Cornard are denied victory by late leveller

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In a game of two halves, Cornard Dynamos Reds Under-15s were quick out of the box and dominated the first half, with Callum Smith commanding in midfield.

Kieran Clerkin gave Dynamos a deserved lead with a superb long-range effort and Karl Morgan doubled the lead with a deft header from a corner.

Holland fought back and drew a spectacular double save from Callum Smith in the Cornard goal.

Holland equalised just before the break when Cornard were slow to defend a corner.

The second half was mainly Holland, and Smith made another fine save, diving to tip a low effort onto the post.

Cornard were denied all three points when Holland punted a free-kick into the box in the final minute and the ball was stabbed home.

Man of the match was Callum Smith for a commanding and energetic performance in midfield, alhough he was pushed close by namesake Callum Smith, in goal.

Long Melford Under-16s were made to battle for their 2-1 win at Little Oakley.

Haydn Taylor broke the deadlock with a lob from long distance. Bob Addison doubled the score after a good run.

Melford were penned back in the second half but good work, especially from Matt Chiang kept the home team out until they scored with the last kick of the game.

Long Melford Under-15s continued their unbeaten run with a 4-1 Suffolk Cup victory at home to St John’s.

Jake Cupitt and a well-struck free-kick by Jake Welch put them ahead.

Jack Webb continued his scoring run by claiming the third and was then brought down in the box, slotting home the resulting penalty.

Boxford Rovers Under-13s went down 3-1 at home to Cornard Dynamos Reds, the visitors taking a 2-0 lead by the interval after goals from Lewis King and Ben Davey.

Boxford pulled one back after an excellent save by George Mustoe set up a quick passing movement, Liam Butcher crossing for George Allen to score.

Cornard — whose player of the match was Tom Park — clinched victory with a third goal in the closing minutes, netted by Adam Walker.

Long Melford Under-13s were comfortable 6-1 victors at home to Silver End.

Two well-taken goals from Zinzan Forster early in the first half and one from Freddie McCracken put them in charge.

After the visitors got a goal back, Melford stepped up a gear and Yianis Yiasemis followed in after the keeper parried for 4-1.

A headed goal from McCracken and a tap-in from Bryn Gartland sealed the points for Melford.

AFC Sudbury Falcons Under-12s were beaten 3-1 at Brandon.

Player-of-the-match Toby Mattock set up chances and James McGregor made an excellent save to keep things level at the interval.

Brandon took a 2-0 lead in the second half, but AFC hit back when Josh Hughes converted a penalty.

AFC battled to get on terms, but conceded a late penalty.

Cornard Dynamos Under-10s Reds finished deserved 3-1 winners at home to Little Oakley despite going behind early in the second half.

This kick-started Cornard and Callum Scott scored an excellent goal after a long midfield run to level the scores.

Jack Ingram’s pinpoint passing set up both Leon Warner and Callum Scott to slot home well-taken goals to secure all three points.

Cornard Dynamos Under-10s Blues returned to winning ways, beating Little Oakley 3-0 at home.

Dynamos were on top in the first half and the deadlock was eventually broken when a Morgan Waldock cross was turned home by Jack Hurrell.

Early in the second half, Ben Iannone scored a fine individual goal.

Waldrock, after being denied by the keeper and the woodwork, eventually got a deserved goal right at the death.