Doncaster Alliance League: Premier Division new boys off to a flier

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Promoted Auckley showed no sign of nerves in their opening Doncaster Sunday Alliance League Premier Division game of the season, writes Steve Hossack.

They posted the biggest tally of the day when winning 10-2 at Stainforth, for whom Craig Newman bagged a brace.

FC Glasshouse also made an impressive debut in the top flight, claiming a 7-0 win over Leger Lions.

Toll Bar beat last season’s runners-up Graceholme (Curtis Clayton, Craig Dyson) by the odd goal in five.

Wheatsheaf (Danny Sharpe, Josh Blenkinrun) battled out a 2-2 draw with Bentley Top Club (Bradley Sykes, Matthew Hayes) on their Premier debut.

A brace by Rob Allen earned Athletico Tap Maker a 2-2 draw at Rhino’s, for whom Shaun Atkinson and Rob Hodgson netted.

Armthorpe Albion got their Championship campaign off to a winning start with a 3-1 victory at Rosehill Press (Robert Lee).

Promoted Rossington United also got off the mark at the first attempt, beating visiting Walton Wonderers 3-2 thanks to goals by Luke Wilkinson, Lee Holmes and Dean Thornton.

Michael Wibberley scored all four goals as Carpenters Arms bagged a 4-1 win at Tank, for whom Jimmy Faulkiner scored their consolation.

The Vault deposited all three points after beating Windmill 4-2 on their Championship debut.

Adam & Steve, promoted two divisions, got their League One campaign off to a winning start with a 7-1 win over C & R Sports Bar.

David Colakovic claimed five of the goals with James Hendry and Michael Smith also netting.

Hatfield Town won 4-1 at Arksey Victoria.

FC Gatehouse (Jordan Smith) picked up a point from a 1-1 draw at Armthorpe Village (Steve Wagstaff).

Eve’s Trust Dynamo (Matthew Findlay) also featured in a 1-1 draw with Bessacarr.

Promoted FC Dunscroft shared four goals with The Askern, who also won promotion last season.

Winning Post beat hosts Carcroft Village by the odd goal in nine.

Kieron Ferguson bagged a brace with Luke Horsley, John Howcroft and David Stenson also finding the net. Danny Warboys, Aaron Parkin, Sam Corner and Scott Wilson shared the consolation goals.

FC Wadworth, 5-2 winners at Balby CSV, made a bright start to their Division Two campaign.

FC Cumberland and Schoolboy Norton featured in a high-scoring 4-4 draw. Ryan Gommersal notched a hat trick for the home side with Joshua Cullen also chipping in.

Glen Norton scored five of the goals as Highwayman netted the spoils after beating Pit Club 7-4. Harry Hotham and James McCloy shared the other two goals.

Legion Park Rangers beat FC Ivanhoe 6-3. Scawthorpe beat Rhino’s United by the odd goal in seven.

Ryecroft Rovers handed out a 6-2 beating to Jake’s Bar Rangers.

An Hayden Tomlinson hat trick proved in vain as Rhino’s United lost 4-3 at home to Scawthorpe, for whom Dave Swift (3) and Daniel Witts replied.

Aaron Rhodes was the hat trick hero of DN5 Old Boys’ 5-0 win at The Urban.

Newcomers Balby Academy of Sport Inter celebrated with a 4-2 Division Three win over Newlands, courtesy of goals by Richard Rogers, Jake Robson and Don Hunston (2).

Chris Dumville and Wallace Brown shared four of the goals in Bentley Sports & Social’s 5-4 win over Windmill Wanderers. Carl Reed completed the scoring.

A Rob Earle brace and goals by Matty Banks, Matty Flanagan and Andy Davies earned Eden Arms a 5-0 win over Balby Rovers.

Daniel Buzza and Jordan Willis shared the FC Parklands consolation goals in their 4-2 home defeat against Fairway.

The Railway ended on the right track at Palfrey’s Lodge following their 8-0 win.

White Hart also cashed in on their chances against Team 23, scoring six goals without reply.