Royston’s men pipped by leaders Chelmsford

PUBLISHED: 13:50 05 February 2014 | UPDATED: 13:50 05 February 2014

A brave display from Royston men’s 1sts was not enough to secure them anything from a 2-1 loss at top of the table Chelmsford on Saturday.

The hosts led 1-0 at the break, Mike Welding levelled late on for Royston, but Chelmsford hit a winner.

The 2nds were disappointed to come away with nothing after a good performance in a 4-2 loss to Blueharts 3rds.

Lyndon Farmer and Darren Hicks grabbed the Royston goals.

There was a 3-0 loss for the 3rds at Potters Bar 3rds with all the goals coming in the second half.

The 4ths grabbed the only point for the club’s men on the day drawing 1-1 with Bishop’s Stortford 6ths.

Ben Jones hit a rare goal to put Royston ahead in the second half only for Stortford to hit back and rescue a draw.

Royston Ladies 1sts were beaten 2-1 at St Neots, Royston’s goal was an own goal.

The 2nds secured a thumping 7-0 win at Stevenage 3rds.

Heidi Whitaker netted four times with Abbie Jones and Wendy Holt (two) completing the scoring.

Keeper Caroline Biddlecombe made some cracking saves to ensure she kept a cleansheet for her side.

The 4ths drew 2-2 with Milton Keynes 4ths after coming back from two down.

Sarah Gourd’s brace rescued Royston.

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