The Old Grey have a Mare as Steamcoach win in cup

6/9/2011 The Comets vs. Herald football team.  Chris Marsh driving the ball up to goal.
6/9/2011 The Comets vs. Herald football team. Chris Marsh driving the ball up to goal.

THERE was only one real giantkilling as Division 3’s Steamcoach beat Division 1’s Old Grey Mare 4-3, Graham Aikman (2) and Ryan Campbell (2) the scorers for Steamcoach and Anthony Beddall (2) and Andy Rowe for The Old Grey Mare.

The Three Tuns put nine past The Olde Red Lion for no reply, Alex Kingsley with a hat-trick. Dave Thomas claiming two, and Lewis Woreham, Dean Porter, Stuart Hall and Josh Leeson also getting in on the act.

6/9/2011'The Comets vs. Herald football team.  Jack Marshall, Scott Carrington and Calum Price (goalie) jumping for the ball against Dan Hartley and Ashley Addison.

6/9/2011'The Comets vs. Herald football team. Jack Marshall, Scott Carrington and Calum Price (goalie) jumping for the ball against Dan Hartley and Ashley Addison.

Greenacres II stirred the Echoes with a 4-0 win, Paul Hanafan with a hat-trick, Tom Porter with the fourth.

The Bull Athletic were beaten 3-4 by The Three Blackbirds, John Baxter and a brace from Tom Kilcoyne for The Bull, a hat-trick from Scott Bangerte and one from Doug Simms for the Blackbirds.

Boxmoor Rangers and Berko Raiders found themselves at a stalemate at full-time, Raiders eventually taking the win 7-6 on penalties.

Potten End Sunday put three past Park Rangers Reserves, Josh Henderson, Lee Owens and Sam Soloman the men on the scoresheet – but it wasn’t enough as they conceded five, Warren Davies (2), John Larter, Terry Beckwith and Glen Howard claiming the glory.

VFC and Sportspace had to endure a 5-5 thriller, Dean Knight (2), Paul Baker, O’Shane Currie and Alex Thompson the scorers for Sportspace, before they eventually went through 8-7 on penalties.

The Midland FC beat Hemel Hempstead Corinthians Reserves 5-3, with a hat-trick from Tom Klymkiw and one apiece from Rocco Cordara and Jamie Kruck, with Tim Duffin, Daniel Lee and Michael Dance hitting in reply for Corinithians.

Ricky Shepherd scored for Berko Tornadoes Reserves but it was not enough to stop them being sunk 2-1 by Comets Sports Club Reserves, Tom Murnaghan and Steve Rance doing the damage.

There was nothing sour about AC Grapes as Drew Duggan (2), Justin Seymour and Juan Villar helped them to a 4-2 win over Palace FC.

Matt Honey scored a brace and Colin Wilson one, but it was not enough for KLCC who were beaten 3-5 in extra time by Run DFC, Declan Dunning, Joe Ellis, Liam Wyatt and Jake Levy (2) doing all the running.

Landrovers rolled over Green Park Rovers 4-0, Ben Roucco (2), Rob Chambers and Mike Hollington the men on the scoresheet.

AFC Rovers went to town, Prejesh Patel (5), James Heward (2), Tom Hardy, Ben Butler and Adam Chaplin claiming the credit as they beat Warners End 11-5. Warners’ scorers were Ned Ozkasim, Simon Barnes, Chris Parish, Lee Picknell and Ross Wright.

Big GC FC had eight goals stolen from them by The Robin Hood. Tom Haines (3), Dom Banks (2), Che To, Lee Fantham and Todd Fraser refusing to even give anything to the poor.

A Paul Lelliot hat-trick and goals from Chris Hall and Dave Brown saw Blackbirds Rangers thump Hemel Hempstead Corinthians 5-2, Joao Rafael Serinolli and Jack Wilson with the consolations.

AMG Utd were beaten 0-5 by Drays Athletic, Nick Jackson (2), Stephen Coles, Duncan Miller and David Haslam who scored direct from a corner, on the scoresheet.

Apsley Athletic scored five, with Tim Hatton (2) Max Budgen, Dan Pym and Ben Tavener claiming the goals but it was not enough as FC Intervino put six past them, Chris Mathison, Scott Harvey Peter Austin (2) Lewis Day the scorers.

A single goal from The Queens Head’s Alex Charge was enough to put them through to the next round in their match against Warners End Reserves.

In the BSFL League Premier Division AFC Boars, with goals from Jay Austin (2) and Ricky Charge, beat Berko Tornadoes 3-1, Josh Hobbs the man with the reply.

Comets Sports Club put four past The Herald courtesy of Luke Sharpley, Dan Holliman, Dan Hartley and Ashley Addison.

Flaunden taught AC Hemel a six-goal lesson, Chris Truman (2), Adam Moulster, Kevin Cotton, Chris Di Pascale and George Lossely scoring, with Daniel Tearle scoring AC’s solitary effort.

Gossoms End beat Boxmoor 3-0 thanks to goals from Stuart Reid, James King and Luke Butler, and Hemel Town Celtic went down 1-2 to Park Rangers, Samuel Flood scoring for Celtic and Chris Parperi bagging both Rangers’ goals.