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Leintwardine Colts boss' Chris Shumer delighted with a point
1:13pm Friday 11th April 2014 in Sport
LEINTWARDINE Colts manager Chris Shumer was delighted with a point from a 2-2 draw against Dore Valley.
Shurmer has been struggling to field a Colts' team in Herefordshire League Divsion Three.
"We were without our top scorer Toby Sivetar and a point felt like a win," said Shurmer.
Shurmer’s side twice fought back with their goals from Jonny Tranter and Chris Matthews.
"My sole aim this season is to keep Leintwardine Colts alive," said Shurmer. "I don't want the club to fold."
Tenbury United remain favourites to win the Herefordshire League Division One crown after a 3-0 victory at Ewyas Harold Reserves.
Will Caswell hit four goals in Orleton Colts’ 7-0 win at Kingstone Rover, with Martin Jones bagging a hat-trick.
Brimfield FC return to league action at Wellington Colts this Saturday after Hinton Reserves couldn’t raise team last weekend.
Newcastle’s Mid Wales League (South) title hopes ended after a hard-fought 0-0 draw against Sennybridge.
A fine late tip over save from Ben Harvey made sure Newcastle secured a point.
Newcastle spokesman Lisa Baker said: "The draw ended both sides hopes of winning the league title this season, with neither side now able to get enough points to catch current leaders Llanidloes Town Reserves. "
Sennybridge opened strongly and bossed the opening 20 minutes without really looking like scoring.
Newcastle got into the game and forced the visiting keeper into a couple of excellent saves.
Carl Price missed a clear chnace as Newcastle finished the first half on top.
Newcastle had three excellent opportunities to snatch the lead with Jamie Blythe hitting the bar and Dewi Allen heading over.
Mark Hudson scored a 20-yard opener but Norbury suffered a 2-1 defeat at Charles Darwin in Division One of the Shrewsbury and District Sunday League. Full-back Tom Evans took the plaudits for Norbury in a scrappy affair.