CROFT Junior kicked off their Swindon Sunday League Division One season with an emphatic 8-0 victory over Cricklade Park Rangers.

Liam Flanagan bagged an opening-day hat-trick, Frank Michienzi scored twice while there was a goal each for Calum Courtney, Stefan Edwards and Joe Grant.

FC Walcot scored 10 goals in their opening fixture against Stratton Saints, but conceded four as they went second.

Highworth Town Sunday slotted into third place thanks to a 7-1 victory at home to Openwork United.

Half-time substitute Christopher Ayres struck four times within the space of 22 second-half minutes to add some gloss to the scoreline after Billy Alrich had scored twice and Josh Coombe had opened the scoring.

Penhill United beat new team Uppercuts FC 7-5, despite a hat-trick from Corey King, one from Stuart Fraser and one from Corey Chutoree.


AFC Mannington went top after a 5-0 victory over PSV Swindon while Purton Redhouse went second courtesy of a 5-3 win away at Rudis.

Steven Nesbitt was the hero for Woodlands Edge as his hat-trick helped see off Jovial Monk 3-1. Liam Kearns netted a consolation for the home side.

Meanwhile, Nationwide scored late to help see off Atletico Marlborough 4-3 on Sunday.

Connor Marsden scored twice and Craig Simmons added a third for Marlborough, but it would not be enough as Sean Creeley, Andrew Goodchild, Ben Langley and Josh Langley netted for the home side.


The Boundary House hit Covingham United for seven in the meeting of two new sides to the league.

Max Harrison-Tosatto scored all three for Smartmovers as they swept Swindon Rovers aside while Bakers Sunday picked up a 3-1 victory away at Swiss Chalet FC.

Meanwhile, The Abbey Mead emerged 3-1 winners away at Sevenfields United, despite a goal from Michael Gregory for the home side.