Luca arrives with hat-trick

Hunts FA Senior Cup Somersham Town 0 St Ives Town 4 A FINE hat-trick from recent recruit Paul De Luca eased Town into the semi-finals of the Senior Cup. De Luca used his head to open the scoring after 28 minutes and tapped in six minutes later to send Tow

Hunts FA Senior Cup

Somersham Town 0 St Ives Town 4

A FINE hat-trick from recent recruit Paul De Luca eased Town into the semi-finals of the Senior Cup.

De Luca used his head to open the scoring after 28 minutes and tapped in six minutes later to send Town into the break with a two-goal advantage.


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The front man completed his hat-trick on the hour mark before James Clark polished off the scoring in the 65th minute as Saints coasted through.

St Ives will face Yaxley in the cup semi-finals with AFC Fletton and Hampton Athletic contesting the other semi.

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Joint manager Jez Hall said: "Even though we had a few players missing we played with the right attitude to avoid what could have been a banana skin. We are still in three cup competitions but we are looking to pick up some more league points to better last season's finish."

* St Ives host Northampton Spencer in a league fixture on Saturday. Potton United are the visitors for next Tuesday's (13) Hinchingbrooke Cup tie.

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