HOLT are the first team to reach the final of the A&B Cup, sponsored by AM Print & Copy, in the Trowbridge Windows & Conservatories-sponsored Trowbridge & District League after edging out Three Daggers 2-1 in a closely-fought semi-final.

Trailing 1-0 at half time to a strike from Dale Rowland, Holt fought back in the second period with efforts from Otis Young and Mark Maguire.


IN A new format for this season, first round matches in the Spring Cup, sponsored by Gooding Accounts, take place over two legs and Hilperton United will take a narrow 4-3 lead into their second game against Semington Magpies.

Goals from Chris Foley, Luke Murden, Sam Walker and Dan Plank were enough to give Hilperton the advantage, with Chris Dore, Jake Abbott and Ben Jenkins replying for Magpies.

Heytesbury hold a 5-3 first-leg lead over Trowbridge Town Reserves.

A first-half hat-trick from Liam Gibbens and two from Craig Sheppard completed the Heytesbury scoring. Trowbridge’s goals came from Tobi Brewer (2) and Toby Murden.

Calne Town Reserves ran out 5-1 victors over Westbury United Development in their first leg.

Two strikes apiece from Brett Fairclough and Oscar Webster and one from Declan McStravick secured the win as Chris Steele replied for Westbury.

Goals from Sean Fordham, Antony Lamb and Jack Woolsgrove earned Melksham Town A a 3-1 first-leg win against Warminster Town Reserves. Corey Gardner got the Warminster goal.

Greyhound travelled to the Stiffs for their first leg and came away with a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Darren Brewer and Simon Parfitt.

Aces will feel they hold all the cards over Zeals after their 5-1 first leg win.

Strikes from Ashley Maslen, David Morris, Vijay Manro, Kegan Smart and Jake Paxton put Aces on control as Matty Carter replied for Zeals.


DEFENDING champions Freshford United ground out a 2 -1 victory against Calne Eagles.

Waleed Bakali gave Freshford the lead at the break before Alfie Little double the advantage with a free-kick. Eagles replied through Connor Mizen.


PROMOTION challengers Warminster United and Marshfield clashed, with the former coming out on top 2-0 after goals from James Vincent and Tom Martin.

Spencers were awarded a home walkover against Trowbridge Wanderers Development as they were unable to raise a team.