September 23rd, 2016

Cup competitions serve up plenty of goals

Updated: 7:22 pm, Nov 03, 2015

A NUMBER of Redditch & South Warwickshire Combination League teams competed in internal and external cup competitions on Sunday.

In the Keith Turner Cup second round, OKH Sporting Dynamo beat Studley Entaco 10-2 thanks to hat-tricks by Hewitt and Roberts along with a brace from Fleming.

In the Studley Charity Cup, Beoley Village progressed to the third round by beating Redditch Cross 4-0 with two goals apiece by Obiakor and James Pugh. In the other game AFC Lions lost 7-1 to Coldstream, who have also progressed to the third round.

Studley Railway are sadly out of the Worcester Nursing Cup after losing 3-0 to Gloster Arms, but New Woodland Cottage have secured themselves a place in the next round of the Birmingham FA Sunday Amateur Cup after beating Coles Lane Wanderers 6-0 thanks to four strikes from goal-machine Adam Crombie, including three in the first 15 minutes.

In the Premier Division, Austin Ex-Apprentices carried on their goalscoring form by beating Lodge Park 15-1 as six goals were scored by Nicol and four by Griffin, whilst Millfield Rovers beat South Redditch 4-1 and Rubery Bridge narrowly defeated CBH Fasteners 2-1.

Division One action saw Red Lion beat Redolence Park 9-1 thanks to a hat-trick by McNally and two goals apiece from Poyner and Madden.

Royal Oak Alcester made a storming start with three goals in the first half hour and, although Redditch Town fought back strongly towards the end, Royal Oak held on to secure a vital 5-3 win, whilst Winyates Wanderers beat VKL 3-1.