THE Bernard Cornish Cup tie between the two teams who are anchored at the bottom of the Basingstoke and District Sunday League, Basingstoke Royals and Chineham Tigers, saw the Tigers roar to a 15-0 victory, writes DAVID GRAHAM.

The scoring was opened on 10 minutes when Alex Dance-Prosser sent a shot looping over Royals goalie before netting twice more, including a penalty, to complete his hat-trick in the 25th minute.

Tyler Reid made it four after long kick downfield eluded the Royals defence and he ran on to score. On 32 minutes it became five when a corner from Spokes was headed home by Ray Dell.

Towards half time the Royals started looking dispirited and conceded a further Four goals in quick succession. Three came from Dance-Prosser and the other from Ben Baier making it nine at half-time.

It did not take long for the visitors to reach double figures when a right wing cross from Baier found the net.

On 53 minutes, Jack Osbourne got through for the Royals and his shot found the net, but the linesman flagged for offside depriving them of their first goal of the season.

Jordan Phillimore cut in from the left and netted to add to the lead. Six minutes later Jordan Best scored with a shot from distance before supplying a corner on 70 minutes which was headed in by Maciej Kawalski .

Baier nodded in number 14 on 79 minutes from a Spokes cross, before Brodie Good completed the scoring with three minutes to go with a fine individual effort.

In summary Chineham Tigers did not look like a team who had not previously won a match although they played the match in the correct spirit showing respect to their opponents.