SUNDAY LEAGUE FOOTY: Dunscroft and Ryecroft Rovers hit double figures in latest round of Doncaster Alliance League matches

Dunscroft posted the biggest win of the day in the Doncaster Sunday Alliance League when dishing out a 12-2 beating to Premier Division rivals Pit Club Miners.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 16th February 2017, 5:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 11:05 am
Alliance League round-up
Alliance League round-up

Leaders Ryecroft Rovers also cashed in on their chances in a 10-2 win over top-four rivals Tut 'n' Shive, for whom David Stewart and Andy Hollingworth netted.

Defending champions Canal Tavern, who have played two games less than Rovers, remain hard on their heels following a 7-3 win at Rum Rooms.

A Craig Fletcher brace and goals by Robert Allan and Dean Wilburn secured Club Athletico Regent a 4-0 win at Wheatley Hotel.

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The Railway remain six points clear at the top of the Championship after being made to work hard for their 2-1 by second-bottom Team 23.

Second-placed Scawthorpe Athletic romped to a 5-0 win away to top-four rivals Bessacarr. ‘Slim’ Atkinson hit a double with Dave Cocaclavic, ‘Didier’ Daffin and Gary Hodgson all chipping in.

Palfreys Lodge won 3-0 at Rosehill Press thanks to goals by Samuel Harty, Chris Liddle and Charlie Smith.

Leopard posted a 7-1 win over Wheatsheaf (Doncaster) – Dave Buck (2), Matt Finders, Rich Jones, Lee Parker and Sam Corner doing the damage.

Balby Athletic (Steven Marsden, Kieran Ferguson, Jordan Lewis) beat Finningley Athletic by the odd goal in seven.

Division One leaders Real Bridge recorded an impressive 6-1 win at third-placed Wheatley Club. Matthew Mears, Mark Cooper, Pete Walmsley, Gareth Hanson, Daniel Herring and Gareth Dawson shared the goals.

Second-placed Rossington Styrrup lost ground as a result of their 8-3 defeat at Sporting Wadworth.

Fellow strugglers Bentley West End S&S and FC Brookside (Callum Hardy 2, Stephen Philips, Adam Raistrick) battled out a 4-4 draw.

FC Ivanhoe climbed off the bottom after beating Athletico Fairway 3-1. Jonathan Crofts bagged a brace for the winners with Alex Holbrey also getting in on the act.

Carcroft Village moved level on points with Auckley after handing them a 6-4 beating. Shaun Thompson was their hat trick hero and he received good support from Jay Baker, Russ Damms and Danny Warboys.

Lee Pearson notched a hat trick as FC Cumberland moved to within three points of Armthorpe Village after inflicting a 5-2 defeat on them. Karl Blanshard and Steve Geddes also found the net.

Stag Inn Rovers moved to within four points of long-time Division Two leaders Windmill FC, whose game was called off, after beating second-bottom Windmill Wanderers 2-0. Austin John and Thomas Hogg shared out the goals.

The Salutation (Sam Langley, Jack Waldron) exchanged places with third-placed Woodfield after beating their top-four rivals by the odd goal in three.

Durban climbed into fifth spot on goal difference thanks to a 7-3 win at New Cantley. Josh Dodd led the way with a hat trick and there were single strikes for Neil Johnstone, Westlie Granter, Craig Aspinall and Jordan Hill.

Pit Club also climbed above AFC Balby on the back of their 4-2 win over Windmill Wanderers.

All Saints and AFC Balby shared six goals.