Seven-up for Birkenshaw as Farrar and Haley shine

Thornhill stay top of the West Yorkshire League Division 2 with a 6-2 win against Rothwell Town, pictured manager Gary Mountain with goalscorers, Wayne Flannery, Joe Rhodes, Lee Brooke, 2, Nathan Kemp and an OG
Thornhill stay top of the West Yorkshire League Division 2 with a 6-2 win against Rothwell Town, pictured manager Gary Mountain with goalscorers, Wayne Flannery, Joe Rhodes, Lee Brooke, 2, Nathan Kemp and an OG
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Birkenshaw lead the way in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division with maximum points after a 7-1 demolition of AFC Chickenley.

Joel Farrar and Jonjo Haley both fired doubles, with Luke Barker, Michael Smith and an own goal completing the rout.

Sean Housecroft netted Chickenley’s consolation.

Millbridge WMC are also on maximum points after Jordan Fox and Luke Sherman (two apiece), Ashley Burton and Liam Fox scored in a 6-1 win over Woodman Batley Carr (Neil Pickles).

Premier newcomers Mirfield Town claimed their second win, 3-0 at Overthorpe Sports Club. Michael Rounding, Adam Brown and Callum Fern netted for Town.

St John Fisher maintained their perfect start with a 3-2 win at Dewsbury Rangers.

Noel Whittaker, Rob Hiscox and Rob Bordman were on target for Fisher, with Danny Laidlaw and Ben Wood replying.

Joel Clegg struck a hat-trick for Thornhill Lees as they drew 4-4 with Towngate in an exciting game.

Nathan Kemp hit the other, with Ashley Flynn (two), Nathan Alexander and Steve Richards on target for Towngate.

Oakwell Motel are the only side in the Championship with a 100 per cent record after Jonny Beverley (brace), Andy Gardner and Jack Anderson struck in a 4-3 win over FC Pack Horse, who replied through a Jonny Irving double, plus one from James Parkin.

Northorpe United and Birstall St Patrick’s shared the points in a 3-3 draw.

Kyle Douglas (two) and Chris Meeson netted for Northorpe, with Jean-Marie Julienne (brace) and Jonathan Smith earning a point for St Pats.

Richard Henry scored for St John Fisher Reserves as they drew 1-1 with Taylor (Aamir Navsarka), while Barr Street (Martin Wood, Josh Rodgers and Dan Stuart) and Battyeford (Jonny Mitchell brace and Michael Foster )drew 3-3.

Steve Young bagged a superb hat-trick as Hartshead recorded a 5-1 win over Gomersal.

Sam Pashley and a long range James Haigh effort accounted for the other goals, with Jimmy Heddon hitting Gomersal’s consolation.