Chickenley cruise into last four

Chickenley cruise into last four

AFC Chickenley powered into the Heavy Woollen Challenge Cup semi-finals with a 6-0 win at Clifton Rangers thanks to a hat-trick from Tim Clarke, a brace from Shaun McDaid plus a strike from David O’Keefe. 

Mirfield Town also progressed after beating Woodman Batley Carr on penalties after a 3-3 draw.

Andrew Pickles hit a hat-trick for Woodman but Michael Rounding, Adam Brown and Josh Cooke netted for Mirfield ensuring the tie went to a shoot out.

Linthwaite won 5-0 at Woodkirk Valley while Mount Pleasant’s tie with St John Fisher was postponed.

In the Heavy Woollen Challenge Trophy Dewsbury United reached the quarter-finals with a 4-2 win over Linthwaite Reserves thanks to a Jamie Beever double, plus goals from Ryan Laidlaw and Danny Laidlaw.

Chris Plumbly and Clayton Phillips replied for Linthwaite.

Kieran Armitage and Jonathan Irvine netted for Scholes Athletic to reach the semi-finals with a 2-0 win over Westgate 23, while Roberttown Rovers won 4-0 at Birstall St Patricks.

In the Premier Division Heckmondwike Sports Club earned their first point of the season after Kieran Senior scored in a 1-1 draw with second-placed Birstall Cricket Club, who replied through Reece Scholes.

James Wilson fired a hat-trick as Navigation won 7-3 at Birkenshaw.

Danny Stephenson, Dave Blakeley, Lee Bennett and Sam Raymond hit the others with Birkenshaw replying through a Nathan Clarke brace plus one from Nathan Foster.

Hanging Heaton Cricket Club climbed to third place in the Championship after Joe Jagger netted four goals in a 6-3 win over bottom-side St John Fisher Reserves, with Chris Goodair and James Keen also finding the net.

Lee Brook fired a hat-trick as Overthorpe Sports Club edged out The Yorkshireman 6-5 in a pulsating game.

Steve Jordan, Sam Sweeney and Elliot Brooke netted the others as Overthorpe climbed to seventh.

David Sheard hit both goals for Battyeford but they lost 5-2 at Wellington Westgate.

Ravenswharfe climbed off the bottom of the table in Division One with a 6-0 win over FC Liversedge thanks to doubles from Sam Hewitt and Ben Smith plus strikes from Cory Joseph and Danny Craven.

In the only other game played Clifton Rangers Reserves won 4-2 against Old Bank WMC, who replied through Sam Womersley and Adam Kelk.

In Division Two, leaders Wire Works won 8-2 against bottom-side Wike Horse but Overthorpe Sports Club Reserves are level on points at the top after Michael Hutton hit a hat-trick in a 5-2 win against Clifton Rangers A, with Tom Hirst and Chris Maguire claiming the others.

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