Hemel Hempstead Rovers do the double

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Hemel Hempstead Rovers snatched the Premier Division title from Kings Sports on the last day of the season with a 9-0 drubbing of Martin Baker Rovers.

Knowing that a win would be enough to take the crown on goal difference, Rovers were 2-0 up by half-time thanks to a Paul Hanafan double.

Two well-taken goals shortly after the break from Nick Jackson put the hosts firmly in control, before further efforts from Jordan Aikman, Olly Buckley, Alex McCarthy, Tom Porter and Dave Flack completed the rout.

And Rovers complete the double as they also lifted the West Herts Senior Cup after a tough battle against Pitstone & Ivinghoe Reserves.

A superb half-volley by Porter put Hemel in front, but Pitstone soon pulled themselves level.

After the break, Hemel edged in front again thanks to man of the match McCarthy, but Pitstone hit back to equalise for a second time.

Extra-time looked a certainty until Hemel captain Hanafan managed to react quickest to a loose ball in the Pitstone area and slot home to win the cup for his team.

The victory caps off an excellent season for Hemel Rovers as a whole, with the Reserves clinching runners-up spot in Division One and the third string winning the Division Three title.