Hat-trick duo Gillan and Williams fire Hucknall Warriors into cup final

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Hat-tricks in each half, first by Joe Gillan and then by substitute Kian Williams, shot HUCKNALL WARRIORS U13S into the final of the Young Elizabethan League’s Saturday Trophy.

Warriors raced to an emphatic 7-0 win over Breaston Park and now take on fellow Third Division high-fliers, Hyson Green Cavaliers, in the final at Hucknall’s Rolls-Royce Leisure ground on Saturday 16th May.

Gillan opened the scoring and soon fired in number two before Lewis Radford got on the scoresheet after his initial effort had struck a post. Gillan completed his treble before the break and then Williams repeated the dose after fine work by Jack Bradley, Radford and Camryn Walker.

A COUPLE OF 3-1 victories have kept HUCKNALL SPORTS U11S WHITE smiling in the Saturday Second Division of the Young Elizabethan League.

First to be dismissed were Long Eaton United Red, who were swept away by a bullet header from Jack Harrison, a cracking free-kick from outside the box by Sam O’Hanlon and a volley from Kieran Payne. And then Ernehale Colts went the same way in a match that Sports dominated with some fine football. Ciaran McBride struck twice, either side of a terrific volley by Jayden Goodman.

RAMPANT ROLLS-ROYCE LEISURE U18S raced to one of the biggest wins of the season in the Notts Youth League, scoring no fewer than 19 goals!

Rolls routed Gedling Town Red 19-2 in the Sunday Third Division, with no fewer than 12 players making the scoresheet! Nathan Ansbury netted four, while Jack Jayes, Alejandro Johnson, Jack Hudson and Kallum O’Dowd scored two apiece. Singles strikes came from Sam Atkins, Connor Clifford, Adam Corah, Adam Ellis, Nicholas Langford-Blake, Nicholas Wain and Nathan Atkins.

TABLETOPPING HUCKNALL SPORTS U15S BLACK face a title decider against second-placed Carlton Town Blue on Sunday 10th May after winning their penultimate match in Sunday Division One of the Notts Youth League. Sports, who hold a two-point lead, triumphed 3-1 at Manor thanks to two goals from Adam Loydall and one from James Leach.