Football youth notes

BUNGAY TOWN U16’s debut in Division One produced a spirited 3-3 draw against local rivals Harleston. Adjusting quickly to the demands of the new division they took a lead when Sam put Rhys in, and went two up when Sam crossed for Jake. Callum’s header hit the post before Harleston pulled one back before the break when a clearance rebounded off a forward into the net.

Bob’s free kick found Callum who floated a cross for Jake to head home. Harleston made it 3-2 with a low ball from the right, and though Bungay had further chances, Harleston’s pressure led to an equaliser also from the right. Sam raced away and put a shot just wide, and a series of excellent saves by Elliot kept the scores level at the end. An excellent all round performance.

ST BENETS WASPS U10 BLACK travelled to Gorleston Rangers Falcons. The game started with end to end play. Wasps took the lead with a great pass from Zak to Dylan who fired it in the back of the net. Goalkeeper Ryan made some great saves. Ewan and Tariq worked hard in defence to keep Falcons out. Wasps then got another after a scramble Tommo tapped in it. After some skilled passes from Lewis and Aiden, Kurtis slotted one home and not long after Tommo got another. MoM Tommo got another goal to complete his hat-trick. Final Score: Wasps 5, Falcons 0.

ST BENETS WASPS U15 Black kicked off the new football season on Sunday with new kit generously sponsored by Brian Gooderham Agricultural Relief Services.

Manager Lee Wells is looking to add to and strengthen his squad for the new campagn and anyone interested in joining the team is invited to call him on 07852 814349 or contact him via the Club website

HALESWORTH UNDER 10 kicked off the new season with a home game against a well organised Hemsby side. The match started brightly for Halesworth with some good passing moves, although Hemsby had the first scoring opportunity from a free kick which was well saved by James Mitchell in goal.

The home side were rewarded for some good football with two goals in the opening ten minutes both from Hayden Ling, the second from a well worked corner. As the half-time approached Hemsby grew in confidence and got a goal back from close range.

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The second half started badly for Halesworth with two quick goals from the visitors both coming from defensive lapses. Halesworth had increasing difficulty in keeping possession and it was no surprise to see Hemsby increase their lead with ten minutes to go on the counter attack. The game ended 4-2 to the visitors but its early days in the season. Special praise should be given to Halesworth’s new recruit Alex Curtis who contributed well and was strong in the tackles.”

WASPS RED U10s started at home to Waveney Pumas, The boys started of playing some good passing football which lead to being 2-0 up at half time. Goalkeeper Jamie along with his defenders, Ethan, Ryan and Charlie L kept it strong in the back leading to a clean sheet with Leo performing well when he came on. Second half 2 further goals were scored, with good play from Callum, Harrison and Myles which lead to all 4 goals being scored by Charlie N. Well done to all the boys in your first game of the season, with thanks to Terry who stood in for Graham (manager) joint MOTM = Myles and Charlie N