Watts at the double to see Blues through in cup

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JACK Watts bagged a brace of goals to help Frickley Athletic into the next round of the Sheffield and Hallamshire Senior Cup last night.

The Blues saw off Northern Counties East League opponents Dinnington Town 3-1 at the Tech5 Stadium to book their place in the third round.

A reshuffled Blues side took time to settle and found the opener just after the half-hour mark when Watts turned an Ollie Ryan cross into the back of the net.

Town showed plenty of fighting spirit and got on level terms before half-time through Curtis Gregory.

But the Blues upped their gear in the second half and Stuart Ludlam fired the hosts back ahead minutes after the break.

Watts added his second of the match in the 71st minute to seal Frickley’s progression.

See this week’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express for full match report and reaction.