Castleford Sunday League: Byram give champions a mighty fright

FC Byram Munich's Ricky Hargraves. Picture: MATTHEW MERRICK
FC Byram Munich's Ricky Hargraves. Picture: MATTHEW MERRICK
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Newly PROMOTED FC Byram Munich began life in the Premier Division with a commendable, but equally frustrating 3-3 draw against champions Ferrybridge Progressive, writes ROB CONLON.

Ricky Hargraves, pictured, gave Byram the lead after 15 minutes before David Dickinson equalised after good work from Jimmy Williams.

With 55 minutes played Jordan Hutchinson won a penalty and Danny Graham restored Byram’s one goal advantage.

The lead lasted 15 minutes before Martin Picken eventually scored from close range following a goalmouth scramble from a corner.

For the third time in the afternoon Byram went in front, Graham heading in his second goal of the game from a Paul Hargraves free kick.

Ferrybridge equalised yet again as Dickinson’s curling shot found the net with less than two minutes left to play.

Elsewhere in the league Pontefract & Castleford United FC suffered an 8-1 thrashing at home to Fryston AFC.

Nags Head FC beat visitors Queens Head AFC 3-2 while North Featherstone AFC also won at home, triumphing 2-1 over Pontefract Collieries Sunday FC.

Castleford Town FC won a point in their first game of the season after a 1-1 draw at Pontefract Sports & Social FC.

In the First Division there were big wins for Eggborough AFC and Chequers AFC, who won 7-3 at AFC Bass House and 5-0 at Smawthorne FC, respectively.

George V AFC defeated visitors AFC Royal Oak 2-0 and Upton Wrangbrook FC won 3-1 at South Kirkby Knights.

Whitwood Metrostars FC beat Eagle FC at home, winning 4-3.

AFC Cutsyke drew 2-2 at George & Dragon FC Pollington.

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