Oughtibridge WMFC extended their lead at the top of the Premier Division to 8 points. Oughtibridge have scored three goals in each of their last three league games and are 12 games unbeaten. They were 3-1 on Saturday at home against Ecclesfield Red Rose. Sadly, for Ecclesfield they lost their goalkeeper to a red card in the first half. Oughtibridge’s goals came from Sami Eric, Tom Fletcher and Danny Robinson.
Penistone are Oughtibridge’s nearest rivals. Goals from Lewis Dickinson (2), Duncan Richards, John Whitehead and Jack Moore gave them a 5-1 away win over High Green Villa. Penistone are eight points off Oughtibridge’s lead, but do have played two games less than their rivals.
Handsworth topped-off an excellent week with a 2-1 away win over Swallownest Miners Welfare. Handsworth earned a place in the Quarter Finals of the S&HCFA Senior Cup midweek with an impressive 4-1 win over Rossington Main of the Northern Counties East League. Their win on Satuday take them into third place in the table, nine points off the pace with three games spare.
Jamie Lindsay scored a hat-trick to inspire Millmoor Juniors to a 6-0 away win over Wombwell Main. Grant Allott, Dean Smith and Martin Jones were also on target for Millmoor who climb into fifth position in the table.
Tom Adams pushed a seven goal thriller between Davy FC and Silkstone United in Silkstone’s favour. Adams scored three times for Sikstone, as they took all three points with a 4-3 at Davy Sports Club.
Bawtry Town made it back-to-back league wins on Saturday with an impressive 4-1 win over third placed AFC Dronfield. The result gives Bawtry 20 points from 11 games played, and take them above Dronfield and into third place in the table.
In similar fashion to the senior team; Bawtry Town U21’s made it back-to-back league wins. They were 5-1 winners against Swinton Athletic U21 at the Keepmoat Stadium. Both Macauley Kentish and Steve Woods were in great form for Bawtry, scoring twice each. After opening their league campaign with five consecutive losses, Bawtry have won their last two and climb into a mid-table position.
It was a busy weekend outside of league competition, with County Senior League teams taking part in three S&HCFA cup competitions in the last week.
Saturday 9th November
S&HCFA Rosehill Association Cup 2nd Round
Athersley Recreation Reserves 6 Sheffield Athletic 0
Denaby Main 4 Caribbean Sports 2
Frecheville Reserves 2 Jubilee Sports 3
Joker FC 3 Shepley 1
Kiveton Park 1 North Gawber Colliery 3 AET
Maltby Main Reserves 4 Bramley Sunnyside 2
Millmoor Juniors Reserves 0 Wickersley 4
Penistone Church Reserves 2 South Kirkby Colliery 1
Rotherham Town 2 Kingstone United 0 AET
Stocksbridge Park Steels Reserves 5 Hemsworth Town 0
S&HCFA Senior Cup 3rd Round
Swinton Athletic 1 Houghton Main 2
Parkgate 2 Everest 1 (Tues 5th)
Rossington Main 1 Handsworth 4 (Wed 6th)
S&HCFA Junior Cup 2nd Round
Davy FC U21 1 Ardsley Albion 6
Holmfirth Town Reserves 3 Shaw Lane Aqua Force Barnsley U21 4
Millmoor Juniors U21 5 Houghton Main U21 1
Valley Knights U21 1 Byron House 2010 3