Fenland football roundup: McKenna hits hat-trick in stunning Wisbech St Mary win

12:32 14 August 2014

Barry Giddings

Wisbech St Mary are top of the Cambs Premier League after a crushing 6-1 win over Brampton in their opening league fixture.

Aaron McKenna helped himself to a hat-trick, with James McManus, Jack Brand and Jack Saunders also on the scoresheet.

Goals from Ross Alexander, Richard Allen and Liam Birch saw Chatteris Town get their Cambs Senior A campaign off to the perfect start with a 3-0 win over Great Paxton.

In Cambs Senior B, Jason Day, Ben Jimson, Mark Secker and Jonathan Secker were on target as Outwell Swifts edged a seven goal thriller 4-3 with Wimblington.

In the Peterborough and District League, newly formed Whittlesey (Coates) Athletic bounced back from their opening day loss with two wins.

A Simon Flanz double and Jamie Darlow’s goal saw them win 3-1 at Uppingham Town.

Flanz was at it again against Riverside, bagging a brace in a 3-0 win. Joe Butterworth got the other goal. They now sit fourth after three games.

Also in the league, Leverington Sports won 3-2 at Holbeach United Reserves, Ricky Bowden (2) and Nathan Watson got the goals.

Yesterday, 16:11
General Purposes Committee. County Hall, Cambridge.Estover playing field. Councillors voting on lease for Estover playing field, Picture: Steve Williams.

A momentous decision today by Cambridgeshire County Council will pave the way for a 99 year lease being offered to March to take control of all 18 acres of Estover playing field.

Yesterday, 12:08
Hands off Estover

Cambridgeshire County Council has voted to give a 99 year lease- at a peppercorn rent- for the entire Estover playing fields.

Yesterday, 17:36
New volunteer befrienders needed for Eddie’s.Steph at the farm.

A local charity is appealing for people to come forward to become befriender volunteers and make a real difference in people’s lives around the Fens.

Yesterday, 17:00
Police and fire crews attend the RTC.

A person is trapped in their car after leaving the road in Doddington.

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