The 1st XI lost 5 – 2 at Westside Res FC. The Ruts Scorers were Kyle Moore and Paul Gough. Despite a much improved second half display, the Ruts were unable to reduce the arrears further.
The ‘A’ Team won 1 – 0 at Real Holmesdale FC in the League Cup. Aaron Sandys scored the OR’s All-important goal from the Penalty Spot. Ruts Keeper Mike Lowe was MOTM.
The ‘B’ Team won 5 – 1 at Frenches Athletic A FC. The Ruts Scorers were Alex Blenkinsop (2) Mark Todd, Jake Searles and Simon Minihane. Manager Erol Yilmaz praised Steve Berry’s great assist for Minihane’s strike. Mark Todd was the OR’s MOTM.
The Sunday XI kept themselves fully in the title race, as they beat Larkhill City FC 5 – 1 at Poplar Road thanks to a terrific 4 goal haul from Ruts MOTM George John (pictured) plus a stunning strike from Patrick Pinder.
Manager Sean Thornton was delighted to secure another 3 points in his teams charge to win the title against a much-improved Larkhall team. In his post-match briefing he said ‘it was great to see George John get rewarded with a perfect hattrick after putting in the hard yards all season long. Well done, George!