Bridgers Weekend Roundup

by | Sep 27, 2020

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Wadebridge Town 7-2 Launceston

The Bridgers made it 6 points out of 6 in 5 days, with this comprehensive defeat of bottom of the table Launceston.

It was the visitors who shocked their hosts by taking a 7th minute lead when Marius Pislaru scored his 1st goal of the season, but the Bridgers turned it round to lead 3-1 by the 24th minute. First on 11 minutes Jacob Smale levelled the scores with his fourth of the season, then Matt Lloyd converted a penalty on 15 minutes, with Lewis Prince scoring the pick of the 1st half goals with a delightful effort from about 35 yards in the 24th minute.

HT: Bridgers 3-1 Launceston

With the wind at their backs, the visitors began to cause a few problems, but on 62 minutes, it was Ben Williams who calmed the nerves when he thumped home following a corner. Launceston were not finished as on 65 minutes former Bridger, Harry Dwelly scored the visitors second of the game. The Bridgers immediately restored their 3 goal lead as Kyle Flew scored a minute later to effectively kill the game.

Kyle Flew then made it 6-2 to the Bridgers on 78 minutes with a well taken shot into the far corner of the net, and in the second minute of stoppage time, Matt Lloyd had a simple tap in to make it 7 for the rampant Bridgers.

FT: Bridgers 7-2 Launceston

Att: 71

MOM: Matt Lloyd

Referee: Darren Gay. Assistants: Guy Albury & Ashley Morris.


Wadebridge Town Ladies 1-1 Foxhole


Joint woman of the match Sonja and Lexi

The Ladies Team finally got their season started with this home draw with Foxhole.

The Bridgers were ahead at half time when Sonja Wallace-Fox scored her first goal of the season, but they were pegged back in the second half when the visitors hit a leveller.

FT: 1-1

MOM: Sonja Wallace-Fox and Lexi Sharp

Referee: Paul Cackett


Wadebridge Town U15s 4-4 Torpoint Athletic, AET, Bridgers win 4-3 on Pens

The young Bridgers are through to the second round of the Cornwall Cup after coming from behind to win this tie in thrilling fashion.

They found themselves 0-2 down at half time, and by the 65th minute, they were 0-4 down staring defeat in the face. Ollie Wilson then reduced the arrears, and Alex Johnson then made it 2-4. With growing confidence, Roman Samm made it 3-4. Alex Johnson levelled the scores just before full time to take the tie into extra time. There was no further goalscoring, so the match went to a penalty shootout. After Alfie Blake, Reece Davie and Roman Samm had all been successful, it was left to Alex Johnson to score the winner.

FT: 4-4 (4-3 0n Pens)

MOM: Alex Johnson

Referee: Gary Cornish

Wadebridge Town U13s 4-6 Bodmin

One other result from today, the U13s lost 4-6 to Bodmin

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