Wackers win after seven goal thriller

First published in Dudley Kingswinford RFC

WACKERS won a thrilling contest with Dudley Olympic 4-3 to progress in this season’s Dudley Guest Hospital Cup.

At one stage Wackers appeared to be coasting home when going 4-1 up thanks to a couple of goals from Danny Smith plus further strikes by Anthony Parks and Anthony Kent.

Olympic made a real fight of things in the second half through goals from Jake and Aaron Fellows and a third by Gareth Hadden with 14 minutes remaining, but Wackers held out.

Barley Mow Wanderers also progressed beating Dudley Borough United 2-0 where two goals from Tom Mills did the trick.

Lloyds and Hadcroft Rovers must meet again this week after they finished 3-3 .

In the Premier Division, Sedgley White Lion eclipsed King Williams 3-0 through goals from David Jones, Chris Campbell and Les Hickens.

Alex Perry plundered four goals as Pensnett United beat Britiannia 7-3 while Bush Athletic battered Willenhall Three Crowns 16-0, Kieron Bennett leading the carnage with five goals while Jason Chilton and Adam Harris both hit hat-tricks.

In Division One, Kewford Eagles came on strong in the second half to beat Forest Falcons 7-3 after the scores had been level pegging at half time 1-1. Coseley Tavern proved too strong for Halesowen Members winning 8-2.

FIXTURES: Dudley Guest Hospital Cup Replay: Hadcroft Rovers v Lloyds.

Thornleigh Freight Trophy: Pensnett United v Dudley Borough, Sedgley White Lion v Dudley Olympic.

Premier Division: Britannia v Willenhall Three Crowns, Bush Athletic v King William, Wackers v Malt Dudley.

Division One: Barley Mow Wanderers v Forest Falcons, Bunch v Halesowen Members, Coseley Tavern v Kewford Eages.

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