League 2 - Challenge Trophy

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League 2
Challenge Trophy

History - 1992 to Present Day

The League 2 - Challenge Trophy was first played for in the Leagues in season 1992-93.  The competition is a Cup OPEN to all Members of Division Two.   The Observer Shield is dedicated to the lasting memory of Graham Beal,  from Baxterley, who tragically died in a car accident on the way back from Coventry City’s clash at Bristol City on February 6th 2010.

Never Forgotten by his Family and Friends.

The Winners of the 2021-2022 Graham Beal Memorial Trophy - Collycroft Royal Oak Warriors FC

OBSERVER CHALLENGE SHIELD

League 2 - Challenge Trophy
In Memory of Graham Beal.

 
League 2
Challenge Trophy
ROUND 1
1SS Bulls Head FC2 - 2Crows Nest Sports FC (Pens)
2Collycroft Royal Oak FC4 - 1Barwell Cricketers FC
3Bedworth Bank FCBye
4Whitestone FC10 - 0Bedworth Liberal FC Res
ROUND 2
5Swan Dive FCOFFBedworth Bank FC
6Ashby Road Sports FC0 -  1Athletico Duke FC
7Crows Nest Sports FC1 -  3Whitestone FC
8Collycroft Royal Oak FC5  - 2Acorn FC

SEMI-FINALS
Athletico Duke FC5 - 3Whitestone FC
Bedworth Bank FC1 - 4Collycroft Royal Oak FC

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LEAGUE  TWO CHALLENGE TROPHY SEMI-FINALS

Athletico Duke FC   5 - 3 Whitestone FC
Collycroft Royal Oak Warriors FC 4 - 1 Bedworth Bank FC

The final of the League Two Challenge Trophy on Sunday April 24th will be between Athletico Duke FC and Collycroft Royal Oak Warriors FC, who overcame Whitestone FC and Bedworth Bank FC in today’s semi-finals.

In the sunshine at Richmond Park, Athletico Duke were to strong for promotion seeking Whitestone, in a 5-3 win. The Duke goals came from a superb hattrick from Connor Pugh, with Jacob Townsend and Kaine Finch  notching the singles. Dave Ison (2) and Jenson Newey replied for Whitestone.

In the other semi, Collycroft Royal Oak Warriors FC coasted past Bedworth Bank FC by  a 4-1 margin with the goals coming from, "Man of the Match" centre back Ethan Baynham with a hatrick and Jamie Matthews.  Adam Carter got the Banks consolation.

A big crowd is expected at Nuneaton Boro's Liberty Way Stadium to see this Bedworth / Hinckley tussle, entrance fee is £1.00 with the gate being donated to local charities, nominated by the winning Club.

League 2 Challenge Trophy (Graham Beal Memorial) - Final

Collycroft Royal Oak Warriors FC  4 - 1  Athletico Duke FC