Dunmow Town finish first season with a trophy after lifting the Covid Cup

Dunmow Town celebrate winning the COVID Cup

Dunmow Town won the COVID Cup with a thumping victory over Stanway Rovers Res. - Credit: DUNMOW TOWN FC

Dunmow Town enjoyed a comfortable success to end their disrupted first season with silverware.

The 8-1 victory at Little Oakley over Stanway Rovers Reserves gave them the Covid Cup, a late season tournament in the Essex & Suffolk Border League.

Dunmow Town's management team celebrate with the COVID Cup

Dunmow Town's management team celebrate with the COVID Cup. - Credit: DUNMOW TOWN FC

Town had the game in the palm of their hand from the very beginning, taking the lead three minutes in with George Purcell latching on to a direct ball through from Patrick Ohman.

And by half-time they had stormed to a 5-0 lead.

Harry Hope had made it two on 19 minutes, Correy Davidson and Mack Miskin combining, and the former's free-kick allowed Kyran Clements to make it three

Purcell made it 4-0 before Dwade James nipped in on a bad back-pass to make it five.

The second half began with a sixth, courtesy of Kirtys Mackenzie, but Stanway got one back on 62 minutes, substitute Josh Rutter the man with it.

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However, there was still plenty of time for Dunmow to finish off the scoring which they did from Miskin and James before the celebrations began.