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Saunders swaps the gloves for shooting boots

Liam Moakes 19th Aug, 2015 Updated: 18th Oct, 2016

GOALSCORING evidently begins at 40 for Beoley Village reserve goalkeeper Jason Saunders.

Pressed into necessary outfield service away to AFC Lions before half time due to injuries, Saunders scored a second half hat-trick in a 6-0 victory.

Ryan Richards also scored twice in this Division One encounter.

OKH Sporting Dynamo are top of the Premier Division after a 3-0 victory over CBH Fasteners, whilst Black Horse saw off the challenge of Rubery Bridge 4-0.

Six goals from Andy Nicol helped Austin Ex-Apprentices forget their nightmare season opener with an 11-1 victory over Premier Division newcomers Millfield Rovers.

Studley Entaco got their season off to a winning start with a 5-2 victory over Lodge Park RA as Tobias Teague and Karl Surman both scored twice for the hosts and Terry Nolan scored the visitors’ goals.

Winyates Wanderers lead Division One following their 2-1 victory over Red Lion.

New Woodland Cottage were reduced to ten men as early as the fifth minute, but took a 2-0 first half lead at home to Studley Railway, only for two goals from Jamie Walsh to lead the visitors to a dramatic 3-2 victory.

Sean Bailey was the hat-trick hero as Redditch Cross beat VKL United 8-3, whilst Redolence Park drew 4-4 at home to Coldstream in a thriller.

Results: Premier Division – Black Horse 4 (Brain 2, Dale Edwards, David Edwards) Rubery Bridge 0; Millfield Rovers 1 (Waldron) Austin Ex-Apprentices 11 (Andy Nicol 6, R Spink 2, Deeming, Walton, Scorn); OKH Sporting Dynamo 3 (L Dugmore, Fleming, Nash) CBH Fasteners 0; Studley Entaco 5 (Teague 2, Surman 2, Thornton) Lodge Park RA 2 (Nolan 2).

Division One – AFC Lions 0 Beoley Village 6 (Richards 2, Meek, Jason Saunders 3); New Woodland Cottage 2 (Crombie, Davenport) Studley Railway 3 (Walsh 2, Phelan); Redolence Park 4 (Wood, Cartland, Lees, Tomlinson) Coldstream 4 (Larner, Batchelor, Booton 2); VKL United 3 (Murphy, Smiles 2) Redditch Cross 8 (Sean Bailey 3, Rossiter, Williams 2, Reeves, OG); Winyates Wanderers 2 (Rogers, Dale) Red Lion 1 (OG).

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