Sunday 16 September 2018
The Cup Competitions got underway this week and we have a few to get through. We start as always with the Tracey Thomas Challenge Cup 2018-19 - Round 1
Dynamo Leamington 1 Hampton Magna 5
Aaron Rowley on the sheet for the Dynamo’s but Magna ran out easy winners here. Travis Lea with a 7 minute brace assisted with singles from Adam Timlin, Thomas Wyatt (Pen) and Michael Jefferson at the end.
Stockton 2 Castle Rangers 4
A Malachy Rose brace for Stockton, matched by a brace from Andrew Edser, who scored his pair inside 2 minutes! Jake Allies–Proctor and Lee Watton had it wrapped up for Rangers before half time.
We move on to the Cancer Research UK Charity Invitation Cup 2018-19 - Preliminary Round
HRI Wellesbourne 1 Bishops Itchington 4
Kevin Dineen-Atkins on target for the Veg boys but Bishops were too strong here. Joel Bennett and Johnny Adair had put Bishops 2 up within 9 minutes , before Dineen-Atkins struck. Then Adair grabbed his second and Tom O'Callaghan made it safe with a minute left on the clock.
VTS Warwick 4 Lillington Juniors 1
A brace each for Lee Gold and Joseph Fisher here as David Jones grabbed the consolation for Juniors.
We now move on to the Divisional Cup Competitions and we start with the Division 2 Cup, sponsored by Rye Hill Service Station 2018-19 - Round 1
Heathcote Athletic 3 Ettington Rovers 3
It wasn’t Manila but it was still a thriller here, as Heathcote had the game wrapped up by 65 minutes with strikes from Nathan Cross, Chris Collier and James Brewitt. Young Sam Canty then turned on the style and snapped up three goals in a 12 minute spell to pull Ettington back from the brink. Spot kicks then completed Ettington’s day as they went through 4-5 to compound Heathcote’s misery.
Long Itchington 4 Khalsa Reserves 0
Robert Chimes , Steven Edden, Sam Crawford and Pepe Fernandez were enough for the Long Men to see off Khalsa Reserves.
Division 3 Cup, sponsored by Nick Chambers in Memory of his Father Chris 2018-19 - Round 1
Warwick Printing 1 Bishops Tachbrook FC 6
Dean Pugh filled his boots with 4 goals here, assisted by Liam and Jamie Rossiter who grabbed a goal apiece. Kyle King on target for the Printers consolation.
Division 4 Cup, sponsored by Spa Trophies 2018-19 - Round 1
Lillington Juniors Reserves 1 Stockton United 3
A Connor Hickey goal wasn’t enough for Juniors here as Stockton United had a Cody Neal strike and a brace from Dan Cornes to thank to go through to the next round.
Whitnash United 2 Warwick Boar 0
United go through with goals from Abhishek Paul (Pen) and Curtis Bicknell .
We now move on to League Action and starting in Division 1
Khalsa 0 Leamington Hibernians 1
A tight game with one goal in it. Josh Bailey the one to score to give Hibs three much needed points against A Khalsa side that has looked impressive so far this season.
Westlea Wanderers 2 AFC Warwick 1
Ryan Billington and Neil Stacey on the mark for Wanderers. Daniel Long grabbing one back to make the last 20 minutes interesting.
Leamington FC Veterans 2 Kineton S &SC 3
James Keller put Kineton ahead but Ross Jackson and an OWN GOAL put the Vets in charge. Liam Naven-Jones levelled the scores on 77 minutes with a penalty, and Mitchell Gibbs grabbed the winner for the villagers with 5 minutes to go.
Chadwick End 1 Harbury 2
Connor McAndrew with a late consolation for Chadwick, after Claudio Silva and Adam Waite had put Harbury ahead
Princethorpe 4 Liberal Club C 1
A Zenda Stemp hat-trick and a single from Ben Rothwell were enough here despite a late consolation from Ryan Yearsley for the liberals.
Blackdown 5 HRI Wellesbourne Reserves 3
A tit for tat game here as the goals were popping in at either end in quick succession. Blackdown eventually held on at the end . They had strikes from Cameron Coutts, Matthew Wright , a brace from Scott Hughes and another from Ryan Graham to thank. On target for the Veg boys were Chris Lanigan, Shamir Entezar and Arundeep Sodhi. '
Leamington Hibernians Reserves 3 Chadwick End Reserves 3
Chadwick had taken the game by the scruff but despite a three goal lead they couldn’t contain the youthful Hibs who struck back with three of their own. Joshua Johal, Mitchell Williams and Elliot Smith were the Hibs marksmen, Ryan Helliker, Tom Tarbuck and Danny Chinn on target for Chadwick.