SWINDON & DISTRICT LEAGUE: Fratellos get off to a flyer
6:00am Tuesday 10th September 2013 in Sport
FORMER Fairford striker Charlie Grabe starred as Fratellos got off to a winning start against Village Inn in the Swindon & District League Premier Division.
Grabe fired a hat-trick and Darren Coleman also registered as the reigning league champions began their campaign with a bang.
Newly-promoted Fox & Hound took a useful point against Swiss Chalet Rangers as they held their opponents to a 2-2 draw.
Darren Rudman and Zach Ockwell were on the scoresheet for Fox while Mark Hughes and Chris Hattle netted for Swiss Chalet.
Another side new to the Premier, Old Town, nearly upset Globe but in the end they were sunk 3-2.
Steve Nesbitt hit a double but James Williams’ hat-trick was enough to give Globe the win.
Goals from Carl Oregan and Eddie Allsop gave Spectrum a shock victory over Queensfield, for whom Shane Hibbert netted a consolation.
Kingsdown led 3-2 against Sportz Central but pressed the self-destruct button and eventually lost 6-3.
Mike Lichota (2) and Ben Roberts were on the scoresheet for the defeated side.
In Division One, Liam Kearns smashed in all four goals as Swindon Spitfires cantered to a 4-1 win over Bassett Bulldogs.
Daniel Vaughan bagged a hat-trick and there were braces for Stuart Cody and Lee Curtis.
Efforts from Simon Taylor (2) and Karl Eastbrook were not enough to prevent Larry’s Plaice suffering a 5-3 loss at the hands of Motoquip.
Ramsbury were 2-0 winners over Old Town reserves courtesy of goals from King and Darvell, as they got their season off to a strong start.
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