Kewstoke top the division

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Kewstoke Lions went top of Division 1 after defeating Berrow Reserves 2-1.

Berrow Res 1

Kewstoke Lions 2

KEWSTOKE struggled in the first-half to make any clear attempts on goal against Berrow in Division 1.

The home side found themselves in front when a corner was curled straight in at the back post for the only goal of the half.


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The second half saw a different Kewstoke team emerge, who dominated the 45 minutes with quick passing and constant pressure on Berrow.

The equaliser arrived when Crandon’s cross was flicked on to Ben Popperwell who netted. This gave the away side even more impetuous and after good work from Hockey, who was fouled on the edge of the box, Callum Macmanus curled home a free kick to reverse the score line.

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Dancey, Brueford, Blake and Bray were solid at the back and DS Securities man of the match Popperwell, continued to work tireless up front to hold on to the victory and send Kewstoke top of the league.

Worle Rangers 1

Banwell Res 2

BANWELL Reserves took their league form into the Vardon Cup semi-final with Rangers hoping to repay for a 6-1 league thumping at the start of the season.

The visitors had the better of the opening exchanges, but unable to beat Mat Jakeman in the Rangers goal.

Banwell took the lead when Adam Abrahams latched on to a Mark Jones’ through ball as he outpaced his marker before shooting low and hard to beat Jakeman. On 25 minutes a neat move involving several players allowed Abrahams to double the lead for Banwell.

Purkis, Mitchell, Pennington, Perrett and McLoud were strong at the back dealing with anything Rangers threw at them. Tommy Owen and Mark Jones were busy in the centre of the pitch breaking up Rangers’ neat play.

Rangers were given a fighting chance when a Shane Quick free kick beat Purkis from 20 yards.

Waymouth Signs man of the match for Banwell was Scott McLoud.

For Worle, Wilson and Jakeman were excellent and Brinson returned to form with an outstanding display. However, the Curry Garden man of the match went to Jake Hannam.

RESULTS

Knockout Cup quarter-final: KVFC 1, Congresbury Res 2; Selkirk Utd 3, Winscombe Res 8.

Atwell Shield quarter-final: Tickenham Utd 4, Portishead Caledonian Thistle 2.

Challenge Cup round 1: Winscombe A 4, Weston Super Seagulls 5.

Challenge Cup semi-final: Cheddar A 1, Shipham 0.

Vardon Cup quarter-final: Kewstoke Lions Res 2, Cleeve West Town A 2 (2-3 on pens).

Vardon Cup semi-final: Worle Rangers 1, Banwell Res 2.

Page Shield semi-final: Shipham Res 3, Congresbury A 2.

Keyes Cup quarter-final: Pill Utd 3, Priory Rangers 1.

Division 1: Berrow Res 1, Kewstoke Lions 2; Cleeve West Town Res 1, Draycott 2; Clevedon Utd Res 2, Nailsea Utd A 1; Hutton 2, Churchill Club 70 1.

Division 2: Clevedon Dons 2, Portishead Town A 3. Locking Park 1, Nailsea Utd B 1; Yatton Ath Res 6, Axbridge Town 0.

Division 3: Portishead Town B 3, AFC Nailsea 1; Wedmore 2, Sporting Weston 2; Westland Utd Res 0, Westend 0.

Division 4: King Alfred SC 6, Selkirk Utd Res 0; Worle Res 0, Nailsea Utd Colts 4.

Division 5: Burnham Utd B 2, Clevedon Utd B 1; Dolphin Ath 3, St George (E-i-G) A 2; Portishead Town Colts 7, Axbridge Town Res 1.

Division 6: Westend Res 1, Clapton-in-Gordano 4; Worle Rangers Res 4, Wedmore Res 2.

FIXTURES

Atwell Shield quarter-final: Kewstoke Lions v Wrington Redhill Res (T Nicholls).

Atwell Shield semi-final: Tickenham Utd v Nailsea Utd A (R Connolly, A Lambourne, R Brammer).

Knockout Cup quarter-final: Portishead Caledonian Thistle v Hutton (S Clarke).

Knockout Cup semi-final: Winscombe Res v Congresbury Res (A Murphy, J Harding, J Bolland).

Vardon Cup semi-final: Cleeve West Town A v Bournville Rovers (S Quinton, A Smith, I Smith).

Keyes Cup semi-final: Dolphin Ath v Pill Utd (B Carter).

Division 1: Berrow Res v Churchill Club 70 Res (D Carstensen); Draycott v Cleeve West Town Res (S Acton).

Division 2: Axbridge Town v Yatton Ath Res (S Freeman); Burnham Utd A v Nailsea Utd B (A Tremlett); Locking Park v Clevedon Dons (M Sprague); Portishead Town A v Clevedon Utd A (N Wakley).

Division 3: AFC Nailsea v Winscombe A (J Jarad); Portishead Town B v Westland Utd Res (L Gillam); Wedmore v Shipham (A Fry); Westend v Cheddar A (J Skinner); Weston Super Seagulls v Sporting Weston (K Fox).

Division 4: Hutton Res v Nailsea Utd Colts (J Major); Worle Rangers v Weston Players (I Madge); King Alfred SC v Kewstoke Lions Res (P Maxey).

Division 5: KVFC v St George (E-i-G) A (M Smith); Priory Rangers v South Park Rangers (B Dancer).

Division 6: South Park Rangers Res v Westend Res (T Billinghurst); Congresbury A v Worle Rangers Res (I Campbell); Shipham Res v Wedmore Res (M Collins).

Tuesday - Division 3: Westend v Weston Super Seagulls; Westland Utd Res v Shipham; Winscombe A v Cheddar A.

Division 4: Banwell Res v Hutton Res; Worle Rangers v Bournville Rovers; Worle Res v Weston Players.

Wednesday - Division 1: Churchill Club 70 Res v Hutton; Clevedon Utd Res v Cleeve West Town Res; Winscombe Res v Kewstoke Lions.

Division 2: Portishead Town A v Nailsea Utd B; Tickenham Utd v Clevedon Dons.

Division 5: Priory Rangers v Dolphin Ath; Wrington Redhill Res v Axbridge Town Res.

Division 6: Westend Res v Worle Rangers Res.

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