Tag "Priaulx League"

Youths need better coaches

I READ several articles in this paper last week about what’s wrong with youth football. You can blame the clubs, the ‘structure’, the lack of games all you like, but the real reason is really very simple: the coaching is not good enough and no one seems to want to mention that.

Bels hit Vale Rec for six


FOUR second-half goals killed off toothless Vale Rec as Bels ran out 6-1 winners at the Corbet Field on Saturday and how Carl Le Tissier must wish he could have one of the champions’ illustrious forwards.

Rovers top of the Priaulx League

ROVERS sit proudly at the top of the FNB Priaulx League table following their 2-0 win over St Martin’s at Blanche Pierre Lane last night.

Rovers head to BPL with confidence

THE ongoing Rovers revolution faces another tough assignment tonight – a trip to Blanche Pierre Lane and one of its old faces in the St Martin’s home dugout.

Gallienne excited by potential at Saints

POSSESSING what he says is the best squad in the Priaulx League, Jordan Gallienne wants to start on the road to a new St Martin’s dynasty this Friday night.

Stronger squad puts Rangers on front foot

AFTER an indifferent couple of years, Paul Ockleford admits this season is getting him ‘excited’ as Rangers look to propel themselves back up the Priaulx table.

New-look Rovers out to build momentum

WITH a dramatically new-look squad, Karl Addis is confident that Rovers can buck their recent trend as the Priaulx League’s basement side in the coming months.

McKenzie chooses Priaulx over GFC

Throwing his lot in with North, Ollie McKenzie does not want to travel and be sitting on the bench for GFC. (Picture by Tom Tardif, 1316535)

OLLIE MCKENZIE has decided to move from Ryman League football and concentrate his efforts solely on the Priaulx League – and Dave Rihoy could well be the next to follow suit.

Rec's title challenge over after Corbet Field draw

Vale Rec goal-scorer Naro Zimmerman, right, tussles with Charlie Pinsard last night at the Corbet Field. (Picture by Adrian Miller, 1314543)

Vale Rec 2, St Martin's 2 CARL LE TISSIER has backed his young Vale Rec side to come back even stronger next season after watching their title hopes end once and for all on a dramatic Corbet Field night.

Rec remain in the title hunt

Vale Rec captain Damien Larkin celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot. (Picture by Max Coomer, 1314055)

Vale Rec 1, Northerners 0 THE unlikely title dream at the Corbet Field lives on for at least another few days – but barely.

Rangers repeat the dose for Rec

Rangers coach Paul Ockleford.

Vale Rec 1, Rangers 2 FOR the second time this month, Rangers inflicted a major blow on Vale Rec’s title aspirations last night.

Young hits hat-trick as Bels beat champs

Bels’ hat-trick hero Craig Young, right, battles with North defender Sam McKenzie last night at the Track. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 1308410)

CRAIG YOUNG was yet again the Bels hero as they cleared one of their toughest remaining obstacles in their ruthless pursuit of this year’s Priaulx League title.

Rangers put spoke in 'woeful' Rec's title hopes

Jonny Robilliard robs Glenn Le Tissier. (1307431)

Rangers 4, Vale Rec 1 RANGERS have threatened to turn over a top side for a while and this thoroughly merited three points, on the wide expanses of the College Field, will have been toasted by Belgraves everywhere.

Bels maintain gap

Bels striker Wayne Bishop and Vale Rec centre back Naro Zimmerman contest a 50-50 challenge on Saturday at the Corbet Field. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 1304720)

IT’S no change at the top of the Priaulx League after title rivals Vale Rec and Bels played out a 1-1 draw at the Corbet Field on Saturday, to keep Bels 10 points clear having played four games more.