Yorkshire Amateur League: Ammers make it five wins out of five

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St Nicholas' Ryan Brough
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Huddersfield Amateur made it five wins from five with a comfortable 6-0 victory over Headingley at home on Saturday,

Ben Charlesworth scored a hat-trick, whilst Dave Wooffenden, Jacob Travis and Nathan Hudson rounded up the scoring as Huddersfield consolidated top spot in the Premier Division.

Farsley Celtic Juniors were made to work hard for the points at home against tenth-placed Leeds Medics and Dentists, scraping through with a 3-2 victory.

Ben Cook opened the scoring for the home side in the first half, before Craig Farrand added a second just after the start of the second half.

Sam Bzeu reduced the deficit for the Medics, but Farrand scored his second in the 87th minute to secure the points.

Medics produced a late scare when Alex Howard scored in the 90th minute, but it was too late to complete a comeback and earn a share of the spoils.

Rothwell were at home to Wigton Moor as both teams shared the points in a 2-2 draw.

Jack Kitson scored a double for the home side, but goals from Michael Smith and Danny Lyons ensured the teams shared the points.

Trinity OB picked up their first win of the season with a 3-2 win away from home at Stanningley OB.

Adam Gillott scored twice for Trinity whose Chris Bowden added a third as Trinity move up to fifth-place with the win.

In the Championship, Shire Academics beat Beeston OB away from home 3-1.

Goals from Paul Benson, Peter Ward, and an own goal were enough for Shire to secure the win.

Calverley United were at home to Rodillian but were unable to make home ground advantage count as they went down 5-1.

James Basnett scored twice for the visitors, with Charlie Holt, Callum Green and Stephen Osbourne rounding up the scoring.

Stu Otway scored twice as Old Batelians secured a 2-0 victory away to Leeds Medics Reserves.

The win means Batelians sit in fifth place on the table, five points ahead of sixth-placed Shire.

Table-topping Farnley Sports kept up their good form with a 5-3 win away to Morley Town.

Matthew Ibbotson scored twice for Farnley whose Danny Sharp, Andy Punter and Shane Gaunt secured the win with a goal a piece.

The defeat was Morley’s first of the season whilst Farnley sit a point clear of second-placed Beeston and have three games in hand.

Old Modernians hosted Beeston St Anthony’s but neither side was able to find the net in this encounter with the match ending 0-0.

A 90th-minute goal by Danny Sanderson secured a point for Stanningley Reserves away to Thornesians in a 2-2 draw.

Collingham were too strong for Sandal Wanderers with a comfortable 4-0 win at home in League 1.

Twelve goals were scored as Colton Athletic beat Gildersome Spurs 8-4 at home.

Leeds Independent were 4-3 winners at home to Alwoodley Reserves. Leeds Medics third team went down 1-0 at home to Grangefield Reserves.

St Nicholas were too good away from home against Old Centralians winning 5-2.

St Bede’s were at home to Garforth Rangers, but it was the visitors who prevailed winning 4-2.

There were three fixtures in the Terry Marflitt Cup. Grangefield won at home to Bainbridge 5-3 in the last of the first round matches.

In the second round, Graham Shaw scored four goals as Alwoodley were dominant winning 8-0 away from home at Churwell Lions.

Ealandians won 6-0 at home to send Norristhorpe out of the cup.

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