Radio Woking Sport local sport roundup


In local football, Woking suffered a 3-2 loss against Kings Lynn Town in the Vanarama National League on Saturday.

The hosts opened the scoring through Adam Mariott before Kane Ferdinand levelled for the Cards. On the stroke of half time Josh Davison scored to give Woking a 2-1 advantage at the break.

Former Woking player came off the bench and netted a brace inside six minutes to snatch victory away from Woking and secure all three points for Kings Lynn.

Better luck for Knaphill who travelled to Colliers Wood United in the Combined Counties Premier League and returned with a 2-0 win. Goals from Ross Murdoch and Usman Lalustani was enough to see off Wood.

Westfield also were on their travels on Saturday afternoon and like Knaphill completed a 2-0 victory. Westfield were up against Waltham Abbey and came away with all three points compliments of first half goals from Kai Hamilton-Olise and Darnell Goather-Braithwaite.

Unfortunately, the weather was the winner in the FA Vase 1st round match between Raynes Park Vale and Sheerwater. The game falling foul of the weather with the game called off due to a waterlogged pitch. A new date for the game has yet to be announced.

In the FA Vase Guildford City have reached the second round for the first time since 2010/11 after edging a thriller in the first round by beating Tooting Bec 3-2 at Tooting.

Theo Woodhouse opened the scoring for Guildford in the 20th minute. Andre Smith doubled City’s advantage. Minutes later Eli Ogunseye made it 3-0 to the visitors.

The hosts pulled a goal back in the 37th minute when Ross Broadway had a simple tap in. Sam Johnson set up a frantic finish by netting for Totting in the 72nd minute, but Guildford held on for victory.

Woking Ladies made it four wins out of four after completing a 1-0 win at Carterton on Sunday afternoon, with Joey Harefield Brown getting the winner.

In other local sport, in basketball Surrey Scorchers were hoping to start their BBL Cup campaign this weekend with a home game against Bristol Flyers. The visitors were unable to field a side due to four members of the club and staff testing positive for Covid-19.

As a result of this Bristol have forfeited the opening two cup games against Scorchers, with Surrey Scorchers being awarded the games 20-0.

In netball it has been a busy few days for Mikki Austin and Surrey Storm ahead of the new netball superleague season.

The Surrey based outfit have signed Northern Ireland Goal Attacker Emma Magee for the forthcoming campaign. Storm have also signed Lauren Tait from Strathclyde Sirens. The 24-year-old makes the switch to boost Storm’s defensive options.

Goal Attacker Frankie Wells has also signed for Storm after three years away from the game. Ellie Kelk has also re-signed once again for Storm, with the club also promoting Sophie Kelly from their NPL programme.