AFC Boars stay in the hunt

22/01/12 Park Rangers Reserves vs The Bull Athletic FC. Ian Duthie against Adam Field and Gus Quigley.
22/01/12 Park Rangers Reserves vs The Bull Athletic FC. Ian Duthie against Adam Field and Gus Quigley.


AFC Boars kept their Herts FA Sunday Senior Cup dreams alive as they edged past the Tudor Arms.

James Davies was the hero for Boars as he netted the only goal of the game to send his side into the fifth round of the competition.

Warners End, however, saw their cup dreams shattered as they were eliminated from the Intermediate Cup after a 1-0 defeat to AC Hertford.

In the league, meanwhile, Hemel Town Celtic had their shooting boots on as they thrashed AC Hemel 6-2.

Sam Flood netted a brace for Celtic, and Louis Miller, Jamie Davidge, Connor Deadman and Adam Tizzard completed the rout.

Flaunden also picked up three points as Neil Gomme earned them a 1-0 win over The Herald, while Boxmoor and Park Rangers drew 1-1. Shaun Williams and Chris Parperi got the goals.

AFC Rovers were the big winners in Division One, beating The Midland 4-1, while Greenacres II and VFC both picked up 4-3 victories.

Paul Hanafan, Matt Lennon, Scott Webster and Mark Crampton got the goals for Greenacres at Old Grey Mare, and Louis Rodrigoe (2), Josh Bundey and Ben Hammond netted for VFC against Landrovers.

In Division Two, The Queens Head were given a royal thumping as Drays Athletic hit them for six.

Lee Clarke (3), Rob Jackson, Nick Jackson and Jamie France did the damage in a 6-1 win.

Run DFC also had the winning feeling as Jake Levy, Declan Dunning, Chris Parker and Kojo Agyeman found the net in a 4-1 victory at FC Intervino, while Echoes beat Tring Royals 5-3.

Paul Joyce (2), Oliver Gurney (2) and Dan Hughes got the goals for Echoes.

The remaining two Division Two games both ended in 1-1 draws, with Blackbirds Rangers and Berko Tornadoes Reserves sharing the spoils and Comets Sports Club Reserves and KLCC also finishing all square.

Gareth Carder got the goal for Blackbirds, Andy Wheeler-King was on target for Tornadoes, Aaron Lewis scored for Comets and Liam Schutes netted for KLCC.

In Division Three, Inter Hemel Sunday steamrollered The Steamcoach as Ryan Roberts, Ryan Smith (2) and Joe Darby earned a 4-1 win.

Hemel Corinthians also won well as Jack Wilson, Paul Witham and Joao Rafael Sereniolli earned a 3-1 victory over AMG United.

A Drew Duggan brace and a strike from Jamie Newton helped AC Grapes to crush Potten End Sunday 3-0, while Rark Rangers Reserves beat The Bull Athletic 2-0 with goals from Paul Roberts and Terry Beckwith.

The Old Bell Gate were the biggest winners in Division Four as a Ben Ainsworth wonder goal, a Kirren Taylor hat-trick and an effort from Adam Raspass earned a 5-1 win over The Olde Red Lion.

The Three Tuns also won well, with Dean Porter (2), Alex Kingsley and an own goal securing a 4-1 triumph at Apsley Athletic.

Big GC FC and Green Park Rangers shared six goals, with two Kenny Harrington penalties and a Steve Kilner strike earning a point for Rovers.

The Kings Arms and Hemel Corinthians Reserves also drew 3-3, with Glenn Walsh (2) and Allen Jenkins netting for Arms and Elliot Gunn, Parves Rehman and Marc Humphries replying for Corinthians.

Palace FC, meanwhile, were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Boxmoor Rangers. Mark Purcell got the Palace goal and Elliot Rowland responded for Boxmoor.