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Newquay and district grassroots sport February 12

By Cornish Guardian  |  Posted: February 12, 2014

  • HIGH RISE: St Austell's Adam Pearce beats Wadebridge Camels' Julian Wilce to lineout ball during Saturday's Tribute South West One West clash. Match report, Page 90. by Graham Walker.

  • TAKING FLIGHT: Sticker's Andrew Avery fires a thunderous shot during Saturday's Cornwall Charity Cup quarter-final against Dobwalls at Burngullow Park. Match report and more pictures, see Page 88 by John Wood.

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Six-a-side Football

ST AUSTELL WEDNESDAY LEAGUE:

Champions League

JLS 8 Scouting for Goals 0

Scouting for Goals were soundly beaten for the second week in a row, but they have played last season's top two teams.

JLS were as goal hungry as ever and showed no mercy as they launched wave after wave of attacks, with semi retired Sam Blunt at the heart of the action. JLS's scorers were Ben Thomas, Bruce Cocking, Sam Blount and Martin Sleeman, who all scored twice.

Scouting for Goals 0 FC Corona 5

New team Corona FC started in style and their slick interpassing soon showed a reward as Gavin Cunliffe opened the scoring.

From then on it was one way traffic with Cunliffe adding a second and Joad Vez completing a hat-trick for the new team on the block.

JLS 2 Undateables 0

This was a keenly fought contest, that was won with first half goals from Martin Sleaman and Ben Thomas.

Undateables had their chances to get back into the game in the second half as JLS tired, but a mixture of wayward shooting and great defending prevented them from capitalising and JLS ended the match worthy winners.

Dixons Cider 1 The Brit 0

An early goal from Kieran Bishop settled this game in Dixons' favour, but their defence had to work overtime to prevent The Brit from getting back int0 the game.

Dan Sacky had the best chance for The Brit but his goalbound strike was brilliantly saved by Dixons' keeper.

Europa League

Thundershots 12 Unathletico Madrid 0

Thundershots are a team on the up as they annihilated a weakened Unathletico team.

Gareth Smith scored five goals, with Brandon Trudgeon netting four, Ashley Coppelow scored twice with Josh Walmsley Thundershots other scorer.

Social Wanderers 0 Sandman 3

This was a battle of the top two teams and with Sandman at full strength, Social Wanderers were always up against it.

The skilful Jacob Mitchell opened the scoring for Sandman to give his team a first half lead, then second half goals from Bruce Cocking sealed the victory and leaves them level on points with FC Corona

Corona FC 2 Cookies Little Monsters 0

Cookies played a big part in this game against one of the top sides and it is testament to their progress that Corona had to be at their best to narrowly beat them.

Joad Vez opened the scoring in the first half for Corona, who were put under intense pressure from Cookies before Gavin Cunliffe goal secured the points for Corona FC.

The Saints 10 Beach Boys 1

Beach Boys young team were left stranded as a powerful new look Saints team tore them apart.

It wasn't so long ago that Saints were struggling so it was good to see they showed their opposition due respect, both Matt Smith and Martin Gilbert scored four goals each, with Richard Endean and an own goal completing the scoring for Saints. Jack Ellis scored Beach Boys' goal.

Golf

LEN'S SUB 60 ROUND AT PORTHPEAN MEDAL EVENT:

Around 60 club members attended a quiz and pasty evening on Friday at the clubhouse.

With 11 teams of six or less taking part, Alan Richards, Derek Williams, Lionel Johns and their respective partners and friends were victorious in winning vouchers for the forthcoming Valentine's lunch on Sunday, February 16.

In the men's section, last Sunday saw the arrival of the second medal competition of the year with Len Broad managing to achieve the 'Holy Grail' of most professional golfers by scoring a fantastic sub 60 round of 58 (albeit a net score).

Chris Lydon carded a very reasonable 64 for the runner-up spot as did Steve Bennetto who lost out on count-back.

The most recent round of the seniors' winter league took place last Tuesday over 16 holes with a full handicap allowance.

Lloyd Addison continued his recent run of form returning a score of 36 points, Dave Blackburn came second with 35 and club captain Pete Bradbury took third place with 34.

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