Sunday League: Great Northern book County Cup final place
PUBLISHED: 11:01 01 March 2017 | UPDATED: 11:01 01 March 2017
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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