Oakwell Motel climb Premier table after win

THE WET weather once again played havoc with the Heavy Woollen Sunday League programme last weekend, with only eight games surviving. 

In the only match played in the Premier Division Oakwell Motel climbed to seventh place after Jonny Beverley (brace), Jason Elliott, Darren Fothergill and Lee Hepenstall all netted in a 5-2 win over Millbridge WMC, who replied through a Patrick Sykes double.

In the Championship the bottom two sides clashed at Crawshaw Street with second-bottom Birstall St Patricks emerging 7-2 winners over Ravenswharfe.

Alex Howdle led the way for Birstall with a hat-trick, their other scorers were Tom Williams, Jean-Marie Julienne, Joe Ratcliffe and a penalty from Scott Minto in his first game back from injury. Josh Walton hit both goals for Ravenswharfe, who remain winless this season.

Hanging Heaton Cricket Club are eight points clear at the top of Division One after they hammered bottom side St Ignatius 13-1.

Dave Hall and James Keen both scored hat-tricks, Jamie Baulk and Tom Ramsden hit doubles with Ryan Ellis, Chris Goodwin and Sam Hetherington completing the scoring.

Josh Wood netted for Punch Bowl but they lost 15-1 at home to Clifton Rangers Reserves.

Battyeford climbed to third place after winning 4-1at Batley Celtics.

Old Bank WMC lead Division Two by six points after they demolished Snowdon 14-1 thanks to four goals from Josh Cooke, a Steven Browne hat-trick, two each from Robert Evans and James Hardwick plus strikes from Sam Womersley and Tom Frizzell.

Batley Irish Nash lie in second place after beating Six Lane Ends 2-0 thanks to late goals from Sean Housecroft and Tom Yarnold despite a heroic performance from Carl Cammish in the Six Lane Ends goal.

Saville Arms raced into a two goal lead through Lewis Tolson and Adam Womersley.

But were pegged back by Overthorpe Sports Club Reserves’ Lee Davey and Craig Fryer who earned a 2-2 draw in a thrilling contest.

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