Ultimate Football: The Old Guard eye honours

PUBLISHED: 09:12 23 February 2016 | UPDATED: 09:12 23 February 2016

My Dixie's Toby Warner against Ivory Toast's James Wright. Picture Ben Sawyer.

My Dixie's Toby Warner against Ivory Toast's James Wright. Picture Ben Sawyer.

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In the Ultimate Football Welwyn Garden City Monday night Premiership, The Old Guard, managed by Neil Doctor, went one game closer to the clinching the title with a 3-1 win over Welwyn 6's.

Taylor Evanson and Rhys Lawrence put them 2-0 up at half-time.

While Welwyn 6’s appeared to lack the crucial final ball for much of the game, Jake Lonergan revived their hopes with a clinical strike midway through the second half.

Charlie Lloyd secured the win for The Old Guard with a great strike late on.

The feature match between Ivory Toast and My Dixie was equally entertaining with neither team content with anything except victory.

My Dixie had a 3-2 half-time advantage thanks to goals from George Robinson (two) and Adam Wilmot. Matt Standen and James Wright were on the scoresheet for Toast.

The second half saw Standen complete a hat-trick and Wright his brace to put Toast back in the lead.

My Dixie captain Toby Warner scored as the match finished 5-4 to Ivory Toast.

Later in the schedule, Dean Sadler’s Rag Rovers picked up a 3-0 win over Desert Shadow.

In the Winter Cup, Sons of Pitches beat Free Agents 3-1 with all the goals in the second half.

Chris Hood and Darryl Houghton scored within minutes of each other and a goal from Agent’s Joe Pybus ensured the closing stages of the match revolved around counter-attacks.

Man of the match Hood stepped forward to complete the win.

Elsewhere, Hedgehog FC lost out to a superior performance in the cup, losing 5-1 to their premiership opponents.

Blackpool maintained their bid for the Premierhsip title with a 10-1 win over Groovy Gang.

Dalton Fenton hit a hat-trick to scoop the man of the match accolade.

Visit www.ultimatefootball.co.uk for more information about the league.

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