Smith’s hat-trick steers Sprotbrough to Cup glory

Cup winners: Sprotbrough captain and hat-trick hero Richard Smith with the cup is pictured with team mates and,  front from left: sponsor Peter Mair, league vice chairman Ernie Prince and league secretary John Steele.                   Picture: Alan Janaszek/PhotoPro Images
Cup winners: Sprotbrough captain and hat-trick hero Richard Smith with the cup is pictured with team mates and, front from left: sponsor Peter Mair, league vice chairman Ernie Prince and league secretary John Steele. Picture: Alan Janaszek/PhotoPro Images

CHAMPIONSHIP side Sprotbrough FC lifted the Doncaster Sunday Alliance League’s First Group KO Cup for the first time in emphatic style.

Sprotbrough beat Premier Division Adam & Eve 6-1 in the final at Bentley Colliery.

Richard Smith was Sprotbrough’s hat-trick hero with Callum Smith, Lee Wilson and Jonathan Mirfin also scoring.

The league’s vice-chairman Ernie Prince and league secretary John Steele made presentations to divisional champions at half-time.

Premier Division: Athletico Parklands; Championship: Canal Tavern; Division One: Tumbler; Division Two: Carpenters Arms; Division Three: Balby Academy of Sport; Division Four: Rossington United; Division Five: Willaspoons.