Glasswells St Edmunsbury Football League round-up

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LAST season’s Division One champions, St Edmunds 1965 suffered a 2-1 defeat at home to Mildenhall United, Karl Scott scored for the home side, but a double by Luke O’Neil sealed all three points for the visitors.

New boys Garboldisham snatched victory against visiting Bartons with a 3-2 win. Bob Sheppard notched a brace with Harley Durrant also on the scoresheet. Callum Brown and John Eldridge scored for Bartons.

The Glad Abbot (formerly the Bushel) thrashed division new boys Beck Row, 6-1. Goalscorers for the Glad were two-goal hero Stevie Chandler, Boye Darbo, Chris Gray, Matt Jones and Matt Creaton.

Wayne Garratt netted for Beck Row.

Ixworth Raiders lost 2-1 at home to Westbury United. On target for United were James Boughton and Sam Hughes.

Darren Dowds was the Raiders’ goalscorer.

Barrow entertained Lawshall Swan at the Recreation Ground, with the sides sharing eight goals in a 4-4 draw.

Barrow’s goals were scored by Jon Sadler, Lee Radford and Andy Dennington (2).

Justin Crissell, Chris Toole and Olly Tulloch (2) were the scorers for the Swan.

DIVISION TWO

Barons’ visitors at the Heath were Barningham (formerly Hopton Vine).

Barons comfortably won the game 8-1, with strikes from Gary Meekins, Andrew Cornish, Jason Tooke, Ashley Thompson, Steve Ryder and two from Richard Burlingham, reaching his 200th goal for the club.

Jordan Smith netted the Barningham consolation goal.

Beck Row Reserves made their debut in the league, losing 2-1 at home to Bury Rovers.

Ross Whiting scored for the Reserves and Lyndain O’Brien and Lee Glacken scored for the Rovers.

Black Boy got off to a winning start with a 5-2 home victory at the expense of Sporting 87 A.

Scorers for the Boy were Phil Cowlan (4) and Michael Carter.

Tollgate Inn were at home to relegated RF Saints. An own goal and one apiece from the Farrow brothers Justin and James, gave Tollgate a 3-1 win.

Michael George netted for RF Saints.

Relegated Elephant & Castle got off to a flying start in this division with a 5-1 away win at Wickhambrook. On the scoresheet for the Trunk were Ashley Brame, Dale Parsons, Carl Last and Alex De Moore (2).

Iain Barnes scored for Brook.