Jack in the box scores twice

Christmas came early for Cannon and in particular Jack Gregson. His double strike ensured Cannon beat Kcinsatop 2-0 and kept alive the title race in the Premier Division. Red Star ICL share the lead at the top of the table but they could have been on thei

Christmas came early for Cannon and in particular Jack Gregson.

His double strike ensured Cannon beat Kcinsatop 2-0 and kept alive the title race in the Premier Division.

Red Star ICL share the lead at the top of the table but they could have been on their own out in front had it not been for Adie Turner's last minute equaliser for PJ Hitchin.

James Campbell and Ross Pateman scored for Red Star while Turner had already scored once before his dramatic equaliser.

The division's surprise package HTS Barleycorn continue to confound the sceptics and also share the three-way tie at the top after beating Bar Absolute 2-1, Simon West and Kevin Burness scoring.

AC Malone will end 2006 at the foot of the table but will go into the New Year with renewed optimism after picking up their first win of the season as a John Bonner May goal gave them victory against Whitwell.

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Pete Saunders' header five minutes from time for Stotfold Sunday was enough to give them victory against Engineers Henlow who had earlier taken the lead thanks to Jim Gentry.

Cannon Res will lead the Division One table going into 2007 after they beat bottom of the table Walsworth 3-2. Danny Ryan, Nicky Bendon and Michael Jones scored for Cannon while Fraser Boules and Lee John netted for Walsworth.

AEK Letchworth were impressive winners and made it a doubly bad day for Kcinsatop (Res) as they lost 3-1, Micky Smith, Matt Wilson and Julian Rudder scoring.

Substitute Ben Gerrard popped up off the bench to net the winner for HTS Barleycorn Res as they became the first team to defeat Crown Stotfold in the league. The other goals for HTS came from Anthony Grundon and Tom Goodwin.

Angels Reply and Whitwell Res shared the points after a 2-2 draw. Geoff Stone and Tommy Farrelly scored for Whitwell while Craig Skelton scored both Angels goals.

Wanderers were 5-1 winners at home to Offley Parish.

Division Two leaders George and Dragon boast the best attacking record in all the three divisions after a further eight goals were added to that total as they trounced AC Malone Res.

Mark Nunn (two), Danny Bennett (two), Kevin Thomas (two), Michael Mabbutt and an own goal made up the total.

Lee Gibbs scored both goals for The Park as they defeated North Herts Hatters 2-1 and leapfrogged them in the table to take second spot. North Herts Hatters scored courtesy of Neil Walker.

Shillington came from a goal down to beat Wilbury 3-1, Ross Woodbridge (two) and Danny Bridge scoring for Shillington.

Broadmead were involved in a nine-goal thriller against Paynes Park but eventually came out on top. Steven Young (two), Victor Gonzales (two) and Mike Bryder scoring for Broadmead, Anthony Humphries, Brian Humphries, Steven Oatman and Callum Stafford replying.

SMU Res and Dynamo Letchworth drew 2-2, Ashley Clements and Rob Hurd netted for SMU and Jim Madin and Jamie Dunn scored for Dynamo Letchworth.

Louis Healiss scored nine times as he helped Baldock Sunday to a 13-4 victory at The Five Bells. Darryl Clarke (two), Matt Driver and Chris Biddle also scored for Baldock.

Radcliffe Arms travelled to Wanderers Res and returned with the points after securing a 3-1 victory.

League and cup fixtures will resume on Sunday, January 7.

* Compiled by Leighton Machin.

RESULTS

Sunday, December 17

Premier Division: AC Malone 1 Whitwell 0, Cannon 2 Kcinsatop 0, HTS Barleycorn 2 Bar Absolute 1, PJ Hitchin 2 Red Star ICL 2, Stotfold Sunday 2 Engineers Henlow 1.

Division One: AEK Letchworth 3 Kcinsatop Res 1, HTS Barleycorn Res 3 Crown Stotfold 2, Walsworth 2 Cannon Res 3, Wanderers 5 Offley Parish 1, Whitwell Res 2 Angels Reply 2.

Division Two: Paynes Park 4 Broadmead 5, SMU Res 2 Dynamo Letchworth 2, George and Dragon 8 AC Malone Res 0, The Five Bells 4 Baldock Sunday 13, The Park 2 North Herts Hatters 1, Wanderers Res 1 Radcliffe Arms 3, Wilbury 1 Shillington 3.

FIXTURES

Sunday, January 7

Premier Division: Kcinsatop v HTS Barleycorn.

Division One: Kcinsatop Res v Cannon Res, Offley Parish v HTS Barleycorn Res, Wanderers v Whitwell Res.

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

Herts Sunday Senior Cup round four: Cannon v tba, tba v PJ Hitchin.

Challenge Cup round one: Whitwell v Red Star ICL, Paynes Park v Radcliffe Arms.

Challenge Cup round two: Crown Stotfold v Engineers Henlow, Ocean's Eleven v AEK Letchworth, AC Malone v The George Hitchin, George and Dragon v Bar Absolute.

George John Memorial Trophy, round two: The Five Bells v SMU.