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District League Report May 3rd

  • 12/05/23
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The much-anticipated top of division 1 clash between Berry Brow and Holmbridge took place on Saturday. A healthy crowd gathered in the drizzle at the Bernabrow to see a tight game with the Brow coming out 3-1 winners.

Luke Gibson, Thomas Oakes and Kyle Walton scoring for the Brow with Jordan Saville scoring from a freekick for Holmbridge. Berry Brow lie second in the table with games in hand on Holmbridge who have completed their fixtures. On Tuesday Berry Brow beat third placed Linthwaite Athletic 4-1 to close the gap on Holmbridge to five points.

Kieron Mayall took his total goals for the season to 27 with a hattrick for Heywood Irish Centre in their 6-0 win over Britannia Sports with the other goals coming from Tyler Boswell, Luke Stead and Adam Bell. Reece Holt scored twice as Fothergill and Whittles beat Newsome 2-0. Tom Dyson scored the only goal as Slaithwaite United beat relegated Shepley. Dalton Dynamos beat Linthwaite Athletic 4-2 with goals from Jordan McCafferty-Smith (two), Lee Turner and Ryan Gledhill.

Moorside moved up to fourth place in division 2 with a 3-1 win over Cumberworth and Nathan Goddard hit four for Kirkheaton Rovers in their 5-2 win over Scissett. On Tuesday Huddersfield Laund Hill finished off their season with a 2-0 win over Diggle and Scissett beat Cumberworth 3-1. Netherton completed their promotion winning season with a 6-4 win over Brook Motors. Holme Valley Academicals had a fine 5-1 win over Kirkburton with goals from Ritchie Eales, Peter Yongman, Adam McKie (two) and Richard Walker.

In division 3 AFC Volunteers completed their fixtures with a 4-2 win over Hade Edge. Grange Moor Saints beat Holmfirth Town 5-1 and Marsden drew with Wooldale Wanderers 2-2. On Tuesday Saddleworth United completed their fixtures with a title winning 1-0 win at Grange Moor Saints, curtesy of a goal by Joel Longmore.

Netherton completed their reserve division 1 campaign with a Harry Prosser hattrick in their 5-2 win over AFC Lindley. Solomon Rushworth and Michael Carter also scoring for Netherton. Joshua Greenan, Aaron Miller and Sian Moses (two) scored as Newsome beat Britannia Sports 4-0.

Holmbridge celebrated winning the reserve division 2 title with a 5-0 win over Scissett with goals from Bailey Bedford, Rory McGrath (two), Daniel Goodwin and Isaac Oldroyd. Luke McLoughlin (two) and Joey Singh scored as Berry Brow A beat Brook Motors 3-0 to take second place. Skelmanthorpe completed their fixtures with a 4-1 win over Netherton A.

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