Doughboys through to the last eight

Wellingborough Town joint-boss Joe Smyth saw his side book their place in the quarter-finals of the NFA Hillier Senior Cup
Wellingborough Town joint-boss Joe Smyth saw his side book their place in the quarter-finals of the NFA Hillier Senior Cup

Wellingborough Town booked themselves a last-eight meeting with Cogenhoe United after beating Sileby Rangers 2-0 in the first round of the NFA Hillier Senior Cup at the Dog & Duck.

Harry Beckley gave the Doughboys the lead just before half-time and Mark Pryor confirmed the victory just past the hour mark.

It was a bad night for Burton Park Wanderers and Rushden & Higham United in Division One of the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League.

The Lankies were beaten 1-0 by Potton United at Hayden Road with Gary Ansell-Carter’s second-half goal proving decisive.

Wanderers, meanwhile, were on the end of a 9-0 hammering at the hands of leaders Lutterworth Athletic at Latimer Park with Sam Young (3), Danny Laywood (2), Dom Ivens, Josh Rapley, Harry Shervington and Steve Turner on target for the visitors.

There were better fortunes for the local teams in the UCL Knockout Cup.

Whitworth saw off Premier Division opposition as they beat Harborough Town 2-1.

A Dan Pegg own-goal gave the Flourmen the lead but Ben Williams levelled 10 minutes into the second half.

Whitworth were reduced to 10 men but still found a late winner from Jamie White to seal a place in the next round.

Raunds Town took their impressive league form into the competition as they beat Blackstones 3-1 at Kiln Park thanks to Karl King’s brace and a goal from Jed Ainge.

It’s been a good week for Irchester United who followed up their FA Vase success with a 2-0 victory over Stewarts & Lloyds at Alfred Street.

Ryan Lovell gave the Romans the lead and Moises Rodrigues confirmed the win with 12 minutes to go.