Rovers back with a bang

Doncaster Senior Football League

THE long layoff failed to dampen Premier Division leaders AFC Sportsman Rovers who rocketed back to action with a 7-0 thrashing of Doncaster Deaf.

Brett Oxer netted a hat trick while Craig Haywood and Paul Hemmingway both bagged braces.

Swinton Station Athletic were dumped out of the Sheffield and Hallamshire FA Junior Cup by Holmbridge.

Tom Thirwell grabbed the Swinton goal in the 2-1 defeat.

Chad Gaskell, Matthew Hancock, Mark McDermott and Lance Walsh were all on target as South Elmsall United progressed in the DDFA Challenge Cup with a 4-3 win at Hemsworth MW.

Hemsworth Town enjoyed a comfortable 5-0 win at local rivals South Kirkby Colliery B in Division One.