COLTS ROUND-UP: Rejuvenated Priory seal final spot with stunning comeback

The best of the weekend’s action from the Huntingdonshire junior football scene


A REJUVENATED second half showing saw Priory U13A recover from 2-0 down to win 5-4 at Newmarket Town and reach the final of the League Cup.

Ben Melrose, Rowan Irvine (2), Reece Keating and Jordan Brown all found the net after the interval.

A penalty from Tom Berrill and a superb Ollie Curliss-Ackrill goal were the consolation efforts for Priory U12 in their 4-2 defeat at Little Paxton.

Two goals from Isaac Dunne and one for Alex Harris edged Priory Park U10 H to a 3-2 success over Brampton Spartans.

Marcus Read and James Dean scored late on for the Spartans but Priory held on.

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Priory Girls U13s enjoyed a 3-0 win at Histon Hornets courtesy of Karli Smith, Ellie Clark and Georgia Bickley.

The U11s had an outstanding game winning 10-0 against St Ives Rangers T, Alfie Gregg (5), Lewis Pritchford (2), Daniel Dodson, Craig Terreblanche and William Gilman-Lewis all filled their boots.

First half goals from Christian Duddridge and Jamie Din fired Priory U16s to a 2-1 home defeat of Great Paxton.

Priory U8s bagged a dozen against Rowdies with Josh Manton (5), Eddie Rowe (3), Connor Sharman, Joe Jaikens, Sammy Fraser and an own goal making up the scorers.


RAMS U11s were 2-1 cup winners over Huntingdon Rowdies after extra-time thanks to goals from Liam Carrigan and Oliver Williamson.

A glorious goal from Ethan Parr had earlier put spirited Rowdies ahead, who had to play much of the first half with 10 men due to an injury.

A brace from Connor Beaumont alongside a sole effort from Jordan Mayes could not prevent Rams U13s from a 4-3 home reverse against Ely Crusaders.

Gage Webb’s penalty ultimately proved the difference for Ramsey U15s who recorded a 2-1 win against Wisbech St Mary. Bradley Maher had earlier opened the scoring.

Meanwhile Matt Worrall scored both goals for Rams U16 as they were 2-1 winners on the road at Bottisham.


A HAT-TRICK from Finlay Alson and a brace apiece from Luke Gilbert and Jordan Johnson ensured Warboys Colts U11s cruised to a 7-1 victory at Newmarket Town B.

Warboys Colts Wizards U8s were involved in a thrilling 3-3 draw at Little Paxton, with Liam Baker (2) and William Lamin grabbing their goals.

Warboys Colts U7 Black scored freely against Bluntisham Blasters with Archie Humes (4), Will Terry (3), William Conway, Jack Walker and Dylan Harvey all getting on the scoresheet.


Martin Uy’s cool chipped finish was the highlight for Spartans U12s, who went down to a 6-1 reverse at home against undefeated leaders Newmarket Town B.

Three strikes in each half were enough to send Spartans U15s to 6-0 defeat of Waterbeach Colts.

Jonny Wrycraft (2), Chris Parker (2), Dom Stevens and an own goal broke the hearts of gallant Waterbeach.


IT was a gr-eight day for Rovers U13A who comfortably brushed aside normally tricky opponents Sawston United 8-0.

Ashley Hehir (3) and Will Taylor (3) shared six goals between them, while Ben Keating and Ryan Wood also netted.

Goddy’s U14A side ran out 4-2 winners over Newmarket A, Eric Nyathi, Matt Lefarge, Haydon Noble and Ollie Simpson among the goals.

At U16 level, Goddy’s B team recovered from a goal down to beat Goddy C 3-1.

Gus Murphy levelled the scores, before Tom Hodgson and Adam Hawthorn netted in the second half to settle matters.

Jack Donnellan struck the winner for Rovers U12s who scraped a 3-2 win at Soham United. Donnellan had earlier opening the scoring for the visitors, for whom Connor Rice also struck


ROWDIES U8s slipped to an unfortunate 3-2 defeat against a good Stilton side.

Jay Parr initially put the Rowdies in front in the second half - then scored again late on - and was desperately unfortunate not to grab point for his side with a last minute effort that hit a post.

The U12s, meanwhile, surrendered a 2-0 half time lead as they succumb to a 3-2 loss at Bluntisham Blasters. Jake McFarlane and Ben Hurst scored Rowdies’ goals.

Burwell got the better of Rowdies U13s 5-2 in their cup clash, Nathan Germain netting twice in consolation.

