FOOTBALL: Brinklow

Brinklow v Bulkington
Brinklow v Bulkington

First team go top of the table

PICTURE: Marc Woodward heads Brinklow into the lead in the game against Bulkington

Coventry Alliance League

Premier Division

Bulkington 0 Brinklow 5: Brinklow moved up to top of the league in a game that went to form against league strugglers, Bulkington. Marc Woodward opened the scoring on 17 minutes climbing above the home defence to head home a Jayden Rickhuss corner.

Shortly before half–time Brinklow increased their lead after Andrew Gordon was brought down in the penalty area. Gordon got up to send the spot–kick high into the corner of the net. After 54 minutes good approach play from Alex Platt led to a cross being provided for Jayden Rickhuss. The prolific striker headed over the advancing keeper for 3-0.

Six minutes later a cross from Carl Lawes evaded the home defence and keeper to further extend Brinklow’s lead. Alex Platt completed the scoring on 86 minutes after bursting through the home defence and slipping the ball home after being one-on-one with the keeper.

Major Boyd Carpenter Cup - 3rd Round: Brinklow Reserves 4 Rugby FC 1: Brinklow bagged their place in the semi–final with goals from Jamie Fox, Tom Ford, Matt James and Lewis Egbe.

John Bryan Minor League

U8s: Brinklow played out a tough game against local rivals Rugby Town Pumas. The goal scorers were Zac Chamberlain and Ethan Payne whilst Charlie Clarke was voted Man of the Match.

U13 A Division: Coventrians 0 Brinklow 3: A Jack Hilton hat-trick maintained Brinklow’s unbeaten run and top of the table position.

U14s A Division: Stratford Town 5 Brinklow 4: A close fought game saw Brinklow edged out at Stratford. Goal scorers were Tommy Clarke, Oliver Snoddy and Mort Connor.

U15s A Division: Mount Nod 4 Brinklow 0: Brinklow went down to table–toppers Mount Nod.