28th August 2016
Number 5

News From Around The League

Midweek Action: The Premier Division saw plenty of goal action on Tuesday evening. The highest scorers were Melksham Town who hit eight without reply at Shellards Road against Longwell Green Sports with Luke Ballinger, Gary Higdon and Ben Thomson all scoring a brace whilst Shaun Bennison and David Thompson all scoring in the 8-0 landslide. Chipping Sodbury came away from Bitton with a 7-1 triumph with both George Box and Joe White hitting a hat-trick each with Joshua Cann also getting on the score sheet. Cadbury Heath visited Hallen and earned their first league win of the season by 5-2, a Simon McElroy hat-trick with further goals from Matthew Huxley and Aaron Thorne wrapped up the win. Wednesday evening saw Bradford Town score eight against Sherborne Town at Raleigh Grove in an 8-1 victory whilst Clevedon Town and Brislington battled out a 2-2 draw at the Hand Stadium. The pick of the midweek action in Division One saw Cheddar slip up at home to Ashton & Backwell United by 2-1. Almondsbury UWE got three more points on the board with their first win of the season with a 3-2 win over Oldland Abbotonians whilst Westbury United won at the Southbank by 2-0 over Corsham Town with goals from Sean Brereton and Matthew Mantay.

Premier Division: The top two met at the creek in which the home side Bristol Manor Farm defeated Melksham Town by 3-1 with Jake Cox grabbing two and Jordan Metters also netting. Buckland Athletic in third place won 3-1 against Longwell Green Sports whilst Willand Rovers overcome cribs 1-0 with a goal from Mike Williams. Odd Down were held to a 2-2 draw away at Bridport with both Cory Simpson and Troy Simpson on target for the Champions. Sherborne Town have now gone five league games without a point, the latest a 3-2 defeat at Chipping Sodbury Town. At Hardings Lane Gillingham Town slipped to a 3-2 defeat to Wells City conceding a goal deep into injury time. Street geared up for their FA Cup match next Saturday with a 1-0 win at the Tannery over Hallen. Goals from Daine O'Connor and Kevin Carmago were not enough for Clevedon Town as they succumbed to a 4-2 defeat at the Hand Stadium to Cadbury Heath.

Division One: The seasons early pacesetters Wellington slipped up at the Southbank going down to Corsham Town by 1-0 with Jaiden Savery scoring the all-important goal. Chippenham Park leap into second place with a fine 4-1 win over Bishops Lydeard. A hat-trick from Kyle Box and a goal from Matthew Brown helped Keynsham Town to a 4-0 victory over Chard Town. Two goals from Dan Moore aided Westbury United up to fourth spot with a 2-1 win over Roman Glass St George. At the Flying Monk ground the match between Malmesbury Victoria and Hengrove Athletic ended in stalemate after a 0-0 draw. The match at Bremhill View saw Calne Town pick up the points with a 3-2 success over bottom club Radstock Town. Goals from Jordan Greenwood and Tyrone Fudgell enabled Oldland Abbotonians to their 2-1 conquest over Wincanton Town whilst Ashton & Backwell United had a 1-0 win over Welton Rovers with a 70th minute Ryan Radford goal.


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