Malone in final

The Hitchin Sunday Football League round-up AC Malone got the better of Engineers Henlow for the second time this season and deservedly earned their place in the Division One Cup final. In a tight affair, it was left to Bruce Goulding to settle the semi-f

The Hitchin Sunday Football League round-up

AC Malone got the better of Engineers Henlow for the second time this season and deservedly earned their place in the Division One Cup final.

In a tight affair, it was left to Bruce Goulding to settle the semi-final tie with a header midway through the second half.

They will meet either Angels Reply or Crown Henlow, who battle it out this Sunday, in the final.

In the Division Two Cup semi-final, AEK Letchworth beat Ocean's Eleven 3-1 despite missing a number of key players. Micky Smith, Steve Smith and Dale Clark scored for AEK while Trevor Long netted for Ocean's.

In league action, Kcinsatop remain on top of the Premier Division after a 3-1 win at home to Hitchin Town Supporters. Karl Milligan scored twice with Ryan Foster adding their other goal.

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Whitwell took advantage of another blank weekend for Red Star ICL to move into second, winning 4-0 at Wanderers. Jamie Dixon, Wayne Mullooly, Wayne Ewington and Simon Chipperfield all scored for the villagers.

With an injury list that even Graeme Souness never witnessed at Newcastle, The George Hitchin slipped to their fourth league defeat on the bounce, this time at home to Cannon. Rob Beckwith (two) and Anthony James were on target for Cannon, while a debut goal for Ben Kowalczyk and an own goal were not enough to give The George anything from the game.

The Well climbed the table following a 2-1 win at Bar Absolute Willian. Adie Turner and Dorian Small scored for The Well, Ian Napier replying for Bar Absolute.

With Engineers Henlow in cup action, Cannon Res stretched their lead at the top of the Division One table after thumping Radcliffe Arms 7-0, ahead of Sunday's top of the table clash in Henlow.

Danny Ryan (hat-trick), Robbie Somers (two), Mark Nunn and Michael Cambourn-Paynter inflicted the damage.

There was another high-scoring encounter at Whitwell as their reserves walloped Crown Henlow 8-1. Stuart Kazwini (two), Lee French, Dean Summerbee, Ross Ward, Gareth Parker and Tony Wells all scored for Whitwell, while Craig Townsend got the Crown's consolation.

Sean Davies, Ben Moulding and Darren Briladenio (two) were on goalscoring form for Offley Rangers as they picked up three valuable points after a 4-1 win at Hitchin Town Supporters Res.

Angels Reply moved to third in the table following a 3-2 victory at JCA.

In Division Two, Kcinsatop Res were 6-1 winners over Dynamo Letchworth. Steven Gladstone (four), Mark Day and Robert Groves scored for Kcinsatop while Riccardo Kirchin replied.

Paynes Park Superstars ran out 6-2 winners against The Boot Athletic, doubles from Lee Gibbs and Steven Monaghan and a goal apiece for Ben Wilkie and James Matthews earning the three points.

Wilbury's late surge to avoid the wooden spoon continues to gather momentum. Mark Cowdren and Andy Hatch scored the goals that proved decisive as they beat AC Malone Res 2-1, Richard Gianfresco scoring for Malones.

* Compiled by Leighton Machin.

* The website can be viewed at www.hsfleague.com

* Goalscorers can be emailed to Leighton.machin@uk.fujitsu.com or sent by text to 07867 839458.