Sunday League: Queens Head Sandridge win Intermediate Cup

Intermediate Cup winners Queens Head Sandridge

Intermediate Cup winners Queens Head Sandridge - Credit: Archant

Queens Head Sandridge lifted the Intermediate cup for the first time after beating Blacksmiths Arms 2-1.

St Albans City joint manager Graham Golds presents the Intermediate Cup to Queens Head Sandridge ski

St Albans City joint manager Graham Golds presents the Intermediate Cup to Queens Head Sandridge skipper John Murphy. - Credit: Archant

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.