Unicorn beat Catterick Garrison to ensure top spot at Christmas

Unicorn ensured they were top of the Wensleydale Creamery League at Christmas with hard-fought win over Catterick Garrison.

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Garrison went into the break 1-0 up, but goals in the second half from Liam Reeves and substitute David Hickin gave the Richmond pub team the win.

Richmond Mavericks also came from behind in their game against Spennithorne.

Spenni were 2-0 to the good. but were pegged back from two goals each from Ryan Howe and Sam Pickersgill.

James Stanger also got on the scoresheet, with an owl goal ensuring there was no way back for the Wensleydale team.

A goal from Matthew Readshaw gave Carperby a half-time lead in their game against Hawes.

A shot from the edge of the box from Jordan Iveson soon after the restart brought the scores level.

But a good finish from Scott Lambert allowed Carperby to retake the lead, before Jordan Iveson got his second of the game from close range late on.

Hawes had two good chances late on to win the game, but new signing Jonathan Spivey failed to capitalise.

Hawes also had a big shout for a penalty for handball which the ref didn’t give.

In the final game, Reeth drew 1-1 with Richmond Town Reserves — a team they had been thrashed 8-1 by just two weeks ago.

James Kelly scored early on for the Richmond team, but his goal was quickly cancelled out with a strike from Callum Haggie.


Carperby 2-2 Hawes

Reeth 1-1 Richmond Town Reserves

Richmond Mavericks 6-3 Spennithorne

Unicorn 2-1 Catterick Garrison

Fixtures – 2.1.21

Carperby v Catterick Garrison

Hawes v Richmond Town Reserves