Yorkshire Amateur: Huddersfield Amateur’s slip-up gives chasing Ealandians renewed hope

Action from Colton v Garforth Rangers. PIC: Steve Riding
Action from Colton v Garforth Rangers. PIC: Steve Riding
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ALWOODLEY subjected Premier Division leaders Huddersfield Amateur to only their third league loss of the season as a 1-0 home win opened doors for the chasing pack.

Adam Bond netted the only goal of the game, music to the ears of fourth-placed Ealandians who made it seven wins out of seven with a 5-1 cruise at second-bottom Rothwell.

Chris Marsh and Dominic Finn hit braces for Ealandians whose Jacob Driver also struck with David Schofield netting for Rothwell.

Matt Wilkinson and Adam Kenyon were both on target for Trinity Old Boys in their 2-0 win at bottom side FC Headingley.

And Leeds Medics and Dentists moved sixth with a 6-0 win at home to Wigton Moor. Brad Chambers scored a hat-trick with Alex Monk, Amir Ameen and Hugh Goodfield also on target.

Farnley Sports remain top of the Championship after a 3-0 win at Calverley United. Andy Punter, Lee Ranson and Barrie Darnby were all on target.

Rodillian kept pace with the leaders after a 1-0 win at Beeston St Anthony’s through a Jack Kanyama strike.

Declan Campbell and Steve Bradshaw netted for hosts Beeston Old Boys, but they were held to a 2-2 draw by Stanningley Old Boys Reserves whose Jimmy Halliday and Liam Pickard struck.

Elsewhere, Jordan Waite scored two goals with support from Sam Lee and Jordan Lever as seventh-place Shire Academics won 4-3 at Old Batelians. Sam Newman bagged a brace and Tom Riordan was also on target for Batelians.

James Evans and Jon McGahan were both on target for eighth-place Leeds Medics and Dentists Reserves in their 2-0 win at eleventh-place Old Modernians.

And Marc Haley scored two as Morley Town AFC won 4-2 at home against tenth-place Thornesians. Danny Holland and Lee Kioseff were also on target. Luke Haigh and Joe Cook netted for Thornesians.

Colton Athletic remain top in Division One after a 3-2 win against visiting Garforth Rangers. Chris Hick bagged a brace and Ben Vickers also netted, whilst Kean Varley and Danny Foster were on target for Garforth.

Second-placed Leeds Independent were held 2-2 at tenth-placed Old Centralians who netted late on through Leigh Tackrah. Brendan Mullen was also on target for the hosts, with Josh Charlesworth and David King on target for Independent.

Tom Carlisle and Grant Jackson netted two goals each as eleventh-place Grangefield Old Boys Reserves secured a point at home in a 4-4 draw against third-placed Collingham Juniors Old Boys. Collingham netted through Jordan Riley, Jamie Rowlands, and two to Richard Metcalfe.

Dan Whincup and Cori Hendrickson scored two each as Alwoodley Reserves won 6-0 at home against Gildersome Spurs Old Boys. Geoff Clarkson and Owen French were also on target.

And Tom Hart, and John Murrell scored for Sandal Wanderers in their 3-3 draw at Leeds Medics and Dentists 3rds. John McPhail, Andy Legg and Alex Bromley were on target for the hosts.

In Division Two, Dean Parker was in blistering form smashing in six goals as Huddersfield Amateur Reserves comfortably beat the visiting Leeds Medics and Dentists 4ths 10-1 in Division Two. Danny Logan and Ben Hallett and a generous helping of two own goals got the Ammers to double figures.

Wheelwright Old Boys remain top after a 2-1 win at St Bedes Reserves. Charlie Upton and Daniel Stephens were on target or the visitors with Steve Thwaites netting for Bedes.