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Cup Kings start with home tie

By Danielle Hicks on Sep 22, 10 10:51 AM

HOLDERS Christ the King kick off their Telegraph Challenge Cup campaign on home soil against Collycroft Sports this Saturday (1.45pm).

The Kings crowned a good season by beating Coventry Alliance Premier Division winners Alvis at The Ricoh Arena last May and will be eager to get their defence up and running at the expense of their Bedworth visitors.

Meanwhile Alvis aim to go one better in the competition this time around but face a tricky test at Nuneaton's Ambleside Sports.

Telegraph Challenge Cup, first round: Bulkington v Stockton, Bedworth Ex-Service v Copsewood, Witherley v Stockingford AA, Folly Lane v Nuneaton Griff, Kenilworth Town v Chelmsley Town, Ambleside v Alvis, Woodlands v Hawkesmill, Christ the King v Collycroft, Mount Nod Coundon v Alveston, Racing Club Warwick v Peugeot.

Second round: Dunlop v Stockingford.

ALVIS still boast an immaculate record at the head of the AW Engraving Premier Division.

A 3-0 win at The Bell - Rob Crinigan backing up a Danny Harris double - made it six wins in six starts for the Coventry outfit, although Christ The King kept in touch as Kim Galdins, Steve Griffin and Ashley Jackson swung a 3-1 decision against Collycroft to make it 13 points from a possible 15. Stockingford AA Pavilion tightened their grip in JBC Computer Alliance One when they saw off Brooklands 4-2 but second-placed Copsewood remain just three points adrift after a lone goal from Adam Civzelis put paid to Stockton.

Doubles from Rudy Gazely and Richard Statham wrapped up Fillongley's 4-1 win against Bourton & Frankton, while Craig Adams notched two as Potters Green pipped Griff & Coton 4-1.

Mike Tracey and Dave Brough both collected hat-tricks as Church Lawford cruised to a 9-0 rout of rock-bottom Stockingford in Alliance Two, but they remain three points behind Whitnash, who clipped Peugeot 2-0, and Brinklow, who trounced Highway 5-0.

Jaguar-Daimler underlined their Alliance Three credentials when they demolished Bedworth Ex-Service Reserves 4-0 courtesy of doubles from Chris Beddows and Blake Kassar, although Bermuda are still 100 per cent after seeing off Woodlands 4-0.

Sporting Club claimed their first Alliance Four points when Barry Blakemore's brace balanced Crick's Daz Herbert and Chris Slaughter, while Steve Brown bagged a double to clinch Coventry Colliery's 2-1 success against Bulkington.

Alliance Five leaders Triumph Reserves had to work hard for their 3-2 win against Shilton, Dan Rollings's double proving decisive.

HOLDERS Christ the King kick off their Telegraph Challenge Cup campaign on home soil against Collycroft in the opening round of the region's foremost junior football competition.

Meanwhile losing finalists Alvis, the Coventry Alliance Premier Division champions, go to Ambleside as they strive to go one step better than last term.

First round (to be played Sep 25): 1 Bulkington v Stockton, 2 Bedworth Ex-Service v Copsewood, 3 Witherley v Stockingford AA, 4 Folly Lane v Nuneaton Griff, 5 Kenilworth Town v Chelmsley Town, 6 Ambleside v Alvis, 7 Woodlands v Hawkesmill, 8 Christ the King v Collycroft, 9 Mount Nod/Highway Coundon v Alveston, 10 Racing Club Warwick v Peugeot.

Second round (to be played Oct 10): Southam United v Winners 8, Winners 7 v Winners 4, Brooklands Jaguar v Winners 6, Hartshill v Winners 2, Winners 10 v Triumph, Winners 9 v Winners 1, Dunlop v Winners 3, Winners 5 v Massey Ferguson.

Telegraph Junior Cup

First round (to be played Oct 2): Copsewood v Coventry Colliery, Jaguar Daimler v Shilton, Massey Ferguson v Kenilworth Wardens, Brooklands Jaguar v Church Lawford, Whitnash v Bourton & Frankton, Stockingford v Ambleside, Highway Coundon v Rugby, Stratford v Christ the King, Brinklow v Nuneaton Griff, Alveston v Triumph, Folly Lane v Hawkesmill, Peugeot v Bishopsgate, Alvis v Bermuda. Byes: Fillongley, Potters, Dunlop.

ALVIS opened their league title defence in style with a 3-1 win over Collycroft.

Chris Harris grabbed a brace and Scott Rose scored the other for The Tankmen as Paul Kelly hit Collycroft's consolation.

Highway-Coundon went nap to see off Hawkesmill 5-2. Nick Kirk notched a hat-trick while Trevor Knight and Sean Creed also got on the scoresheet for Highway. Hawks replied through Anthony Allen and Taylor Hamill.

Folly Lane found the net through Shorty Stevenson as they drew 1-1 with Ambleside, Shane Hunter getting their goal.

Peugeot beat Woodlands by the odd goal in five. Mark Leonard, Curtis Liburd and a Lee Wilson-winner gave Peugeot the points. Ben Doran and Mark Colman netted for Woodies.

Stockton eased out Bedworth Ex-Service 3-1 thanks to goals from Cole, Scott and McLeish.

Collycroft win final

By Danielle Hicks on Jul 29, 10 11:09 AM

COLLYCROFT lifted the Albert Robbins Rose Bowl for the first time in their Nuneaton Thursday Cricket League history after a tight struggle against lower division opponents Burbage.

The Bedworth side claimed the trophy with just eight balls to spare of a evenly-contested plate final at Atherstone Town's Ratcliffe Road ground.

Their hard-earned four-wickets victory was achieved after skipper Ryan Marsh took a gamble by electing to bowl first on a murky night and under the threat of ruin after he had won the toss.

Burbage, a young side through to a league final for the first time, quickly found difficulty scoring runs despite a lightning-quick outfield, and they could only muster a modest 101-7 at the end of their 18 overs.

Hitesh Desai, coming in second wicket down, provided the backbone of their innings with a knock of 33 before he was the last man out with the score on 92.

Collycroft's decision to bat second seemed to have back-fired as they lost opening batsmen Lee Marsh and Mark Harriman, both prolific run-getters, with just 11 scored.

But wicket-keeper Shaun Harris and the stylish Darren Scorey battled hard for runs to resuscitate their reply against some determined Burbage bowling - particularly from spinner Neil White who took three wickets from the 22 balls he bowled.

Harris and Scorey put on a vital 44 for the third wicket to put Collycroft on course for victory which was achieved in fading light off the fourth ball of the penultimate over.

Jack Gisbourne, a stalwart of the league throughout its 40-year history, presented the trophy and awards to the two teams.

* The league programme was decimated by localised thunderstorms last Thursday.

Only four of the 12 games were played although both top-of-the-table fixtures in the Premier Division survived. Ansley defeated Ambleside while Nuneaton suffered a shock defeat to lowly Atherstone.

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