McDaid hits magnificent seven in Chickenley's first win of season
AFC Chickenley recorded their first win of the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division season in emphatic style, running out 17-3 victors against Birkenshaw.
Shaun McDaid led the way with a magnificent seven goals, Ryan Simmonds and Tim Clarke both hit hat-tricks with Blake Dewhirst, David O’Keefe, Jack Hartley and Sean Housecroft completing Chickenley’s tally.
Birkenshaw replied through Nathan Foster and Max Clough.
St John Fisher maintained their six point lead at the top of the Premier Division with a comprehensive 10-2 victory over Heckmondwike Sports Club thanks to a five goal haul from Rikki Paylor, a brace from Dominic Simpson plus strikes from Noel Whittaker, James Riordan and Irfane Khan.
Heckmondwike remain bottom, without a point, despite a double from Adam Ford.
Woodkirk Valley lie second after winning 8-0 at home to Navigation.
Jonathan Mitchell hit six goals as Mirfield Town hammered a depleted Birstall Cricket Club 11-1.
Michael Rounding fired a hat-trick for Mirfield with Reece Drake and Chris Meeson also finding the net as Town remain third, eight points behind Fisher with two games in hand.
Birstall’s consolation came from Kyle Walker but they have slipped to fourth place.
Mount Pleasant enjoyed a 7-4 win at Woodman Batley Carr thanks to a hat-trick from Faisal Adam, a brace from Nadeem Seedat, plus efforts from Adam Rawat and Abdullah Mayat.
Woodman’s replies came from an Alex Pickles brace with Elliot White and Tom Sidebottom also contributing.
Championship leaders Linthwaite recorded the day’s highest score winning 18-0 at home to St John Fisher Reserves.
Courtney Allette led the way with four goals, Rhys Wharam bagged a hat-trick, there were braces for Steve Richards and Iwan Heeley with Ben Green, Thomas White and Paul Day also on the scoresheet.
Linthwaite’s tally was completed by three own goals.
Slip Inn Hounds moved to second place after they won 8-4 at The Yorkshireman.
Sam Ansell hit a hat-trick for Hounds, Connor Woodruff netted a double with Daniel Stocker and Carl Sykes also on target.
Brett McDonagh, Nathan Morgan and Callum Perrin all found the net as Wellington Westgate won 3-1 against third placed Clifton Rangers.
Elliot Brooke put Overthorpe Sports Club ahead against Battyeford, but a Jamie Brannan double and a Joel Mason strike saw the points go to the Mirfield side which lifts them to fifth in the table.