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The beginning of British Summer Time means one thing for the County Senior League, a return for midweek games.

This year more than most, due to the bad weather, midweek games are coming thick and fast for the player in the end of season run-in.

Premier Division: With the league leaders Frecheville not in action, the big game of the week came at the Memorial Ground, where second placed AFC Penistone Church Reserves hosted third placed Stocksbridge Park Steels Reserves. A double from Luke Townsend gave Stocksbridge a 2-0 victory and take them above Penistone into second.

Fourth placed North Gawber Colliery saw action twice in midweek. On Monday they beat Oughtibridge WMFC 3-0 with goals from Lee Elsworth, Liam Marsden and Matthew Thornton. Thenon Wednesday they defeated Wombwell Main 3-1.

Fifth placed Swinton Athletic were 3-0 winners against Grimethorpe Sports on Wednesday night, and then a brace from Jake Ford helped them to a 3-1 win against Houghton Main on Saturday.

It is ten games without victory for second bottom Houghton Main, who also fell 4-0 to Handsworth Parramore Reserves midweek.

South Kirkby Colliery claimed victories over both Denaby teams. On Tuesday, goals from Jordan Harrison and Robert Iverson gave them a 2-0 home win against Denaby United. Then on Saturday they beat Denaby Main 3-1.

Denaby United were again in action on the weekend, where they played-out an entertaining 4-4 draw away at Wombwell Main.

Division One: League leaders Dodworth MW took one more step towards the Division One title, with a 3-2 away win over third placed AFC Dronfield. Dodworth have a 30-point lead at the top, but can still be caught by fifth placed Hepworth United.

Hepworth were 3-0 winners this time away at Silkstone United. League leaders Dodworth have 54 points, but Hepworth can potentially reach a total of 55 points.

Hemsworth MW Reserves won 5-2 against Caribbean Sports to move into a mid-table position.

Sheffield Medicshad a 3-2 win over Kiveton Park.

Division Two: Manor Hotel moved into third place after back-to-back wins. Theywon 4-3 at 4-3 Worsbrough Bridge Athletic Development midweek. Then goals from Ryan Hicks and Branden Hopkins gave them a 2-1 win over Sheffield Bankers Reserves on Saturday.

The Bankers also lost 2-1 at home midweek, as they fell to North Gawber Colliery Reserves, Bradley Harrison and Shay Senior scoring.

Second placed Boynton Sports, with 10 men, drew 1-1 against New Bohemians.

Goals from Daniel Ravenscroft (2), Lee Evans, Thomas Bird, Joe Sidebottom, Jacob Simon, Aaron Tate and Joel Hickling gave Wombwell Main Development a 8-0 home win over Thurcroft Miners Institute.

The heavy snow resulted in the postponement of the Montagu Cup Final. It has provisionally been rearranged to be played at Hampden Road, Mexborough, on Friday 13th April kick-off 6.15pm.