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Weekly Match report by Sophie Mason

Saturday,  04 | 04 | 2015

Duston Garage Reserve Division 1 Cup Final- 26/03/15 Gretton vs. Earls Barton United at Harborough Town FC. The early exchanges were pretty even, on 10mins a deep free kick from Gretton’s Matty Graham slipped through the Earls Barton keepers hands for an early gretton lead 1-0. Gretton had lots of possession but wasted further chances to score, on 30 mins a good run and cross led to Ben Blomley equalising for Earls Barton and with this boost finished the half unlucky, after failing to convert a couple of chances they had created. After the break Gretton came back strongly and man of the match Rick Power put Gretton back in to the lead. 2 further goals from Lee Grieg gave Gretton the Division 1 Cup after a 4-1 win. Duston Garage Premier Division 02/04/15  Corby Khalsa who are playing catch up in the Division played host to 2nd placed Corby Eagles in a very close game decided by the odd goal in favour of the visitors 2-1.Eagles goals from Paul Caswell and David Burton. Duston Garage Premier Division K.O Cup Semi-Final Brixworth All Saints earned their place in the final of the division cup after knocking out high flyers of the league Corby Eagles, 2-1. Welford Victoria booked also booked their place in the final after seeing off Harpole 2-0 without any problems. Goals from: Steven Conway and Brad Downing. Duston Garage Premier Division Gretton hosted Earls Barton United and the game got off to a good start, Gretton already making their presence known after a good shot on target was saved, Earls Barton try their luck with a good shot but no power behind it and was saved by Gretton keeper. Both teams creating equal opportunities earl on. Earls Barton goalkeeper putting in a good shift being pushed by Gretton. Finally Gretton’s persistence pays off and Richie Moore finds the back of the net to makeit 1-0. Earls Barton miss the chance to equalise with a shot past the post but then Nathan Burrows taps a goal into the net after goalkeeper misses the ball 1-1. HT score: 1-1. Fewer chances created in the second half by both teams, equal possession. A good finish from Richie Moore makes the score 2-1. Gretton miss a crucial goal, headed past the post and a fantastic save just before the final whistle from Earls Barton keeper, holds the score at 2-1 Gretton. 12th placed Kettering Nomads hold Roade to a well deserved 1-1 draw. Weldon United had a comfortable 3-0 win over bottom half Milton to move up the table 3 places. Goals from: Jake Thompson x2 and substitute Sean McGillick. Duston Garage Division 1 Corby Grampian managed a 1-0 over Burton United who seem to be taking their feet of the gas lately after a strong season. Heyford Athletic travelled away to Corby Ravens and put on a good show beating the hosts an outstannding 11-2. Heyford goals from: Zach Pugh-Brooks x6, Laurence Buck, Daniel Houverkis, Kasy Morgan, Chris Peck and substitute Mark Hogg. Ravens goals from: Scott McKinnon x2. Medbourne maintain their distance from the drop zone after adding another 3 points to their total after a comfortable 3-0 win over Kettering Orchard Park. Weedon put up a good fight against league leaders Clipston but found them just too strong for them losing out 3-1. Weedon goal from: Daniel Jennings. Duston Garage Division 2 Corby Shamrock took another step to a second promotion with a 3-1 home win over mid table Kislingbury. Shamrock having played 20 games and only losing two makes them favourites for the title. Kislingbury goal from: Stuart Schofield. Grange Park Rangers recorded only their fifth win in 23 games with a 2-1 away win to Higham Town. Higham goal coming from: Thomas Martin. Stanwick Rovers slumped to another defeat at the hands of 3rd placed Spratton who are warming up for their cup final on Wednesday. Stanwick have failed to record a win in their last 5 games. Wellingborough Rising Sun lying in 2nd place in the table had the ideal preparation for their cup final with a 3-1 home win over West Haddon Albion. Duston Garage Division 3 Inter Corby recorded their second win of the season with a 4-2 home win over mid table Northampton Obelisk. Irthlingborough Town played host to Corby United in what turned out to be a very close game with the hosts just coming out on top by 3- 2 to lift them well clear of bottom three. Goals for Corby United from: John Harvey and Sean Lattimore. Northampton Mereway could not make home advantage count against local rivals Northampton Falcons going down 2-1 to 4th placed Falcons. Yardley United have had a good first season in the Combination winning against established Corby Strip Mills to keep the in mid table. Duston Garage Reserve Premier Division  James King Blisworth Reserves won the League title with a game to spare with a fine victory over Harpole Reserves by 4-0. This is the league and cup double for Blisworth Reserves who beat Grampian Reserves in the division cup. Blisworth goals from: Tom Heath, Dale Lewis, Rob Anderson and Sam Anderson. Moulton Reserves played host to Corby Grampian Reserves and it was the home side that sent home the Corby side empty handed Moulton scoring 8 without one in reply. Ringstead Rangers Reserves found Weldon United Reserves in fine form and the visitors hit 6 goals to put them on track for runners up spot for the Division with 3 games in hand . Ringstead scored 2 in reply. Weldons goals coming from: James Ferguson x3, Damien Burton, Billy Edmunds and Austen Milne Roade Reserves had a fine home win over visitors Wollaston Victoria Reserves by 6-1 to stay in second spot for the time being with one game to go. Duston Garage Reserve Division 1  Spratton Reserves finished off their league programme with a 3-3 home draw against Earls Barton Reserves. Earls Barton goals from: Jordan Hobdey x2 and Darren Bryan. Duston Garage Reserve Division 2 Bugbrooke ‘B’ lying 1st in the table played host to 2nd placed Daventry Drayton Grange Reserves and it turned out to be a very tight game with Daventry Drayton Grange coming out on top 4-2. Goals for Bugbrooke from: Jonathan McNeillie x2. Daventry goals from: Scott Baxter x2, Daniel Hutchinson and Adrian Biggins.  Daventry have game in hand over Bugbrooke. Finedon Volta Reserves have found some form of late with another win lifting them up the table beating Kettering Orchard Park Reserves 3-0. West Haddon Albion Reserves came up against in form Corby Shamrock Reserves and the Corby side showed that they have a good change of snatching the title with a 4-2 away win. Shamrock Reserves have games in hand but need to win them to take title. Reserve Division Supplementary Cup  Group A Corby Eagles Reserves recorded a 2-1 win over Desborough &Rothwell Reserves to get the group under way. Jordan Beardsworth on target for Desborough&Rothwell. Group D Corby Pegasus Reserves also recorded a home win over Higham Town Reserves by 6-0 to record their first win in group. Pegasus goals from: Lachlan Ritchie x3, Craig Walker and 2 own goals.
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