Shills fail to reach county final

PUBLISHED: 10:03 08 March 2007 | UPDATED: 11:37 06 May 2010

Shillington failed in their bid to reach the final of the Beds Sunday Centenary Cup as they lost 2-1 to Lewsey St Martins in the semi-finals. This was despite dominating for much of the game. With the adverse weather conditions over the past few weeks, a

Shillington failed in their bid to reach the final of the Beds Sunday Centenary Cup as they lost 2-1 to Lewsey St Martins in the semi-finals.

This was despite dominating for much of the game.

With the adverse weather conditions over the past few weeks, a number of double headers have now been added to the fixture list.

The first of these took place between Whitwell and Bar Absolute.

First game ended in a 1-0 success for Whitwell, Simon Chipperfield weighing in with the goal.

The second game resulted in Whitwell securing a 2-0 win as Wes Batten scored from the spot and Wayne Mullooly added the other.

The George Hitchin won a seven-goal thriller against Stotfold Sunday, Glen Stuart (two), Richard Green and Trevor Long scoring for The George.

The big game in the Premier Division was between Red Star ICL and their bogey side Kcinsatop. Leon Palma scored to give Red Star the lead before Kcinsatop equalised. The winner came in the final five minutes, Chris Reeves rounding off a well-worked move to give Red Star the three points.

In Division One, HTS Barleycorn Res enjoyed a double success over high-flying Cannon Res, the results throwing the title race wide open in the process.

HTS won the opening game 3-0 with goals from Mark Sutton and Con Warwicker (two), and they followed this up with a 4-1 victory thanks to Mark Sutton (two), Chris Powell and Ben Tarington, Ross Cook replying.

AEK Letchworth thumped Ocean's Eleven 7-1, Micky Smith (three), Julian Rudder (two), Steve Smith and Matt Bond scoring.

In Division Two, George and Dragon had a double header with Broadmead and both games finished 5-1 to the league leaders.

G&D scorers in the opening game were Danny Bennett, Michael Mabbitt, Kevin Thomas, Dave Rees and Adam Shelley to a reply by Steve Young.

The return fixture saw goals from Michael Mabbitt, Danny Bennett, Paul McKenna and Mark Nunn (two) while Daniel Paul replied.

Dynamo Letchworth won 4-0 against Baldock Sunday.

Radcliffe Arms walloped SMU Res 6-1, Andy Bonner, Steve Jones, Dave Green, Steve Cox, Bruno Laberjin and Craig Adams all scoring a goal apiece.

North Herts Hatters got back to winning ways as they won 4-2 at Paynes Park, Dean Wilkinson (two), Neil Walker and Steve Castle scored for the Hatters while Mark Robinson and Paul Gregory were on target for the beaten side.

Wilbury beat Five Bells 5-4 despite goals from Joe Oliver, Chris Coveney and Adam Millard (two) for the Bells.

In the Challenge Cup, PJ Hitchin beat SMU 3-0 with Dorian Small and Ryan Foster (two) scoring the goals.

Crown Stotfold will meet Wanderers in the final of the Division One Cup after wins at the weekend.

Matt Evans (two) and an own goal gave the Crown a 3-1 success over Angels Reply.

Wanderers edged out Whitwell Res 4-3 despite goals from John Harris (two) and Tony Webb for Whitwell.

* Compiled by Leighton Machin.


Sunday, March 4

Premier Division: Bar Absolute 0 Whitwell 2, Red Star ICL 2 Kcinsatop 1, The George Hitchin 4 Stotfold Sunday 3, Whitwell 1 Bar Absolute 0.

Division One: HTS Barleycorn Res 3 Cannon Res 0, Ocean's Eleven 1 AEK Letchworth 7, Offley Parish v Kcinsatop Res (off), Cannon Res 1 HTS Barleycorn Res 4.

Division Two: AC Malone Res v Wanderers Res (off), Dynamo Letchworth 4 Baldock Sunday 0, Paynes Park 2 North Herts Hatters 4, SMU Res 1 Radcliffe Arms 6, George and Dragon 5 Broadmead 1, Wilbury v Five Bells (off), Broadmead 1 George and Dragon 5.

Challenge Cup, round two: SMU 0 PJ Hitchin 3.

Premier Division Cup, round two: Cannon v AC Malone (off).

Division One Cup, semi-finals: Crown Stotfold 3 Angels Reply 1, Whitwell Res 3 Wanderers 4.

Beds Sunday Centenary Cup, semi-final: Lewsey St Martins 2 Shillington 1.


Sunday, March 11

Premier Division: Bar Absolute v Red Star ICL, Cannon v HTS Barleycorn, HTS Barleycorn v Cannon.

Division One: Crown Stotfold v Cannon Res, Cannon Res v Crown Stotfold, HTS Barleycorn Res v Walsworth, Kcinsatop Res v Wanderers, Ocean's Eleven v Angels Reply, Offley Parish v AEK Letchworth, SMU v Whitwell Res.

Division Two: Broadmead v Shillington, AC Malone Res v SMU Res, Dynamo Letchworth v Five Bells, Five Bells v Dynamo Letchworth, Paynes Park v Baldock Sunday, Wanderers Res v North Herts Hatters, Wilbury v The Park.

Challenge Cup, round two: Whitwell v Radcliffe Arms.

Challenge Cup, round three: The George Hitchin v Engineers Henlow.

George John Memorial Trophy, round three: Stotfold Sunday v George and Dragon.

Premier Division Cup, round two: PJ Hitchin v Kcinsatop.

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