A RESOUNDING win for Poulton but Beeches were up against it from the start, with three players withdrawing shortly before the match, leaving them with just the bare 11.

Cirencester League Div One

The Beeches 1

Poulton 11 (eleven)

Even so, Beeches went ahead in the 10th minute through Jake Lewis but Steve Jackson equalised shortly after.

Dean Woolgar gave Poulton the lead after 30 minutes.

Before half-time John Dawson headed three splendid goals and added another from the penalty spot to make it 6-1.

Dawson got his fifth soon after the break and there were further goals from Olly Taylor, Dan Read, Rob Paget and Read from the spot with the last kick of the match.