Boars give Raiders a roasting

08/01/12 Midland vs. Ladrovers. Ladrovers' David Chapman heads the ball. Picture by Paul Hazeldine
08/01/12 Midland vs. Ladrovers. Ladrovers' David Chapman heads the ball. Picture by Paul Hazeldine


AFC Boars helped themselves to a sumptuous eight-goal feast against Berko Raiders in the third round of the Steve Norwood Challenge Cup. Sonny French (3), Jay Austin (2) Sam Kent, Karl Thomas and Curtis Donaldson claimed the spoils, while Raiders managed to grab one consolation.

Jon Harper and Shaun Granger tussle for the ball.

Jon Harper and Shaun Granger tussle for the ball.

Comets Sports Club stomped on AC Grapes 5-2, Ray Wood, John Hussey, Joel Williams, Glen Armson and Jac Wood scoring for Comets, with Jamie Evans and Ricky Weymouth replying.

In the third round of the BSFL League Intermediate Cup Inter Hemel Sunday took a 7-0 drubbing by Drays Athletic. Scorers were Adam Durrant (3), Russell Kercher (2), Clint Findlay and Jamie France

And in the BSFL League Premier Division Berko Tornadoes were sunk 1-5 by The Herald, Andy Wheeler-King scoring for Tornadoes, Karl Davidson, Scott Carrington (2) and Lee Simper (2) on target for the winners.

Boxmoor ran out 6-1 winners over AC Hemel, Shaun Williams (2), Brian Wood, Christian Hough, Simon Hunt and Luke Penhallow completing the rout, Michael Sweeney scoring for AC.

Andy Gordan and Tom Klymkiu wrestling over possession.

Andy Gordan and Tom Klymkiu wrestling over possession.

Hemel Town Celtic also scored six, against Gossoms End, courtesy of Connor Smith (2) Adiel Mannion, Connor Deadman, Jamie Davidge and Sam Flood. Darren Higgs, James Hedge and an own goal accounted for the Gossoms End three.

Park Rangers and Flaunden held each other to a 1-1 draw, Chris Parperi scoring for Rangers, Darren Keen for Fl aunden.

In Division one, The Robin Hood’s 100 per cent league record was finally brought to an end as they were beaten 1-2 by AFC Rovers. James Cotterill took the Hood’s goal, Joseph Buckingham and James Heward stealing two for themselves.

Michael Tearle scored two, including a penalty, in Greenacres II’s 2-4 win over Sportspace. Also on the scoresheet were Mark Crampton and Scott Webster, while Peter Moor and Keith Lowe scored for Sportspace.

A Sean Grange strike was all Landrovers could manage as they were turned over 6-1 by The Midland, with goals from Dave Wilson (2), Rocco Cordara, Barry Sansom, Tom Klymkiw and Arran Luke.

Warners End ran out 2-1 winners over VFC – Ned Ozkasim and Paul Branson finding the net, Josh Bundey replying. In Division 2 Blackbirds Rangers beat Tring Royals 3-1, Gareth Carder (2) Dave Browne the hitmen, Steve Sanford pulling one back for Royals.

Two goals from Chris Linsell and one from Dean Lee helped Comets Sports Club Reserves to a 3-2 win over Berko Tornadoes Reserves, both goals scored by Joe Topkaya.

Ricky Lang’s goal for FC Intervino was not enough to stop them losing 1-2 against Echoes, Paul Joyce and Gary Roberts making sure their voices were heard.

Run DFC put five past The Queens Head for no reply, Jake Levy (3), Kojo Agyeman and Joe Ellis the men claiming credit.

In Division 3, Park Rangers Res and The Three Blackbirds drew 1-1, Paul Davey and Darren Hewitt the scorers. Potten End Sunday were steamrollered 0-3 by The Steamcoach courtesy of two Peter Storey efforts and an own goal.

And The Bull Athletic stampeded to a 4-1 win over Hemel Hempstead Corinthians, who had Craig Sharples to thank for their lone strike.

In Division 4, two penalties from Joshua Oldham and a Barry Mawn strike secured a 3-2 win for Apsley Athletic over the Old Bell Gate, Kirren Taylor and Dale Comper responding.

In another 3-2 thriller, Myer Fuller, Elliot Rowland and Aaron Honey ensured Boxmoor Rangers came out on top against The Olde Red Lion, Callum Lee and Dan Hutchinson grabbing the Lions’ goals.

Hemel Corinthians Reserves scored two goals courtesy of Ryan Patterson and Jack Robinson – but conceded six against Palace FC, who had Jamal Ayoub (2), Chris Richards, Matt Wollacott, Erman Housien and Steve Masoapalati all on target.

The Kings Arms put five past Green Park Rovers, thanks to Luke Wildig (3), Dan Farney and Glen Walsh. And The Three Tuns were 7-2 winners over Big GC FC thanks to Wayne Chatfield, Dave Thomas, Lewis Woreham, Alex Kingsley (2), Stuart Hall and an own goal; Adrian Keane getting both goals for Big GC.