Doncaster Alliance League: Canal Tavern take over at the top

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Defending Doncaster Sunday Alliance League Premier Division champions Canal Tavern took over top spot following their 4-0 win at Bullcroft Sports & Pastimes.

Kirk Frost, Danny Bullman, Neil Shephard and Glenn Hookway shared the Thorne club’s goals.

Rossington Club dropped to second spot as a result of their 3-0 defeat at Stainforth, for whom Chris Cork (2) and Ricki Crompton netted.

Eden Grove continued their slide down the table when going down 5-2 at home to FC Glasshouse - Rob Wilson (2), Andrew Mellor, Callum Russell and Josh Green all hitting the target.

Danny White notched a hat trick as Rhino’s beat fellow strugglers Carpenters Arms 6-4 to claim their first win of the season. Dean Wiffen, Rob Hodgson and Dean Daffin also chipped in with Michael Wibberley (2), John Robinson and Andrew Welsh replying.

Wheatley Hotel and Armthorpe Albion battled out a 2-2 draw.

Bessacarr lost top spot in the Championship after going down 2-0 at home to FC Dunscroft, one of three teams at the top only separated by goal difference. Luke Brownbridge and Carl Grant both bagged a goal apiece.

Eve’s Trust Dynamo’s are the new leaders courtesy of their 4-1 win at C & R Sport Bar (Lewis Brown).

FC Rossington Welfare climbed into second spot after beating Rosehill Press 5-0 on the back of goals by Ryan Green (2), James Bytheway, Joshua Skill and Daniel Whittle.

Willaspoons won 3-1 away at Auckley thanks to goals by Robert Hannon, Michael Knight and Glyn Powell.

The Askern (Thomas Clamp, Charlie Williams) and Bay Horse & Bar (Arran Dunnill, Peter Garside) shared the spoils from a 2-2 draw.

The Vault lost 2-1 at Wheatsheaf (Doncaster), for whom Ricky Temporol and Daniel McNeil netted.

Finningley Athletic held on to top spot in Division One after beating second-placed Balby Athletic by the odd goal in three.

Parklands Spartans leapfrogged Athletic after posting a 5-3 win over Carcroft Village (Shaun Thompson 2, own goal).

Balby Academy of Sport Inter scored seven without reply against The Railway. Ryan Lambert bagged a brace and there were single strikes by Grant Hill, Jake Robson, Danny Parkes, Liam Priest and Sam York.

FC Ivanhoe beat a Rossington Legion side still looking for their first win of the season by the odd goal in three.

Scawthorpe United coasted to a 7-1 win at Little Un (Shane Rose).

Leopard continue to make the running at the top of Division Two after claiming a 7-1 win over visiting Highwayman.

FC Cumberland remain second but are now four points adrift after losing 4-1 at Bentley West End S & S, who had previously picked up just one point from four games.

Scott Dixon hit a double as third-placed White Hart (Askern) won 4-2 at AFC Schoolboy. Ryan Veater and Grant King also got in on the act.

Team 23 held on to fourth spot after beating FC Parklands 1-0. Steve Malee scored all four goals as Three Horseshoes inflicted a sixth successive defeat (4-0) on bottom club Lokomotiv Danum.

Division Three leaders Wheatley Club recorded their fifth successive win when inflicting a 13-2 defeat on Stag Inn Rovers.

James Hoystead helped himself to four of the goals with Adam Cahill weighing in with a hat trick and Reese Joplin a double. Luke Welling, Matthew Cooper, Ryan Fletcher and Scott Ferguson completed the rout. Kieran Kitching and Liam Whinfield replied for Rovers.

Loaded Sports, 7-1 winners over White Hart (Wadworth), head the chasing pack. Tristan Taylor and Chay Senior both doubled up with Liam Cusack, Harry Hotham and an own goal completing their tally. Liam Alexander claimed the White Hart consolation.

Bechers Brook and Pit Club, for whom Mark Carter, Robert Farrow, Michael Long and Thomas Jackson netted, battled out a 4-4 draw.

Paul Hirst claimed a hat trick for Real Bridge at Windmill Wanderers. Peter Walmsley, Pete Dawson and Mark Cooper also found the back of the net.