Ging’s goal earns Hemingfords a first Premier Division success

Alconbury, pictured in new kit courtesy of DV Maintenance are, back row left to right, Darrell Clark

Alconbury, pictured in new kit courtesy of DV Maintenance are, back row left to right, Darrell Clark (manager), Terry Glynn, Ryan Palmer, James Edwards, Matthew Claxton, Ben Webster, Jack Goodall, Dan Turburvill, George Pearson, James, Mackrell, front, Dean Parkes (sponsor), Paul Carey, Mathew Pond, Michael Drage, Luke Massey, Tom Hasson, Damian King - Credit: Archant

Andrew Ging fired Hemingfords to their first Kershaw Premier Division win of the season last Saturday.

Ging grabbed the only goal as the newly-promoted local lads triumphed at Gamlingay to boost their Cambs League top-flight survival hopes.

Fellow strugglers Brampton also picked up three valuable points after emerging victorious from a seven-goal thriller at Sawston. Harvey Millier hit the winner after being picked out by a Gareth Owens corner. Owens had earlier got his name on the scoresheet along with Danny Cain, who struck twice.

Godmanchester Rovers Reserves continued their fine start in Senior B Division. Farris Alston and Jake Burton hit the goals in a 2-0 triumph over Hardwick Reserves which lifted them into third place.

Needingworth are in the top six at the same level despite having to settle for a point following a topsy-turvy tussle at Comberton which ended 3-3.


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The locals recovered from a two-goal deficit to hit the front courtesy of Ryan Potts, Dan Sherlock and Matt Cox only to be undone by a late leveller.

Needingworth Reserves were one of two local teams to roar into double-figures last Saturday. James Hodson slammed in six of the goals as they bashed Chatteris Town B 10-1 in Division Five B. Former Hemingfords boss Brett Swales also featured among their scorers.

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Stephen Hastings, Lloyd Howard, Bozo Saso and Charlie Smith all struck twice as Houghton & Wyton thumped Bluntisham Rangers Reserves 10-0 in Division 2B.

Kieran Heaford hit a late leveller to earn Fenstanton a 4-4 draw against Isleham United at the same level.

AFC Barley Mow are still to drop a point in Saturday football. They earned a fourth successive triumph in their debut Division Three season by beating Lakenheath Casuals 5-0.

Jake Waterworth hit the pick of the goals with a 20-yard half-volley while Josh Turner, Adam Lacey, player-boss Sean Sweeney and Jack Cleghorn also struck.

Two local teams shared four goals in Division 1B as Alconbury and Eaton Socon battled a draw. Paul Carey and Matt Claxton scored for hosts Alconbury with Joshua Davis and Connor Heaps netting for Socon.

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