Championship challengers Birstall and Ravenswharfe play out draw

Championship challengers Birstall and Ravenswharfe play out draw

NO PREMIER Division games took place in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League last week due to County Cup commitments, so focus fell on the Championship where Birstall Cricket Club moved to five points behind leaders Mount Pleasant with a 1-1 draw against Ravenswharfe.

Gary Foley netted for Birstall with Robert Stenhouse replying for Ravenswharfe. 

Wire Works enjoyed an 8-1 win over Clifton Rangers Athletic thanks to hat-tricks from Luke Haigh and Jordan McCafferty-Smith with Harvey Preston and Ben Rowland completing the tally. 

Battyeford and St Ignatius shared the points in a 1-1 draw, Danny Paris netting for Battyeford and Iza Tunkara replying for the visitors. 

Finally, Inter Batley won 8-3 at Clifton Rangers Reserves. 

In the West Riding Sunday Cup there were wins for Cock of the North who beat Snowdon 3-2, Deighton WMC who ran out 10-0 winners at Myrtle Park Reserves and Wellington Westgate who had a 4-0 win over AFC Cutsyke. 

AFC Chickenley lost 8-1 at Westwood Park and Roberttown Rovers went down 6-1 at Leeds City Rovers. 

In the County Trophy Elliot Brooke, Kristian Angus, Michael Hutton and Andy Bates all scored in Overthorpe Sports Club’s 4-4 draw at Bramley Amateurs but they went out after a penalty shoot-out.

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