United pick up the first silverware as Allstars are beaten

Darren Halfyard scored twice for K-Town Ducks
Darren Halfyard scored twice for K-Town Ducks

Kettering United Reserves claimed the first silverware of the season in the Karlsports Rushden & District Sunday League as they beat Wellingborough Allstars 2-1 in the final of the Junio Cup.

Karl White and Lee Chester sealed the victory for United while Allstars replied through Ricky Tuzzeo.

Kweensway kept their hopes of winning the Division One title alive by beating leaders Raunds Warriors 1-0 thanks to Cornell Haughton’s strike.

K-Town Ducks, meanwhile, closed the gap on Victoria Millers by seeing them off 4-2.

Darren Halfyard led the way with a brace while Jordan Cunningham and Luke Churchill added the others. Ant Brown and Matt Jude were on target for Millers.

Irchester Sports hit back from a midweek defeat by thumping local rivals Irchester Romans 7-0.

Sports had lost 4-3 to Saxon Taverners, who completed their season on a high note thanks to goals from John Bowden, John Lawman, Liam Swane and Martin Brown while Sports responded through Dave Townsend, James Wallace and Luke Carroll.

But Sports were back to winning ways on Sunday as Jory Mann (3), James Wallace (2), Jack Dyson and Ryan Kalla completed the emphatic success.

Stanwick Rovers maintained top spot in Division Three with a 3-1 victory over Beeswing.

Dean Mayes, Jim Looker and Shaun Hughes secured the points while Beeswing replied through Jamie Oliver.

Irthlingborough maintained their push for honours with a 3-2 verdict over Isham United. William Gates hit a brace and James Willmott scored the other while Ben Asher and Ben Manser were on target for Isham.

Hawks completed their Division Four campaign with a 7-1 thumping of Orchard Park Reserves.

Adam Speight led the way with a hat-trick, Joe Battison scored twice and Paul Roberts and Shane Beal also got in on the act. Orchard’s consolation came from Dan Arnold.

FC Hornets beat Ringstead Rangers Reserves 3-2 thanks as Jack Jones (2) and Shane McCloud outscored Jamie Elliott and Sean Canavan.