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FOOTBALL: Roaring Rory blows Bluebirds away
10:00am Wednesday 9th October 2013 in Sport
A second-half hat-trick from Rory Francies helped Under 10 C League leaders Chalgrove Cavaliers come back from a goal down to beat Cholsey Bluebirds 3-1.
Joe Horn had given the visitors a 1-0 lead but Francies stole the show as Chalgrove kept their 100 per cent record.
Charlie Howlett was in irresistible form, notching three times as Bardwell beat Summertown Stars Flares 5-0.
William Smith and Xavier Carroll were also on target for the hosts.
Strikes from Latham Hawkins, Guy Woolley, Finlay Hubert and Freddie Kennedy (2) gave Harwell & Hendred a 5-1 win over Didcot Town Red in the A League, with the visitors’ consolation coming from an own goal.
Callum Crook and Daniel Diggers hit trebles to help Florence Park to an 8-0 victory over Chalgrove Cavaliers in the Under 11 A League. Rio Samson and Ethan Anderson completed the scoring.
A hat-trick for Connor Barrett on his debut for Barton United helped them to a 7-1 win over Grove in the F League.
Silva Soares, Leighton Kimber, Moyaed Adawi and Neo Engerer also netted before Jamie Dawson gave the visitors a consolation.
Hinksey Park edged out Barton United 3-2 in the Under 12 B League, but fell behind to a Harry Wheedon effort.
The hosts hit back with Joe Ingledew scoring twice and Louis Tucker also finding the net. Mohammed Hassan made it a nervy finish with a late goal for Barton.
C League leaders Cumnor Minors Blues maintained their perfect start to the season with a 4-1 win at Abingdon Youth, Adam Soanes scored twice in quick succession and Mark Adamson while Reece Hayes also netted.
Edward Davies scored for the hosts but it wasn’t enough.
Kennington Athletic Green hit five second-half goals to beat Kidlington Youth Colts 6-0.
Daniel Rowley scored a hat-trick and Oscar Griffiths a brace, with Lewis Billany also on the scoresheet.
East Oxford United fell to a 3-1 defeat at St Edmunds Royals, Fahad Self’s consolation coming after James Donovan, Aidan Donovan and Rhys Charlton put the hosts well ahead.
The game between Harwell & Hendred Youth v Ardington & Lockinge was abandoned following a serious injury to Ross Pickett. The Hendred player fell awkwardly and suffered knee ligament damage.
Ardley United came from two down to draw 2-2 at Faringdon Town in the Under 13 B League, Nathan Sykes and an own goal wiping out Dominic Allum’s brace.
Leaders Wheatley enjoyed a 5-4 home win over Greater Leys Youth, with goals from Harry Cudd, Jack England and Connor Madden and a brace from Joel Taylor.
Elliot Howells scored a hat-trick for the away side and Harvey Moore was also on target, but to no avail. Sam Drake’s last-minute equaliser snatched a point for Chalgrove Cavaliers as they drew 3-3 at Headington Sharks in the Under 14 D League.
Liam Costar’s brace and a Peter Vickers strike appeared to have sealed it for the hosts, but Chalgrove hit back with Ben Porter and Tom Leighfield netting before Drake’s late heroics.
Faringdon were beaten 7-1 by league leaders Ardington Eagles with goals from Samuel Jackson, Eddie Mackellar, Joe Winterbourne, Girish Kumar and Callum McGeachie, with Joe Horton also registering twice for the hosts. Keenan Bray grabbed a consolation.
A Joe Lilley penalty condemned Banbury United to their first defeat, to Harwell & Hendred, who drew level with the Puritans at the top of the A League.
Garsington went down 3-1 to Thatcham Town Harriers. Udoka Godwin Malife cancelled out Seth Fowler’s opener for Thatcham before Nathan Haresnape restored their lead and Fowler’s second clinched the win.
Crowmarsh Comets were 2-1 victors over Grove Challengers in the C League, Izaak Cave (2) put them 2-0 up before Sam Cottrell pulled one back.
Summertown Stars beat St Edmunds 6-3, with braces from Mervin Jones and Malcolm Binder adding to an Otto Campbell effort and an own goal. Jack Bailey, Callum Young and Joseph Innes replied.
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