Heavy Woollen League: Fisher firsts triumph over own reserves in cup clash

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St John Fisher earned a place in the third round of the Heavy Woollen Challenge Cup after accounting for their own reserve side in a 4-0 victory.

Millbridge WMC will now await in the next round in a Premier Division battle that pits third against fourth.

Rob Hiscox led the way with a brace for Fisher, supported by further strikes from Andy Godding and Dominic Riordan.

Millbridge WMC eased to a 6-2 win against Taylor, led by a Jamie Wasley hat-trick.

Liam Fox, Liam Gowen and Declan Bickers also netted to bring up the half dozen, with Taylor replying through a double from Ebrahim Seedat.

Heckmondwike Sports Club also progressed after James Reily, George Porter and Craig Bentley all scored in a 3-2 win over Marsh whose Danny Holdsworth and Jayjay Pickles struck.

Thornhill Lees are the new leaders of the Heavy Woollen Premier Division after Scott Hargreaves struck a hat-trick in a 3-0 win over Battyeford who drop to the bottom.

AFC Chickenley lifted themselves off the foot of the table as they won 2-1 at Woodman Batley Carr.

Michael Chadwick and Ryan Simmonds netted for Chickenley, with Woodman’s consolation coming from Lee Brook.

Mirfield Town are nine points clear at the top of the Championship after their 100 per cent record continued with a 3-2 win at Mount Pleasant.

A Kieran Corley double, plus one from Jonathan Mitchell, saw Mirfield claim the points.

Mount replied through Faisal Adam and Mohammed Patel.

Woodkirk Valley climbed to second place after a 2-0 win over Hartshead thanks to Chris McGuire and an own goal.

Division One leaders Deighton WMC sailed into an early 3-0 lead at home to bottom side Overthorpe Sports Club Reserves.

Elliott Brooke pulled one back for the visitors, but Deighton hung on to win 3-1.

A point behind in second place are Navigation, who recorded an 8-1 victory at The Yorkshireman.

Gareth Saville led the way with a hat-trick, with Bobby Campbell, Dave Blakeley, Dave Smith, Lee Bennett and Tom Heaton also on the scoresheet.

Simeon Fletcher hit The Yorkshireman’s consolation.

Previous leaders Ravenswharfe were beaten 4-2 at home to Town Rangers, despite goals from Lee Poskitt and Matt Hepworth.

Joe Hill and Steve Day scored for Bay Horse East Ardsley, but they went down 5-2 at Dewsbury Westside.

Birkenshaw Reserves won 4-1 at Battyeford Reserves thanks to strikes from Joel Farrar, with two, Ajesh Patel and Stephen Smith. Lee Halstead hit Battyeford’s reply.

Punch Bowl remain in the relegation zone after they narrowly lost 4-3 at Clifton Rangers, despite goals from Liam Curtis, Ryan Foster and Kyle Kershaw.

FC Liversedge are five points clear at the top of Division Two after they recorded the day’s highest score with a 9-2 demolition of Clifton Rangers Reserves.

Kyle Smith led the way with four goals and Richard Naylor fired a brace, with Lee McKeown, Danny Stocks and Danny Mountain also finding the net.

Six Lane Ends are in second place after winning 7-0 at bottom side Snowdon.

Sam Hetherington hit a hat-trick as Hanging Heaton Cricket Club won 7-2 against St Ignatius.

Jamie Baulk netted a brace for the Cricketers, with Dave Hall and Chris Goodair completing the scoring. Tim Blackburn and Andy Hill replied for St Ignatius.

Batley Celtics edged out near neighbours Batley Irish Nash 4-3 thanks to a Brad Jackson hat-trick, plus a Dave Barlow strike. Nash replied through Jason Goodall, Richard Normally and Kyle Halloran.

Brook Butler Cup action takes centre stage this coming weekend with Birkenshaw strong favourites at home to Woodkirk Valley.

St John Fisher Old Boys would also be long odds on with the bookies at home to Batley Celtics.

There are no games scheduled to take place in the Premier but in the Championship, Birstall St Patrick’s host a basement battle with Hartshead.

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