Battyeford go three points clear

Battyeford go three points clear

With the majority of teams playing in the County Cup competitions only three games took place in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League last weekend.

Battyeford won the battle of the top-two teams in Division One, winning 4-3 at Inter Batley to go three points clear of their rivals at the top.

Joe Lawson (two), Scott Johnson and Dan Leahy all netted as Clifton Rangers Reserves climbed to third place with a 4-2 win over Snowdon. 

St Ignatius lie fifth after beating bottom-side Clifton Rangers Athletic 4-3, thanks to a double from Tim Blackburn, plus one from Alex Spurr and an own goal.

In the West Riding County Sunday Cup, AFC Chickenley had a tremendous 4-3 win at Bolton Woods thanks to Shaun McDaid (two), Jack Hartley and Tim Clarke. 

Clifton Rangers won 7-4 at Ilkley Dynamo thanks to strikes from Alex Barnes, Andrew Wojciechowski, Will Tolley, Jake Waterson, Greg Foggo, Brad Birkhead and Marcus Bray. 

Elsewhere, Wellington Westgate won 4-3 at Heaton Athletic and Mount Pleasant enjoyed a 6-4 win at home to NUR FC. 

Reiss Brook and Taylor Biggins netted for Roberttown Rovers but they lost out on penalties after drawing 2-2 with Ryburn, whilst Birstall CC lost 5-2 against Shepherd’s Arms despite goals from Sean Housecroft and Ryan Kerregher. 

Saville Arms lost 10-0 against HT Sports and FC Walkers Hounds were defeated 3-2 at Burton Leonard.

Ravenswharfe progressed to the next round of the West Riding Sunday Trophy after Lee Poskitt, James Haigh and Ben Smith all scored in a 3-2 win at Thrum Hall Greens, and Deighton WMC won 6-1 against Overthorpe Sports Club. 

Old Bank WMC won 4-1 against Wire Works thanks to a double from Luke Duncan, plus strikes from Bobby Evans and Jonny Mitchell. Scholes Athletic went down 7-5 at home to Halifax Hammers.

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