Leaders made to battle for win

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DEFENDING Doncaster Sunday Alliance League Premier Division champions Athletico Tap Maker continue to look the team to beat in 2012-13 after recording their 11th win in as many starts.

Chris Scott sored the only goal of the game as they beat Bullcroft Sports & Social 1-0.

Corner Pin pipped Eden Grove (Peter Walmsley) by the odd goal in three.

Sprotbrough, who have blown hot and cold in their first season in the top flight, romped to an 11-1 win over lowly Stag Inn.

Paul Toomey led the way with a four-goal haul, with Richard Smith and Tom McLoughlin both bagging a brace and Matthew Bron, Kevin Severn and Callum Smith also netting.

Championship leaders Finningley Athletic (Ash Fiddler) had to settle for a 1-1 draw at home to mid-table Park Hotel, for whom John Howcroft scored.

Struggling Brodsworth United picked up a surprise point at home to third-placed Sportsman Inter Stella after sharing eight goals in their Championship clash.

But fellow strugglers Carpenters Arms crashed to a 7-3 home defeat against Stainforth, for whom Shane Buchan scored five. Craig Miller also chipped in.

Chris Colley bagged a brace for Edlington Top Club in their 4-4 draw at Toll Bar. Mark Smith and James Gatt also chipped in with goals.

Fourth-placed Windmill lost 3-1 at Wheatley Hotel - Andre Vipond (2) and Carl Miller netting.

Second-placed Three Horseshoes United galloped to a 6-0 Division One win at Wadworth Sports.

FC Gatehouse beat Auckley by the odd goal in seven.

Balby Academy of Sport climbed above third-placed Skellow Rangers (two own goals) after beating them 4-2. Leaders Tank stay top after beating Armthorpe Albion by the same score.

Three Horseshoes Old Boys posted a 10-0 Division Two win at Hatfield Woodhouse

Joe Yates helped himself to four of the goals as did David Flowitt with Chris Levers and Chris Freeman also weighing in.

Bessacarr beat Campsall 4-1. FC Cumberland also put home advantage to good use when beating second-placed Carcroft Village 4-2.

Rossington Legion and Maltings battled out a 4-4 draw. Hatfield Town scored the only goal of the game at White Hart Colts.

Armthorpe Village beat Hatfield Celtic 6-4 in their Goole & Thorne Cup first round tie.

Hawthorn beat Lundwood 4-3 in their Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior Cup fourth round clash tie. Rhinos lost 3-2 at home to Arbourthorne.