Sunday League round-up - Newman hits four in Millers’ emphatic win

Action from the Rushden League Division Three clash between FC Phoenix and Wellingborough All Stars and the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy game between Ventura Vikiings and Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Action from the Rushden League Division Three clash between FC Phoenix and Wellingborough All Stars and the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy game between Ventura Vikiings and Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Alison Bagley

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Jake Newman scored four goals as Victoria Millers became the final Rushden & District League side to remain in the NFA Sunday Cup.

Newman led the way for Millers as they destroyed Blakesley 11-0 while good support came from Matt Judge (3), Dan Bendon, Jamie White, Luke Raftery and an own-goal.

Action from the Rushden League Division Three clash between FC Phoenix and Wellingborough All Stars and the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy game between Ventura Vikiings and Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Action from the Rushden League Division Three clash between FC Phoenix and Wellingborough All Stars and the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy game between Ventura Vikiings and Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Goals from Danny Barnfield and Harry Woodward were not enough for Burton Band as their hopes were ended in a 3-2 defeat to Monks Park WMC while Shelley Road suffered a 3-0 defeat to AC Squirrels.

In the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy, Stanwick Rovers won their second-round clash with Orchard Park by a 3-1 scoreline thanks to Liam Fowler, Paul Norton and Tobi Looker. Jake Cucciniello grabbed Orchard’s reply.

The third-round clash between Ventura Vikings and Rushden & Higham produced 10 goals with the former coming out on top 6-4.

Tom Randall hit a hat-trick, Adam Randall scored two penalties and Callum Ward added the other for Vikings while Andy Wood (3) and Tyler Merries replied.

Action from the Rushden League Division Three clash between FC Phoenix and Wellingborough All Stars and the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy game between Ventura Vikiings and Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Action from the Rushden League Division Three clash between FC Phoenix and Wellingborough All Stars and the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy game between Ventura Vikiings and Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Alison Bagley

In the league action, the points were shared in the top-of-the-table clash in Division One as Titchmarsh and Raunds Warriors drew 1-1.

Leigh Chapman was on target for Titchmarsh but Danny Tarr sealed a point for Warriors.

Woodford moved into third with a 12-3 demolition of Irchester Romans.

Mark Northover led the way with four, Dan Rogers and Martin Kane both scored twice while Connor Gordon, Daryl Smith, Jason Vaughn and Lewis Dickinson also got in on the act. Irchester’s consolations came from Dean Mayes, Korey Morgan and Tony Sinclair.

Action from the Rushden League Division Three clash between FC Phoenix and Wellingborough All Stars and the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy game between Ventura Vikiings and Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Action from the Rushden League Division Three clash between FC Phoenix and Wellingborough All Stars and the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy game between Ventura Vikiings and Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Stirrup Cup saw off Kweensway 5-0 thanks to Ben Penney (2), Corey Bates, Lloyd Simpson and Shay Vanzwanenberg.

There seems to be no stopping K-Town Ducks in Division Two as they maintained their 100 per cent record with a 4-0 win over Grammarians.

Michael Tolton scored twice while Darren Halfyard and Ross Dinneen added the others.

Colworth climbed off the bottom with a 2-0 victory over Isham Rangers thanks to Ben Webster and Paul Babbington.

Action from the Rushden League Division Three clash between FC Phoenix and Wellingborough All Stars and the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy game between Ventura Vikiings and Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Alison Bagley

Action from the Rushden League Division Three clash between FC Phoenix and Wellingborough All Stars and the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy game between Ventura Vikiings and Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Alison Bagley

FC Phoenix opened up the gap at the top of Division Three with a 6-0 victory over Wellingborough Allstars.

Kael Talbot (2), James Tebbutt, Jon Tite, Ryan Knight and Shaun Melville sealed the points for Phoenix.

Kettering United stayed second despite dropping points with a 2-2 draw with Higham Mill. Danny Darker scored both of Kettering’s goals.

Saxon Reserves climbed off the bottom of the table and pushed Exiles into that position with a 5-2 success. Ashley Taylor hit a hat-trick while Carl Standish and Dave Walford were also on target. Exiles’ replies came from Marcus Lewis and Nathan Warne.

Shelley Road Reserves beat Dunhill United 4-2 thanks to Paul Eckins’ hat-trick and a single strike from Glen Plummer.

Raffertys maintained their unbeaten record in Division Four with a 9-0 thumping of Irchester Romans Reserves.

There were eight different scorers with James Wallace (2), Ashley Hunt, Basil Finlitter, James Wager, Jason Abraham, Lee Wager, Martyn Lambeth and Tony Walker all on target.

Croyland Park Rangers beat Colworth Reserves 8-3 thanks to Danny Wilkins (3), Corey Abbott (2), Ryan Walters (2) and Oliver Downer. The replies came from Adam Sullivan, Jamie Elliott and Nick Richards.

Orchard Park Reserves thumped bottom club Rushden Wheatsheaf Reserves 8-1. Orchards scorers were Dalitso Mandson and Liam Duffy, who both scored twice, Lee Sartain, Marco De Rosa, Mark Ellis and Michael Trundle. Wheatsheaf’s consolation came from Dan Login.

FC Hornets beat Kettering United Reserves 5-1 with goals from Adam Damrell, Daryll Hester (3) and Shane Macload. Kettering’s reply came from Brendan Smith.

Horseshoe edged out FC Phoenix Reserves with Craig Gilbert scoring the only goal.

Burton Grange picked up just their second point of the season in the Kettering Area Sunday League as they drew 3-3 with Broughton Old Boys.

John Gibson, Sam Linnett and Ryan Colbert netted for Broughton with Simon McGlynn, Billy McTaggart and Dan Waller replying for Burton.

Corby Shamrock got the better of Welland Valley Panthers 6-3 thanks to doubles from Paul and Chris Caswell and further goals from James McGrath and Stephen Harrison. It meant Nikkolas Bell’s brace and Tom Whitehouse’s strike were in vain for the Panthers.

Rising Sun surrendered a two-goal half-time lead as they went down 3-2 to Leather Craftsman.

Shane Prowse and Conner Myrick gave Sun an early 2-0 lead but two goals from Dale Hand and another from Jay Arnold saw Leather claim the points.