Bliby take hon­ours in sec­ond half surge

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Football -

Kent Sun­day Cup

WITH the Kent Cups get­ting un­der way, Ash­ford teams more then held their own against op­po­si­tion from other leagues.

In the Premier Divi­sion Cup Bliby take pride of place, 3-0 down at half-time to Maid­stone side Star United they stormed back in the sec­ond half to run out 5-4 win­ners. Bliby’s goals came from Tommy Daws with a brace and one each from Paul Burt, Danny Daw­son and Richard Boor­man.

Brew­mas­ter just edged out MPE, Michael Collins with the only goal of the game. Ken­ning­ton made short work of Box­ley, winning 7-3, Steve Ward with a hat-trick, and one each from Gary Martin, Paul Bar­ron, Sam Crid­land and Matt Collins.

Mar­ket Ho­tel led for most of the game with a Keith Ma­son goal, in their match away to Simla, only to be hit with a late equaliser, and lose 2-1 to a goal in ex­tra time.

In the all-Ash­ford clash Brom­ley Green won 4-1 at home to Ash­ford Cava­liers with goals from Terry Perk with a cou­ple and one each from Tom Poyner and Lee Milton, Neil Cheese­man net­ting for Cava­liers.

Kent Ju­nior Cup

Brom­ley Green Re­serves won 5-2 away to Lynx, Ashley Web­ster with a hat-trick, and one each for Dan Jack­son and James Ma­jor. Mar­ket Ho­tel Re­serves bowed out, go­ing down 3-0 at home to Pem­bury Re­serves.

Kent Ju­nior Tro­phy

Ash­ford Cava­liers Re­serves went down 5-4 at home to Exel, Matt Gomez with a hat-trick and one from Stu­art Reaks for the Ash­ford side.

Ruckinge United won 2-0 at Lower Bell with both goals com­ing in the last 10 min­utes, Gary El­lis with a penalty and one from Spencer Stokes-Arc. Ald­ing­ton Re­serves beat fel­low Ash­ford league side Gi­vau­dan 2-0, Si­mon McCombe and Kevin Ruane on tar­get.

The Lo­co­mo­tive Inn put out Ton­bridge side Black Horse 3-0, goals from Carl Ros­siter, Ja­son Hedgech and Gavin O’Leary. Ash­ford Vic­to­ria had the bet­ter of Brabourne, winning 2-0, Dar­rell Ge­orge and Ge­orge Fore­man on tar­get, while William Har­vey Inn put out fel­low Ash­ford side Man of Kent 5-2, Dan White with a cou­ple, and one each from Alan Stir­ling, Lee Hope, and Martin Smith, Luke Har­den and an OG for Man of Kent.

Ash­ford Spar­tans went down 3-1 away to Pem­bury 3rd with Richard Amos scor­ing their goal. Sha­dox­hurst rounded off a good day by winning 5-2 away to Crosskeys Re­serves, goals from John Gibbs with a cou­ple and one each from Andy Hone, James Matthews and Billy Rice.

Premier Divi­sion

On the do­mes­tic front the only Premier game to take place saw Troggs just edge out Ald­ing­ton 3-2; Matt Dyke with two and one for Paul New­man, Gavin James and Stu­art Daniel for Ald­ing­ton.

Divi­sion One

Mer­sham won 2-0 at home to Lydd, Peter Shields put the home side ahead, fol­low­ing up a free kick, Chris Howells with a sec­ond half header sewing up the game. Ash­ford Dy­namo went down 5-0 at home to Char­ing, who had John Jones, Dar­ryl Spicer with a 30-yard free kick, Mark Butcher, Henry Palmer and Dave Gam­mon on tar­get.

In a seven-goal thriller Red Hea­thens, at home, thought they were walk­ing the game when they were 3-1 up only for Bocca to level the game with five min­utes to go and Hea­thens won 4-3, Craig Haynes on tar­get with a brace, and Ricky De­laney and Andy Cher­rett with one each, Lee Robin­son, Jeff Ross and Danny Sweat­man re­ply­ing for Bocca.

High­field and Ham­street played out a 1-1 draw, Dar­rell Statham with a penalty for High­field, a Mick Lunn OG for Ham­street.

Divi­sion Two

Ap­ple­dore con­tinue to go well in Divi­sion Two, clip­ping Ash­ford Ea­gles’ wings with a 12-1 de­mo­li­tion job, Tyler Clark­son lead­ing the way with six goals, Phil Red­man weigh­ing in with a brace and one each from Rob­bie Giles, Glen Rag­gitt, Paul An­ning, and Dan Char­man, Mark Pratt net­ting for Ea­gles.

Eger­ton trav­elled to Grasshop­pers and came away with a 3-0 win, Richard Tubbs with two and a Ste­fan Willis strike, on the only day that Ge­off Wick­ens had gone to Lydd when the wind didn’t blow. Galac­ti­cos and Churchill Roy­als both con­tinue to go well, Galac­ti­cos winning 5-2 at home to The Al­bion, Steve Rice and Tommy Lock­ett with two each and one from Lee Hanger, Ja­son Owen and a Keith Sloan penalty for the pub side.

Churchill Roy­als won 3-2 at home to Wye Monar­chs, Chris Shan­ney with two and one from ex­pert (he doesn’t like the word vet­eran) Ian Fel­lows, Matt Sher­wood and Richard Lee for Wye.

Divi­sion Three

The one Divi­sion Three game to go saw Brew­mas­ter Re­serves win 6-3 away to Bur­ton Grove, Si­mon Bourne with a hat-trick, two from Os­car Barnes and one for Dale Davies, James Ross with a hat-trick for Grove.

Divi­sion Four

Prince Al­bert are find­ing points hard to come by, go­ing down 6-3 at home to Park Farm Rangers, who had Kevin Oak­ley on tar­get with four goals, Grant Lang­field with the other two; Liam Deer and Mark Husher re­ply­ing for Al­bert.

Mer­sham Re­serves lost their first game of the sea­son, go­ing down 2-1 away to Char­ing Re­serves, Char­lie King and John Marchant for Char­ing, Kevin El­lis for Mer­sham Re­serves.

Wye Monar­chs Re­serves went down 5-3 at home to High­field Re­serves with James Ed­wards, Rob­bie Oven­den and Clive Adori­sio on tar­get for Wye, Paul Biggs with two and one each from Dave Rye, Jessie Lee and Matt Hilden for High­field.

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