Rowdies perform well at festival

HUNDREDS of young footballers took part in a festival of football organised by the Huntingdonshire FA on Sunday. The free festival was part of a 43-stage national tour of festivals across the country, supported by McDonald s restaurants. Huntingdon Rowdie

HUNDREDS of young footballers took part in a festival of football organised by the Huntingdonshire FA on Sunday.

The free festival was part of a 43-stage national tour of festivals across the country, supported by McDonald's restaurants.

Huntingdon Rowdies U9s were among the successful teams on the day, securing second place in their category.

Godmanchester Rovers U11C bowed out of mini-soccer with a mixed bag of performances. The team beat their U11B rivals 2-0 thanks to Sean Olley and Jamie Worrall before wins against two sides from St Ives Rangers.


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Newly-formed Stukeley Meadows U8s came away from the festival having won their first ever match 3-0 thanks to a Jake Barry hat-trick. James Osborne and Alex Rankine also scored.

Elsewhere, Brampton U11s continued the town's recent sporting successes in cricket and athletics by winning all eight of their games at the Alconbury Colts tournament without conceding a goal.

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Ryan Barnett, Christian Le, Charlie Naylor and Adam Pedlar were among the goal scorers. Brampton saw off the challenge of Netherton in the final, winning 2-0.

Parkside Junior A won the U13s age group, beating Priory Parkside A on penalties in the final.

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