James Smith was glad Feltham Cowboys were patient enough to let the pitch thaw out on Sunday.
After their Chiswick & District League Division One clash with Hanworth Park Reserves was delayed by 40 minutes, there was no freezing in front of goal for Smith as he netted a hat-trick.
Dean Elliott and Craig Wilson were also on target as the Cowboys won 5-1 and moved up to second in the league.
* ONLY some committed defending earned Bell on the Green Sunday all three points against Isleworth on Sunday.
Goals from Dwayne CuttrisSteels and Jamie Mantle saw Bell race into a 2-0 lead in the Chiswick & District League Division Two clash.
But Isleworth pulled one back midway through the second-half to ensure a tense finale.
* CUP KINGS Bedfont Sunday stayed on course for a third successive Middlesex County Sunday Premier Cup with a quarter-final win over old foes Chiswick Albion on Sunday.
Their 5-2 also makes it a fifth consecutive semi-final
appearance for Bedfont in the competition.
Goals from Mark Smith, Tosie Fasinro and Leeyon Phelan put Bedfont 3-0 up at the break, and although Albion came back into it after the break, further goals from Jake Saville and Neville Barrett settled matters.
The previous day, not even an appearance off the bench for new signing from Chiswick Griffin, Jeff Lovell, could inspire Bedfont Sports to victory.
They lost their crunch Middlesex County Premier game 2-1 to Hayes Gate after twice falling behind.
Scott Bridgeman's equaliser had briefly given Sports hope, but they could not find a second leveller.
Meanwhile, the reserves went down 6-3 at Horsley Reserves in the Surrey Elite
Intermediate Reserve Division, despite a Tony Hadley brace and a Ricky Bates strike.
* HAT-TRICK hero Karamveer Chhokar netted a treble from midfield as Indian Gymkhana Reserves won an epic Middlesex County Junior Trophy tie 6-4 against Barnet Municipal Officer on Saturday.
Tryell Clement, Harpal Mathur and Manraj Gill were also on target for Gymkhana.
Shak Rahman netted the winner and Shreyas Patel was the star man as the first team beat Marsh Rangers 1-0 in the Middlesex County Premier.
*] THERE was little joy for Adam White in netting his 100th goal for Chiswick Albion on Sunday.
Despite White's landmark, and another goal from Liam O'Neill, Albion crashed out of the Middlesex Sunday Premier Cup 5-2 at old rivals Bedfont Sunday.
White took just 175 games to reach his 100th goal, having made his Albion debut as a 14-year-old against Meadhurst Sunday nine years ago.
He converted a cross from O'Neill before later returning the favour, but it was not enough for Albion.
* PLAYER-BOSS Steve Tebb made a spectacular return to action with St Margarets on Sunday.
Following a spell out with a knee injury, Tebb brought himself on as a second-half substitute against Hampton Bagders and notched two goals.
Two dead-ball strikes from Paul Summers had already set Saints on their way in the first-half of their Chiswick & District Leageu Cup second round clash.
Left-back Darren Olawale joined in the fun by finishing off a crisp team move before Ernest bagged his customary brace to make it 16 goals in seven appearances and round off a 7-2 win.
* A BATTLING display from 10-man FC Hatton couldn't prevent defeat to AFC Real.
Despite taking an early lead through Anthony Mortley, things went downhill for the hosts from then on.
AFC hit back with two quick-fire goals, then hosts Hatton had Nicholas Campbell sent off for dissent.
Player-boss Danny Hamlett levelled matters with a long-range effort, but the visitors scored twice without reply to run out 4-2 winners.