Heavy Woollen League: Bordman nets winner to keep Fisher at the summit
They consolidated their position on Sunday with a 4-1 win against Woodkirk Valley thanks to strikes from Bordman again, Reece Pollard, Matthew Bugg and Andy Godding. Christy Woods replied for Woodkirk who slip to third.
Woodman Batley Carr lie in second place, two points behind, after Daniel Coucill and Alex Pickles both netted in a 2-1 win at Birkenshaw (Joel Farrar). Mirfield Town are fourth after they won 4-1 against Millbridge WMC who replied through Oliver Fisher. Mount Pleasant earned three vital points in their battle against relegation as they won 3-2 at fellow strugglers AFC Chickenley. Faizal Adam (brace) and Adam Ali Rawat scored for Mount, with Chickenley replying through Jay Simmons and Simon Moffatt.
Championship leaders Navigation are three points clear after they drew 3-3 with Heckmondwike Sports Club. Dave Blakeley (two) and Tom Heaton were on target for Navigation with the visitors earning a point through Dominic Prendergast, George Porter and Joe Armour. Clifton Rangers are second after they won 4-0 at lowly Birstall St Patricks. Hartshead are fifth following a 3-2 win at bottom side Ravenswharfe. James Haigh, Jordan Webster and Alex Barnes all found the net for Hartshead, with ’Wharfe replying through Sam Hewitt and Stefan Madden. Town Rangers had Kieron Ryan (brace), Niall Bent, Peter Rice and Joe Wills on target in a 5-3 win over struggling Deighton WMC.
Battyeford continued their mission to chase down leaders Hanging Heaton Cricket Club but came unstuck at Punch Bowl, drawing 4-4.
Jordan Bales (two), Josh Wood and Nathan Clarke netted for Punch Bowl With Nigel Saddington, Michael Foster, Jon MacDonald and Andy Feeney replying for Battyeford, who remain eight points behind with nine points left to play for. Brad Jackson hit two goals as Batley Celtics won 3-2 against bottom side Birkenshaw Reserves. Will Newsome hit the other, with Birkenshaw replying through a Charlie Taylor double. Gareth Jones hit a brace for Scholes Athletic but they lost 4-2 at Clifton Rangers Reserves.
The only game in Division Two saw second-placed Saville Arms inflict another big score against bottom side Shire, winning 17-1. Patrick Davies and Alex Shaw led the way with five goals each, with Jordan Walton and Ashley Mackareth both firing hat-tricks and Saul Lee completing the scoring.