Ryman League round-up
Sittingbourne, red, try to hold off
Three Bridges at Bourne Park on
Picture: Darren Small
Sittingbourne moved back into the Ryman League
Division 1 South play-off places with a 5-2 home win over
bottom-of-the-table Three Bridges on Saturday.
Ryan Golding led the way with a hat-trick and Ashley Baverstock
scored his first goal for the Brickies, with Ryan Cooper completing
Maidstone United remain five points clear at
the top after their 4-0 success at Walton & Hersham. Ade
Olorunda and Stuart King both scored twice for the Stones.
Third-placed Faversham Town earned a point in a
1-1 draw at Eastbourne Town thanks to a 90th-minute equaliser from
Matt Bourne and Hythe Town made it four wins in
five games with a 1-0 home victory over Walton Casuals
courtesy of a first-half strike from Brendon Cass.
Folkestone Invicta are a place behind Hythe in
eighth after drawing 1-1 at Worthing. They looked set to come home
with all three points after Darren Smith’s 37th-minute penalty but
Worthing equalised in the closing seconds.
Herne Bay also picked up a point in a goalless
draw at Tooting & Mitcham but Whitstable Town
were beaten 5-0 at home by Leatherhead and
Ramsgate lost 3-0 at Southwood to title-chasing
In the Ryman Premier, two of the division’s form sides,
Margate and Hendon, battled out a goalless draw in
In Ryman 1 North, Thamesmead suffered their
first league defeat since early December when they lost 1-0 at home
to Witham Town while a 30-yard strike from Danny Lawrence earned
Chatham Town a 1-1 draw at Waltham Abbey.
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