LEAGUE new boys Hartpury University Men sent a message of intent to their Herefordshire County League rivals by beating Ludlow Town Colts 10-0 in their opening league fixture.

Former Westfields pairing King Baidoo and Emmanuel Bam ran riot netting four goals each in the opening tie.

Ewyas Harold also got their Premier Division campaign off to a perfect start with a 4-0 home win over Hereford Lads Club Reserves.

Richard Lynes netted a brace while further goals came courtesy of Jake Cleves and Matthew Norton.

Fownhope lead the win in Division One after beating Bartestree 3-0 with Christopher Honey, Max Stenhouse and Harvey Vaughan all scoring.

Ross Junior also got off to a good start with Florin Crainic, George Hayes and Oliver Purdy all scoring during a 3-1 win over Civil Service.

Ledbury Town Reserves went a goal down against Burghill during the first period through a goal scored by Liam Watton.

However, Alistair Holder equalised driving the ball into the bottom corner from 20 yards out to earn a 1-1 draw.

Goals flowed in Division Two with 36 goals scored in six matches across the league. Fownhope Reserves sit top after a 7-1 victory over Ledbury Town Swifts.