SUNDAY LEAGUE: JK Timber Rugby & District Football

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The week’s games and league tables

JK Timber Rugby & District Sunday Football League.

The Hospital Cup threw up no surprises but the game that stood out was Quigley’s against The Bell.

The game started off like an express train at full speed, but after 15 minutes settled down to a steady pace. There were plenty of chances for both teams and it could have gone either way.

The Bell started the game really well and should have taken the lead in the first minute but what can only be described as a sitter was missed. Five minutes later they did take the lead with a Tom Berwick strike, who was just inside the penalty area. In the 14th minute Quigley’s won a throw-in which was lofted into the six yard box. The ball wasn’t cleared and Liam Charlton made it 1–1 with an easy tap-in. Both teams had chances to take the lead but at the break it was still 1–1.

Three minutes into the second half Quigley’s won a corner and a back header from Lee Vince found its way into the net to put Quigley’s 2–1 up.

A minute later they should have made it three, but it was a case of another sitter missed. At the other end The Bell won a free-kick which was blasted into the box and Josh Banton hammered it home to make 2–2.

Two minutes later and The Bell hit the post. In the 61st minute Quigley’s took the lead from a corner when Matty Coburn rose above the rest to head home. Four minutes later Quigley’s made it 4-2 when Dale Linton fired home from what seemed an impossibly angle. The Bell created a couple of late chances but Quigleys’ held on to go into the next round draw. A great game for the neutral but a real cliff hanger for the managers.

Casey’s went through to the next round beating Yelvertoft 5–2 in another all division one clash. Lawford put out second division opponents Woodlands 3–1. An all second division affair saw Station Wanderers beat AC Victoria 4–0. Steven Hunt, Glenn Ewing, Nick Matthews and Mark Daysh grabbing the goals. The other game was an all third division game which saw Dunchurch beat the Avon Mill 6–0. Wills McGregor and Lee Mould hit a brace each, Tom Norford and Jamie Upton added singles.

In Division Three: Athletico Belbao took the lead just before the break with a goal from Wes Klopper in their game against The Bull. In the second half two early goals from Hayden Ludford put the Bell in front and midway through the half Kevin Pickering made it 3–1. Just before the end Lee Powell made it 3–2 but the Bull hung on to take the points.

Sunday’s fixtures: Division One: Quigley’s v Webb, Caseys v Bell, Lawford v Yelvertoft, Webb Utd v Barley Mow, Prime Time v CRC.

Division Two: Black Horse v AC Vic, Casey Res v Station, CRC Res v Woodlands.

Division Three: Red Lion v Station Res, Hillmorton v Dunchurch, Rugby Rockets v Bull, Avon Mill v Athletico.

Rugby & District Sunday League

Division One P W D L F A P

Quigleys 13 11 2 0 51 16 35

Lawford 13 10 0 3 61 27 30

AFC Casey 9 8 1 0 40 12 25

Bell 14 7 1 6 57 39 22

Barley Mow 13 6 2 5 32 31 20

CRC 12 3 3 6 36 44 12

Yelvertoft 13 3 3 7 27 54 12

Webb Utd 12 3 2 7 32 37 11

Prime Time 13 2 2 9 19 52 8

Webb 12 1 0 11 21 62 3

Division Two

Station Wand 10 9 0 1 38 14 27

Woodlands 11 6 1 4 31 20 19

PO Wales 11 4 3 4 30 35 15

AC Victoria 12 3 5 4 40 39 14

Black Horse 10 4 3 3 40 37 12

Casey’s B 8 3 0 5 28 35 9

CRC Res 12 1 2 9 21 48 5

Black Horse 3pts deducted

Division Three

Hillmorton 13 10 3 0 62 23 33

Athletico B 14 9 0 5 43 23 27

The Bull 13 8 2 3 47 26 26

Dunchurch 13 8 1 4 46 24 25

R Rockets 14 5 1 8 44 44 16

Station Res 13 4 1 8 29 35 13

Red Lion 13 4 0 9 31 52 12

Avon Mill 13 1 0 12 12 86 3