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FOOTBALL: Abba turn the tables on Rutherford
11:00am Thursday 31st October 2013 in Sport
Abba Athletic upset the odds as the UTV League Division 3 side beat Division 1 basement boys Rutherford 4-2 in thesecond round of the Devenney Cup, writes Daryl Ridgley.
Shane Proberts struck twice for the hosts and Robert Atherton also netted for Abba, but Wayne Harwood’s delightful chip to lob the goalkeeper was the pick of the bunch.
Al Cal and John Hawkin were on the scoresheet for Rutherford, but it wasn’t enough as they fell to another defeat.
Meanwhile, in league action, Blacks Head Bletchingdon’s woes at the foot of the Premier Division continued as they went down to a 4-1 defeat against Cowley Marsh Eagles, who went top.
Sean Dean, Mani Mara, Soada Ajneibi and Andrew Paintry did the damage for the visitors, with Tom Knox on target for Blacks Head, who are three points adrift at the bottom.