Premier Division Report

Last Updated: 13 January 2019

Harold Wood Athletic are now level on points with leaders Buckhurst Hill after registering a 5-2 away win at Hutton. Brad Foley’s brace was added to by John Bradley, Matthew Donovan and Robert Whitenell and goal difference now separates the top two. Hutton meanwhile scored their goals via Brad Freeman and Keelan O’Donovan and they sit eighth after this result. Kelvedon Hatch also won away at Great Baddow. The 2-0 win was garnered due to Antony Aylett and Michael Daniels notching and keeps them third. Bishop’s Stortford Swifts were the only team in the top four to lose, going down 2-1 at Canning Town, with Suliaman Massaquoi scoring both Canning Town goals. Catholic United’s six game winning streak was broken as Manford Way recorded a 1-0 win with Alex Leslie supplying the goal. Manford Way remain bottom despite this result, but at least have now posted a win on the board. Rayleigh Town returned to winning ways after a tight encounter with local rivals Old Southendian. Paul Morris poked the leaders into the lead, but Ruari McIntyre levelled up ten minutes from time. Bailey Moss then rose highest to head home a corner to win the game for Rayleigh Town who move up to sixth, while Old Southendian sit tenth. Ciaran Kelly scored for Sungate but that was to be a mere consolation as Leigh Ramblers went on to win the game 3-1 as Justin Hazell, Ryan Lowe and Jamie Selby-Knight all provided goals.


Report by Scott Lanza