Royal treble puts Deighton clear

Royal treble puts Deighton clear

DEIGHTON WMC moved five points clear at the top of the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division with a resounding 8-1 win over bottom side Cock of the North. 

Liam Royal led the way with a hat-trick, Gary Price bagged a brace with Kyle Walton, Coron Rowe and Joel Pusey completing the rout. Adam Cooper-Smith netted the visitor’s consolation. 

Mirfield Town lie in second spot, five points behind but with two games in hand, after they edged out AFC Chickenley 7-6. Shaun McDaid hit a hat-trick for Chickenley, with James Blaine notching a brace and Dom Karimi also on the scoresheet. 

Scott Lightowler and Matthew Bolton netted for Roberttown Rovers as they drew 2-2 with third-placed Walkers Hounds.

Raees Lorgat fired a hat-trick as Mount Pleasant maintained their five-point lead at the top of the Championship table with a 3-1 win over third-placed Snowdon. 

Birstall Cricket Club came from behind to win 4-3 at St Ignatius and remain in second place. A hat-trick from Iza Tunkara put St Ignatius in control but a Gary Foley double and strikes from Sean Housecroft and Jack McDermott saw the points head to Birstall. 

Danny Marshall hit a hat-trick as Overthorpe Sports Club enjoyed a 6-1 win over Battyeford. Andy Bates, Reece Patterson and Elliot Brooke bagged the others with Peter Glover scoring for Battyeford. 

Ravenswharfe won 4-1 at home to Inter Batley thanks to a double from Stefan Madden plus strikes from Duane Fascione and Ben Smith. Muhammed Navsarka hit Inter’s consolation. 

Finally, Wire Works comfortably won 6-0 at bottom side Clifton Rangers Reserves thanks to a brace from Jordan McCafferty-Smith, along with goals from Nolan St Hilaire, Jack Garrity, Ben Rowland and Niall St Hilaire.

The first Heavy Woollen Challenge Trophy Semi-Final takes place this Sunday between Battyeford and Snowdon. The venue is Overthorpe Sports Club with kick-off at 11am.

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