Colts Round-Up: Hardie's brace for glory

U8 RAMSEY were grateful for a Tom Hardie brace to keep up their excellent start to the season. Warboys did just enough to see off the challenge of Stilton. A Connor Gibbs hat-trick and a goal apiece for Aston Whybrow and Ellis Copallaro completed a 5-3 wi


RAMSEY were grateful for a Tom Hardie brace to keep up their excellent start to the season.

Warboys did just enough to see off the challenge of Stilton. A Connor Gibbs hat-trick and a goal apiece for Aston Whybrow and Ellis Copallaro completed a 5-3 win.

No goals in a tight first half but six in the second saw Needingworth pull off a 4-2 win against KC Cougars. Needingworth strikes came from Matty Galpin (2) and George Sillett (2).


BRAMPTON'S new boys Alex Swanston (2) and Jamie Bunn both got their first goals for the club, contributing to Brampton's 6-2 victory over a determined Priory Parkside S. Brampton's other scorers were Philip Gentles, Jordan Locke and James Dean.

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HEMINGFORD Blacks and Ramsey shared the points in a well contested 2-2 draw with the Hemingford strikes from Sean Fowler and George Connell.

Godmanchester and St Neots also finished even in a 4-4 draw. Godmanchester hero was Josh Bavister (3) while Cameron Markie snatched a single.

Ramsey visited Somersham Black and led with a Liam Carrigan goal at the break. Blacks equalised but Carrigan and Jamie Short added two late goals to see Ramsey win 3-1.

Priory Vs keeper pulled off a series of good saves but Alconbury won the day 12-3. Daniel Seaman, Jose Cordero and Tom Brooks all bagged hat-tricks with singles coming from Lewis Vaughan, Matthew Harvey and Sam Carter.

Buckden Merlin's put up a brave display but fell to a 4-2 defeat against Rowdies. James Bonafont and Billy Haverson netted Merlin's goals, both from passes by Josh Tibbs.

Brampton Spartans Blue went a goal behind to visitors St Ives Rangers R after an Aaron Aina strike. Spartans replied with a goal by Josh Matcham and four more followed from Jacob Hughes, George McCready and Ryan Turner (2).

Spartans Red won the day against St Ives Rangers S 4-2. Tom Thackray and Joe Sullivan gave Spartans the lead and Will Brackley hit a third after Ives had scored. Ives grabbed a second before half time, but Brackley scored a second to complete the days scoring.

St Neots Sky Blues trailed by a goal at Hormead Hares Orange at the break, but second half strikes from Sam Cartwright and Jaiden Fizpatrick gave St.Neots a 2-1win. The Dark Blues also came out on top when they beat the Hares Black 3-2 with goals from Keiron Gumm and William Smith (2).

Little Paxton came up against a good Needingworth side who won the day 10-4. Paxton put up a great display with goals from Daniel Collman (2), Daniel Wood and Jordon Holdaway but Needingworth had firepower from Josh Smith (5), Ben Casey (3), and Dan Turnbull (3).

Fenstanton Blues met the club's Reds on Saturday in a match that ended 4-4. Blues scorers were Bailey Parr, Andrew Shuker, Tom Rodriquez and Andy Darling while Robert Owen-Stewart, Blair Reed (2) and Harry Taylor scored for the Reds.


WARBOYS Witches produced some magic to beat Needingworth 12-0. Rhys Thomas scored four times, Josh McCammon hit three and further goals came from Kyle Coppolaro and Gabe Langford with two apiece and Jordan Allen.

A 10-goal thriller saw Godmanchester beat Little Paxton 6-4. Patrick Forshaw, Connor Rice, Jake Bennett (2) and two late strikes by Alfie Toseland saw Goddy home.

Jason Quilter hit the consolation for the Ramsey as they went down 4-1 to Priory Parkside. Ollie Curliss-Ackrill (3) and Alfie Bass did the honours for Priory

St Neots took the points against Stevenage with a 2-0 win. Samuel Piesse and Joshua Unwin scored.

Stukeley Meadows lost 6-3 defeat to Eaton Socon. Meadows goals came from Alex Rankine, Jordan Thrift-Sommers and an own-goal.

Somersham put up a good fight but went down 6-1 to Alconbury. Storm Gardner, Nathan Rigden, Jack Brinson netted first half goals for Alconbury and Alix Buckingham, Kai Osbourne and George Martin doubled the tally in the second half.

Great Paxton won 6-2 when they played a hard-working Mereside Rangers.

Seb Faux (2), Rory Bristow, Ryan Scarr (2) and Ollie Fitt scored.


GODMANCHESTER Rovers beat Great Paxton 11-3 in an entertaining match.

Paxton were a man down for the second half but put in a good display. Players on the mark for Rovers were Nathan Brown (4), Oliver Langford (2), Matt Burgess, Matt Weeks, Oscar Hope, Harry Wood, Max Darer.

