Play-off match marred by an assault on the ref
A Peterborough League promotion play-off match was abandoned last night after an alleged assault on a referee.
League officials confirmed the Divisiontwo clash between Sutton Bridge and Eye Sports & Social Reserves was halted by official Phil Hayes after an incident involving an Eye player in the 76th minute. Sutton Bridge were winning 5-2 at the time and the result is expected to stand with them advancing to a final against Oundle Reserves on Saturday. Last night’s results: Premier Division: Eye Sports 3 (Graham 2, N. Agius), Deeping Rangers Res 4 (Bradbury 3, Waumsley). Division Two play-offs semi-finals: Hartford Sun 1 (Claxton), Farcet 4 (Scott 2, Wales, Rozario). Division Three play-offs semi-finals: Oundle Res 3 (Keyworth, Raynor, Stanley), Crowland Res 1 (Froud); Sutton Bridge 5 (Still 2, Reims 2, Stancer), Eye Sports & Social Res 2 (Steele 2) – match abandoned.