Winn’s treble seals cup joy for Humbledon

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HUMBLEDON and Plains Farm clinched more silverware by landing the Sunderland Sunday League Cup with a 4-2 final win over Hylton Castle TWR.

Kev Gordon put TWR ahead, but Mark Davison soon fired Plainsy level.

TWR were not fazed by the setback, though, and Adam Drysdale finished a great move featuring Dorwood and Cresswell to restore the lead.

Farm striker Chris Winn proved his quality with a well-taken leveller, then he added a third after keeper Chris Smith fumbled.

Both teams had chances, but Humbledon sealed victory when Winn completed his hat-trick.

Humbledon, needing a point from their final league match to retain the Premier Division title next weekend, have more cup glory in their sights, with Washington River Bar the opposition in the Joe Holborn Memorial Cup final at Nissan tomorrow (10.30am).

In the Premier Division, Myers won 3-2 at Herrington CW, for whom Smith fired a brace. Damon Ellis and Liam Lay (2) turned it around, with all three goals set up by man of the match Dugdale.

In Division One, SR Dons crushed New Derby 7-0, while Thorney Close Inn won 7-1 at RAOB Club, with keeper Martin Jackson among the scorers. Davey Taylor (2) and Paul Hodgson scored.

The Ashbrooke ended their barren run by beating Guide Post 4-2, thanks to Mark Green (2), Stu Burton and Leighton Coonet, with Adey hitting both consolations.

Gatsby clinched promotion from Division Two by edging home 4-3 in a tight clash at Oddies.

David Bradburn’s double inside 15 minutes settled their nerves and he added a third, but Oddies rallied through Daniel Snowdon, Anth Hammond and Craig Lamb, levelling matters before Alan Golightly’s half-volley sealed a memorable win, promotion and the runners-up trophy.

That victory meant Hendersons Butchers missed out on promotion, despite beating Donkins 7-0, with Daley Clarke, Gartland, Bel, Daz George, Lee Cuddihy and captain Ross Kennedy (2) all netting.

Farringdon Detached won 4-2 at Penshaw CC, with Naisbett and Steven Young responding to strikes from Binyon, Jake Robson (2) and David Stevens.

Welcome Tavern beat Times Inn 4-2. Platton and Paul Muir struck for Times, cancelling out efforts from Neil McNulty and Mark Lister, but Darren Green’s brace sealed the home side’s victory.