Leeds Combination: Four-star champions make perfect start to campaign

Aidan Philip scores the first goal in the Leeds Combination League for Millshaw Park Rangers from the penalty spot. PIC: Steve Riding
Aidan Philip scores the first goal in the Leeds Combination League for Millshaw Park Rangers from the penalty spot. PIC: Steve Riding
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CHAMPIONS Chapeltown Fforde Grene got off to the perfect start with Sunday’s 4-0 success at home to Belle Isle WMC in the Jubilee Premier.

Daniel Sheriffe bagged a double for Fforde with Joel Hughes and Fernando Moke adding a goal each ahead of this Sunday’s mouth-watering trip to Halton Moor.

Moor’s game with Queenswood Crusaders was postponed on Sunday.

HT Sports are the division’s early leaders after a 7-0 romp at Pudsey Liberal Club. A Jason Davis hat-trick and Joe Jagger brace was supported by a goal each from Rob Bordman and Ash Crowther.

Horsforth Fairweather are the early leaders of the Premier Division after Sunday’s 6-3 success at home to Pudsey Juniors Old Boys. Horsforth’s Dave Scott and Jamie Francis both notched doubles with Francis netting a penalty whilst the home side’s Liam McHale and Kev Collins added a goal apiece. Mark Foley, Joe Hirst and Stefan Kosmirak were on target for Pudsey.

Beeston St Anthony’s sit second after a 4-1 triumph at home to Colton.

The home side’s Graham Stockdale, Paul McMullen, Sam Bradley and Steve Crawford all netted one each.

JB Celtic edged a 3-2 verdict against visiting Daisy. Goals from Matty Dalton, Joe Campbell and Daniel King outweighed strikes from Liam Chadwick and Danny Heyhurst.

And Manston Wanderers won a 7-5 goal-fest at Original Oak. A Jon Hart treble proved in vain for the hosts whose Chris McNerlin and James Pascoe also netted. Waggon Athletic took a 1-1 draw from their clash at Barwick thanks to Shaun Stead’s strike.

Garforth Villa sit top of Division One following a 4-1 success at Engine.

Engine netted through Glen Machin but stalled in the face of a Jamie Scott treble and Danny Waite strike.

Whitkirk Wanderers won by the same score at home to New Parnaby. A home Ash Hoddel double supported efforts from Jordan Walker and Jordan Booth with Jamie Davies the solitary New Parnaby scorer.

Andy Taylor was a hat-trick hero for Commercial as they obliged 4-3 at Seacroft with Ben Rennison also scoring. Two Peter Benn goals and a Gary Crossley strike failed to save Seacroft.

And New Pudsey emerged triumphant from a 4-3 cracker at home to Pendas Arms. Goals from Adam Hepworth, Danny Hinchcliffe, James Allen and Ashley Forbers saw Pudsey prevail with Dave Turner’s double and Ryan Nelson’s strike leading the Pendas quest.

Swillington Welfare were also 3-1 winners at Farsley Twenty Tens who were on target through Andrew Lund.

Chapel Allerton are Division Two’s early front-runners after a 7-0 battering of visiting Horsforth Saints. A David Martyn treble and Phil Cross double supported goals from Jordan Jeffreys and Daniel Whincup.

Old Ball were also handsome 6-1 winners at Khalsa United while AFC Bramley went in 5-3 at New White Hart.

Bramley’s Christopher Hyde, Scott Barlow, Shane Hanson and Michael O’Hanlon all netted with an own goal also aiding their cause.

Acorn (Bramley) saw off visiting Oulton Athletic 3-2. Goals from Alex Matthews, Darren Fothergill and Jake Kelly won the day in the face of Dan Nunns and Tom Lee strikes.

Aaron Connor and Daniel Mulvey both hit home for South Leeds Independents but they lost out 3-2 at Leodis United. Two goals from Jordan Mudd and one from Matthew Wilson did the business for Leodis.

The league’s biggest opening day winners were Kippax Band Club who made an almighty noise with an 11-0 verdict at FC West Leeds (Guiseley).

Nicky Mooring, Jimmy Dean and Ash Parker all claimed hat-tricks with Tom Micklethwaite and Scott Westerman adding one each.

New Unicorn overcame visiting Millshaw Park Rangers 5-1 through a Tim Marsh hat-trick and Scott Kirk brace in the face of an Aidan Philip penalty.

AFC Travellers got off to the perfect start with a 3-1 win against visiting Dalesman Hotel.

Two goals from Gordon Booth and one from Tyler Sheridan achieved all three points with Anthony Frater the solitary Hotel scorer.

Elsewhere, Mark Rozanski, Daniel Riley and Lawrence Contreras all netted as Royal Park Leeds obliged 3-2 at Bedford Arms Wakefield.

Sam Watson and Joe Penman struck for the hosts.

And two goals from Ste Kaye and one from Jamie Curry gave WIBS a 3-0 win at Wortley Brick.

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

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