By Liam Moakes Monday 17 December 2012 Updated: 20/12 12:01
DEFENCES came bearing early Christmas presents as Sunday's BRT Redditch & South Warwickshire Combination fixtures were full of goals.
South Redditch filled their boots as they defeated visitors Dog & Pheasant 7-0 in Division One, whilst Gould (2), Burke and Knight were on the mark in Thomas Brothers' 4-2 home success over Translift Bendi.
In Division Two hosts Mayfly twice came from behind to earn a 4-4 draw against Beoley Village.
There was another eight-goal festive goal spree in Division Three as Wythall Wanderers saw off visitors Sporting Club Redditch 5-3 thanks to Chris Ketebu finishing off a fine display with a run from halfway to score the fifth goal after a clinical Connor Collins hat-trick.
Peter Simpson XI also got amongst the goals as they won 4-1 at Shakespeare.
Andy Nicol netted a hat-trick to inspire Bromsgrove General La Coruna to a 4-2 victory at Alcester Town in the Premier Division and two goals from Martin Young helped Hizza United to a 3-1 win at Wychbold RBL.
Royal Oak saw off visitors Merchants 4-2 to book a place in the semi-finals of the Steven Troth Cup.
Everyone connected with the league wishes players and club officials a merry Christmas and happy new year.
Sunday's results: Premier Division - Alcester Town 2 (Mumford, Quirke) Bromsgrove General La Coruna 4 (A Nicol 3, Daley); Wychbold RBL 1 (Yardley) Hizza United 3 (Howells, Young 2).
Division One - South Redditch 7 (Matthews, Leggatt, Montgomery, Price, Farmer, Gilsennan 2) Dog & Pheasant 0; Thomas Brothers 4 (Gould 2, Burke, Knight) Translift Bendi 2 (Ashford, Nedjat).
Division Two - Mayfly 4 (Cullen, Towler, Wilson, Holmes) Beoley Village 4 (Horne, Pugh 2, Field).
Division Three - Shakespeare 1 (Hackett) Peter Simpson XI 4 (Beecham, Butters, Piper, Wyatt); Woodrow 1 (Brannan) Bell Studley 2 (Forrester, Beauchamp); Wythall Wanderers 5 (Ketebu 2, C Collins 3) Sporting Club Redditch 3 (Cope 2, Field).
Steven Troth Cup - Royal Oak Studley 4 (Bates 2, Orr, Curtis) Merchants 2 (Honeyghan, Williams).
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