Ashford Fives League
Premier Division Division 3
New Inn produced the surprise of the night in the winter league by defeating defending champions Misfitts 4-3. Early season results mean the league looks wide open with at least six teams in with a shout of winning it. Toby Bromley was again among the goals with a hat-trick as McDonalds beat Aldington 4-1 – his brother, Ben, also on the scoresheet Matt Collins’ treble helped d.n.a. to a 4-1 win over Amigos, with Rob Greenfield aslo on the scoresheet. Lolzors returned to winning ways by beating Libyans 4-3, while Windmill Inn got the better of Rons Rangers 4-2. Penguins were edged out 1-0 by 5 Select. Rejects went top, courtesy of a 2-0 walkover against Spartans, who unable to play because three of their players were delayed in London. Steve Harris came off the bench to score on his debut as leaders AFC Locomotive won 3-0 at Hamstreet.
Chris Dawe, with his third goal and Robbie Greenfield’s goal from a free-kick wrapped things up. A red card for Hayden Slade was the only negative of the morning for the leaders.
Matt Collins, Steve Ward and top scorer Paul Burt netted as Market Hotel won 3-2 at winless Brewmaster.
Harry Stow and Josh SquiresQuinn pulled two back in the final 15 minutes but it was too little, too late.
Chris Shanney scored twice as newly-promoted Ashford Dynamo made it two wins out of two, with a 5-3 success at Aldington.
Ben Sly, George Mabb and an own-goal made up the tally, while Dan Rose (2), including the opening goal of the game and Steve Cowell netted for the hosts, who have lost all three games so far this season.
Dom Clements and Ben Davies set up Mersham’s 2-1 home win over Troggs. Dan Shearing pulled one back with a long-range strike to make things interesting at the end. Adam Bellman took his tally to seven goals with two more as Mersham Reserves beat Troggs Reserves 5-0.
Adam Fairclough, Goddard and Chris rounded things off.
Will Lawrence and Adam Bailey earned Ashford Spartans their first win, a 2-1 success against Kingsnorth Pilgrims. Ben Bloomfield got Pilgrims’ reply.
Josh Friend scored Plough Inn’s first goal as they drew 4-4 against early-season leaders Ashtone Galacticos.
Tom Callender, James Ball and Joe Bryant were also on target for Plough Inn, who led 2-0 and 4-2 at one stage. Mark Howells, Shaun JenningsMcArdle, Dan Pinder – with his fourth of the season – and Dan Carter (penalty) earned a share of the spoils for Ashtone.
Liam Giff and Owen Cammy both scored twice as Ashford United Colts claimed their first win, beating Stour Valley 6-0.
Sam Gilbert and Sherishceh Jan added the other goals.
Oceans Eleven and Aldington drew 2-2.
Connor Barrett and Jack Kelly put Aldington 2-0 up before Scott Farrell and Danny Dolan earning new team Oceans their first point. Luke Kent
Brewmaster (red) battle for possession
against Market Hotel in the Premier Division on
lost 4-2 to Windmill