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 A dramatic late winner, three minutes into stoppage time from substitute Steve Mackay gave Rushmere Reserves the verdict 3-2 against Bourne in the M.A. HART HARRY CORNISH CUP FINAL at Hurn Bridge.       Rushmere, who had created the majority of the opportunites, had twice been in front but Bourne had managed to get back on terms each time.

Rushmere dominated the early exchanges with a series of free kicks and corners into Bourne penalty area aiming for Rushmere’s skipper Mike Sill who had come up from the back.

Mike Sill, Kirsty Emeshili, and Taylor Wake all went close before Rushmere took the lead in the 9th minute when Charlie King met Taylor Wake’s cross from the right with a header. Although Bourne ‘keeper Max Lewis got a hand to the ball, it was not enough to prevent it ending up in the back of the net.

Rushmere continued to dominate and a corner from the left to the far post in the 20th minute was headed across the face of the goal and narrowly wide by Kirsty Emeshili.

Bourne began to get into the game more in the latter stages of the first half and just before the interval, when Kieron Denty was sent tumbling outside the penalty area, the resultant free kick by Alex Mackenzie’s was dangerously close to going in the top corner of the net before swerving away.

Bourne equalised five minutes into the second half when Lewis Cannings’ cross from the left was steered goalwards by Kieron Denty. Rushmere ‘keeper Paul Macbeath just managed to get fingertips to the ball to divert it away from goal but it spun into the path of Matt Lock who steered it into the net.

A great ball into the Bourne penalty area in the 58th minute found Charlie King but a superb tackle by a Bourne defender diverted the ball behind for another corner. Luke Pidgley’s perfectly flighted corner kick came in from the left towards the crowd of players at the far post where Kirtsy Emeshili met it with a header that flew into the roof of the net to restore Rushmere’s lead.

Taylor Wake put Kirsty Emeshili away in the 69th minute to force a corner which was headed against the foot of the post by Rushmere skipper Mike Sill and goalkeeper Max Lewis was relieved to see the ball cleared off the line.

Charlie King, Kirtsy Emeshili, and Taylor Wake were combining superbly in attack for Rushmere but Bourne broke away to grab an equaliser in the 78th minute.   It was a superb solo effort from their leading marksman Kieron Denty, bursting through from the half way line, despite the close attention of two defenders, to take the ball past the ‘keeper before slipping it calmly into the net.

Kirsty Emeshili was in excellent form and he was the architect of Rushmere’s winner three minutes into stoppage time when he shrugged off two defenders out on the right before playing a perfect ball across into the path of substitute Steve Mackay, running in at the far post, who steered it into the net.

Rushmere’s Kirtsy Emeshili was chosen for the Man of the Match award by BFL President Mike Fowler.




Rushmere Reserves :-   Paul Macbeath, Will Siely (Tyrone Blake 86 mins), Tom Rowland, Mike Sill, Josh Hill, Luke Pidgley (Mo Sbai 90+4 mins), Charlie King, Jack Braeman (Steve Mackay 62 mins), Taylor Wake, Kirtsy Emeshili (Rory Robertson 90+5 mins), Eyad Makki (Dave Sill 54 mins)

Bourne :-   Max Lewis, Jack Duckering, Greg Lear, Mike Warren, Dan Lock, Ty Denty, Liam Ferguson (Scott Davey 74 mins), Matt Lock (Max Dynowski 66 mins), Alex Mackenzie, Lewis Cannings, Kieron Denty.

Unused substitutute :   Daniel Richards



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 Lawrence A. Brivati Cup 2017

Lawernce A Brivati Cup 2016




AFC Burton :   Josh Daniels, Scott Downer (Joe Duffy 22 mins), Luke Barnett, Guy Janes, Dom Harris (Ben Rosenblatt 66mins), Diego Galusni, Dan Seymour, Ryan Attree (George Hancock 85 mins), Ben Harris, Jake Warry, Harry Fry.

