Colony Park U15s were at home to newly promoted Kintore United and took the lead in the 14th minute when Elliott Taylor won the ball in defence and played a measured pass forward for Tommy Linton to chase. A Kintore defender tried to usher the ball back, but sent it wide of the advancing keeper and into the net.
Colony doubled their lead on the half hour when a long clearance from Brendan Allan found Linton who played in Michael Donaldson and his pass released Ryan HARPER who slid it past the keeper. Into the second half and Colony increased their grip on the game when a Donaldson throw in from the left fed Harper and once in the box his measured cross was knocked in by Jonathan LEIDLAND. On 50 minutes a great through ball from Stuart Hepburn allowed Ryan HARPER to get into the box and he chipped the ball over the keeper to make it 4-0. With 15 minutes to go Kintore gave themselves a lifeline when a cross from the right was knocked in from close range. However Colony hit back immediately when a good onward header from Donaldson released Greg TAYLOR and he calmly slipped the ball under the keeper to make it 5-1.
Three minutes later Kintore were awarded a penalty for a hand ball in the box, but Colony keeper Allan saved it and the rebound was blasted over the bar. With five minutes left, Colony got their 6th goal when Neil Woodgreaves showed great skill to keep the ball in play at the byline and crossed, with the loose ball reaching Ben GREEN who slid it into the net. Final score Colony Park 6 - 1 Kintore United.
Colony Park U14s met the Paul Lawrie Foundation in a preliminary round of the Scottish Cup, an unfortunate draw for both A league sides, and meeting again after last week when Colony lost by the odd goal in five in an evenly contested match. This time round there were 11 goals with the Colony side going down 7-4 with s Ewan Collie (2), Cameron Watt and Sam Robertson getting the goals .
The U13s hosted Newmachar in the last of the group matches and finally found some form winning 7-1 against a decent Newmacher side .
The first half was tight and ended 1-1 with Stuart SIMMOND getting the goal.
The second half was completely ‘bossed’ by Colony and they got the goals they deserved. The football and passing that the boys played was impressive to watch and they split open the Newmacher defense on nearly every occasion, in fact if it was not for the Newmacher goalkeeper the scoreline could have been a lot higher.
Stuart SIMMOND got his hat-trick with another two great goals, Aidan MACBAIN finished very well after another good attacking move and Adam SMITH grabbed a great hat trick with each goal hitting the top of net giving their goalkeeper no chance. An impressive performance but too late to prevent them playing in C league this season. The boys will need to keep positive to ensure they get out of the C league at the first attempt.
The U13 Colts team were at home to Fraserburgh in their final group section match at Davidson Park
Early signs were not good as the visitors scored before a minute was on the clock. The Colts recovered quickly though, and two minutes later a shot from 18 yards by Connor MACLEOD squirmed past the keeper to give them their first competitive goal.
They had to rally again as Fraserburgh went ahead but on 15 minutes Jac BOOTH followed in when the goalie could only parry to level for Colts. Broch went ahead on the half hour mark but two minutes later Colts levelled, Connor MACLEOD getting his second with a wonderful overhead lob from a tight angle. A further goal from Fraserburgh meant the half finished 4-3 in the visitors favour.
What followed was the proverbial game of two halves as Colony failed to reproduce their fine play of the first period, shipping 9 goals without reply to go down 13-3. A performance like the first half will be required in next Sunday’s Scottish Cup tie against Bridge of Don.