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Ryan bubbling after Hannakins cup upset
4:00pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013 in Sport
RYAN caused an upset by dumping Hannakins Farm out of the Senior Division Cup.
Premier Division side Hannakins, from Billericay, crashed out 4-2 to their hosts, who play in Division Two.
White Ensign suffered a 5-0 defeat at home to Southminster St Leonards, with the victory putting Saints top of the Premier Division table.
Greig Taylor had scored hat-tricks in his last two games but bagged four for Southminster against Ensign, with Tom Hine adding the other goal.
Rayleigh Town are up and running after securing their first win of the season. Ross Webster was on target as Rayleigh defeated visitors M&B Club 1-0.
Benfleet lost 5-2 in Division One to Old Barkabbeyans, who trail early season leaders Springfield by a point.
Robbie Topley and Nathan Collier were on target for seventh-placed Benfleet but a brace each for Chris Barlow and Alfie Ndlovu, plus an own goal, saw Barkabbeyans to victory.
Leigh Ramblers went down 3-0 away to third-placed Hutton, with Hassan Bacchus (two) and Luke Meadwright on target.
Adam Gunning and Tony Fisher saw Herongate Athletic to a 2-1 away win over Old Chelmsfordians, which left the visitors fifth in the standings.
Tenth-placed Old Southendian went down 1-0 to a Daniel Wheeler goal which handed bottom-of-the-table Westhamians their first points of the season.
Ongar Town took over at the new leaders of Division Two following a 2-1 win at Basildon Town.
Jack Main scored for Basildon but Graham Jeater and Ben Polley secured the win for Ongar.
Runwell Hospital slipped to second after being held to a 2-2 draw by Broomfield.
James Morkunas and Carey Wallace got Runwell’s goals, with Nic Horsnell and Aaron Elvin replying.
Stambridge United pushed Snaresbrook all the way but were unable to stop their hosts going top of the table on goal difference following a 5-2 win.
The visitors were 2-1 up at half time thanks to goals from Kosi Hemans and Ross Boadle.
But a hat-trick for Josh Woodcock plus goals from Jay Sendall and Jack Sim secured the win, with their second half goals coming in the last 15 minutes.
The result left Stambridge fourth in the table, while Catholic United are sixth after winnng by the odd goal in nine.
Ronnie Bridges netted a brace for the Southend team, with Dave Blairney, Steve Watts and Lewis Smith also on target in Catholic’s 5-4 win over Sungate, for whom Martin Llewellyn bagged a hat-trick.
Dave Hollis and Richard Bishop were on target for seventh-placed Ramsden Scotia but it was not enough to prevent the hosts suffering a 6-2 defeat to LOASS, with Lloyd Boateng and Aaron Sommers both netting a brace.
Mark Pope scored twice and was joined on the scoresheet by Ryan Lancaster as third-placed Rochford Town beat visitors Epping 3-2.
Ninth-placed Forest Glade were held to a 3-3 draw as bottom-of-the-table hosts Leytonstone United gained their first point of the season.