Doncaster Senior League: Title chasers march on in Challenge Cup

Denaby United's Steve Ellor scored twice in the win over Hemsworth.
Denaby United's Steve Ellor scored twice in the win over Hemsworth.

Premier Division leaders Denaby United secured their place in the semi-finals of the Doncaster FA Challenge Cup.

They edged out Hemsworth MW to claim victory by the odd goal in seven in an entertaining quarter-final tie.

Steven Ellor hit a double for the winners with Andrew Wood and Ross Petty also getting in on the act.

Graham Phillips, Neil Pickersgill and an own goal accounted for the West Yorkshire club’s tally.

Central Midlands League outfit Thorne Colliery finished strongly to beat County Senior League visitors South Kirkby Colliery 5-1 after extra-time, following a 1-1 draw in normal time.

Rossington Main posted a 3-2 win over Hemsworth Town Terriers in the Premier Division.

James Batchelor, Scott Spencer and Marcel Chipamunga were all on target for the Doncaster side with Reece Allen claiming both Hemsworth’s consolation goals.

South Elmsall United, for whom Steven Nutter scored, shared a 1-1 draw with visiting Armthorpe Markham Main.

The Denaby Main-Yorkshire Main clash fell victim to a waterlogged pitch.

Main will be hoping for better luck with the weather this weekend when they are scheduled to host Hemsworth MW.

Brodsworth Welfare picked up a 1-0 Division One win at Dunscroft United.

They will aim to follow up that win at home to Bawtry Town on Saturday.

Harworth Colliery handed visiting Bentley Pumas a 2-0 defeat,

Mark Harrison, Ryan Walker and Torran Adams were the Scawthorrpe Scorpions’ marksmen in their 4-2 win over Ackworth United.

Jack Willis and James Bouskill bagged consolation goals for United.