Rowdies U16s were on the wrong end of a 6-2 scoreline at home against high-flying Wisbech.

A fantastic free-kick from Reece Mole and a well-taken header from Gio Monta gave the scoreline some respectability.


TEN-MAN Alconbury Colts U16s almost pulled off a memorable cup exit in their Hunts FA County Cup semi-final against St Ives Rangers.

An own goal and a Chris Lawrence free-kick had put Alconbury 2-0 at the break before Ives, who play two divisions higher, pulled off a stunning second half comeback to run out 3-2 victors.

Alconbury U9 Blues were involved in a cracking 10-goal thriller against KC Cougars and were 6-4 winners.

Jack Wyles (3), Hayden Riley-Moore, Travis Paynter and Jack Goodway were their match-winners in a see-saw game.

In other action, Alconbury Reds U9 cruised to a 14-1 win at Ramsey B.

Reds’ goals were scored by Oliver Bravo-Escos (2), Josh Bell, Joe Whitney, George Bush, Thomas and Samuel Martin, Curtis Reay - while Jack Nottage and Jack Goodyear both bagged trebles.

Ramsey, to their credit, never stopped trying and were rewarded with a fine goal by Thomas Davis.

Alconbury U7s had a great morning against their Rowdies counterparts, with Henry Smith, Tommy Dear (2), Jamie Turner (2) and Thomas Garcia (5) all in great form.


RANGERS Girls Colts U14s went nap at Sawston United, with Georgia Rebane (2), Laura Slack and Jorgie Hall among the goals in a 5-0 win.

A perfect hat-trick from Lewis Jones inspired St Ives Rangers R U11 to a 3-2 victory over Staploe & Duloe.

Jones’ treble consisted of one left-footed goal, one with his right foot and a header,while Morris Seaton grabbed two for Staploe.

Rangers A U12s cruised to a comfortable victory at Milton Colts with Ruben Trillo, Elliot Harris and Callum Jones among the goals.

Kieran Price’s double earned St Ives Rangers U14s a 2-2 draw against Milton Colts.

Meanwhile the U12B side were convincing 12-0 winners over Stretham.

Callum Stocking and Finlay Chandler both scored hat-tricks and there were also goals for Harry Carlisle (2), Josh Heaford, Jack Jefferson and David McCarter.


Gold U9s hit double figures against St Ives Rangers with Matt Goldring’s four-goal salvo leading the way in a 12-3 romp.

Angus Smith, Charlie Bostock (2), Charlie Rogers-Dear (2), Kati Stancombe and Ethan McCormick (2) also had their shooting boots on.


A FIRST ever team hat-trick for Jacob Crawshaw was one of the highlights for Paxton Colts U8s’ 11-3 win against newly-formed Staploe & Duloe 11-3.

Yoni Anish helped himself four goals, Jamie Peters also bagged a treble and Jack Course chipped in with a goal of his own.


COUGARS U15s moved six points clear of their nearest rivals Newmarket Town with a superb 6-1 victory over Needingworth Colts.

Kacy Nicholson (2) Victor Efrim, Josh Haynes, James Belbin and Jack Bowen all stood out.


NEOTS U12s battled back from a sluggish start and a one-goal deficit against Bishop Stortford Swifts to win 2-1 thanks to Cameron Stump and a brilliant goal from Sam Cartwright.

The U14s also battled back from going behind early on, as goals from Lewis Davies (2), Shai Delamare and Ryan Vale sent them to a 4-2 win at Bedwell.

There was a narrow 1-0 defeat for the U11 Blues at home against Buntingford Cougars.


FIVE-STAR Needingworth U11s enjoyed a memorable afternoon, beating Brampton Spartans Blue 5-0.

Joe Riggs, birthday boy Josh Smith, Ben Page and Benjamin Casey (2) all found the net.

Colts U9s were also on the goal trail, banging in nine against Goddy Rovers U9B.

Matty Galpin (4), Dominic Holding (3), skipper George Sillett and Connor Strong their marksmen in a 9-3 win.

Ben Turnbull was in top form for Needingworth Colts U8s who defeated Stukeley Meadows 8-2. Jack Riley, Zac Hope and Braydon Cobb also chipped in.


HEMINGFORD Juniors U10s were heavy 6-0 winners over Little Paxton, Jaden Rogers, Lewis Brown (2) and Hugo Chambers (3) outstanding.

The U7 side hit six without reply against Somersham Town. Tom Smith (4), Joe Halls and Mark Pater cashing in.

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