Rangers down high-flying Rovers

Worle Rangers defeated high-flying Bournville Rovers in Division 4 of the Weston & District League.

Bournville Rovers 2

Worle Rangers 4

WORLE Rangers recorded a fine victory against Division 4 high-fliers Bournville Rovers.

Although Bournville dominated the early possession, Rangers soaked up the pressure and hit the home team on the break through the pace of Williams, Stephens and Chatterley.


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Bournville opened the scoring after 20 minutes, despite the backline of Royce, Prime, Wilson and Clark standing firm, with Hannam protecting well in front. Hockey in goal swept up when required.

Eventually Rangers’ energy created the breakthrough as Chatterley fed Stephens who finished coolly. Rangers took the lead when Hannam fed Williams who finished superbly to put Rangers 2-1 up at the break.

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After the break, Williams added a third after good work from Wilson and Carter pounced quickly to make it four. Bournville never stopped working and pulled a goal back with five minutes lef.

Jamie Stephens gave his best team performance in a Rangers shirt and was only pipped to the Curry Garden man of the match by Jake Hannam.

Portishead CT 10

South Park Rangers Res 1

SOUTH Park Rangers Reserves were brought back down to earth with a bump after losing 10-1 to Portishead Caledonian Thistle.

The South Park scorer was Conway Jones and the Shooters Sports Bar man of the match was Jamie Woodhead.

RESULTS

Charity Cup round 1: St George (E-i-G) Res 2, Axbridge Town 3.

Atwell Shield preliminary round: AFC Nailsea 4, Selkirk Utd 1 (aet); Pill Utd 5, Wedmore 8 (aet); Priory Rangers 4, Draycott 6; Westend 2, Burnham Utd A 0; South Park Rangers 3, Westland Utd Res 1 (aet); Winscombe Res 1, Clevedon Utd Res 0.

Division 1: Hutton 0, Cleeve West Town Res 1; Churchill Club 70 Res 3, Berrow Res 1; Nailsea Utd A 1, Kewstoke Lions 3.

Division 2: Portishead Town A 2, Locking Park 1; Yatton Ath Res 0, Tickenham Utd 8.

Division 3: Congresbury Res 3, Cheddar A 2; Portishead Town B 3, Winscombe A 2.

Division 4: Bournville Rovers 2, Worle Rangers 4; King Alfred SC 3, Worle Res 2; Nailsea Utd Colts 1, Hutton Res 2.

Division 5: Axbridge Town Res 1, Portishead Town Colts 2; Burnham Utd B 0, KVFC 4.

Division 6: Clapton-in-Gordano 11, Worle Rangers Res 1; Congresbury A 5, Shipham Res 2; Draycott Res 0, AFC Nailsea Res 4; Portishead Caledonian Thistle 10, South Park Rangers Res 1.

FIXTURES

Knockout Cup preliminary round: Cheddar A v Westend (J Hickey); Draycott v Axbridge Town (C Simmons); Kewstoke Lions v Weston Players (T Ganfield); KVFC v Worle Res (T Nicholls); Wrington-Redhill Res v Westland Utd Res (B Carter).

Division 1: Berrow Res v Cleeve West Town Res (D Pinnock); Selkirk Utd v Clevedon Utd Res (T Billinghurst); Winscombe Res v Nailsea Utd A (S Quinton).

Division 2: Locking Park v Yatton Ath Res (tba); Nailsea Utd B v Portishead Town A (J Billinghurst); St George (E-i-G) Res v Clevedon Dons (S Acton); Tickenham Utd v Clevedon Utd A (J Skinner).

Division 3: Shipham v Portishead Town B (tba); Sporting Weston v Weston Super Seagulls (L Gillam); Winscombe A v AFC Nailsea (tba).

Division 4: Bournville Rovers v Selkirk Utd Res (D Carstensen); Hutton Res v Banwell Res (J Cooper); King Alfred SC v Nailsea Utd Colts (tba); Worle Rangers v Cleeve West Town A (tba).

Division 5: Axbridge Town Res v Burnham Utd B (A Fry); Pill Utd v Clevedon Utd B (K Summers); Portishead Town Colts v Dolphin Ath (M Smith); South Park Rangers v Priory Rangers (M Sprague).

Division 6: AFC Nailsea Res v Clapton-in-Gordano (B Adams); Portishead Caledonian Thistle v Congresbury A (A Croker); Shipham Res v Draycott Res (B Dancer); Westend Res v South Park Rangers Res (N Wakley); Worle Rangers Res v Wedmore Res (R Brammer).

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