Home Guard carry cup hopes

Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press
Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press

In Division Two, Thurston defeated Elmswell Reserves 4-0 thanks to a Mike Williams hat-trick and Adam Clare. writes Bill Tinkler.

Bury Wanderers welcomed AFC Black Boy with the visitors winning 4-1 with goals from Phil Cowlan, Charlie Leighton, Macauly Deloe and Mark Austin.

Craig Linnet netted for the Wanderers.

Over in the Junior Cup, Goals from Clayton Dyer, Ben Tooke and Callum Brown looked to have sent Home Guard into the next round with a 3-0 win, only for Suffolk FA to kick them out of the competition after finding they had fielded two inelligble players against Cambs League outfit Tuddenham 08 (see far right).

St Edmunds entertained SIL Division 1 side Henley Athletic and lost 2-0.

A Kevin Atkinson goal for Bury Town Rams was not enough as they exited 2-1 at Ufford Sports.

In Division One of the league, Westbury United drew 2-2 against Wortham with braces for James Miller (Wortham) and Freddie Hughes (Westbury).

Kieron Lawrence and Ashley Hayhoe scored in a 3-0 win for Bedrics Worth at home to Stanton Res.

AFC Weeting defeated Brandon 5-0 in Division Three with Jordan Griggs (2), Paul Carr and Jamie Howard among the scorers.

Beck Row lost 8-0 to table toppers Vipers with Callum Dove (5) and Justin Nunn (3) scoring and Walsham lost their derby against Walsham B with goals from Julian Guest and Ash Forbes gave the Bs a 2-0 victory.