AFC Chickenley overcome Roberttown to earn second Sunday League success

Daniel Tolson netted as AFC Chickenley defeated Roberttown Rovers 4-0 in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League.
Daniel Tolson netted as AFC Chickenley defeated Roberttown Rovers 4-0 in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League.

AFC Chickenley earned only their second win in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division last weekend as they defeated Roberttown Rovers 4-0.

A double from Ryan Simmonds plus strikes from Michael Chadwick and Dan Tolson were enough to secure Chickenley’s win as they moved level on seven points with third-bottom Wellington.

Walkers Hounds maintained their four point lead at the top with a 3-1 win over Navigation last weekend.

Goals from Danny Stocker, Richard Kettlewell and Conor Sykes ensured Hounds claimed the three points with Rob Johnson netted Navigation’s consolation but they are back in fifth place nine points off the pace.

Deighton WMC remain in second place after Coron Rowe (brace), Declan James, Adam Hill and Paul Pyke all scored in a 5-4 win over Mirfield Town, who had Thomas Morton, Niall Raymond, Kieran Corley and Oliver Rounding on the scoresheet

It was Mirfield’s first defeat of the season and leaves them eight points behind the leaders with two games in hand.

Jake Watson bagged eight goals as third placed Clifton Rangers hammered bottom side Cock of the North 13-0.

Will Tolley hit a hat-trick with Marcus Bray and Steve Kelly completing Clifton’s tally.

Linthwaite won 4-0 at Wellington Westgate but the champions remain 11 points behind Walkers Hounds.

Mount Pleasant lead the Championship by four points after a 2-0 win at bottom side Clifton Rangers Reserves, while second placed Snowdon had a 5-1 victory at St Ignatius, who replied through Bunn Darboe.

Birstall Cricket Club remain in third place after edging out Battyeford 3-2 thanks to a brace from Johnny Beverley and a Matt Barrett strike.

Battyeford replied through Danny Parris and Nigel Saddington.

Duane Fascione and Scott Padgett netted as Ravenswharfe overcame Wire Works 2-1 while Michael Hutton, Tom Hirst, Kristian Angus and Steve Jordan scored as Overthorpe Sports won 4-3 against Clifton Rangers Athletic, who replied through Jack Hewitt, Dan Wadsworth and an own goal.