Results Roundup – Sunday 7th January 2018
Gordon Snell Trophy 3rd Round
Bocking Social of the Premier Division hosted T K Eagles top of Division Two with the Premier side winning 5-1. Bocking Social’s goal scorers were Dan Vile 2, Luke Snowling, Mike Davis and Jack Bradshaw. Tolleshunt Knights Eagles goal scorer was Greg Corcoran.
Witham Phoenix of Division Two hosted Great Bradfords of the 1st Division with the Division One side winning 4-2. Witham Phoenix Goal Scorers were Jon Flowers and Duane Marshall. Great Bradfords goal scorers were Andy Turner 2, Josh Preston and James Chalk.
Flitch United 3rd hosted 2nd Place Nags Head Celtic in a tight game which finished 2-2. Flitch United goal scorers were Kieran Heap and Rowen Drann. Nags Head Celtic goal scorers were Charlie Palmer and Bart Pater.
Tiptree Elite 6th hosted league leaders Black Notley with Black Notley winning 2-0 to move 4 points clear. Black Notley goal scorers were an own goal and Liam Paton.
Witham United 9th hosted Broomfield 10th with the home side winning 2-0 and moving into 7th place. Witham United’s goal scorers were Jedd Merton & Marti Cullum.
Tiptree Jobserve 3rd hosted league leaders Great Bardfield with the home side taking the lead. Great Bardfield fought back to win 4-1 and move 5 points clear. Tiptree Jobserve goal scorer was Josh Robertson. Great Bardfield’s goal scorers were Matthew Potter 3 and Scott Forbes.
Manor Works 9th hosted Panfield Bell 6th with the Panfield Bell winning 1-0 and move up to 4th place. Panfield Bell’s goal scorer was Ryan Gilbert.
Dunmow Rhodes made a good start to the New Year with a 6-1 victory against Witham Nomads on Sunday. Rhodes put pressure on the Nomads defence early with a decent strike from Jake Sutton, but the ball failing to find the back of the net, the team continued to play well, and took the lead midway through the first half, when a shot from skipper Christian Roles took a wicked deflection from a Nomads defender, into the back of the net to make it 1-0, and must go down as an own goal. Rhodes continued to dominate the first half, Sam Hockley sent in a cracking shot, but keeper Adam `o Neill pulled of a great save. Rhodes hit there second goal from a George Hamill free kick, which found Christian Roles in space to fire home, Rhodes quickly made it 3-0 when a Jake Sutton pass found the busy Kennie Irving in space to score a good goal, to make it 3-0 at Half Time. Witham Nomads came out stronger in the second half, and Rhodes keeper Luke Johnson pulling of some decent saves. Rhodes then started to build some good attacks on the Nomads goal, Sam Hockley sent over an excellent pass to Jake Sutton who hit the back of the net with a good strike, to make it 4-0,set piece specialist for the match George Hamill sent over a corner kick, and found Christian Roles to score his second goal of the match.JP.Alexander sent in a free kick from distance, with the ball flying past the keeper into the net to make it 6-0.Nomads scored from a penalty in the closing minutes of the game which was converted by Sam Greenhalgh to make the Final Score 6-1.Man of the Match for Dunmow Rhodes was Kennie Irving, Credit must also go to Referee Ben Ridge.
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