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DIVISION ONE REPORT: Bromham suffer Renegades mauling
11:40am Monday 3rd September 2012 in News
BRADFORD Renegades are the opening day leaders in Division One after they made it a hat-trick of victories over fierce rivals Bromham (Sunday).
After defeating Freddie Paget’s side 2-1 and 7-1 earlier this year, Lance Davis saw his Renegades side run riot at Poulton as they hit 12 unanswered goals to destroy their guests.
Sam Jordan and Davis himself were the stars of the show as between them they plundered 10 of the 12 goals.
Jordan scored a first-half treble and with goals from Davis and Ashley Styles wit ha bullet header helped the Bradfordians take a 5-0 interval lead.
The second half saw Jordan bag another two to complete his five timer.
Davis scored four more to seal his own nap hand. Kieron Powell, who scored with a 30 yard drive and also had a goal ruled out, made up Renegades dozen.
Castle FC 0 Prestige Bodyworks 7
FOR the opening game of the season the newly named Castle FC welcomed Chippenham-based Prestige Bodyworks to their base at Sands Lane, Rowde.
After making significant changes to his squad over the summer and the team enjoying a fairly promising pre-season, Tom Perkins' new-look side went into the game full of confidence, but what promised to be a close fought encounter turned into a rout for the Chippenham side who thumped their hosts 7-0.
Prestige set the tone for the game when they opened the scoring within the first five minutes when a volley from Ryan Tyrell from the edge of the area crept underneath Ashley Robinson into the bottom corner.
Prestige grabbed their second of the game with another goal from Tyrell shortly after taking the lead.
Castle were still in the game at this point enjoying the majority of possession without really threatening the Prestige goal.
Tyrell grabbed his hat trick when a lucky strike looped into the top corner over Robinson and added his fourth of the morning shortly after to leave the Castle shell-shocked and in complete despair.
Prestige again hit Castle on the counter and Tyrell grabbed his fifth with a stunning 35-yard strike into the top corner.
Within seconds of the restart Tyrell found himself through on goal to complete his double hat-trick with another great strike into the bottom corner leaving the scores at 6-0 to the visitors at half time.
The second half began much the same as the first with Castle this time creating a number of opportunities however failing to convert a single one.
Prestige grabbed their seventh when Sam Pring found Zac Klukowski who passed the ball into the bottom corner to wrap things up.
Perkins carried on the unwanted tradition of failing to win an opening day fixture in this his fourth season in charge and said: "We just didn’t turn up today especially in the first half and their centre forward tore us to pieces with his pace and sublime finishing.''
Corsham United 3 North Star A 3
CORSHAM United and North Star A shared six goals and the spoils in a brilliant encounter at Leafy Lane that saw a topsy-turvy thriller end three apiece.
Karl Sharratt put North Star into an early lead before goals from Darrin Moss and James Hernandez put Corsham 2-1 up. Jamie-Lloyd Davies with his first goal for North Star got the scores level before half time.
The second period saw Corsham regain the lead courtesy of a second of the morning from Hernandez, but thanks to a second of the game from Karl Sharratt Star fought back for a deserved shared of the points.
Steeple Ashton Rangers 4 Biddestone White Horse 0
STEEPLE Ashton Rangers began life in the division by hosting Biddestone White Horse and claiming an impressive victory over a side who had been expected to be among those challenging for honours come next May.
It may be early days but Ashton can be pleased with their opening day win, which saw them lead 2-0 after 45 minutes thanks to goals from Jake Sainsbury and Lee Mounty who scored from the penalty spot.
Second half goals from Craig Brown and Sean Brerton made up Ashton’s quartet and give them the start they wanted to the campaign.
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