Leeds Combination: Rovers kick-starting drive away from relegation spots

Action from South Leeds Independent Sunday and East Leeds AFC.
Action from South Leeds Independent Sunday and East Leeds AFC.
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LEEDS City Rovers breathed new life into their Jubilee Premier survival bid with Saturday’s 6-0 thrashing of third-placed Pudsey Liberal Club.

In Sunday’s only game played in the top flight, Baha Tashani led the goal glut with a hat-trick, supported by a goal each from Jordan Dimuka, Adam Bond and Mark Donnelly.

The win bagged City’s first points of the season and lifted them from bottom to sixth with Queenswood Crusaders and Seacroft AFC now in the bottom two.

Libs next face a home tie with champions Chapeltown Fforde Grene.

Two games were played in the Premier with Daisy causing a shock by beating leaders Manston Wanderers 5-1.

Shane Collins bagged a treble for seventh-placed Daisy with Stephen Quinn and Liam Chadwick adding a goal each.

Andy Mannion’s strike was in vain for Manston whop were suffering their first defeat of the season.

Horsforth Fairweather moved fourth with a 3-0 triumph at third-bottom Colton.

Jamie Francis struck two penalties with Dave Scott also netting.

Seacroft took over Division One leadership with a 5-0 success at home to basement boys Farsley Twenty Tens.

A Danny Thorpe hat-trick was supplemented by a goal each from Ste Cooper and Peter Benn.

Fourth-bottom Pendas Arms bagged their second win of the campaign as sixth-placed visitors Swillington Welfare were seen off 3-2.

The home side’s Darren Forbes, Dave Turner and Graham Bingley were all on the scoresheet.

Division Two leaders East Leeds AFC suffered their first loss of the season in a 6-2 bashing at title rivals South Leeds Independent.

A Danny Bray hat-trick plus a goal each from Danny Harrison,

Aaron Connor and Chris Nock sent Indy up to second.

Chapel Allerton moved third with a 6-1 thrashing of second-bottom visitors Khalsa United.

Dave Martyn hit a triple for the victors for whom Alex Lyons,

Mark Freeman and Jason Watt were also on the mark.

Raj Sond struck the Khalsa consolation.

Bottom of the pile Horsforth Saints were eclipsed 3-1 by mid-table visitors Leodis United.

Rich Allan netted for Horsforth but two goals from Jordan Mudd plus one from John Sykes gave the visitors all three points.

Third-bottom New White Hart shared a 2-2 draw with another mid-table side on their travels - Acorn (Bramley).

Andy Kitchen and Lewis Linfoot notched for White Hart with Daz Fothergill and Marc Gray on target for Acorn.

Runway Division Three leaders Kippax Band Club made it seven wins out seven with a 5-2 success at home to fourth-placed Royal Park Leeds.

Tom Mick’s four-goal return was supported by an Ash Parker strike with goals from Mikey Sherwin and Lawrence Contreras not enough for Park.

Wortley Brick are second after a 3-2 triumph at third-bottom Millshaw Park Rangers, achieved through two Adam Goodall goals and a Jason Carter strike.

Adam Jarrett and Isaac Denny 1 hit the home side’s responses

WIBS went fifth with a 3-1 beating of bottom club visitors Dalesman Hotel through goals from Ste Kaye, Jamie Curry and

Raihiem Spencer. Harry McFee checked in for Hotel.

Seventh-placed hosts AFC Travellers and third-placed Amaranth Twenty 13 shared a 1-1 draw with Daniel Flesher on target for Travellers.

Ben Jones, left of Old Centralians and Matthew Martin of Swillington challenge.

Slideshow: Swillington v Old Centralians