Doncaster Alliance League: Canal Tavern win Premier Division title

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Canal Tavern clinched the Doncaster Sunday Alliance League Premier Division title after beating defending champions Sprotbrough 4-0.

Aiden Marshall, Ross Ebbage, Darren Fell and Glen Hookway shared the goals for the home side as Tavern saw off the opposition with two games to spare.

Sprotbrough dropped down to fourth after FC Glasshouse picked up a point from a 0-0 draw at Leger Lions, but can still finish second if they win their games in hand.

Athletico Tap Maker posted a 6-2 win over bottom club Auckley thanks to goals by Robert Allen (2), Luke Smith, James Naylor, Daniel Read and Chris Freeman.

Rhino’s lost 3-1 at Eden Grove with Graceholme beating lowly Toll Bar 3-0.

Stainforth handed visiting Wheatsheaf a 4-0 defeat,

Championship leaders Rossington United enjoyed a comfortable 6-0 win over second-bottom Rosehill Press.

Will McQuire and Andy Culshaw both bagged a brace with Scott Simpson and Lee Holmes also netting.

Carpenters Arms climbed into second place on goal difference from Walton Wonderers, beaten 4-2 at Willaspoons, after drawing 1-1 at The Vault (Daniel Mays).

Daniel Smith claimed three of Willaspoons’ goals with Danny Bulman also finding the net. Smith and an own goal accounted for the Wonderers’ goals.

Bullcroft Sports & Pastimes’ hopes suffered a setback with a 2-0 defeat at Lonsdale.

Armthorpe Albion, another side with games in hand, also lost ground after losing 2-1 at home to Red Lion (Askern).

Bottom club Newton Arms ended their campaign on a winning note when beating Windmill 2-1.

C & R Sports Bar opened up a three point lead at the top of Division One after sharing ten goals with fourth-placed The Askern in their final game of the season.

Daniel Moses notched a hat trick for the leaders with Niall Horstead and Terry McCombe also chipping in.

Gareth Davies also hit a hat trick for the visitors with Callum Smith and an own goal completing their tally.

Second-placed Eve’s Trust Dynamo’s went down 3-1 at home to Adam & Steve for whom James Hendry, Michael Smith and David Colacovic netted.

Former long-time leaders Winning Post shared the spoils with Finningley following their 4-4 draw. Kieron Furguson and John Howcroft shared their goals.

Adam Richardson, Daniel Faulkiner, Matthew Williamson and Shaun Thompson were all on target for Carcroft in their 4-4 draw with FC Dunscroft.

Bessacarr romped to a 10-0 win over Arksey Victoria.

Second-bottom Leopard lost 2-0 at FC Gatehouse.

Division Two leaders DN5 Old Boys retained top spot despite going down 7-4 at home to joint-favourites Ryecroft Rovers in their final game.

Second-placed Legion Park Rangers moved to within five points of the leaders with seven games in hand when beating Scawthorpe 5-0 on the back of doubles by Tim Nelson and Marv Stacey and a single strike by Reese Pegdon.

Third-placed Jakes Bar Rangers registered a 4-1 win at Balby CSV thanks to goals by Nathan Booth, Tim Morgan, Jason Loosemore and Tom Baulk.

A Jack Taylor hat trick laid the foundations for FC Cumberland’s 5-0 win over The Urban. Scott Johnson and Patrick McCoy also netted.

FC Wadworth (Midgley) and FC Ivanhoe battled out a 1-1 draw. Rhino’s United charged to a 14-3 win over Schoolboy Norton.

Jordan Lews claimed all three goals as Division Two title favourites Balby Athletic kept the pressure on the top two with a 3-0 win at White Hart (Askern).

Top-four rivals Balby Academy of Sport Inter and The Railway battled out a 0-0 draw.

Newlands won by the odd goal in three at Eden Arm – Luke Freeman and Jordan Woodhall securing the spoils.

Andrew Kime was the hat trick hero of Jakes Bar United’s 4-2 win over Bentley Sports & Social. Chris Barker also checked in with a goal.