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Dockers dominate but are made to work hard

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: February 27, 2013

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SWANSEA Dockers won 3-2 at Brunswick United in the Eastside Insurance Senior Cup.

Dockers were dominant throughout this tie and looked to be heading for a comfortable victory when Ray Alli and Cameron Webb combined well to allow the latter to score on 25 minutes.

Alli was involved again as his long-range drive doubled Dockers' advantage. Brunswick gave themselves a lifeline when Martin Dean reacted quickest at a corner to fire home from close range.

Dockers went 3-1 up when Webb, after a spurning a couple of one-on-one situations, finally beat keeper Bruce Carter. Brunswick got a late consolation when Sean Jones netted in the final minute.

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Brunswick United : B. Carter, J. Norman, P. Williams, M. Jones, S. Howells, J. Norman, M. Dean, L. Chapman, M. Davies, J. Wheeler, J. Figures. Subs: J. Jones, A. Jennan, S. Jones.

Swansea Dockers : B. Sparkes, C. Robb, A. Watkins, P. Russell, D. Boat, C. Webb, M. Smith, R. Alli, K. Miller, L. Stiens, K. Morgan. Subs: D. Majes, L. Andrews, G.Challacombe.

Ragged School went out of the competition at the third-round stage as they were beaten 3-2 by Cwmfelin Press.

The returning Richie Evans in the Ragged goal made sure the match remained goalless in an even first half.

Nicky Lloyd put Ragged 1-0 up but they were pegged back when Ashleigh Dennis converted from the spot.

Press went 2-1 up when Evans failed to hold a shot a from Matthew Tregembo that was followed up by Ashleigh Dennis.

Ragged looked to have found a way back into the match when great work by Tom Spooner allowed Dowling head home to make it 2-2.

But Dennis got his hat-trick when he rounded the keeper after latching onto an excellent through ball.

Ragged School : R. Evans, D. Rowe, J. Bijea, L. Griffin, D. Sullivan, A. McKinley, N. Lloyd, T. Spooner, N. Riberio, M. Dowling, N. Totarello Subs: R. Vincent, J. Jordan, N. Jones.

Cwmfelin Press : M. Thompson, R. Clark, A. Kift, R. Jones, R. Morgan, L. Lynch, R. Lynch, G. Harris L. McManus, A. Dennis, M. Tregembo. Subs: D. Walsh, B. Edwards, R. Brown.

Blaenymaes came away from much-improved South Gower 6-0 winners after putting on their best display of the season to date.

Luke Dalling's three goals, a pair from Jack Green and a rare Leighton Pritchard strike sealed an excellent performance from Blaenymaes.

Kingsbridge Colts beat division four leaders Landore 3-0 in the second round of the Gwalia Cup.

Kingsbridge went into an early lead when Owen Frost's free-kick fell to Luke Michael who fired home from a wide position.

Landore were awarded a penalty but were thwarted by Dave Rowe's fantastic double save.

Kings were denied a second goal when Steve Hughes was deemed to have been in an offside position.

Kingsbridge went 2-0 up when Stuart Dabbs scored from an acute angle. And they put the match beyond doubt when Dean Hughes ran onto a great through ball from Matty Rees and smashed into the top corner.

Kingsbridge Colts : D. Rowe, J. Kean, R. James, O. Frost, M. Rees, L. Michael, S. Cobley, S. Lorey, D. Hughes, S. Hughes, S. Dabbs. Subs: J. Disbray, C. Tones, M. Corcoran.

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