Sunday League round-up - United advance to the semi-finals

Action from Titchmarsh's (in green) 10-1 success at Kweensway in Division One of the Rushden & District League
Action from Titchmarsh's (in green) 10-1 success at Kweensway in Division One of the Rushden & District League
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Rushden & District Sunday League side Kettering United moved into the semi-finals of the NFA Sunday Shield with a 2-0 win over Roade.

Danny Darker and Tommy Newman scored the crucial goals for the Kettering side.

Action from Titchmarsh's (in green) 10-1 success at Kweensway in Division One of the Rushden & District League

Action from Titchmarsh's (in green) 10-1 success at Kweensway in Division One of the Rushden & District League

Liam Leonard’s double earned Dunhill a 2-1 victory over Raffertys in the second round of the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy. The reply came from Jack Stevens.

In Division One, goals from Alex Wills, Billy Gates, Gav Wills and Ricky Chambers saw Raunds Warriors march on at the top with a 4-1 verdict over Stirrup Cup, who had Jamie Fane on target.

Titchmarsh kept up the pressure with a 10-1 hammering of Kweensway. Corey James (4), Leigh Chapman (3), Andy Dobbs (2) and Ben Morgan did most of the damage while Shane Bicknell hit the consolation.

Leigh Butler scored four as Sargents beat Ventura Vikings 7-1 to move second in Division Two. Luke Archer (2) and Andy Davidson added the others while Tom Randall replied for Vikings.

Action from Titchmarsh's (in green) 10-1 success at Kweensway in Division One of the Rushden & District League

Action from Titchmarsh's (in green) 10-1 success at Kweensway in Division One of the Rushden & District League

Grammarians pushed Colworth into the relegation zone with a 5-1 win as Ali Oakenful, Jake Hughes, Kier Lawrie and Mark Fletcher (2) comfortably outscored Paul Babbington.

FC Phoenix consolidated top spot in Division Three with a 5-0 victory over Higham Mill. Jon Tite added to doubles from Ryan Knight and Shaun Melville.

Saxon Reserves climbed off the bottom thanks to Ashley Taylor (2), Dave Walford and Ryan Hamilton as they beat Wellingborough Allstars (David Ward penalty) 4-1.

Isham Lilacs and Orchard Park drew 2-2 with goals from Jordan Richards and Matt Smith for the hosts being cancelled out by Jamie Butler and Karl White.

Action from Titchmarsh's (in green) 10-1 success at Kweensway in Division One of the Rushden & District League

Action from Titchmarsh's (in green) 10-1 success at Kweensway in Division One of the Rushden & District League

Croyland Park Rangers consolidated third place with a 3-2 victory over Orchard Park Reserves thanks to goals from Charlie Price, Corey Abbott and John Munro. Orchard’s scorers were Blayne Chester and James Anniwell.

Kettering United Reserves beat Horseshoe 1-0 with Chris Roscoe grabbing the only goal.

Broughton Old Boys returned from DBFC with all three points and the damage was done in the first half as the hosts played most of it with just 10 men.

Broughton took a 2-0 lead and, although DBFC pulled one back after the break when they were back to a full compliment, a third Broughton goal killed them off. Adam Brice, Michael Bass and Sam Linnett scored the goals for the Old Boys.

Corby Sporting Club were three up inside 15 minutes in their game with Burton Grange, who pulled one back through Jake Bailey.

But five more goals gave Sporting an 8-2 lead at half-time with Bailey also scoring the second for Burton. Incredibly, the second period remained goalless as Sporting claimed the points thanks to Ryan Hall (4), Danny Ward, Jordan Lindsay, Danny White and Matt Keenyside.

Rising Sun were without a goalkeeper for their clash against Corby Shamrock and two outfield players were forced to share the role.

Shamrock took full advantage and led 3-0 at the break and added four more in the second half, despite a valiant effort from Sun. Danny McShefferty (2), James McGrath (2), Paul Caswell, David Falconer and Steve Harrison grabbed the goals.