Loads more games in the Dewar Shield this week, and we start with a “Giant Killing”. Premier Division Woodside Celtic entertained Senior Division Bayswater RK and it was the 2nd tier side progressing. Tunde Aderonmu, Mazzie Roy, Anthony Putrus-Schnell & Edi Borges scored for Bayswater while Bradley Killick, Joseph Bardwell, and Alexandru Loan Bobeica scored for Celtic which wasn't quite enough to stop Bayswater going through to a second round clash against Kent Wanderers. In the all Premier Division tie, league leaders Welling Town A progress past Footscray Lions 6-3 thanks to goals from Sam Bailey (3), Jordan McTigue, Lewis Oduku, & Taylor Robinson. Luke Smith (2) and Steven Smith were on target for Cray who now concentrate on other things. Welling Town however, face FC Forza Greenwich. Another Premier Division side progressing is Barnehurst after they overcame Russellers, but they went the distance. A Luke Coleman hat-trick finally securing the win after extra time, with Bradley Shepherd and Conor Edwards on target for Russellers. Barnehurst now host Catford Wanderers who progressed past Orpington Eagles Reserves 5-2. No recognition for the Catford scorers as Full Time not up to date, but Adam Chapman & Lee Thraves were the scorers of the consolations for Orpington’s Reserves. A Daniel Parish hat-trick and a brace from Tony Hill along with Adam Fahy & Terry Fletcher strikes saw St Michaels past Division Two side Danson Albion 7-0. A trip to Division 3 side AFC Kingfisher after their shock 4-0 win at Erith Athletic. Raimond Camans, Neil MacKennon and one a piece from Dominik and Patrick Smereczynski all on target for Kingfisher. Going nap against their opponents were both SEL and Abbey Wood versus Springhill United Reserves and Bexley Athletic respectively. Joe Fullman, Chris Hart, Matthew Haisell, Grant Mayhew and Rhys McPherson on target for Abbey Wood who now face Phoenix Knights in the next round while Max Collett was among the scorers for SEL who now face a visit from The Oddfellows Arms. Back to Phoenix Knights and they are into the next round courtesy of a 2-0 win over Abbeymead. Glen Bannell strike twice for Blackfen United as they progress into round 2 with a 3-0 win over Welling Town, Adam Gonsalez with the third. A visit from Bostall Rangers awaits in the next round after a 5 goal thriller at Junior Reds Athletic. A Mark Hughes brace helping Bostall on their way. Going the full distance as well were Mottingham Park Rangers against Meridian Sports a Justin Gould hat-trick seeing them past in extra time 5-3. Stuart Jordeson and Esmail El Khabaz also on target for Rangers while Max Foreman (2) and Harry Byrne were on target for Meridian. A trip to Jam awaits Mottingham Park Rangers. The other Mottingham side won’t be joining them in the second round. Goals from Jerron Cragg and Michael McGuire giving Long Lane a 2-1 win over Mottingham Forest who had Courtney Ubank on target. A visit from FC Plasma is Long Lane’s reward in the next round.
Into the Amalgamated Lifts Limited Premier Division, and Jam moved into 3rd spot level on points with the top two with a 3-1 win over Woolwich 90. Tyrese Webb, Michael Soile and Kwame Mensah-Sarpong on target for Jam while Shane Daly scored the consolation for Woolwich. The Oddfellows Arms got their first Premier Division points with a 2-1 win over Sabanoh 97, Eddie Rowland and Ross Willoughby with the goals.
In the Supreme Engraving Senior Division, again just the two league games and both winners hitting their opponents for 6. Orpington Eagles wretched start to the season continued as they hosted our new You Tubers, Under the Radar and went down 6-2. No goalscorers names for the victors, but James Brand and Billy Caulfield on target for Eagles. Springhill United continued their 100% record at the top of the table with a 6-3 win over Turk Ocagi Bermondsey. Patrick Ward hitting a hat-trick, Ashley Care a brace and Marcus Neilson for Springhill while Jason Thanni scored twice for Ogaci, with Hamid Bangura also on target.
Three games in the Danson Property Services Division One, and FC Forza Greenwich remain top after sharing the spoils at South East Lads. No credit for either scorer in their 1-1 draw. Gaining ground in second spot are FC Royals after their 4-1 win over Kent Wanderers thanks to goals from Jay Thomas, Matthew Newman, Jerel Morris and Douane West. Bradley Brooke-Porter with the consolation for Kent. Also sharing the spoils courtesy of 6 goals were Woolwich Spartans and FC Plasma, Bobby Rochford (2) and Jason Hammett on target for the visitors.
In the ABA Technical Division Two, Baldon Sports missed the chance to go top in a bad tempered encounter with Greenwich Park Rangers, where neither side managed to keep 11 players on the field at the end. Rangers coming out on top 3-1 with Frankie Church and Charlie Gaish among the goals. Beacons are off the mark in adult football with a smashing 5-2 win over Bexley Wanderers; Michael Fenn with a brace, plus strikes from Taylor Lewis, Jay Lovelock and Ronaldo Lleshi securing the win. Callum Mantell and Ayman El Mantawy on target for Bexley to no avail. The biggest winners in the division this week were Advent Royals, who also collect their first points of the season with a shock 5-1 win over Woolwich Royals. Papaa Kwame Owusu with two goals, Maxim Fana, Daniel Donkor and Andrew Dwomoh for Advent Royals, while Issac Weston was on target for Royals.
In the Summerhill Music Division Three, Vanbrugh missed the chance to go clear at the top of the table going down 3-2 at home to Baldon Sports Reserves. Mitchell Taylor (2) & Ben Cotter sending Baldon Reserves to join the 3 at the top of the table on 6 points. Liam Irving and Alan Said not enough for Vanbrugh. Eltham Lions gave Lessa FXI a thumping as they got their league campaign off to a flying start with an 8-0 win. A Ryan Norris hat-trick helping them on their way. Finally spare a thought for AFC Sporting Greenwich, after conceding 13 last week against Peckham Rye, Heath turned up and scored 12 however Elliot Evans did bag a goal for Greenwich so the smallest shoots of recovery are there as they adjust to life on Sunday league. Blair Anderson, Aniefiok Ekpoudom, Zayddin Mckop & Connor Shaw all scored twice while Rob Tresham and Shawn Anderson were on target for Heath.