Kearney four sink Torrie

16:22 20 February 2013

Long throws caught Torrington Reserves napping as they went down 4-2 away to Clovelly.

Robin Kearney hit all four of the Clovelly goals. His first was a header via a long throw. Torrington equalised with a Tom Frost penalty. But Kearney netted again following another long throw and a keeper fumble to make it 2-1 at the break.

Back came Torrington with a cracking second by Arlo Reddick, only for Kearney to push Clovelly ahead with a volley via yet another Ian Chan long throw and he then finished off with a fourth.

“I’ve never scored a hat trick before, let alone four,” said the delighted Clovelly matchwinner.

Unbeaten Intermediate One leaders Barnstaple FC maintained their form with a 2-0 win away to Anchor Chiefs.

In a lively and competitive game there was nothing to separate the sides at the break.

But a second-half Connor Nash goal and a penalty from Tom Nash gave the leaders the verdict.

Second-place Torridgeside Reserves had a tight tussle at home to Woolacombe before winning through 2-1 with goals by Simon Gigg and Sean Keneally.

Landkey came out on top by the odd goal of five at home to Braunton thirds.

Both sides were reduced to 10 men in the opening 10 minutes following a two-player tangle.

There was never more than a goal in it throughout, Darren Floyd, Lee Kerswell and Danny Tolman scoring for Landkey and Toby Bennett and George Birch for Braunton, the Landkey winner coming in the last five minutes.

High Bickington and Northam Lions Reserves could not be separated in a 1-1 draw.

Bickington took the lead midway through the opening half through James Manning and Jon Baker-Churchill pulled the Lions back with an equaliser with 15 minutes to go.

Ilfracombe 3rds and Equlizers also drew 1-1, while Barnstaple AAC were 5-4 winners at home to Sporting Barum in a Sunday goalfest.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 14:00

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League round-up

Read more
Yesterday, 12:02

Her’s this week’s South West Peninsula League round-up

Read more
Yesterday, 09:35

Bideford sealed a 34-27 victory in the last phase of the game to close in on leaders Yeovil.

Read more
Tue, 15:15

Three Bideford Amateur Boxing Club members were in action in Port Talbot on Saturday.

Read more
Tue, 14:49

Three first half goals set up a 3-1 defeat for Barnstaple Town against Winchester in Division One South and West

Read more
Tue, 13:54

Barum lost 22-10 to Cinderford in their last away game of the calendar year

Read more
Tue, 12:00

The Lyme Regis ladies’ Division One stableford was won by Rosie Jackman with 38 points as she played some solid steady golf throughout the round to finish three points better than Susan Moore who is running into a bit of good form, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Mon, 15:48

The Robins were beaten 2-1 in Division One South and West on Saturday

Read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Carol Anne Diamonds and Titans were both in action in South West Regional League One

Read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

There were wins for Appledore and Torridgeside in the South West Peninsula League at the weekend. Here’s this week’s round-up

Read more

Most Read Sport

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 13°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications