No Josh-ing as Buckden strike five

JOSH Ling was the star performer for Buckden Buzzards U13s as he hit a hat-trick in a 5-0 win against Cambourne. The match was switched to Cambourne after heavy rain had made Buckden s pitch unplayable but goalscorers Ling, Ben Salmon and Joe Smith were u

JOSH Ling was the star performer for Buckden Buzzards U13s as he hit a hat-trick in a 5-0 win against Cambourne.

The match was switched to Cambourne after heavy rain had made Buckden's pitch unplayable but goalscorers Ling, Ben Salmon and Joe Smith were unfazed as Buzzards romped home.


A HARD fought contest saw Alconbury U12 secure their first win of 2007 - 3-1 over Brampton. Man of the match Jordan Foreshaw scored a brace with Ryan Priestman grabbing the other.

Meanwhile, Alconbury U10 had a similar good start as they cast aside Bluntisham Rangers 7-1. Jamie Rutter earned man of the match with four goals with Sam Brooks getting a brace and Luke Moffett completing the scoring.

Bluntisham Rangers

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A COMEBACK from 4-0 down wasn't enough to stop Rangers U9 losing out 4-2 against Little Paxton. Harry Taylor and Ben Johnson scored the goals while Christian Wiggins-Browne and Jack Fairhurst were joint men of the match.

Man of the match Elliott Glendye helped the U10s to a narrow 1-0 win against Godmanchester Rovers. Kieran Carter slotted home the only goal of the game from an angle. The visitors hit the post twice but Blunty held on. Over the Christmas period U10s lost 8-1 to Alconbury with Ben Hirst scoring and Ben Beardsley man of the match.

Rangers U13 won 3-1 at Cottenham in a cup tie on a boggy pitch. Tim Alazwine and a brace from George Davis secured the win for the visitors while a poor performance saw Blunty U15 lose out 3-0 against Milton.

Brampton Spartans

A STRONG St Ives side defeated Spartans U8s 9-3 at the weekend - the team were also involved in a thrilling 7-7 draw with Bluntisham over the Christmas period in a see-saw game.

Spartans U11 progressed into the next round of the knockout cup thanks to an Adam Pedlar strike in windy conditions.


DESPITE a battling performance Buckden Ospreys U9 lost out 5-3 against Ramsey. Jack Edwards, Scott Irwin and Andrew Hamilton scored the goals for Buckden but it wasn't enough in a game that could have gone either way.

Eagles U10B lost out 11-3 at home to Priory Parkside J in a poor performance. Man of the match Jamie Harris scored twice for Buckden and Mark Bond netted the other.

Although they hit the woodwork on numerous occasions, Falcons U10 went down to a 2-0 defeat against Priory Parkside.

Buckden U14A Girls slipped to a heavy 9-2 defeat against Peterborough Azure despite two goals from Miquela McDonald and Molly Avery's player of the match performance.

Godmanchester Rovers

NINE of the best from Rovers U8 saw Great Paxton cast aside 9-3. Man of the match James Osbourne scored the only goal of the first period but a Connor Rice hat-trick and goals from Osbourne, George Gipson, Toby Graham, Alfie Toseland and Grady Bruce secured the win.

Rovers U10 went down to a 1-0 home defeat against Bluntisham Rangers even though Elkana Sibanda won man of the match for his attacking performance.

Great Paxton

CAMERON Stump's brace and Freya Page's strike weren't enough to prevent Great Paxton U8 falling to a heavy 9-3 defeat against Godmanchester Rovers.

Huntingdon Rowdies

GOALS from Lewis Hammond, Adam Naylor, Jake Thornton and Jordon Gillbanks helped Rowdies U13 to a 4-0 win against Brampton Spartans with Omar Ickin named man of the match.

Meanwhile, Rowdies U15A beat Ramsey 3-0 with two goals from Wayne Childerley and one from Micky Drage. Ashley Welford picked up man of the match.

Little Paxton

A PERFECT start to the new year saw Paxton U9s come away from Bluntisham Rangers with a 4-2 victory. Jake Dexter, Callum Horn, Troy Beavis and a left foot screamer from Reece Beavis all scored in the first period to earn the win.

Over the Christmas period Paxton U13 had a convincing 6-0 win against Fordham Hammers. Michael Bell, Aiden Stockwell, Tom Mitchell, Kieren Dawson and two-goal man of the match Seb Hall were on target.


A GOAL from Liam Peacock helped Needingworth U11A to a 1-1 draw against Warboys. Arnie Harvey picked up man of the match in a battling performance.

A new year's eve game for Needy U11A ended in a 1-1 draw with KC Cougars thanks to Alex Cook's goal and man of the match Bradley Maher.

Priory Parkside

A HENRY Dalrymple free-kick and Wesley Stevens' first goal of the season earned Priory U8B a 2-2 draw against KC Cougars while the U8A side earned their eighth win out of eight against Little Paxton. Josh Unwin, Cameron Harris, Lewis Ager and Todd Ritchie all hit doubles with Matthew Law, Alex O'Hara and an own goal completing an 11-0 win.

