Leeds Combination: Grene land early blow in Jubilee title race

Action from Pudsey Libs v Leeds City Rovers.
Action from Pudsey Libs v Leeds City Rovers.
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Chapeltown Fforde Grene were 2-0 victors in the top of the table clash with rivals HT Sports, writes ROB CONLON.

Dan Sherry and Fernando Moke goals helped move the home side one point above their opponents and into first position in the Jubilee Premier.

Mark Donnelly’s goal proved to be in vain for Leeds City Rovers as they began their league campaign with a 2-1 away defeat at the hands of Pudsey Liberal Club.

Greg Seargeant and Jack Kitson netted Pudsey’s goals to guarantee their first three points of the season.

Queenswood Crusaders bounced back from the 7-0 hiding they suffered in their first outing to beat visitors Belle Isle WMC.

David Beck scored the only goal of the game to ensure Belle Isle remain without a win.

Manston Wanderers maintained their perfect start to the season to move to the top of the Premier Division.

Andrew Mannion was the hero for Wanderers as his hat-trick helped beat visitors Colton 4-2.

Callam Gartland also got on the scoresheet for Manston as Colton, who are now off the bottom of the table on goal difference, hit back through Richard Varley and Ellis Burke goals.

Pudsey Juniors Old Boys recorded their first win of the season with an emphatic 8-1 thrashing of Original Oak.

Chris Mason thought he would be going home with the match ball after his hat-trick for the away side but Dave Thornton went one better and helped himself to four goals.

Pudsey were also aided by an own goal while Original Oak could only muster a Phil Evans goal in response.

JB Celtic slipped to second in the table after they were held to a draw by Main Line Social.

James Kemp scored Celtic’s goal while Callum Woodhouse struck for the away side.

Barwick moved level on points with JB Celtic in second after comfortably seeing off visitors Beeston St Anthony’s 3-0.

Danny Maw, Paul Lavery and Ben Roffe all bagged for the home side, who remain unbeaten in the league this season.

Waggon Athletic are still looking for their first win of the season despite scoring three goals at Horsforth Fairweather.

Dene Dewing, Danny Walker and Benji Catterill’s goals for Athletic were cancelled out by strikes from Ed Banham, Jamie Francis and Jamie McCafferty.

Whitkirk Wanderers made it three wins out of three at the top of Division One, beating visitors New Pudsey 3-2.

A Kingsley Weatherald brace and a Jordan Booth goal was enough for Whitkirk although Tom Walgate’s double gave them a scare.

Waterintobeer started their season with a 2-2 home draw against Garforth Villa.

Darren Hark and Kristian Rowe got off the mark for Waterintobeer but they were matched by Villa’s Matthew Powell and Jamie Scott.

Engine and New Parnaby remain level on points after a thrilling 3-3 draw.

Substitute Chris Storey scored a hat-trick for New Parnaby but Ash Gales, Glen Machin and Leon Daniel all scored to guarantee the home side a point.

Pendas Arms won their first three points of the season after triumphing at Farsley Twenty Tens.

Adam McShane scored the only goal of the game as Pendas moved up to seventh in the table.

Stephen Cooper’s treble alongside Peter Benn and Gary Crossley goals helped second place Seacroft to a 5-2 victory over Swillington Welfare.

Thomas Bell and Daniel Jackson scored the away side’s consolations.

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