Wakefield League: Gales blasts a brace as Gate hold leaders

Match action from Seacroft Res v Osett.
Match action from Seacroft Res v Osett.
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Top of the table Fieldhead Hospital were held to a 2-2 draw at Beechwood Gate in the Premier Division, writes ROB CONLON.

Liam Gales bagged a brace to earn his side their first point of the season, and frustrate the leaders in the process.

The result means Fieldhead are one point ahead at the top of the early league table but rivals FC Gawthorpe and the Prince of Wales could overtake them if they win their games in hand.

Bramley FC failed to make it two wins from two despite goals from Enxhi Merdarni, Jake Dalley and Alan White as they lost 4-3 at Walton FC.

The win was Walton’s first three points of the season and moves them up to seventh place.

Elsewhere in the league, Snydale Athletic are still searching for their first points of the season after losing 3-2 at Crofton Sports.

The win moves Crofton up to fourth after two wins from their opening three matches.

Prince of Wales continued their perfect start as they won 4-2 at Old Bank WMC.

Old Bank remain bottom on goal difference and are yet to pick up their first points of the campaign.

In Division 1, Dewsbury Rangers OB thrashed Ossett Two Brewers 9-0 to continue their winning start to the season.

Jason Pugh, Michael Thompson and Sam Wilson all scored braces for the away side alongside strikes from Rob Smith, Craig Thomas and Chris Riley.

The hapless Brewers are now bottom of the league after their goal difference took a hammering at the hands of the visitors.

Meanwhile AFC Wakefield side Kettlethorpe returned to winning ways with a resounding 8-0 victory over visitors and cross-city rivals Eastmoor to move them up to second.

Crackenedge won their second game of the season, beating visitors winless Altofts AFC 2-0.

FC Purston Athletic 3-1 home victory over Pontefract Sports & Social moved them up to fourth place and left Pontefract still without a point this term.

Seacroft AFC Reserves got off the mark by edging out AFC Ossett in a seven-goal thriller which finished 4-3 to the home side.

Durkar FC moved to the top of Division Two with a 3-2 victory over travelling Stanley United.

New Wheel FC responded well to their heavy defeat last time out to draw 1-1 at home to Drighlington Juniors FC.

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