Shamrock too good for Rising Sun

Rushden Wheatsheaf and K-Town Ducks do battle in the NFA Sunday Trophy
Rushden Wheatsheaf and K-Town Ducks do battle in the NFA Sunday Trophy

Corby Shamrock booked their spot in the next round of the Kettering Area Sunday League Thornton Cup with an 11-0 drubbing of Rising Sun.

Stephen Harrison led the way with four goals and he was joined on the scoresheet by David Falconer (3), Paul Caswell, Rab Muir, James McGrath, Danny McShefferty and Sam Shamrock.

The Leather Craftsman also hit double figures as they eased past The Bar FC by an 11-1 margin.

Jay Arnold (5), Jamie Brind (4), Dale Hand and Mike Rocusco netted for the victors.

Corby Sporting Club registered a comfortable 5-1 win over Welland Valley Panthers.

Lee Pears scored the Panthers’ consolation with Sporting’s tally coming courtesy of Ryan Hall, William Wells, Shaun Muir, Matthew Kenyside and Danny White.

The closest game of the round came in New Cottingham’s 5-3 defeat of Broughton Old Boys.

Daniel Ratcliffe (2), James Lewis, Steve Torrance and an own goal constituted Cottingham’s five with Kevin Norris (2) and Ryan Colbert replying for Broughton.

In one of the two all Rushden & District Sunday League clashes in the NFA Sunday Trophy second round, K-Town Ducks beat Rushden Wheatsheaf 4-1 with goals from Darren Halfyard with a pair, Luke Churchill and Marco Giacobbe. Wheatsheaf’s consolation came from Karl King.

In the other clash, Saxon beat Grammarians 3-1 with goals from Karl Cornwell, Duane Hall and John Lawman. Grammarians’ scorer was Ali Oakenful.

Despite goals from Daniel Smith, Lee Steward and Neil Hopkins, Rushden and Higham lost out to Desborough Benals 4-3.

Isham Rangers lost out to Sunnyside Corinthians Reserves 3-0 and Ventura Vikings were beaten 3-0 by Northampton Obelisk.

Orchard Park Reserves moved into round three of the Gordon Howes Memorial Trophy with a 5-3 victory over Rushden Wheatsheaf Reserves.

The goals for Orchard Park came from Dalitso Mandson with a double, Darren Sartain and Liam Duffy (2). The replies for Wheatsheaf came from a Nick Lobb double and Steve Masters.

In the Karlsport Junior Cup, Isham Lilacs cruised into Round two with an 8-1 victory over Wellingborough Allstars.

Lilacs’ goals came from a Matt Smith hat-trick, Wes Fox and a Will Richards foursome. Allstars consolation came from Steve Parker.

Kettering United beat Shelley Road Reserves 3-1 with goals from Danny Darker, Kane Robinson and Will Thomas, Shelley replying through Paul Eckins.

In round two, FC Phoenix beat Higham Mill 5-1 with goals from Kael Talbot, Ryan Knight and Shaun Melville (3), Nick Payne responding for Higham.

Saxon Reserves beat FC Phoenix Reserves 2-1. The winners for Saxon came from Ashley Marsden and Dave Walford. Pheoni’xs reply came from Dan Tilley.

In Division One, table-topping Titchmarsh continued their 100 per cent record with a 4-0 victory over Stirrup Cup, their goals coming via Ben Morgan, Jack Wisniewski and Leigh Chapman with a double.

Burton Band achieved their first win of the season as they beat Irchester Sports 5-1. Burton’s Winners came from a Chris Hurling double, Harry Woodward, Jordan Hearn and Nico Hawkes. Jason Brown netted Irchester’s consolation.

Woodford Stars shared the points with Kweensway in a 2-2 draw. Woodford’s goals came from Dan Rogers and Daryl Smith. Kweensways goals came from Terry Partridge and a Woodford own goal.

Victoria Millers drew 2-2 with Shelley Road. The point-winners for Millers were Jamie White and Luke Raftery., Jamie Black and Lamar Taylor cancelling them out for Shelley.

In Division Three, Orchard Park climbed above Dunhill United with an emphatic 4-1 success. The winners for Orchard came from Jamie Butler, Karl White and Kev Smith (2). Dunhill’s reply came from Jordan Finch.

In the top of the table Division Four clash, Raffertys lost their 100 per cent record in a 2-2 draw with Stanwick Rovers. Raffertys point winners were James Wager and James Wallace, Paul Norton’s brace making up Stanwick’s tally.

Horseshoe beat Colworth Reserves 4-2, Jake Hopkinson, Mark Bell (2) and Richard Headland on target for the victors. The goals for Colworth came from John Boyce and Tom Legg.

With the same scoreline, Croyland Park Rangers beat Irchester Romans Reserves 4-2. Croylands scorers were Callum Worrall, Corey Abbott and Tim Cokayne, Dave Horner and Ryan O’Mahony on Irchester’s scoresheet.