Unused substitutes :   Barney Nicholls and Ollie Nicholls


Boscombe Celtic Reserves :    Steve Cannings, Carl Phillips (Carl Charman 28 mins), Toby Bailey, Aaron Bailie, Mark Jimmy, Jordan Picken (Ali Paton 57 mins), Connor Picken, Alex Rankin, Alex Hawey (John Bailey 90+4 mins), Mark Claremont, Rich Alderson (Rob Howard 70 mins)

Unused substitute :   Warren Riley

M.A/ Hart Lawrence A Brivati Cup Final: Tuesday 16th April 2019 VIENNA SUTTONERS RES 6 - PORTCHESTER 1
Vienna Suttoners Reserves : Jason Cliffe, Aaron Newsham (Kyle John-Clement 85 mins), Brett Timlin (Roger Gosby 85 mins), Luke Ayrton (Josh Fryer 70 mins), Dean White, David Price, Brad Aspin, Jesse Hodgson, Luke Scrimshaw (Chris Hack 54 mins), Sam Purdy, Liam Riding (James Sheppard 60 mins)
at Hurn Bridge, Christchurch

Tower Park 2018

Newtown Athletic : Lee Devlin, Ross Bartlett (Ryan Mabey 81 mins), Lee Edwardson (Lewis Tapley 65 mins), Luke Powell, Adam Janes, Matt Farley, Dale Walters, Tom Mann (Charlie Ruck 56 mins), Liam Holland, Ricky Powell, Ben Franklin

Tower Park : Mark Dancer, Carl Phillips (Ryan Turner 38 mins), Kris Wilkins, Ryan Malcolm, Connor Picken, Lewis Cannings, Matthew Wilson, Dave Niven, Ross Dominey (Jesse Nash 92 mins), John Bailey, Webster Muringayi (Chay Lothian 70 mins)





West Mullen :- Michael Freeman, Dan Warrilow (Callum Clayton 74 mins), Chris Baldry, Mark Lorains (Jack Dunne 63 mins), Joe Walden, Matt Warden, Jamie Robinson, Brad Gale, Mitch Hack, Cassius Newton, Paul Bedford (Chris Ashford 83 mins)

West Howe :- Sonny Turner, Kieron Shirley, Tommy King, Alex Lee, Ryan Clarke, Sam Davis, Gareth Else (Jordan Whittle 81 mins), Ellis George, Kyle Leach, Ritchie Whiting (Graham Warren 72 mins), Liam Whittle (Marston Wortley 65 mins)



2016 BOURNEMOUTH ELECTRIC A     3   JP MORGAN  3      aet       JP Morgan won 5-4 on penalties

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JP Morgan : _ Nigel Dunn, Gerard O’Mullan, Ben Duburguet-Gard, Freddie Porter (Glebs Kiselovs 40 mins), James Hardiman, Josh Hartley (Ryan Roberts 65 mins), Fergal McCloskey (Greg Jones 57 mins), Deon Brophy, Matt Lewis, Will Scudder, Craig Whittaker.



Sponsored by SHOULDER OF MUTTON Thursday 2nd April 2015 at the M.A.Hart Stadium, Hurn Bridge


West Howe had a night to remember when they came from a goal down against unbeaten Hayward Sunday Division Four title contenders Abbey to emerge 2-1 winners in Thursday night’s M.A.Hart Lawrence A Brivati Cup Final at Hurn Bridge.

The West Howe youngsters shrugged off the disappointment of seeing their Division Five championship hopes evaporate in recent weeks to produce a magnificent performance against a formidable Abbey side.

Abbey had the best of the early chances though and they eventually took the lead on the half hour when a header struck the West Howe crossbar and their big central defender Mark Dykes was perfectly placed to head home the rebound from close range.

Jordan Whittle was proving a handful for the Abbey defence and the diminutive front man put West Howe on terms nine minutes later when raced onto Gareth Else’s superb through ball to slot it past the advancing goalkeeper.

An entertaining first half was brought to a close with Abbey’s leading marksman Gary Shears whipping a shot on the turn across the face of the West Howe goal.

Kev Collins went close for Abbey at the start of the second half while Whittle and Ellis George were combining well for West Howe.

West Howe scored what was to be the winning goal after 58 minutes when midfield playmaker Ellis George skipped past two defenders to drill the ball into the far corner of the net.

Abbey came close to equalising in the 77th minute when substitute Simon Bereznicki drove a shot against the crossbar while Tommy King’s looping header struck the top of the crossbar at the other end.

West Howe ‘s lively front runner Jordan Whittle was chosen for the Man of the Match award by BFA President Mike Fowler.


Abbey :- Luke Dawe, Robbie Cullen, Chris Foster, Gary Vincent, Mark Dykes, John Bates, Jack Holland (Lewis Crumpler 67 mins), Tim Porter (Simon Bereznicki 74 mins), Gary Shears, Kevin Collins, Marc Vincent

West Howe :- Simon Kefford, Aaron Redmond, Ryan Cole, Ellis George, Jordan Whittle, Ritchie Whiting, Daniel Dominey, Gareth Else, Zak Cole, Tommy King. Alex Lee.




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