Grisby registers crucial goal as Bury’s promotion bid continues
A second half goal from Owen Grisby kept Bury men firmly in the 3NE promotion hunt after a slender victory overIES.
Following a goalless first half, where both defences were on top, Grisby struck at the far post following a slick short corner routine.
Steve Tassel was unlucky not to double Bury’s advantage while Grisby hit the post late on.
The result leaves Bury sitting third in the league standings –a point behind Harleston Magpies III, in second, and Newmarket at the summit.
In the same division, Bury II won 2-1 against Norwich City.
Bury III almost look safe in 4NE after coming from behind to defeat Harleston Magpies 3-1.
Paul Lawrence deflected in Peter Skidmore’s firm hit to cancel out a Harleston penalty flick.
Bury took the lead when Cameron Williams’ shot was deflected in off a Harleston foot. In
Harleston dominated possession in the second half, but man-of-the-match Dan Gospel had an excellent game at the back.
Bury secured the points with ten minutes to go, when Hadley Rose found Rob Johnson to fire home.
In 5NE, Bury IV thrashed Harleston Magpies 5-0.
Chances came and went until a well-worked move saw Alex Jones arrive at the far post for a simple tap in.
The goals flowed after the interval.
A brace from Paul Whiting was added to by Jason Etherington and Jo Anstee-Parry to leave Bury deserving 5-0 winners.
In the same division, Bury V lost 7-1 to North Norfolk.
Bury VI won promotion from 7NE without hitting a ball in anger after Ipswich Cranes conceded.
in Division 1N, Bury Ladies saw off Colchester 2-0
Captain Sinaed Collins scored a penalty flick in first half before Sara Havers scored a top net shot in the second half.
Bury Ladies II bounced back from their hammering last week to hold Dereham to a goalless draw in Division 2NE.
Runaway 4NW leaders Bury III boosted their goals tally with an 8-0 destruction of Newmarket IV.
Lottie Adams helped herself to four goals , with PoM Emily Bull, Teresa Smith, Daisy Allen and Kate Bastow also on target.
Maddie Tasker, making her debut, had an excellent game for the team.