Leeds Combination League: Barwick stun leaders in goal flurry

Match action from HT Sports v Queenswood Crusaders in the  Leeds and District Sunday Senior Cup. PIC: Steve Riding
Match action from HT Sports v Queenswood Crusaders in the Leeds and District Sunday Senior Cup. PIC: Steve Riding
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BARWICK roared to the top of the Premier Division as a Shaun Mallory four-timer inspired a 12-0 battering of title rivals Manston Wanderers.

Manston led the division approaching Sunday’s tie but they were blown away by four goals from Mallory plus an Adam Barlow hat-trick, a Lewis Hindley double and a goal each from Leon Walker, Daniel Stimpson and Daniel Maw.

Barwick now top the pile on goal difference ahead of Manston with Main Line Social a further point back in third after their 3-1 success at home to Daisy.

Ryan Maquade was at the double for Main Line whose Eamonn O’Hanlon also struck as Shane Collins bagged the Daisy consolation.

With three games in hand, sixth-placed Beeston St Anthony’s also appear likely title contenders and they rolled on with a 4-3 triumph at home to Horsforth Fairweather.

A Steve Crawford hat-trick and Dan Daly effort did the business for Beeston in the face of a Fairweather brace for Dave Scott supported by Jamie McCafferty’s effort.

In Sunday’s sole Jubilee Premier fixture, third-placed Pudsey Liberal Club moved to within one point of top spot with a 2-1 verdict at home to third-bottom Belle Isle WMC. Goals from Rob Nicholson and John Mallinson saw them to victory with Ian McBurney on target for Belle Isle.

Pudsey are well placed in third but have played four games more than top two Chapeltown Fforde Grene and HT Sports.

Halton Moor – who are fourth and four points behind Liberal Club – have five games in hand.

There was a nine-goal thriller in Division One at Farsley Twenty Tens who bagged their first league win of the season by chinning fifth-placed Engine 5-4.

Danny Fisher, Robert Fenton, Andrew Lund, Sam Brown and Dave Jones all netted for Twenty Tens as two goals from Ash Gales plus one each from Mark Temple Baker and Jonny Duckerty failed to save the visitors.

Commercial strengthened their hold on sixth place with a 4-1 triumph at home to eighth-placed Pendas Arms.

Dave Turner was in vain for Pendas.

New Pudsey moved second and level on points with leaders Seacroft by downing basement boys Waterintobeer 1-0 through a Levi Forber winner.

South Leeds Independent moved top of Division Two by beating third-bottom visitors New White Hart 4-1.

Aaron Connor’s treble proved the difference with Jamie Corrigan also chipping in for the hosts in the face of a Carlton Binks strike for White Hart.

Old Ball rose to third with a 4-2 victory at home to fifth-placed Acorn (Bramley).

Goals from Josh Simpson and James Waite were not enough for Bramley.

In the battle of the division’s bottom two, Horsforth Saints moved off the foot of the division with a maiden 4-1 triumph at home to new basement boys Khalsa United.

Pete Smith’s double, together with goals from Tom Watt and Dan Bond led the hosts to victory with Gus Singh hitting the Khalsa response.

In Division Three, bottom club Dalesman Hotel produced a valiant display before succumbing 3-0 to runaway leaders Kippax Band Club. Two goals from Tom Micklethwaite and one from Ryan Plowse eventually saw the visitors to victory.

Second-placed Wortley Brick beat seventh-placed visitors Royal Park Leeds 4-1 through an Adam Goodall treble and a James Baldwin strike. Tim Dent-Willoughby consoled Park.

WIBS sit third after goals from Steve Davies, Steve Kaye and Matthew Marsh sealed a 3-1 win at home to eighth-placed FC West Leeds (Guiseley) whose Carl Lutkevitch struck.

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