A well-deserved win

Royston Town A 5 Much Hadham 2 THE Crows progressed in the Jubilee Cup with a well deserved win against higher-division Much Hadham. After a cautious opening 20 minutes Royston took the lead when the free scoring Lee Bates thundered home an unstoppable 2

Royston Town A 5

Much Hadham 2

THE Crows progressed in the Jubilee Cup with a well deserved win against higher-division Much Hadham.

After a cautious opening 20 minutes Royston took the lead when the free scoring Lee Bates thundered home an unstoppable 25 yard drive.


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However Hadham levelled things right on the stroke of half time to set up the second period.

A rousing team talk during the interval paid dividends when once again Bates restored the home side advantage this time with a low angled drive.

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Arash Kowkabzadheh looked to have sealed the victory with 20 minutes left to play when he rose above a static defence to head home a Brett Purkiss corner.

Much Hadham refused to give up and snatched a goal back,this only served to re-awaken Royston and Robbie Gwynne followed in to acrobatically smash home before the industrious James Bass rounded the Hadham keeper to complete the scoring.

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