Sunday League: Treble remains a possibility for Nicholas Breakspear OB

Marshalswick defenders outnumber St Albans Royals' striker.

Marshalswick defenders outnumber St Albans Royals' striker. - Credit: Archant

The treble remains a possibility for Nicholas Breakspear OB after reaching their second cup final of the season.

Two St Albans Royals defenders attempt to stop Ali Bart.

Two St Albans Royals defenders attempt to stop Ali Bart. - Credit: Archant

Breakspear qualified for Challenge Cup final with a 4-2 extra-time win against Precision. The goals came from Jason Beck, Cain Davey, Josh Humbert and David Parkinson.

Breakspear are on course for a hat-trick of trophies as they are favourites for the Premier Division title and they also in the final of the Knockout Cup.

INTERMEDIATE CUP: Queens Head Sandridge booked their place in the final of the Intermediate Cup after beating Phoenix Reserves 2-1. Dave Gurnett cancelled out Shane McDonald’s opener for Phoenix before Sam Ledger headed Sandridge in front – a lead they would not relinquish.

PREMIER DIVISION: Harpenden Arms recorded one of their best wins of the season, defeating local rivals Oaks 8-3. The goals came from Michael Davies (two), James Ewington (three), Jimmy Warner (two) and James Hattam. Oaks’ reply came from James Dobinson, Harry Hunt and Anthony Maher.


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DIVISION ONE: Brookmans Park first team put in the best performance of the season and secured their best result by denting the title charge of PSV in a 3-1 success. Craig Taylor gave PSV the lead but goals from Nick Gaskell, Grant Noble and Dan Bedi ensured the points went to Park.

Nicholas Breakspear OB Res beat Church End 4-0 with goals from Sam Mardel, Paul Doonan, Tom Gajjar and Ollie Giles.

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Wheathampstead Icarus shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw with Phoenix. Jon Pitman scored for Icarus and Shenahl Samarasinghe for Phoenix.

DIVISION TWO: Goals from Matt Alderman and Nicholas Hanyours almost made certain Veer Dhara will become league champions following their 2-1 win against Herts Mauritian.

DIVISION THREE: Dukes overcame Oaks Reserves 4-2 thanks to goals from Andres Burgos, Antony Brown, Andres Burgos and Jimmy Cannon. Oaks replied through Dale Boreham and Haydn Williams.

Brookmans Park Reserves took on Herts Athletic in a double-header, drawing 1-1 in the first game and Athletic taking three points in the second with a 2-1 win. Pete Williamson and Dan Hart scored for Park and Derick Cleary (two) and Chris Payne were on target for Athletic.

Headed goals from St Albans Royals’ Andy Killinger and Marshalswick Rovers’ Alex Pederson saw the teams share the points.

Title chasing Cottonmill brought their goal tally to 16 in three games with a 6-1 win over Old Albanians. The goalscorers were James Watt (two), Craig Redgwell (two), James Plummer and Nathan Stock. Craig Stearn scored for Albanians.

Radlett Village beat Colney Heath Rangers 3-2 with two goals from James Welch and a Rue de Carvaiho single. James Newton and Jack Stevens replied for Rangers.

DIVISION FOUR: Greenwood Park overcame Camp KBK 4-0 thanks to goals from Chris Appleyard, James Booth, Rob Barron and Tobie Hill.

Brookmans Park A team won 1-0 against AFC Mymms. Matt Bennett scored the winning goal.

Goals from Matt Richardson (two), Calderara (two), Barker and Dennehy saw Harpenden Colts OB record a 6-1 win over Phoenix.

Chris Wickens scored his second hat-trick in two weeks in Queens Head Sandridge’s 4-1 win over White Horse. The other goal came from Matt Lawrence while Simon Niemiec replied for Horse.

A depleted St Albans Rangers side stole all three points in the last five minutes against Snug Bar thanks to goals from Christy Torrens, Geg Irving and Rob Durrant.

DIVISION FIVE: Stonewood clinched the title with a 4-0 win against nearest rivals Wheathampstead Swan. The winning goals came from James Brady, Kian Lloyd, Joe McMahon and Ryan Smith.

Harpenden OB Reserves went down 6-1 against Nicholas Breakspear OB 90, who had Cameron Leigrave (three), Max Evans (two) and Daryl Haughton on the scoresheet. Harpenden’s goal came from Joe Harriman.

Athletico Quat recorded a 4-1 victory against Ridge with goals from Chris Gourlay, Ashlee Kissiedo, Dean Irvine and Ashley Clifford. David Bailey scored for Ridge.

Goals from Antony Ansell, Sean Mboto and Paul Ricketts gave Bradmore Rovers a 3-1 win against George Redbourn.

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