Unbeaten Wrington cruise to victory


Football - Credit: Archant

Wrington Redhill Reserves kept their unbeaten record with a 2-0 victory over Portishead Town B.

Wrington Redhill Res 2

Portishead Town B 0

WRINGTON reserves welcomed Portishead to the Recreation Ground for their second home game of the season, looking to continue their unbeaten start to the season.

The home team started brightly, with Joe Moore having several chances. Rouvrais won two headers from corners by Kyle Selman, but was unable to guide them on target.

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Rouvrais was replaced at half-time by Callum Briggs and both Briggs and Curtis made adventurous runs forward early in the second half, the latter shooting tamely at the keeper after good link-up play with Vowles.

Selman and Johnson tormented their opposite numbers with pace and skill, and former captains Nick Buck and Mick Edmunds took turns in protecting the Wrington defence.

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Eleven minutes into the second half, Wrington finally took the lead when Moore finally converted one of his chances. Less than five minutes later, Wrington finally put the game safe when striker Chris Vowles opened his account for the season with a good finish.


Atwell Shield round 1: Kewstoke Lions Res 0, Clevedon Utd A 1; Locking Park 5, KVFC 2; North Worle 2, Congresbury Res 7; South Park Rangers 6, Uphill Castle Res 1; Yatton Ath Res 2, Worle Res 2 (Yatton won 4-2 on pens).

Division 1: Berrow Res 2, Nailsea Utd A 1; Draycott 2, Portishead Town A 0; Tickenham Utd 2, Weston Super Seagulls 3; Winscombe Res 1, Cleeve West Town Res 3.

Division 2: AFC Nailsea 1, Churchill Club 70 Res 7; Burnham Utd A 0, Worle Rangers 1; Nailsea Utd B 2, Axbridge Town 1; Sporting Weston 3, St George (E-iG) Res 3.

Division 3: Banwell Reserves 10, Winscombe A 1; Cheddar A 3, Cleeve West Town A 3; Wedmore 5, Shipham 2; Wrington Redhill Res 2, Portishead Town B 0.

Division 4: Pill United 3, Hutton Res 5; Worle Rangers Res 0, Clapton-in-Gordano 5.

Division 5: Axbridge Town Res 2, Selkirk Utd 1; Clapton-in-Gordano Res 2, Shipham Ath 2; South Park Rangers Res 0, Westend Res 6; Uphill Castle A 0, Clevedon Utd B 6.


Knockout Cup preliminary round: Banwell Res v Congresbury Res (A Locker); Kewstoke Lions Res v Locking Park (J Billinghurst); North Worle v Cheddar A (M Sprague); Portishead Town A v Shipham (A Raggett); Uphill Castle Res v Portishead Caledonian Thistle (T Billinghurst).

Division 1: Cleeve West Town Res v Tickenham Utd (S Acton); Hutton v Berrow Res (D Poole); Nailsea Utd A v Winscombe Res (I Smith): Weston Super Seagulls v Yatton Ath Res (T Major).

Division 2: Axbridge Town v Sporting Weston (D Bryant); Churchill Club 70 Res v Worle Rangers (J Collard); Clevedon Utd A v AFC Nailsea (T Boylan); St George (E-i-G) Res v Burnham Utd A (M Collins).

Division 3: Cleeve West Town A v Wrington Redhill Res (J Locker); KVFC v Wedmore (D Trevaskus); Portishead Town B v Nailsea Utd Colts (tba).

Division 4: Clapton-in-Gordano v Portishead Town Colts (D Carstensen); Pill Utd v St George (E-i-G) A (S Clarke); South Park Rangers v Hutton Res (B Dancer); Worle Res v Worle Rangers Res (D Pinnock).

Division 5: AFC Nailsea Res v Shipham Ath (tba); Clevedon Utd B v Axbridge Town Res (J Knight); Congresbury A v Uphill Castle A (tba); Selkirk Utd v Clapton-in-Gordano Res (A Locker); Wedmore Res v Westend Res (tba).

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