Sunday League: Great Northern book County Cup final place

PUBLISHED: 11:01 01 March 2017 | UPDATED: 11:01 01 March 2017

Martin Standen (6) scores the winner in extra-time for The Great Northern against AFC Boars in the Herts Sunday Senior Cup semi-final.

Martin Standen (6) scores the winner in extra-time for The Great Northern against AFC Boars in the Herts Sunday Senior Cup semi-final.

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The Great Northern will face St Albans’ Skew Bridge in the final of the Herts Sunday Senior Cup after a 4-3 extra-time semi-final victory over AFC Boars.

The last-four fixture saw Jason Beck get the first two goals for The Great Northern, but AFC Boars pulled it back to 2-2 to take the tie to extra-time.

Despite AFC Boars having a man sent off, they went 3-2 up.

Jay Welsh stepped up for The Great Northern to equalise and just before the game was to go to a penalty shoot-out Martin Standen grabbed the winner.

The final will be played on March 26 at the County Ground in Letchworth with a 3pm kick-off.

In the WHSFL Memorial Cup Sun Inn Lemsford were beaten 4-2 by Hatfield Seniors.

Curtis Warner, Jaime Rayner, Gregor Mackintosh and Jaidan Doocey all netted for Seniors.

Dan Zienkowicz scored a penalty for Sun Inn, while Tatenda Makoni got the other.

Shamrock Rovers also progressed as they defeated The Rosey 7-2.

Dan Worsley was Shamrock’s star man with a hat-trick. Matt Standen scored a brace with Reggie Ross and Leigh Nymn also on target.

On own goal and a fine Sam Copeland strike were The Rosey’s replies.

In the league Hatfield Mosquito lost 3-1 to The Cock.

Harley Saunders opened the scoring for The Cock with a guided header into the bottom corner.

Charan Basra then doubled the lead with a nice goal into the left-hand corner.

In the second half, The Cock were awarded a penalty which was calmly converted by Bradley Walsh.

Jack Bisby pulled one back for Mosquito, but the game ended 3-1.

Also in the league Shamrock Rovers Reserves trounced Welwyn Campus 12-1.

Daniel Harper led the way for Rovers with a double hat-trick.

Jack Hurdy fired four more to the tally and James Wright scored two.

Bradmore Rovers won 2-0 against The Grove.

Jason Upson and Mark Freestone hit the goals.


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