Wakefield League: Five-star Bloomfield in impressive form for Wakefield City

Match action from AFC Ossett v Featherstone Colliery (SR1003/31a). PIC: Steve Riding
Match action from AFC Ossett v Featherstone Colliery (SR1003/31a). PIC: Steve Riding
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ROB Bloomfield crashed in a nap hand of goals as Wakefield City ignited their Division One survival bid with a 9-2 cruise at relegation rivals Ossett Two Brewers.

Chris Hale, Connor Glavin, Paul Scott and Richard Vigars also netted for City who remain bottom of the table but now level on points with second bottom Brewers.

City also have three games in hand.

Ben Butler bagged a brace for the hosts but of little consequence to the outcome of the points.

Walton FC moved clear of the dropzone on the Premier Division with a 3-1 success at seventh-placed Bramley Athletic.

A Tom Fowler double was supported by a Jordan Hale strike for Walton who are fourth bottom but four points clear of the bottom two and with games in hand.

Garforth WMC sit second bottom and they had no answers at title-chasing FC Gawthorpe who were 4-1 winners. Connor Burns bagged a brace for third-placed Gawthorpe with Tim Clarke and Ryan Hawker adding a goal each.

Elsewhere in the division, Prince Of Wales moved fourth with a 1-0 win at third-bottom Dewsbury Rangers Old Boys.

Prince Of Wales jumped above Wortley who are now fifth after losing 2-1 at a Croft Sports side up to sixth.

League leaders Rothwell were in Premier Division League Cup action and a 3-1 win at Fieldhead Hospital booked their place in the final.

Old Bank WMC booked their spot in the Division One Cup final with a 1-0 success at Horbury Town.

In round two of the competition, AFC Ossett overcame visiting Featherstone Colliery 7-4 while Altofts edged a 2-1 triumph at him to Ossett Dynamos.

In Division Two, a Martin Baldwin strike proved scant consolation for hosts Wagon FC as they were routed 9-1 by FC Purston Athletic.

Leaders Crackenedge marched on with 4-1 win at home to Adwalton AFC.

Second-place Stanley United went in 2-0 at Overthorpe Sports Club while New Wheel moved third with a 7-0 triumph at home to Red Lion Alverthorpe.

Bottom club Woodhouse Hill Normanton shared a 1-1 draw with mid-table visitors Durkar FC.

In other highlights, in the Division Three Cup, Waterloo saw off visiting Henry Boons 5-2. Waterloo’s Dale Reynolds and Kevin Greenall hit braces with Joshua Austin also netting.

Dan Daly of Beeston St Anthony's.

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