Tumbler still making early running in the top flight

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TUMBLER continue to set the pace at the top of the Doncaster Sunday Alliance League Premier Division table after beating Social Bar 2-1 to claim their third win in as many games.

Defending champions Athletico Tap Maker also posted their third successive win - a Dean Wilburn goal earning them the spoils at Bentley Top Club.

Promoted Hatfield Celtic dropped down to third after losing 2-0 at Bullcroft Sports & Pastimes for whom Gary Mundy and Gareth Collinson netted.

Corner Pin bagged a 3-1 win at Armthorpe Coronation (Phllip Doran) thanks to goals by James Roberts, Luke Townsend and Kip Harris.

Last year’s Championship runners-up Sprotbrough got off the mark following successive defeats, beating Canal Tavern - the team who pipped them for the title - by the odd goal in three. Steven Smith and Callum Smith both netted for the winners with Ross Ebbage replying for the previously unbeaten home side.

Goals by Brian Craig, Gareth Phillipson and Dean Daffin helped Rhinos charge to a 3-1 win over Stag Inn. Championship leaders Toll Bar, who beat Park Social (Mark Whiteley) by the odd goal in three, are the only team in the division still boasting a 100 per cent record. Goals by Ricky Temperall (2) and James Nunns proved in vain as Wheatsheaf (Doncaster) lost 5-3 at Carpenters Arms.Luke Barnfield, Luke Rafferty, Glyn Powell and Michael Knight earned Windmill a 4-4 draw at Edlington Top Club. Dean Beardmore scored the only goal of the game as Sportsman Inter Stella beat Stainforth 1-0. David Sugden and Peter Lindsay shared out the goals in Finningley Athletic’s 2-1 win at Wheatley Hotel (Carl Miller).