Hat-trick Coley steers Sudbury to victory

HAT-TRICK HERO: Ayrton Coley
HAT-TRICK HERO: Ayrton Coley

A hat-trick from Ayrton Coley, and goals from Jack Wilkinson, Ryan Henshaw and Scott Kemp saw AFC Sudbury comfortable 6-2 winners of their Suffolk Premier Cup first round tie at Kirkley and Pakefield on Tuesday.

AFC were 2-0 down early on, but hit back to lead 3-2 at the interval, Coley completing his hat-trick with two goals in the second half.

But Hadleigh United went out of the competition, losing 1-0 at home to Brantham Athletic. Former Hadleigh player Jack Cawley got the winner with a 47th-minute penalty.

Meanwhile in the Thurlow Nunn League Cup first round, Halstead Town secured a 4-1 home win over Wivenhoe Town