Rovers head for replay after Ager’s goal ensures stalemate

Mexbrough's Matty Ager netted to force a replayr and South Elmsall's U13's Kyle Head flicks on against Armthorpe.  Pictures: Andrew Roe.
Mexbrough's Matty Ager netted to force a replayr and South Elmsall's U13's Kyle Head flicks on against Armthorpe. Pictures: Andrew Roe.

Doncaster and District Junior Sunday League

MEXBOROUGH Rovers Under 14s will have to go again in their bid for the League Cup after their final with Armthorpe Rovers ended in stalemate.

A side that refused to fold under pressure from Armthorpe helped Mexborough take a share of the spoils from Sunday’s contest which finished 1-1 after extra time.

South Elmsall's Kyle Head beats Armthorpe's Brad Poteroy to the ball. Picture: Andrew Roe

South Elmsall's Kyle Head beats Armthorpe's Brad Poteroy to the ball. Picture: Andrew Roe

The two will face off again this Sunday at Balby Academy of Sport in a 10.30am kick– off.

Ryan Parkin put Armthorpe ahead after 15 minutes in a half they largely controlled, until Mexborough came to life before the break.

Matty Ager latched on to a good through ball to level the scores ten minutes into the second half.

Strong defensive performances from both sides ensured chances were few and far between in the second period, forcing extra time which also featured few opportunities.

South Elmsall United Under 13s suffered disappointment in their League Cup final appearance as they went down 2-0 to Armthorpe Rovers.

Two second half strikes from Armthorpe saw them lift the trophy but United remained resolute throughout, making life highly difficult for their opponents who won the cup for the third time in succession.

Mexborough Rovers Under 11s increased the woes of Premier Division basement side Armthorpe Rovers by inflicting a 10-1 defeat.

Matthew Greaves, Harrison Cooper and Bradley Mills all bagged braces while Ellis Hancock, Benjamin Grey, James Crompton and an own goal completed the spree for Mexborough.

Barnburgh and Harlington Under 15s drew 3-3 with Harworth Colliery Juniors.

Braces from Jamie Miller and Will Turner helped Mexborough Rangers U15s to a 6-4 win over Moorends Hornets.

Ashley Emmerson and Jamie Smith also struck for Rangers

Kurtis Houghton, Jamie Lancaster and Josh Haines, were the Groves CSC Under 16s marksmen in a 3-0 win over Doncaster Wolverines.

Strikes by Jamie Croft and Dale Tepper earned South Kirkby Juniors a 2-0 win at Carcroft Village Juniors.