Millbridge climb Premier ladder

MILLBRIDGE WMC climbed to third place in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division after Luke Sherman (two), Liam Gowan and Joe Hewitt all struck in a 4-1 win over Oakwell Motel, who replied through Jack Anderson. 

No other games took place in the division as some teams were in County Cup action.

Mirfield Town’s unblemished run towards the CHAMPIONSHIP title continued as they beat nearest rivals Woodkirk Valley 7-3 to open up a 15-point lead at the top.

Jonathan Mitchell and Adam Brown both netted twice, with Chris Meeson, Elliott Smith and Kieran Corley completing the tally. Gavin Huxall (two) and Mathew Moon replied for Woodkirk.

Dominic Prendergast’s goal earned Heckmondwike Sports Club a point in their 1-1 draw with St John Fisher Reserves, a result that sees Heckmondwike maintain fourth place.

Barr Street rise to fifth following a 1-0 win over Hartshead, Andrew Wright hitting the winner. Tom Williams (two), Declan Dawson and Jonny Smith all netted in Birstall St Patricks’ 4-4 draw with Taylor.

Birkenshaw Reserves are the new leaders in DIVISION ONE after a double from Adam Hird, plus a Phil Bell strike saw them win 3-0 against Battyeford Reserves. Ravenswharfe slip to second on goal difference after they could only draw 4-4 with Punch Bowl.

Sam Hewitt led the way with a hat-trick for Ravenswharfe, who also had Jake Kilburn on target. Punch Bowl replied through a Nathan Clark hat-trick and a Liam Curtis effort.

In the only other game played, The Yorkshireman ran out 7-1 winners at bottom side Overthorpe Sports Club Reserves. Michael Senior hit a double, with Richard Woodhead, Ryan O’Hara, Rob Davidson, Simeon Fletcher and Ben Simpson also on target. Damian Chamley hit Overthorpe’s consolation.

In DIVISION TWO, Cobras lie in second place after goals from Matthew Jubb and Matthew Thornton saw the win 2-1 against fourth placed Batley Celtics (Daniel Engledow).

Snowdon won their first game of the season, beating Batley Irish Nash 9-3, to swap places at the bottom.

Shakeel Pandor led the way for Snowdon with four goals, Waqar Basgir bagged a hat-trick, with Mohammed Badat and Suleman Bhana completing the tally. The Nash replied through Richard Normally, Jason Goodall and Tom MacFarlane.

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