SUNDAY LEAGUE FOOTY: Doncaster Alliance League round-up


Balby Athletic produced the shock result of the day in the Doncaster Sunday Alliance League's Ernie Prince Memorial KO Cup third round ties.

The mid-table Division One side beat Premier Division outfit Canal Tavern away from home by the odd goal in 11.

Division Three side Real Bridge also knocked out higher league opposition, beating Championship strugglers Auckley 7-2.

Pete Walmsley did the damage with a five-goal haul with Mark Cooper and James Gatt also finding the net.

Division One leaders Finningley Athletic, beaten just once in the league, never looked like producing a similar shock at home to high-flying Premier Division Rossington Club.

Dean Thornton bagged a brace and there were single strikes for Paddy Mullen, Lee Holmes and Andy Culshaw as Rossington won 5-0.

Another top flight club to post a comfortable win were Atletico Tap Maker who dished out a 6-0 beating to Division Two leaders FC Cumberland.

Dean Wilburn led the way with a hat trick with Rob Allen and James Naylor both chipping in.

Premier Division rivals Bullcroft Sports & Pastimes scored four without reply at home to Championship rivals Willaspoons.

A Sam Weston hat trick proved in vain as The Vault, for whom Leon Osbourne also scored, lost out on penalties at The Railway after it had ended 4-4.

Ricky Temporal and Daniel McNeil shared the goals as Wheatsheaf (Doncaster) beat lowly Rosehill Press (Scott Mantovani) by the odd goal in three in their all-Championship clash.

Championship title challengers Eve’s Trust Dynamo’s romped to a surprisingly emphatic 9-2 win over in-form Division Two visitors White Hart (Askern).

Division One strugglers FC Little Un beat lowly Division Three rivals Pit Club 6-2.

Division One Rhino’s United beat Division Two strugglers Bentley West End S&S 5-3.

A four-goal haul by Brett Lucas laid the foundations for third-bottom FC Glasshouse’s 6-0 win over Eden Grove in the only Premier Division match of the day.

Michael Whitehead and Andrew Vipond also chipped in.

Rossington Welfare extended their lead at the top of the Championship to six points when beating third-placed C & R Sports Bar 3-1 on the back of goals by Jordan Whittle (2) and Daniel Whittle.

FC Dunscroft cemented fourth spot with a 5-2 win over Bay Horse & Bar.

Ryan Hall hit a double and there were also goals for John Green, Lewis Fitzpatrick and Liam Nicholas.

Liam Priest was the hat trick hero of Balby Academy of Sport Inter’s 4-3 Division One win over Scawthorpe United.

Chris Hart completed their tally.

Craig Dallas claimed both FC Ivanhoe goals in their 2-2 draw at Rossington Legion.

Third-placed Ryecroft Rovers, who have a game in hand, kept the pressure on the top two with a 7-1 win over Carcroft Village.

Palfreys Lodge, for whom Richard Clarke, Slawomir Ostrowski and Marek Szeszol netted, regained top spot in Division Two on goal difference after beating Leopard 3-0.

Bottom club Lokomotiv Danum had to settle for a Owen Gillvary consolation as visiting AFC Schoolboy claimed a 7-1 win.

FC Parklands and Three Horseshoes battled out a 2-2 draw.

Loaded Sports climbed into the top four of Division Three following their 5-2 win at Balby Rovers in the only game to be played.