Yorkshire Amateur: Fantastic Grangefield fight back for feisty win

Churwell Lions' 'Martin Devine lines up his shot against Heckmondwike GSOB.
Churwell Lions' 'Martin Devine lines up his shot against Heckmondwike GSOB.
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Grangefield OB produced a fantastic display at home in a come-from-behind 5-4 win over Farsley Celtic Juniors in the Terry Marlitt Trophy on Saturday, writes AHMED ESSOF.

Farsley had a 4-2 lead thanks goals from Luke Gordon, Tom Ormanroyd, Tom Murgatoyd and Chad Morris.

Andy Kenyon and Ritchie Banks scored goals to give Grangefield a fighting chance.

Kenyon and Banks then each bagged their second goals and with a supporting goal from Kev Brown, Grangefield completed the comeback to secure their spot in the quarter-finals.

There was also plenty of league action across the divisions on Sunday led by three games in the Premier Division.

Alwoodley were too strong at home for ninth-place Wigton Moorrunning out 6-3 winners.

Adam Bond and Tom Rawson both scored twice for the home side. Dino Mulavdic was on target after 18 seconds for Alwoodley whose Cori Hendrickson also found the back of the net.

Del Onyett scored two goals for Wigton, one of which was from the penalty spot, and Leroy Watson also picked up a goal in a losing effort.

Leeds Medics and Dentists could not make the most of home ground advantage going down 3-0 against old rivals Huddersfield Amateurs.

Sean Barrass scored from 30-yards for Huddersfield,whose Callum Meade netted twice.

The win keeps Huddersfield top of the table three points clear of Grangefield, but having played two games more.

There was no change on the ladder for the Medics who remain in seventh-place.

A Shahab Ali inspired Trinity OB were too good at home for 10th-place Rothwell winning 7-0.

Ali scored four goals for the home side which controlled the game from start to finish.

Goals from James Wood, Ian Duggleby and Dave Kilsby ensured Trinity remain in fifth place on the ladder.

Old Batelians moved up to third in the Championship after a 3-0 win away at Old Modernians.

Tom Overend opened the scoring after 15 minutes for the visitors. Rob Bordman came off the bench in the second half and bagged a brace as Batelians keep pace with the teams at the top.

Beeston St Anthonys were held to a 2-2 draw at home against Leeds Medics and Dentists Reserves.

Graham Stockdale and Matt Smith gave the Medics a 2-0 lead, but two goals 10 minutes apart from Kieran Wardman rescued a point for the hosts.

Beeston remain bottom of the table but have seven games in hand over the Medics who only have a two-point buffer over ninth place.

There were three games in Division One with top-of-the-table Colton Athletic leading the way in a 3-1 win away at Alwoodley Reserves.

Carl Hasty gave the home side the lead, but it was as good as it got for them as Colton quickly took control of the game in the second half.

Sean Kerrigan, Mike Ellington and Clive Hick found the back of the net as Colton increased their lead at the top to five points.

Gildersome Spurs OB jumped ahead of Old Centralians after a 2-1 win at home. Jason Hardcastle and Joe Bedford gave the home side the lead in the first half. Centralians hit back but were unable to breach the Spurs defence again as the home side held on for all three points. Bottom-of-the-table Leeds Medics and Dentists III had no chance in a one-sided contest as they went down 4-0 to visiting St Nicholas.

Ryan Brough, Gavin Johnston, Craig Smith and Baha Tashani were all on target for St Nicholas who jump to fourth on the table, nine points behind the leaders and with five games in hand.