Football: Iron cannot stop Real Thornbury charge

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Bristol & District League round-up

IRON Acton Reserves were the unfortunate hosts for Real Thornbury this week as the away side recorded yet another rugby score in stretching their lead at the top of Division Two to seven points by recording their 19th win on the spin.

There were three goals for Tom Miller with Sam Taylor (2), Adam Burton (2), Ross Griffin, John Miller all scoring and Iron Acton twice putting through their own net as Thornbury ran out 11-0 victors to move onto a goal difference of +114.

A solitary Dan Cook goal for Frampton Athletic Reserves against Lloyd Coalpit Heath in 12th was enough, as they took all three points to stretch their unbeaten run to seven games.

Crosscourt United took advantage of Senior Division leaders Portville Warriors’ week off by defeating Wick Reserves in a 3-1 win.

Tom McGauley, Rob Lucus and Dale Brine were all on target to secure the points, with Richard Grinter grabbing Wick’s consolation.

Ben Shaw scored a hat-trick in Pucklechurch Sports’ 4-2 win against Warmley Saints as they look to take advantage of any slip-ups from AEK Boco in third.

Bristol Barcelona smashed six against Shirehampton without reply for their second win on the bounce.

Steve Newell found the net twice and there were goals too for Oliver Lowe, Freddie Short and Nick Walters.

Lee Sanders, Lee Robinson and John Simms scored for Yate Athletic in a 3-1 defeat of Hambrook Reserves as they consolidated fourth place in Division Three.

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