Heavy Woollen League: Chickenley take chance to go third as only five games survive

Once again, the wet weather took its toll on last week's Heavy Woollen Sunday League programme with only five games surviving.

Wednesday, 15th February 2017, 5:33 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 8:58 am
James Mortimer, who scored in a 2-1 win for Scholes Athletic over Navigation.

In the only game played in the Premier Division, AFC Chickenley climbed to third place with a 2-1 win at home to Navigation thanks to strikes from Shaun Doran and Michael Chadwick. Wellington Westgate moved up to fifth place in the Championship after winning 11-3 at home to The Yorkshireman who finish the season in seventh place.

Scholes Athletic continue to set the pace in Division One after James Mortimer and Dean Commins both netted in a 2-1 win over Birstall St Patricks, who had Greg Churchward on target.

Roberttown Rovers lie in second spot after Matthew Bolton, Dean Vernon and Reiss Brook all scored in a 3-1 win at Old Bank WMC, who replied through Sam Womersley.

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The only game in Division Two saw two of the top three sides battle it out in a fierce game at Overthorpe Park.

Tom Hirst put Overthorpe Sports Club Reserves one up following a mistake by Westgate 23’s keeper, but goals from Steven Swift and Jake Fawcett saw Westgate lead at half-time.

Swift was sent off early in the second half and Overthorpe capitalised through Matty Thorpe, Dominic Simpson, James Goodall and Michael Hutton.

Hirst bagged his second near the end to secure a 6-2 win and send Overthorpe three points clear at the top of the table.