Sunday League Footy: All the latest action from the Doncaster Alliance League

Carpenters Arms exchanged places with mid-table rivals Rakkam after beating them 6-4 in the only Doncaster Sunday Alliance League Premier Division game to be played.

Wednesday, 24th January 2018, 05:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 23rd January 2018, 15:00 pm

Matt Whitfield notched a hat trick for the winners with Dan White weighing in with a brace and Matt Kilvington also hitting the target.

Ben Clark also claimed a hat trick for the losers with Brett Lucas completing their tally of consolation goals.

With neither of the two teams above them in action Balby Athletic moved top of the Championship on goal difference after dishing out a 16-0 beating to second-bottom Wheatsheaf (Doncaster).

Kieran Ferguson and Daniel Bell both grabbed hat tricks for Athletic and there were doubles for Daniel Frost, Mateusz Pawlowki and Tim Miles. Steve Hall, Kyle Burton, Ryan Soar and Joshua Rutherford completed their biggest tally of the season.

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Bottom club Finningley Athletic also suffered a heavy defeat when going down 6-1 away to fellow strugglers Armthorpe Village.

Wheatley Club, who have played several games more than their rivals, cemented their grip on fourth spot with a 2-1 win over visiting Rosehill Press (Jamie Hastie). Connor Evans grabbed the winner.

Bessacarr scored the only goal in their game at Carcroft Village.

With second-placed FC Cumberland’s game at White Hart (Askern) being called off, Durban Rhino’s opened up a four-point lead at the top of Division One after beating third-placed Beverley Inn 5-0.

Bentley West End S&S climbed above Inn after romping to a 7-0 win over mid-table Real Bridge A.

The Salutation climbed a place to fifth after beating Woodfield 4-2 in the only other Division One game played. Stevie Stailard, Andy McMahon, Murat Utku and Dan Betts shared out their goals.

Unbeaten Division Two leaders FC Ivanhoe, for whom Paul Bradley and Craig Dallas shared out the goals, were made to work harder than they probably expected for their 4-3 win away to second-bottom Balby Rovers.

Second-placed Romarnsley, who are level on points with Ivanhoe, who have played two games less, kept the pressure on the Sprotbrough side when beating lowly FC Wheatley Hills.

All Saints climbed into sixth on the back of a 6-1 win at New Cantley 2016, whose consolation was scored by Paul Barber.