Athletico cup run ends early

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LAST season’s runners-up Sprotbrough, knocked high-flying Premier Division side Athletico Parklands out of the Doncaster Sunday Alliance League KO Cup with a 4-2 second round win.

Windmill sailed into the third round with a 5-0 win at Auckley. Andrew Bembridge notched a hat-trick for the winners with Luke Rafferty checking in with a brace.

Leaders Balby Academy of Sport beat Armthorpe Village (Graham Horne, Mathew Rosbottom) 5-2 in their all-Division Three clash.

Division Four outfit Rossington United won 10-0 away to lowly Division Five side Balby Rec. Peter Shelley helped himself to four of the goals with Mark Ridley weighing in with a hat-trick. Nathan Fraser, Dean Griffiths and Luke Wilkinson also netted.

Premier Division Barnby Dun posted a 7-2 win against Division Five newcomers Barnby Dun All Stars. Sean Gorman and Paul Bradley both bagged a brace with Martin Bradley, Darren Erskine, Lee Winterman and Liam Wilkin also netting.

ACS received a walk-over as a result of Rockingham Hotel pulling out of the league due to a shortage of players.

Premier Division Bentley Top Club lost interest in the competition after going down 4-2 at home to high-flying Championship side AFC Rovers, for whom Stuart Gibbard (2), Karl Blanchard and Josh Reynolds netted.

Goals by Andrew Vipond, Calum Russell and Matthew Holmes secured Third Division Wheatley Hotel a 3-1 win at Fourth Division Campsall.

Unbeaten Championship leaders Canal Tavern beat Premier Division strugglers Armthorpe Coronation 4-1. Dimitry Fedotov was the Coronation marksman.

Second Division Carpenters Arms beat Fourth Division Armthorpe Albion 4-1. Simon Robertshaw claimed three of the goals with Sam Braun also getting in on the action.

Lowly Championship side Toll Bar had to settle for consolation by Aaron Dunhill when going down 2-1 away to unbeaten Division Four leaders Catholic Club.

Title-chasing Championship club Edlington Top Club handed mid-table Premier Division FC Dunscroft a 4-1 beating. Chris Colley hit a double with Aidan Ford and Lee Hayes also hitting the target.

Alverley Inn were the biggest winners, beating fellow Division Five side FC Ivanhoe 11-0. Carl Horsley led the way with a four-goal haul with Ashley Hunter (2), Paul Griffiths (2), Karl Hunter, Steve Peate and Mark Kelly also weighing in with goals.

Mid-table Championship side Conisbrough Conyers beat Division Two strugglers Glad Old Boys 8-2, Ben Redfearn scoring a hat-trick for was Conyers’.