Sunday Leagues: Tesfa’s treble wraps up title for unbeaten Fforde

Leeds Sunday League champions Chapeltown Fforde Grene.
Leeds Sunday League champions Chapeltown Fforde Grene.
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chapeltown fForde Grene wrapped up the Leeds Sunday League’s Terry Pears Premier Division title as a 6-3 victory at home to bottom club Richmond Hill made it 11 wins out of 11.

Tesfa Walton’s treble was supported by a goal each from Darrell Goodison, Leon Gentles and Steve Harding for Fforde whose first team are also defending champions of the Leeds Combination League.

Elsewhere, second-bottom Halfway House (Stanningley) were 5-1 victors over visiting Harehills WMC through a brace from Marcus Liburd plus a goal each from John Prowse, Sabi Gill and David Allanson. Daniel Marcinkowski hit the Harehills consolation.

East Leeds Celtic booked a Hope Cup semi-final with Seacroft AFC through a 6-3 win at higher division Halfway. Doubles from Dale Venables and Adam Wood plus strikes from Robert Olde and Kendle Hardisty brought up the Celts half dozen in the face of a brace from Lee Robinson plus a Scott Goodhall strike for Halfway.

Seacroft saw off visiting Corpus Christi 3-2 with goals from Keiran Goodison, Martin Dixon and James Cowlam against a Phillip Jarvis brace.

Badri sailed into the semis with a 7-1 romp at KKS Zubry as doubles from Derek Ross and Andy Brewitt were supported by strikes from Tom Tobin, Jonathan Daniel and Ishmael Mills. Badri will play Station Whites – the only remaining Premier team – after beating visiting East End Park 4-0 through a Paul Cuthbertson brace plus goals from Terry Palmer and Si Doughty.

In the Leeds Sunday Alliance Premier, leaders Leeds YMCA were held to a 2-2 draw in an away clash with Moortown Albion switched to YMCA. Daniel Walker hit a brace for YMCA. Fifth-placed Torpedo Woodhall were 3-2 winners at home to Northern Star thanks to Luke Harrop’s treble while Republica Internationale moved seventh with a 4-1 triumph at bottom club Temple.

Colm Fitzpatrick, Jo Davy, Tom Kent and Patrick Newton struck for Republica with Craig Morgan consoling the hosts.

Second-placed Gascoigne will face Seacroft Colt Stallions in the final of the Leeds Sunday Alliance Challenge Cup with Gascoigne 2-0 winners at home to Halfway House Bramley. Seacroft eclipsed visiting Commercial HQ 5-3 after extra time following a 2-2 draw.

In the Wharfedale Triangle League, Premier leaders Yeadon Veterans returned to winning ways as a Craig Nicholls hat-trick and Michael James strike sealed a 4-1 win at home to Keighley Athletic.

Bottom club Menston Town also shocked visiting Bingley 11-4.

In Division One, Sky Bet moved top with a 7-2 win at Cookridge Hall for whom goals from Andrew Callaghan and Andrew Dougill were in vain.

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

Slideshow: Swillington v Old Centralians