Monday 14th April 2017 ko 11.00
North West Counties League Premier Division
ATHERTON COLLERIES 5 (Kenny 4og Cover 20 66 73p Bailey 49)
AFC DARWEN 1 (Hepple 80)
It’s a well-told story, how Atherton Collieries in 2013 helped us at GroundhopUK out by taking on an Easter Hop game on 48 hours’ notice after our planned game at AFC Emley got snowed off.
They moved heaven and earth to accommodate us, secretary Emil Anderson even dragged himself from his sick bed to be there. It took a knock-back or two to get a NWCL hop, but Joe Gibbons, Emil and all the Colls were there pushing to make it happen, so when the idea finally was agreed it was obvious that we’d want them on our first hop. That though would create an issue …. Continue reading