Chal­lengers Post take the Bull by the horns

Striker scores five to put race for ti­tle back in their grasp

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - SPORT - By Gra­ham Barkus tms-sport@trin­i­tymir­

A FIVE-star per­for­mance from Gary Bull got Last Post’s Che­sham Sun­day League Premier Di­vi­sion ti­tle chal­lenge back on track.

But they had to come from be­hind after Dar­rel Cooper put op­po­nents El­do­rado in front with just three min­utes gone, Leo Smith head­ing Last Post level be­fore Gary Bull put them in front with his first a minute later.

Stu­art Hawkes got El­do­rado back on terms, only for Bull to net his sec­ond on the stroke of half time and straight from the kick off in the sec­ond half, Bull com­pleted his hat trick.

Within a minute, Hawkes had pulled another back for El­do­rado, but Last Post then turned on the style as Bull got his fourth and Joel Break­s­pear added another.

Bull then grabbed his fifth be­fore Miles Beaven com­pleted a mis­er­able day for El­do­rado by round­ing off an 8-3 ham­mer­ing in in­jury time from dis­tance.

The goal-glut was in keep­ing with a day which saw three Premier League games pro­duce 29 goals, with league lead­ers Chal­font Saints keep­ing their ti­tle bid on track with a 6-1 thrash­ing of newly pro­moted Di­namo Che­quers.

Con­nor Cum­ber bagged a brace for the Saints, while Dare Stack, George Dear and Michael McNulty were all on tar­get too, and Scott John­son struck Di­namo’s con­so­la­tion.

Mean­while, Misty Moon were lead­ing Pi­o­neer 4-1 at the break


STAR SHOW: Last Post’s Gary Bull (right) was on form against El­do­rado on Sun­day but ended up los­ing 7-4 after helped Tring An­chor to a 4-1 FIX­TURES hav­ing to use three keep­ers, with suc­cess over Chiltern Charg­ers, their reg­u­lar cus­to­dian be­ing sent with Andy Nor­ris also on the mark off, re­place­ment Carl Dum­bar­ton and Lewis Cul­ver­house re­ply­ing for dis­lo­cat­ing a fin­ger and Ol­lie Charg­ers. Humphrey see­ing the game out In the Sub­sidiary Cup, goals be­tween the sticks. JP Jamil took from Joe Rochford, Dean Gavin full ad­van­tage by help­ing him­self and Be­van Gosling saw Ma­clay FC to four goals for Pi­o­neer. reach round three by knock­ing out

There was only one Di­vi­sion One Che­sham Ath­letic, for whom Matt fix­ture, as Stu­art Hawkes’ hat-trick Griggs net­ted a con­so­la­tion, 3-1.

Sun­day, De­cem­ber 7. Premier Di­vi­sion:

Chal­font Saints v Pi­o­neer; El­do­rado v Di­namo Che­quers; Mag­pies 91 v Last Post

Ma­clay FC v SFG Stone; Old Bel­mont v Pi­o­neer Re­serves

Di­vi­sion One:

Sub­sidiary Cup quar­ter fi­nal:

Queen’s Head v Tring An­chor FC

Ayles­bury Vale Cup first round:

Misty Moon v Che­sham Ath­letic

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