Bretforton Old Boys claim record ninth Sunday league crown - The Evesham Observer

Bretforton Old Boys claim record ninth Sunday league crown

Evesham Editorial 11th Apr, 2017   0

BRETFORTON Old Boys retained the Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League Division One title with a 5-1 victory at Inkberrow on Sunday thanks to doubles from Baird and Beddoes.

This is a record ninth league crown for the village team who are in line for a treble having reached the Evesham Hospital Junior Cup final and last four of the Mick Godwin Cup.

In Division Two, second placed New Inn Pershore suffered a surprise 3-2 defeat at home to Alderton. The visitors raced into a 3-0 lead through Greaves (2) and Bowles before Rushton’s double set up an exciting finish.

First half goals from Quirke, Philpott, Cother and O’Brian earned Harvington the three points at Sun Inn, for whom Davies and Moore scored in a 4-2 defeat.

Cropthorne were 10-0 home winners against relegated Dragons as Letteresse (4), Barton (2), Horton (2), Crenan and Brixey netted.

Broadway United Reserves moved a step closer to the Division Three title with a 3-1 home victory against Ashton 88 in which Clark, Sallis and Steele scored for Broadway and Eade netted for Ashton.

Fortis took the honours against neighbours Pebworth as goals from Puttock, Napper and Adamson helped the visitors to a 4-2 success. Badger was on the mark for the hosts.

Evesham United Sunday edged out visitors Stratford United 4-3 as Hensey (2), Parker and Belling scored for the Robins and Dickenson (2) and Davis struck for Stratford.

Division Two outfit Offenham Rovers reached the last four of the Express-Funding Mick Godwin Cup by defeating Stour Excelsior Reserves on penalties.

Burrows had given visitors Rovers a first half lead before Stour levelled through Clarke as the match ended 1-1.

Badsey Recreation reached the Evesham Hospital Minor Cup final with a 4-2 victory at Bretforton Old Boys Reserves.

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