16th October 2016
Number 12

News From Around The League

Midweek Action: Premier Division action saw Isaac Reid bagged a hat-trick at the Hand Stadium as Clevedon Town defeated Buckland Athletic by 4-3, James Fisher scoring the other goal. At Shepton Mallet Joseph Morgan also claimed a hat-trick along with a goal from Harry Ritchie which sealed a 4-1 win over nine men Hallen. At Springfield two goals from George Boon and another from Matthew Huxley saw Cadbury Heath overcome Longwell Green Sports by 3-1. At the Tannery Street picked up a 3-1 win over Cribbs with goals from Craig Herrod, Steven Murray and Josh Wadham. In Division One Keynsham Town stay top despite a 2-1 setback at Ashton & Backwell United who had both Aaron Allen and Aaron Reed score. Down at the bottom end of the table Welton Rovers picked up three vital points with a 4-1 victory over Roman Glass St George with Charlie Babb (2), Malick Jammeh and Aaron Seviour all on target. Elsewhere there was 1-1 draws between Chard Town and Cheddar and at Wellington v Radstock Town.

Les Phillips Cup: Only one Division One club got the better of their Premier Division opponents yesterday as Bishop Sutton came out on top over Bitton by 2-1. Other Division One clubs making it through to the next round were Chard Town who needed extra time to defeat Welton Rovers by 2-1, Roman Glass St George, 6-2 victors over Chippenham Park and Radstock Town who needed penalties against Malmesbury Victoria after the match finished 2-2 after extra time. Premier Division Gillingham Town won 3-1 at Calne Town as did Longwell Green with their 3-1 home win over Keynsham Town. Two goals each from Edward Butcher and Mark Salter along with an unfortunate own goal helped Bridport to a 5-1 win away at Odd Down whilst Street with goals from Craig Herrod, Dale Hunt, Steven Murray and Lewis Tasker all scored in a 4-1 win over Wincanton Town.

Premier Division: A 1-0 win at Silver Street for Willand Rovers ended the league unbeaten run for Bradford Town which stretched for 14 matches, Brett Worbey grabbing the all-important goal with 10 minutes’ left. Melksham Town now playing back at the Conigre for their first home league match of the season inflicted a 3-0 defeat on Buckland Athletic with Gary Higdon, Luke Ballinger and Jake Hiscocks all getting on the scoresheet. Clevedon Town grabbed their second 4-3 win on the trot this week, this time away at Chipping Sodbury Town with Issac Reid (2), Kevin Camargo and Glen Hayer all hitting the target. The only other match saw Bristol Manor Farm defeat Wells City by 5-1 at the Creek which keeps them top of the table who had Dean Stamp score a hat trick along with other goals from Harley Purnell and Jake Cox.

Division One: At the Lancer Scott Stadium Devizes Town came away with all the points in an 8-2 win against Ashton & Backwell United. There was also plenty of goals at North Street as the Home side Wellington defeated Westbury United 5-3. Scott Drayton, Luke Redrup, Jack Taylor, Sam Taylor and Glen Wright scoring for the home club whist Sean Brereton (2) and Jamie Jordan replied for the visitors. At Cothelstone Road Bishops Lydeard drew with Corsham Town 2-2. There was also a draw at Norton Lane where the home club Hengrove Athletic had to come from behind to earn a point in a 1-1 draw with Cheddar. Down at the bottom end a Daniel Lane goal was not enough for Almondsbury UWE as they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Warminster Town.


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