Risborough Rangers endured a mixed bag in the league this week, suffering a heavy defeat to Broadfields before bouncing back with a thrilling win at Codicote.

Rangers had a shocking first half at Broadfields, finding themselves 3-0 down before the break against an in-form side.

Risborough came out for the second half eager to regain some pride. 

James Shrimpton was introduced after 15 minutes and had an immediate impact when he almost scored as his turn and volley went a fraction wide. Broadfields then resorted to a more defensive approach as they looked to protect their lead. 

Marcus Wylie almost pulled one back with ten minutes remaining when his shot was cleared off the line following Yearwood’s corner but it was too little too late for the visitors as they suffered their first defeat in the new year. 

Rangers travelled to Codicote in another league encounter and took all three points in a seven goal thriller eventually winning 4-3. 
In an absolute topsy-turvy game, Lamar-Mason Williams had given the visitors the lead with two well taken goals in the first period.

After the interval Codicote rallied and after an hour scored three times in a matter of 15 minutes to give them the lead. 

Rangers then rolled up there sleeves and were on the ascendsency when Wylie scored a superb goal 10 minutes from time with a fierce shot into the top of the net levelling parity. 

With the clock running down both teams where going for the win, but on the 83rd minute, Risborough’s top scorer Martin Griggs saw the hosts goalkeeper off his line and hit a superb 40 yard shot over the keeper to put the visitors back in front and score his 30th goal of the season. After that amazing goal Rangers saw the game out comfortably in a thoroughly entertaining match and now move up to sixth in the South Midlands League Division One.