The John Radford Trophy – Qualifying Group 1
March 2017 has arrived and that means the return of our annual Year 5 school football competition. The local schools battle it out in 3 qualifying groups with the top teams progressing through to our semi final stage at the end of the month.
Our two finalists will emerge and progress on to the John Radford Trophy final which will be played at half time of the Mansfield v Exeter game.
Q Group 1 saw Mapplewells paired with 2015 winners Samuel Barlow and 2016 defending champions Peafield Lane.
Peafield Lane started the group games with a tight 1-0 defeat of Mapplewells before getting into their stride with a 3-1 victory over Samuel Barlow.
Mapplewells and Samuel Barlow shared the spoils with a 1-1 draw.
In the reverse fixtures Peafield Lane secured the points they needed in order to qualify by avoiding defeat against Mapplewells and Samuel Barlow.
2015 winners Samuel Barlow collected 4 points from their last available 6 in a gallant effort in their push for a semi final slot.