Football
League continues ahead of expected big freeze

By Liam Moakes Monday 10 December 2012 Updated: 13/12 14:28

WHILST Britain waits to be frozen over by the 'Beast from the East', for the BRT Redditch & South Warwickshire Combination it was business as usual on Sunday.

In the Premier Division, Hizza United and visitors Wychbold RBL found each other in an uncompromising mood and it took a moment of genius from RBL's Tom Harris to secure the points as he struck with a fine 25-yard free kick to seal a 1-0 win.

Alcester Town also grabbed maximum points as they got the better of visitors Athletico 4-3 in a thriller.

In Division One, outstanding performances from Carl Andrews and hat-trick hero Dave Phelan inspired JMC United to a 3-2 home victory over Thomas Brothers.

Second placed Millfields Rovers went goal crazy in Division Two as they won 8-2 at home to Kingswood Town, with Sean Chance helping himself to a hat-trick.

Sean Trainor's 35-yard strike was the pick of Washford Lions' goals in their 4-1 home win over Merchants.

Royal Oak Studley shared the points with visitors Mayfly in a 1-1 draw.

Division Three Leaders Bell Studley took full advantage of an injury to Wythall Wanderers' goalkeeper just before half time to seal a 4-1 away victory.

The score was level at the time of the injury but the visitors eventually ran out winners thanks largely to a brace from Dan Beauchamp.

Second placed Woodrow kept up the pace with a 4-2 away win over Peter Simpson XI thanks to two goals each from Butters and Brough.

In the County Cups, a Carl Martin scissor kick was the pick of the goals as CBH Fasteners beat visitors Broadway United 4-2 to book a quarter-final spot in the Worcestershire FA Junior Cup.

In the Birmingham FA Sunday Cup, Austin Ex-Apprentices had an emphatic 6-0 victory at Kings Norton and Black Horse continue to beat all put before them this season as they put out visitors Goodyear Pavilion 6-3.

Webheath booked a place in the Keith Turner Cup final with a 2-1 win at Bartley Green Sunday.

Redditch Cricket Club were in merciless mood as they beat lower ranked visitors Rocklands 16-1 in the BSA Cup and they were joined in the last four by Division Two's Woodland who beat Division One side Fleece 4-3 in a thriller as Craig Malins netted a hat-trick for the victorious hosts.

Sunday's results: Premier Division - Alcester Town 4 (Poulson, Humphries, Downey, Ashby) Athletico 3 (Blakeway, Powell, Eades); Hizza United 0 Wychbold RBL 1 (Harris).

Division One - JMC United 3 (D Phelan 3) Thomas Brothers 2 (Davies, Gould).

Division Two - Royal Oak Studley 1 (Robinson) Mayfly 1 (Towler); Millfields Rovers 8 (Coates, Waldron, Smith, S Chance 3, Hales 2) Kingswood Town 2 (Youdan, Burnham); Washford Lions 4 (R Rignall 2, Reeves, Trainor) Merchants 1 (Thompson).

Division Three - Sporting Club Redditch 3 (Shaw 2, Sill) Winyates Wanderers 1 (Ward); Peter Simpson XI 2 (Shemmans, OG) Woodrow 4 (Butters 2, Brough 2); Wythall Wanderers 1 (Ward) Bell Studley 4 (K Styles, Manison, Beauchamp 2).

BSA Cup - Woodland 4 (C Malins 3, Surman) Fleece 3 (Bennett, Hill, Pyatt); Redditch Cricket Club 16 (L Smith 5, L McKenzie 3, M Greenway 3, Hands 2, Kelly 2, Woodfield) Rocklands 1 (Malins).

Keith Turner Cup - Bartley Green Sunday 1 (Ricketts) Webheath 2 (Biddle, Evans).

Kidderminster Hospital Cup - AFC Lye 4 Washford Lions Reserves 0.

BCFA Sunday Cup - Studley Sporting 0 Darlaston 2; Black Horse 6 (Hicks 2, Fitter, Deehan, Grubb, Hall) Goodyear Pavilion 3; Kings Norton 0 Austin Ex-Apprentices 6 (McGinley 3, Skerrett, Deeming, Williams).

WFA Junior Cup - CBH Fasteners 4 (Breeze, Martin, N Davies, C Davies) Broadway United 2 (Horsnall 2).

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