Ramsey ran out 5-3 winners against Chatteris thanks to some great saves by David Sayer and goals from Rowan Abraham (2), Zak Stevens, William Taylor and an own-goal.

Warboys and Shelford & Stapleford were locked at 1-1 at the break but Witches had no answer to the visitors' second half surge as they ran home with a 5-1 win. Liam Durber scored.

Priory hit Sawston for six thanks to goals from Jordan Brown (2), Callum Hehir, Ben Bradbury, Rhys Thorpe, Jake Purdie. Sawston nicked two to leave the final score 6-2.

Goals from Daniel Aves, Ammar El-Gabban, Sam Ferrante, Peter Masters, Daffa Prasetyo and Sam Oliver helped St Ives Rangers to a 8-0 win at Soham.

Goals from Connor Jolley and a long-range blaster from Connor Ray gave Buckden a 2-0 win at Bluntisham.


ST NEOTS returned from Royston Celtic with three points with a 2-1 win. Samuel Pitchfork blasted the opener but Celtic equalised in the second half. Lewis Davis smashed home the winner with 12 minutes left.

St Ives Rangers B continued their winning run with an 8-1 victory over a battling Priory B side. Rangers took an early lead through Bradley Smith which Lloyd Schwier doubled. Both players added their seconds before the break. Josh Topham, Sam Marjoram and Daniel Davis added second half goals before Schwier completed his hat-trick.

Priory hot-shot Alessandro Capasso hit four of his team's five goals in their 5-1 win over Hardwick Harriers. Bradley Sargeant got the other.

Somersham eventually came out on top against Thurlow in a see-saw encounter that had nine goals. The final score was 5-4 to Somersham whose striking heroes were Scott Findlay, Barney Grice, James Woodward and James Hodson with a double.

Priory gave Cottenham the run around in the second half after the first half had finished 1-1. Five second half strikes gave Priory a 6-1win, the goals coming from Peter Feneley (4), Scott Galbrieth (1) and Cav Fenson (1).

Needingworth netted eight times without reply against Somersham B. Sam Skinner bagged a hat-trick with further goals from George Seach (2), Townshend and Buddle.

Godmanchester defeated Aztec 10-2 with some ease in their league encounter.

Jack James, Eric Nyathi, Chris Kaye, Elkanah Sibanda gave Goddy a 4-1 lead at the break and second half strikes from Kaye, James, Sibanda with three and Jamie Rutter.


EATON Socon continued their good form with a comprehensive 13-0 win at Littleport. Liam Watts hit seven with Ollie Broome and Tom Wise snatching two apiece. Charlie Carey, Hunt and Barnett were also on the score-sheet.

Liam Parish hit a hat-trick as Ramsey continued their run of good form. Strike partner Jake Temple also netted to complete the 4-0 result against Aztec.

An under-strength Warboys still managed to comfortably beat Burwell Tigers 9-2.

Goals from Lewis Nicholls (2), Levi Massie, Liam Peacock and Musole Simwanza would have been enough but four from James Alexander completed the win.


PRIORY Parkside progressed in the Knockout Cup at the expense of Balsham. After falling behind, two goals from Alex Bonafont and singles from Jacob Tose and Kevin Neal saw them to a 4-2 win.

Ramsey notched up their first win of the season against Hemingford with a 6-3 result. Reuben Taylor bagged a hat-trick, Josh Eyre a brace and Ollie Wright completed the scoring.

Godmanchester Cs hosted the Bs and the latter proved the stronger. First half goals from Luke McKenzie, Josh Burgess and Henry Warren were added to in the second half by Callum Parker, Warren and Tom Hodgson giving the Bs a 6-0 lead before Cs netted twice.

Tom Hughes helped himself to four goals, Glyn Smith three and singles from Danny Duckworth and Lawrence Francis gave Alconbury a well deserved 9-0 win against Cherry Hinton.

Rowdies went out of the League Cup following a thrilling 5-4 defeat at the hands of Godmanchester Rovers after extra time. Harvey Phillips (3) and Jake Donald scored.


HUNTINGDON Rowdies gained a well deserved 3-0 win over Needingworth in the Hunts Cup with goals from Adam Naylor, Michael Benning and Liam Robinson.

Thomas Heyes hit the consolation for the Rams as they went out 1-4 to Alconbury in the Hunts Cup.


ALCONBURY visited Shelford & Stapleford Strikers in the League Cup and after a competitive match progressed to the next round, 3-1.

Alconbury led through Liam Smith but Shelford scored just after half time. Alconbury re-took the lead through Matthew Pywowar and a third goal came from Jordan O'Connor.

Girls Football

ST Ives Rangers U13 girls got the better of Witchford, recording an 8-0 win.

Harriet Blundell took less than a minute to score with further goals from Laura Flack (3), Tierney Poore (2) and one apiece for Georgia Rebane and Jorgie Hall.

Alconbury U15s bowed out of the cup 5-3 but not without a fight against Bishops Stortford.

Georgie Goodwin scored twice and Eilidh Murphy once.