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FOOTBALL: Dawe's double secures victory
11:00am Thursday 10th October 2013 in Sport
Two late strikes from Ben Dawe earned Launton Sports a 4-1 victory at Kidlington Old Boys in the first round of the Oxfordshire Senior League President’s Cup.
Nick Allsworth and Nick Neal put Launton 2-0 up, before Kristian Thomas’s free-kick briefly gave Kidl-ington hope.
Bletchingdon bowed out after slipping to a 1-0 home defeat against Oxford Univ-ersity Press.
The hosts had seven players pull out before the match and then saw Craig Hanlon, Kyle Harris and Callum Lloyd suffer early injuries before Neil Lockhart’s strike sealed it for the visitors.
Meanwhile, Bletchingdon Res let slip the lead as they crashed out of the Clarendon Cup in a 5-2 first-round defeat at Stonesfield Res. Paul Faulkner and Warren Jones were on target for the visitors.
Dom White (2), Lewis Stayte (2) and James Cook replied.
Steve Gardiner’s solo goal earned Charlton a 1-0 victory over Yarnton in Division 1.
Charlton keeper Terry Bag-nall produced some great saves to deny Yarnton after the break.
The match was played at Charlton as Yarnton’s new pavilion is not yet completed.