Priory U10J had a similarly heavy win, 11-3 at Buckden Eagles although the scoreline flattered Parkside somewhat.

A goal from Arran Mackay wasn't enough for Priory U14A as they lost out 3-1 to old rivals Chesterton Eagles at the weekend. Dan Birkinshaw won man of the match.

Parkside U11 followed up two 8-1 wins and a 14-0 rout with a 2-1 victory against Brampton to end 2006 on another high. Sammy Williams scored an equaliser and Mayson Byatt hit a late winner to keep up Priory's fine record.


GLENN Ferrier and Jake Parish both hit the target for Ramsey U8A as they slipped to a 3-2 defeat to St Ives Rangers S.

A solitary consolation from Sam Medhurst was the only comfort for Rams U8B as they lost out 8-1 to Huntingdon Rowdies.

Daniel Wing hit a hat-trick to earn the U9B side a 5-0 win over Buckden. Jordan Mays and Marco Fiore were the other goalscorers.

Another 5-0 win came from the U10B side who saw off Priory Parkside A. John Day and Andrew McDade scored two apiece with man of the match Matthew Hayden scoring the other.

A nine goal thriller saw Ramsey U7B just miss out by the odd goal against Whittlesey. Jacob Darlington netted a hat-trick and Elliot Baker-Dagless added a penalty.

KC Cougars were put to the sword 5-2 by Rams U11. Kyle McPartlin and Liam Parish scored a brace each with Kyle Ferrier completing the scoring.

Ramsey U12A recovered from a slow start against Ellesmere Eagles to turn around a 4-1 victory. Robert Sayer, Scott Duncan, Reuben Taylor and Elliot Smith found the target.

Goal machine Tom Jex scored seven times to help Rams U13 to a 14-3 win against Little Paxton. Louis Smith scored four times, Tom McGee hit a double and Adam Ray added the other. Thomas Redhead won man of the match.


GOALS rained in from all angles as Sawtry Blue Sox U8 defeated Priory Parkside C 8-2. Man of the match James Goff scored four times with two goals for Nathan Baker and one each for Oliver Crisp and Charlie McKay.

A trip to Oundle Juniors proved fruitless for Sawtry U11 Yellow as they lost out 5-2. Brandon Cole and Charlie Nelson gave the visitors hope but even Oliver Papworth's man of the match performance couldn't stop the defeat.

Five goals and five different goalscorers gave Sawtry Blue Sox U10 a 5-1 win against previously unbeaten Priory Parkside B. Mitchell Taylor, Christopher Smith, Ben Gibbins, Jake Keene and a penalty from Tim Ward earned the win.

St Ives Rangers

FIVE goals from Josh Smith earned him the man of the match award, and Rangers U8R a 9-3 win against Brampton Spartans.

James Marshall and William Rolt scored two goal apiece to complete the scorers.

Nathan Paine's first half hat-trick won St Ives U10G the match against Godmanchester B. Daniel Barnett scored twice with Abir Ahmed and Scott Wilkinson also finding the net. Joint men of the match were Paine and Joshua Asplin.

Rangers U8L ran out 11-1 winners at Priory Parkside U8M.

Jack Jefferson and Ben McNichol both bagged hat-tricks with Sam Lawrence scoring two of his own. Max Oliver, Kris Atherton and an own goal completed the scoring. Ben Channon won man of the match.

Two late goals won the match 2-1 for Rangers U14 Girls against Sutton. Holly Knott's penalty and Anna Harper's last-minute effort turned the score around.

St Ives U8S won 3-2 at Ramsey A in an exciting match. Rory Simmons put his side 2-0 up before Ramsey pulled a goal back and then equalised. Simmons then completed his hat-trick to earn his side the win. Thomas Johnson was man of the match.

St Neots Town

RUBEN White's man of the match performance couldn't stop the U9 Whites losing 4-0 to Stotfold. The Blue team lost out to the same opponents 2-1, despite Charlie Gough's goal and Josh Rea's man of the match display.

Saints U8 entertained Bishop's Stortford and the Blues earned a 7-1 victory. Isaac Clarke, Owen Bevan, Sam Bloy (2), man of the match Johan Shone (2) and an own goal were the scorers.

The Whites narrowly lost out 3-2 against the same opponents even though Henry Vaudin and Samuel Piesse scored and Callum Moore won man of the match.

A Hunts Cup tie at Sawtry ended in disappointment as St Neots U16 lost by three goals to one. Jake Battern gave his side the lead but Saints couldn't hold on and Michael Stannard won man of the match.

Saints U18 moved into the semi-finals of the U18 County Cup with an emphatic 6-2 win at Woodston Dynamos. Tom Coles, Callum Beattie each scored twice with Andrew Wale and Gibson Kupfama also on the scoresheet.


HARRY Hunt won man of the match as Warboys U11 drew 1-1 with Needingworth. Shane Jones scored the goal in an outstanding team performance.