Yorkshire Amateur League: Town fail to keep up with life in the fast lane

Adapting to the Premier Division proved too tough a task for Morley Town, their first season since promotion ending in the drop after defeat to Stanley United.

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Shane Sowden shoots for 3-0 victors Drighlington at Premier rivals Leeds Medics and Dentists. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Drig’s consistency nets ‘deserved’ title

Drighlington were deservedly crowned Premier Division champions in a dramatic weekend across the Yorkshire Amateur leagues.

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Jody Lazenby, of Horsforth St Margaret's Reserves, beats Shire Reserves' Dion Ellis to the ball. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Medics’ reserves set up cup final date with first team

leeds Medics Reserves set up a mouthwatering Marflitt Trophy face-off with their first-team after beating Premier Division Grangefield to reach the final.

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Sam Thorpe scores for Drighlington. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Surprising slip-ups by Medics could cost them league title

Premier Division leaders Leeds Medics endured a tough weekend, suffering a first-ever defeat to Beeston Juniors and dropping further points at Alwoodley on Monday night.

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James Chadwick shoots for Medics in the 2-1 win over Grangefield. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur: High-flying Stanley survive scare by struggling Stanningley

STRUGGLING Stanningley Old Boys summoned ‘Dunkirk spirit’ to restrict high-flying Stanley United, nearly nicking a Premier Division point with only nine men on the field.

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Calverley's Steve Wells takes evasive action from a volley from Matty Boyes, of Beeston St Anthony's, in the Yorkshire Amateur League. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Ealandians’ player-boss Crossley leads by example

Player-managers aren’t known for their on-field exploits but Wayne Crossley bucked that trend, his brace breathing new life into Ealandians’ season over the Easter weekend.

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Cal Walker, of Horsforth St Margaret's shoots during Saturday's entertaining but goalless Championship encounter with visitors Mount St Mary's. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Ten goals in three games for Grangefield hot shot Micklethwaite

The red-hot form of Tom Micklethwaite has fired Grangefield Old Boys to becoming Premier Division’s hottest property, earning a fifth successive victory by beating Ealandians 5-4.

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Dom Rawlings, of St Nicholas, gets in a foot to stop Ryan Dawson, of Beeston Juniors, during Saturday's Yorkshire Amateur League Premier Division encounter. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Morley make vital step towards top-flight security

Morley Town surged to a deserved 2-1 defeat of league leaders Leeds Medics & Dentists, the Premier Division newcomers taking a vital step towards mid-table security.

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Dewsbury 'Rangers' Sam Wilson tussles with Ricky White of Rothwell. PIC: Tony Johnson

Yorkshire Amateur League: Rhodes drives Drig’ to tenth win on spin

Ryan Rhodes’ second-half winner handed Drighlington a tenth successive victory, beating Premier Division champions Farsley Celtic Juniors 2-1 on Adwalton Moor.

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Chris Moore slides in for Shire III ahead of Old Batelians Reserves' James Byrne. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Confident Farsley fail to halt Medics juggernaut

CHAMPIONS Farsley Celtic Juniors were fixated on snapping Leeds Medics’ perfect Premier Division record but the leaders beat them 4-2 at Bradford Academy.

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Kallum Armstrong, of Alwoodley, is fouled by Leeds Medics Reserves' defender  Matt McCullough during the Terry Marflitt Trophy tie. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur: Farsley Celtic a step closer to silverware goal

Farsley Celtic Juniors’ best chance of silverware is the Yorkshire Old Boys Shield and they saw off Horsforth St Margaret’s 3-0 to reach its semi-final.

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Colton's Chris Hicks tries a shot on goal during Saturday's 4-2 Hancock Cup defeat at Shire Reserves. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur: Grangefield steal St Bede’s thunder in Marflitt Trophy quarter-finals

Premier Division Grangefield Old Boys scraped through to the semi-finals of the Marflitt Trophy with a thunderous win over second-tier St Bede’s on penalties.

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Yorkshire Amateur League: No-nonsense ref’ Smith keeps derby foes on their toes

Grangefield Old Boys took the bragging rights in a full-blooded 2-1 win in their Premier Division derby against struggling Stanningley.

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Steve Phillips scores an early goal for Garforth Crusaders past East Ardsley Wanderers goalkeeper Marc Wilkinson. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Kieran nets Stanley United winner right on cue

Kieran Wright’s last-gasp winner condemned hosts Alwoodley to a smash-and-grab 3-2 defeat at the hands of ten-man Stanley United in the Premier Division.

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Adam Kenyon scores for  Morley Town past Wortley goalkeeper Ash Kersley and defender Adam Karran in the Terry Marflitt Trophy. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Never-say-die St Bede’s beat the odds

ST Bede’s ‘never say die attitude’ helped the Championship side overturn the odds in their 3-2 extra-time defeat of Beeston St Anthony’s in the Terry Marflitt Trophy second round.

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Joe Childerson scores for Rothwell past Sky Blue goalkeeper Craig Wainwright in Division 1. 'Sky Blue beat leaders Rothwell 4-3. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Ledger balances defensive books at Leeds Medics & Dentists

LEEDS Medics’ defensive solidity has been vital to their five-star start in the Premier Division, which continued with a 2-0 defeat of Stanley United.

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Mark Freeman hits a free kick wide for Shire at Leeds Independent. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Hard work paying off for Beeston

Beeston Juniors have been turning heads in the Premier Division and now have the scalp of Stanley United to match the plaudits, beating them 3-1 at Rothwell Sports Club.

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Terry Marflitt Trophy first-round action between St Nicholas and Gildersome Spurs OB. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League/Terry Marflitt Trophy: Morley given a good run for their money by third-tier Alwoodley Reserves

Morley Town were given a run for their money in the first round of the Marflitt Trophy, edging past Division One side Alwoodley Reserves 4-3.

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Yorkshire Amateur League Supplementary Cup semi-final action between Morley Town Res and Shire III. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Promoted Morley are the talk of Town

Morley Town AFC celebrated long into the night as they toasted promotion into the Premier Division with a 2-1 defeat of Leeds Medics Reserves.

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No way through for Joey Firth of Farsley Celtic Juniors at Trinity & All Saints. PIC: Steve Riding

Yorkshire Amateur League: Celtic now hold an unassailable lead

Farsley Celtic Juniors retained their Premier Division title with a 2-0 win over Trinity at St Theresa’s School.

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