Birkenhead Sunday Association Football League round-up, 10 December 2023

Eastham Rangers Colts produced the result of the day as they defeated Dock AFC 5-4 despite a hat-trick from Jamie Eaton.

Finding the net for Eastham Rangers Colts were Jim Ludbrook, Braden Laurie, Andy Rogers, Dan O’Halloran, and Joel Whalley. Jack Kelly was also on the scoresheet for Dock AFC.

Eastham Rangers Colts are now in the hat for the Wirral Premier Cup semi-final draw with fellow division rivals Rig Move, Bushell Athletic, and the winners of the Premier Division clash between Corsair and Woodchurch Hotel FC that is due to take place next Sunday.

Queens Park moved back to the top of the Premier Division on goal difference with two games in hand after a 3-0 success at Neston Nomads. Despite being held to 0-0 at 70 mins, the experienced Queens Park finished stronger thanks to Harvey Sample, Liam Owen, and Alex Cherero who all notched a single strike each,.

Great Float hosted KRCT Bidston and lost pole position after dipping 2-3. Netting for KRCT were Dava Bowe, Kian Hamm, and Ben O’Neil, with Shaun Parrington hitting a double for Great Float.

New boys Cheshire Cheese continue to make a good account of themselves with Nick Lynch and Lewis Gouldson firing them to a 2-0 win at Rock Ferry Social to maintain third place and within striking distance of the top two.

Rig Move, who have access to an all-weather 3G pitch, continue to get games played and avoid an end-of-season backlog sneaked to the helm of the Maxwell’s Barber Division One after a comfortable 6-1 romp against Barcodes FC (Danny France).

Prenton FC accounted for AFC Shaftes 2-1, while Higher Bebington Kelma travelled to Neston and earned maximum points after a mid-table clash in Division Three with Parkgate St Germain (Adam Matthews) 3-1. A smart double from Adam Clarke added to a Liam Atherton effort did the damage.

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