Sunday League - Stars shining as Romans are well beaten

Action from Kweensway's win over Irchester Sports in the Rushden & District Sunday League
Action from Kweensway's win over Irchester Sports in the Rushden & District Sunday League

Woodford Stars continued their fine early season form in Division One of the Rushden & District Sunday League with an 11-0 thrashing of Irchester Romans.

Mark Northover led the way with four, Martin Kane hit a hat-trick with Dan Rogers (2) and Daryl Smith (2) adding the others.

Action from Kweensway's win over Irchester Sports in the Rushden & District Sunday League

Action from Kweensway's win over Irchester Sports in the Rushden & District Sunday League

Reigning champions Victoria Millers thumped FC Whitworth 9-0 thanks to Matt Judge (3), Jake Newman (2), Jonny Hazel (2), Dan Thompson and Liam Belfon.

Raunds Warriors beat Stirrup Cup 4-2 with goals from Chris Jones, Danny Tarr, Jay Falaize and Ricky Chambers. Stirrup’s replies came from Jamie Fane and Shay Vanzwanenberg.

Kweensway picked up their first win of the season with a 3-1 victory over Irchester Sports.

Ben Wharton, Bradley Gascoine and Terry Partridge won it while Mark Wheeler was on target for Sports.

Elsewhere, goals from Lee Chester and Luke Barnes sealed Shelley Road’s 2-0 win over Burton Band.

K-Town Ducks are going well in Division Two with their latest success being a 3-0 win over Ventura Vikings, courtesy of Luke Churchill, Rob Foster and Ross Dinneen.

Rushden Wheatsheaf improved their goal difference with a 6-1 defeat of Sargents.

Dave Townsend grabbed a double while Jamie Northover, Karl King, Reece Whitwell and an own-goal completed the rout. Sargents’ consolation came from Luke Archer.

Saxon beat Grammarians 3-1 thanks to Liam Swane (2) and John Lawman as Ali Oakenful replied.

Colworth had a fine away win as Paul Babbington and Rich Loader handed them a 2-0 success at Burton Band Reserves.

Kettering United boosted their goal difference at the top of Division Three with an 8-1 demolition of Saxon Reserves.

Danny Darker (3), Kane Robinson and Tommy Newman were among the United scorers while Ashley Taylor grabbed the consolation.

FC Phoenix kept up the pressure at the top with a 4-2 victory over Shelley Road Reserves.

Shaun Melville scored twice while Kael Talbot’s penalty and a Ryan Knight goal sealed the points. Paul Jones hit a brace for Shelley Road.

With goals from Brett Smith, Darren Johnson and Jake Cuccini, Orchard Park beat Ranelagh Falcons 3-0.

Dunhill United beat Isham Lilacs by the odd goal in five. Simon Anderson (2) and James Haddon outscored Kieran Curtis and Tom Watkins.

Exiles and Wellingborough Allstars earned a point apiece in a 0-0 draw.

Raffertys continued their winning ways in Division Four with a 6-0 victory over Risdene Rovers. