single gave St Albans Rangers a 3-1 win against Camp KBK
DIVISION FIVE: Bricket Wood upset the formbook when defeating champions Stonewood 5-4 with two goals apiece from Marcus Fuccillo and Martin Hill, plus a Luke Harris single. Stonewood’s reply came from James Brady, Anthony Fearfield, Reedan Pearce and Ryan Smith.
Athletico Quat recorded their 10th victory after beating Harpenden Colts Reserves 6-1, thanks to goals from Christian Willcox (two), Chris Wollington, Adam White, Chris Gourley and Daniel Cassotti. Freddie Warner netted for Colts.
Bradmore Rovers proved too good for George Redbourn, winning 6-1 with the division’s top marksman Paul Ricketts bagging his third hat-trick. Anton Ansell, Sean Mboto and Dan Savine added singles.
NBOB 90’s hopes of the runners-up slot disappeared when they lost 6-3 to Ridge, despite top-scorer Cameron Leigrave scoring three goals.