JW Hunt Cup (1926)- 2018/19

Atherstone Town. JW Hunt Cup Winners 2017/18.

The JW Hunt Cup Charity football competition was formed in 1926 to raise funds for the sole benefit of the local blind.
It is named in memory of John William Hunt, a local business man and benefactor.
JW Hunt founded the local Chillington Tool Company and was a supporter of local charities. 
The firms trademark was the "crocodile", and the crocodile is incorporated into the trophy handles

It has been run every season since 1926/27 season.
The inaugural winners being Short Heath United who beat Cannon Iron at Molineux, Wolverhampton in April 1927.
Over £350,000 has been raised since!.
 

Season 2017/18  was the JW Hunt Cups 92nd season and we have donated £10000 to the Beacon Centre. 

Teams compete from the Birmingham, Staffordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire Football Associations.

In January 2013 JW Hunt Cup President Alex Hamil was presented with the MBE by HRH Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. Alex received the award for services to football and the visually impaired (Photo above).

 

UPCOMING FIXTURES

Rd 2 Tues 12 Feb 7.45pm

Old Wulfs 0v0 Highgate Utd 

Highgate win 7-6 on penalties. J

Rd 3 Wed 13 Feb 7.45pm

Tividale 3v2 Brocton.

Rd 2 Wed 13 Feb 7.45pm

Wellington Amateurs 4v2  Rushall Olympic U21.

Rd 3 Tues 26 Feb 7.45pm

Sporting Khalsa v AFC Wulfrunians. 

CHANGE OF MEETING DATE.

The March Meeting will be held on Thursday 14th March at 7.30pm. Venue Fordhouses Cricket Club.

KEN PEMBERTON RIP.

It is with regret that we report the passing of Wolverhampton Sunday League President and long time local football stalwart Ken Pemberton after a long illness. Ken was a keen supporter of the JW Hunt Cup and our thoughts are with his family at this time. 

The funeral will be at St Johns Church,Essington at 10.45am Friday 22nd February.

AFC Wulfrunians. 

are presenting an Evening with Ex Wolves Manager Dave Jones and former player Paul Butler at th eCKW Stadium, Castlecroft Road, 7.30pm Friday 15th March.

Tickets are £20 including a curry available from the Club, Committee or contact Simon Cater on 07870 164631.

JW HUNT CUP 2018/19 

Round One.

        Bilston Town 5
v
2
Alvechurch
 
Att
Bustleholme
2
v
2
Rushall Oly U21
RO 5-4 pens
 
Sporting Khalsa
10
v
1
Wrens Nest Utd
 
76
Wednesfield
1
v
1
FC Darlaston
Dar 5-4pens
 
Brocton
4
v
1
Paget Rangers
 
41
Atherstone Town
1
v
0
Prees FC
WALK OVER
 
Darlaston Town
3
v
2
Warstones Wanderers
 
 
Tividale
3
v
2
Lye Town
 
 
AFC Wulfrunians
8
v
2
Sikh Hunters
 
73
Lichfield City
6
v
1
Willenhall Town
 
47
Heath Hayes
1
v
0
Lane Head
 
 
Wellington Amateurs
0
v
0
Wolves Sporting
Well Am 5-3 pens
 
Old Wulfrunians
1
v
1
Black Ctry Rang
Old Wulfs 8-7 pens 65
Byes;            
AFC Bridgnorth            
Highgate Utd            
Hawkins Sports.            
             
Round Two.            
        Brocton 5
v
4
Heath Hayes
 
 
Wellington Amts
 4
v
 2
Rushall Olympic U21
Wed 13 Feb
 
Old Wulfs
 0
v
Highgate Utd
Highgate 7-6 on pens
 
Bilston Town
2
v
4
Darlaston Town
 
100
Sporting Khalsa
2
v
0
Lichfield City
 
45
AFC Bridgnorth
2
v
2
Atherstone Town
Atherstone 4-1 pens.
 
AFC Wulfrunians
7
v
1
FC Darlaston
 
60
Tividale
5
v
2
Hawkins Sports
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Round Three
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sporting Khalsa
 
v
 
AFC Wulfrunians
Tues 26 Feb
 
Wellington Amateurs
 
v
 
Highgate
 
 
Tividale
v
Brocton
Wed 13
Feb
 
Atherstone Town
1
v
0
Darlaston Town
 
125
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2017/18 JW HUNT CUP FINAL.

 The season's 92nd JW Hunt Cup Final was held at AFC Wulfrunian's ground on Tuesday 22nd May 2018.
  Atherstone Town 1v0 Wolves Sporting Community in an entertaining hard fought game. The winner for Atherstone came six minutes from the final whistle through Liam Kirton.
Atherstone won the JW Hunt Cup Final for the first time and also became the first Warwickshire club to win the cup.
 2018 Officials; Referee ;Jamie Lunn. Assistants;Richard Cattell and Richard Booth. Fourth Official;Tony Lloyd.  
 

CITY COUNCIL AWARD FOR OUR SECRETARY ALAN RYDER. 

We are pleased to inform you that our long serving Secretary Alan Ryder's work has been recognised by Wolverhampton City Council. 
For his work over many years in football administration with local football club's and the JW Hunt Cup in particular, Alan has been awarded the Wolverhampton City Advisory Sports Council's prestigous "H.E.LANE OBE Memorial Trophy".
The presentation was held on  Tuesday
  November  28th at Fordhouses Cricket Club.