Crewe Regional Sunday Football League Round Up: Des Evans
On Thursday evening, Cooper Buckley became winners of the Crewe Regional Sunday League Division One with two games left when they beat Nantwich Pirates 6-1, thanks to goals from Ben Burrow (2), Brad Stockton (2) Cal Hood and Jason McMullen. Jordan Cotterill replied for The Pirates.
In the Premier Division Cup Semi-Final, Cheshire Cheese beat Broadhurst FC 2-1 with goals from Charlie Maines and Aaron Davies. Adam Ireland netted for Broadhurst FC. In the other semi-final, Willaston White Star battled bravely against all conquering George & Dragon,but went down 4-3 eventually. The visitors took the lead before the home side began to get into the match. Joe Duckworth scored three, with Jay Ellis also on target. For Willaston, Danny Williams scored twice, with their other goal coming from Lukasz Synowicz.
In the Division One cup, Round Two, Cooper Buckley were too strong for Ruskin Park, and ran out 15-0 winners, the goal scorers being Ryan Walker (4), Cal Chapman (3), Callum Hood (2), Jason McMullen (2), Alex Peake, Rylan Bell, Steve Johnson and Brad Stockton.
The semi-final between White Horse and Sandbach Town was a well contested match won 2-1 by Sandbach Town. The visitors started brightly and took a 2-0 lead with goals from Jack Townsend and Tony Fidzewicz, but by half time The Horse had pulled a goal back through Kayode Damali. The home team applied plenty of pressure on the visitors in the second half and were given an advantage with 10 minutes left when the Sandbach Town goalkeeper was sin binned for speaking out of turn, but the Sandbach defence held firm to secure the victory.
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Crewe FC won 4-2 at Egerton.
In the Cheshire Womens’ Cricket League, Division Three West,
Wistaston battled to a second win of the season. Phoebe Howle’s four wickets were impressive enough, but Anna Bourne not only bettered these figures, dismissing all of the top four while conceding just four in a six-over spell, but also made it nine wickets for the weekend after taking five for the club’s men’s second team the previous day.
Nantwich 2nd XI 53-9 (30; Anna Bourne 4-4, Phoebe Howle 4-10) (4pts)
Wistaston Village 54-7 (25; Zoe Davies 11, I Hartley 2-4, J Hudson 2-11) (25pts)
In the National Knockout Round Two, Nantwich made light work of their Liverpudlian opponents, who had initially made a decent start at 36-1.
Wavertree 45 (15.3; Kelsey Barker 3-14, Hannah Bratt 2-9, Beth Hughes 2-10)
Nantwich 49-1 (6; Hughes 15*)