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Busy week ahead with rescheduled cup matches

North Village substitutes Seth Somner and Owen Botelho congratulate Justin Bell after he netted the first of his two late goals against St George’s in their FA Cup match at Wellington Oval on February 13, 2022. (File photograph by Lawrence Trott)

Several Friendship and Shield matches that were called off over the past couple days have been rescheduled for next week as local football gets set for a busy final stretch.

Friendship and Shield quarter-final matches that were called off on Wednesday have been rescheduled for Tuesday at Goose Gosling Field on a night of cup matches at two venues.

The opening Shield match at 6.30pm will see Boulevard taking on Paget with Dandy Town playing St George’s in the Friendship fixture at 9.00pm. An FA Cup match is also scheduled for Devonshire Rec on Tuesday, with St David’s meeting Robin Hood at 8.00pm.

Going into today’s FA Cup quarter-final draw, two matches are still outstanding from the first round, the other being between Somerset Trojans and Hamilton Parish, the First Division leaders, which was postponed last night and has been rescheduled for next Wednesday at Somerset at 8.00pm.

Also that night is a Premier Division fixture at Goose Gosling Field which will see PHC taking on X-Roads at 9.00pm. That match has been brought forward from Wednesday, March 16 when two matches – Friendship and Shield – will now take place at Somerset.

Ireland Rangers take on Young Men’s Social Club at 6.30pm and PHC play Southampton Rangers in the 9.00pm Friendship tie.

Rescheduled matches:

Tuesday, March 8

Shield quarter-final (from March 2): Boulevard v Paget (Goose Gosling Field, 6.30)

Friendship quarter-final (from March 2): Dandy Town v St George’s (Goose Gosling Field, 9.00).

FA Cup first round (from February 13): St David’s v Robin Hood (Devonshire Rec, 8.00)

Wednesday, March 9

FA Cup first round (from March 3): Somerset v Hamilton Parish (Somerset, 8.00)

Premier Division (from March 16): PHC v X-Roads (Goose Gosling Field, 9.00)

March 16

Shield quarter-final (from March 9): Ireland Rangers v YMSC (Somerset, 6.30)

Friendship quarter-final (from March 9): PHC v Southampton Rangers (Somerset, 9.00)

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Published March 04, 2022 at 7:55 am (Updated March 04, 2022 at 7:56 am)

Busy week ahead with rescheduled cup matches

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