Eight is great for Seniors in fine Welwyn Hatfield Sunday League success
PUBLISHED: 10:38 27 October 2016 | UPDATED: 10:42 27 October 2016
Hatfield Seniors got the better of Welwyn Campus in a 13-goal thriller in the Macron Welwyn Hatfield Sunday League Premier Division this week.
Both teams applied pressure early on, displaying some great end-to-end football and creating numerous chances.
In the end, a hat-trick from Curtis Warner, a brace from Gregor Mackintosh and one goal each from Aaron Puleston, Jaidan Doocey and Lloyd Peters were enough to see Seniors snatch an 8-5 victory.
Welwyn responded with a goal apiece from Ben Prudence, Daniel Viney, Tom Watts, Marc Arnott and Steve Golder.
Bradmore Rovers were among the goals in the league as well, thrashing Hatfield Mosquito 6-0.
Daryl Archer got the opener for Bradmore followed by a Daniel Sweeney strike, making it 2-0 early on.
Sweeney added to his tally for 3-0 before half-time.
As the second half commenced, Mosquito looked more lively and started to create a few chances however, Bradmore dealt with the pressure and remained the dominant side.
Another two goals from Matthew Waters made it 5-0 and Rhys Monger completed the rout in the latter stages.
Uniquely, brothers Paul and Dave Newton faced off against each other, but it was Paul who came out on top.
Shamrock Rovers Reserves picked up their first win of the season, beating The Rosey 4-1.
Shamrock took the early initiative through Rhys Hopkins but Tom Bundy levelled the scores at 1-1 with an audacious effort from the halfway line.
Callum Wickham put Shamrock back ahead and shortly after Hopkins got his second.
Late into the second half, Harry Budge scored the fourth goal for Shamrock.
Emmanuel Chitongo hit a hat-trick as The Sun Inn Lemsford hammered Hatfield Cricket Club 7-1 in the Premier Division at Stanborough.
Chitongo’s treble was added to by Dalton Fenton’s brace and one goal apiece for Steve Kealy and teenager Dan Zienkowicz.
Meanwhile, in the Herts County Sunday Senior Cup, there were wins for Macron Welwyn Hatfield sides.
The Great Northern beat Dove United 5-3 at Lemsford.
A brace for Jason Beck and one each for Jay Welsh, Martin Standen and John McGrandles sealed the win for Northern.
Tony Gotobed, Leigh Nymm and Matt Standen were on the scoresheet as Shamrock Rovers defeated The Boot Baldock 3-1.