Fell goal seals Tavern last eight spot

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DARREN Fell scored the only goal of the game as holders Canal Tavern booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Doncaster Sunday Alliance League’s First Group KO Cup with a 1-0 win at Windmill.

Tumbler beat Wheatley Hotel, for whom Andrew Mellor, Craig Newson and Matthew Holmes netted, by the odd goal in seven after extra-time.

A superb goal by Scott Hardman failed to save Grove Carvery from falling to a 3-2 home defeat against South Kirkby Colliery - Jordan Hicking, Myles Cleland, Carl Wilson all netting.

Athletico Parklands regained top spot in the Premier Division with a 4-2 win at Dunscroft. Rob Allan bagged a brace for the winners and there were single strikes by Luke Smithson and Mark Cooper. Craig Kilgallon grabbed both Dunscroft goals.

Bullcroft Sports & Pastimes (Mark Vicarage) dropped to second after being held to a 1-1 draw by third-placed Barnby Dun, who have games in hand over the top two.

Bottom club Acorn picked up only their second win of the season when beating Rhino’s 5-3. Austin Hallam, Phil Kenyon (2), Daniel McNeil and Tom Padgett shared out the Acorn goals with Dean Daffin and Danny White (2) replying for the losers.

Fellow strugglers Armthorpe Coronation also picked up a rare win (5-3) at home to third-bottom Bentley Top Club. Lee Drobac led the way with a hat-trick with Matthew Findley and Ian Sharp also chipping in with goals.

Adam & Eve won 2-1 away to Social Bar.

Armthorpe held on to second spot in the Championship despite being held to a 2-2 draw at Styrupp.

Third-placed Eden Grove pipped Auckley 2-1.

Sprotbrough, who have a minimum of two games in hand over the top three, won 4-2 away at Finningley Athletic thanks to doubles by Mitchell Willitts and Daniel Taylor.

A brace by Richard Yeomans and a goal by Luke Townsend earned Corner Pin a 3-1 away win at Conisbrough Conyers.

Toll Bar slumped to a 2-1 home defeat to Stainforth.