Hackney & Leyton League: Meteors progress to Dickie Davies Cup semi

Premier League outfit Black Meteors are through to the semi-finals of the Dickie Davies Cup after they beat Division One side Vio Romania 5-3 in a thrilling game

Premier League outfit Black Meteors are through to the semi-finals of the Dickie Davies Cup after they beat Division One side Vio Romania 5-3 in a thrilling game.

In-form striker Enoch Boateng bagged a brace, while Mutala Mohammed and Edward Ansah were on target for the Meteors, while Ioan Grab, Stan Gabriel and Hodor Ion replied for Vio.

Alpha Grove of Division Three bowed out of the Jack Walpole Cup at the quarter-final stage after they lost 3-2 to Premier side Red Devils.

Grove were left wondering what could have been as they led 2-0 at the break thanks to an own goal and a Ricky Stuart strike, before second half strikes from Alistair Buffonge, Wayne Edwards and Kay Jones won the game for Devils.


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There was another comeback in the last 16 of the Jack Walpole Cup, as Storm led Division two rivals Cosmopolitan 2-0 thanks to a Makeim Volosin double, before the league leaders rtcuk back in some style through two goals from Liam Patrick and an S Darr goal.

Clapton Rangers also went through as they comfortably beat nine-man Three Compasses 8-3.

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Ashley Taylor hit a hat-trick, while Ade Cole, Abraham Adejokun, Sid Egan, Joe Seabrook and Brian Olwera all found the net, while a Reheaz Orantez treble for Compasses all in vain.

The quarter-final of the Albert Daniels Cup saw top tier side MSW beat Lancresse Rangers 3-1, with goals from Adrian Sterling, Lee Daniels and a Jamie McDonald penalty, while Ivan Lee replied for Lancresse.

Bancroft of the Premier League proved too strong for Division One side Adam & Eve, winning 3-0 thanks to a Justin Weathermann double and a Temi Oloto strike.

Last seasons' beaten finalists Real Romania moved into the last four with a 3-0 win over fellow Premier Division side Eureka.

Liviu Lazar, George Amariei and Ionut Coropceanu were all on target for Real.

Tom Rafferty ran riot, smashing four goals with Paul Ulrich also on target as Big Kahuna smashed Tottenham Phoenix 5-2 in the quarter-finals of the Jack Morgan Cup.

Midfield beat Cock Tavern 4-0, while Hackney Borough defeated Royal Oak 5-2, with Alfie Greenaway hitting a hat-trick as Marlon Marriot-Dixon and Schane Joseph also got on the score sheet. Mark Christodoulou scored both for Royal Oak.

Comet of Division Four caused a cup shock as they beat Delta from Division Two 2-1 thanks to a Jack Masters double, with Steven Payne replying for Delta.

In the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division, Lapton increased their lead at the top of the table to eight points after a double from Wale and a Maurice Byfield strike was enough to beat Albion Manor 3-0.

Dylan McEvoy struck twice for OKJH, but they were beaten 3-2 by Irawo Reds, who move up to second after that win.

Division One leaders Polit came from behind to snatch a 2-2 draw with Gascoyne.

Emre Kirkali and Rida Knight scored for Polit, while Michael O'Donoghue got both of Gascoyne's goals.

Second-placed Metwin edged out Wounded Knee 4-3, with Ricky Page hitting a double as Michael Filletti and Alan Eames also scored. Tom Slaymaker, Dean Fergisson and Josh Bray replied for Knee.

Athletico Angels moved up two places to second in Division Two after a 3-2 win over Hare & Hounds.

Ashley Green scored twice, while James Brockbank was also on target for Angels, as Josh Sterling and Dwayne Sharon replied for Hare.

Denis Osbourne hit a hat -trick as Lammas moved up to fifth after a 3-1 win over Lockers, for whom Cass Weaver was their scorer.

Wenlock Arms closed the gap on Division Three leaders Hackney Borough to just one point after a 6-1 win over Maynell.

Jason Orr struck twice, while Mohammed Kali, Andrew Parker, Lee Southcott and Ricky Hanmore were also on target.

A Rames strike was not enough for Hoxton Foxes, who lost 3-1 to Mustard while AC Islington and AFC Knights drew 2-2.

Chris Howard and Joe Hafe scored for Knights as Luke Musgrove and James Clarke replied for Islington. Mustard's goals came courtesy of two from John Green and Harry Jones.

Division Four leaders Shoreditch Fire Penguins could only draw 3-3 with bottom side East London.

Stephen Bond, Jon Stansfield and Duncan Allen scored for Penguins while Jag Phull scored all three for East London.

Eastway Olympia beat Regents Park Rovers 2-1 with Dominic Lee scoring both for Eastway, as Stuart Taggart replied for Rovers.

Mark Lee hit a hat-trick for Bow Young Prince as they beat Baris Spor 3-2, for whom Hakan Guzel and Ozan Tek scored.

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