Doncaster Alliance League round-up: Reigning champions make winning start

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Defending Doncaster Sunday Alliance League Premier Division champions Canal Tavern made a winning start to the new campaign.

The Thorne side kicked off the season a week later than most of their top flight rivals with a 5-1 victory at FC Glasshouse on the back of goals by Callum McCormack, Glenn Hookway, Sean McCarthy, Kirk Frost and Joe Middleton. Brett Lucas replied.

Rossington Club head the table on goal difference after posting another big win, a 5-1 success at home to Carpenters Arms, for whom Andrew Welsh netted.

Michael Attard was Bentley Top Club’s hat trick hero as they picked up their second win in as many starts, beating Athletico Tap Maker (Dean Wilburn 2) by the odd goal in five.

Armthorpe Albion also claimed a 3-2 win over visiting Rhino’s.

Eden Grove registered a 4-0 win at Wheatley Hotel.

Eve’s Trust Dynamo’s are the early-season leaders, though only on goal difference, in the Championship.

They romped to an 8-0 win at Rosehill Press to claim their second win in as many starts.

Rossington Welfare also boast six points following their 5-1 win at Willaspoons. Andy Culshaw and Ben Clark both hit doubles with Willie McGhie also chipping in.

FC Dunscroft, who beat visiting C&R Sports Bar by the odd goal in 11, were made to work much harder for their second win in two games. Chris Colley bagged a brace with Martin West, Danny Moses and David Stewart also netting.

Bay Horse & Bar won 4-2 at Auckley thanks to a Peter Garside double and single strikes for Phil Potts and Paul Taylor. Oliver Langton claimed both the Auckley consolation goals.

Bessacarr and Wheatsheaf (Doncaster), for whom Matthew Caton netted, battled out a 1-1 draw.

The Askern dished out 6-0 beating to Adam & Steve.

Kristian Robson helped himself to two of the goals with Daniel Bell, Gareth Davies, Jason Hadwin and Callum Smith also getting in on the act.

League One has held no fear so far for promoted Ryecroft Rovers who recorded a 6-0 win at Carcroft Village to claim top spot on goal difference.

Finningley Athletic picked up their second win with a 2-0 victory over Scawthorpe United.

Balby Academy of Sport Inter (Jaymie Hunter, James Hackzynski) drew 3-3 with derby rivals Balby Athletic.

FC Ivanhoe lost out by the odd goal in seven at FC Little Un (Stephen Phillips 2, Paul Burton, Callum Hardy).

Steven Crossan claimed both Rossington Legion goals in their 2-2 draw at Rhino’s United. Parklands Spartans notched a 3-2 win at The Railway.

Armthorpe Village’s 5-1 win at Bentley West End S&S helped them claim top spot in Division Two on goal difference. Dan Pell found the net twice with Scott Dawson, Carl Briggs and Steven Wagstaff also weighing in.

FC Cumberland also boast a 100 per cent record after beating Eden Arms (Scott Dixon 2, Ben Briggs) 6-3.

Leopard pounced to claim a 2-0 win at AFC Schoolboy, while Highwayman (Kyle Bartcliff, Jason Whitehean) had to settle for a point from a 2-2 draw at FC Parklands (Ben Watson, Daniel Buzza).

FC Palreys Lodge inflicted a 4-1 defeat on Lokomotiv Danum – Adam Tyrer 2, Ashley Martin, Tomasz Lubanski doing the damage.

Team 23 lost 1-0 at White Hart (Askern).

Athletico Fairway (Dan Bewley 2, Richard England) are the clear leaders of Division Three following their 3-2 win over Pit Club.

Stag Inn Rovers got off the mark at the first attempt, beating Bechers Brook 2-1. Balby Rovers enjoyed a 4-3 success at Loaded Sports.

Windmill Wanderers, beaten 5-3 by White Hart Wadworth, suffered a second successive defeat. Anthony Nawn, Lewis Balaxs, Zak Whitehurst and a Paul Niles brace sealed their fate.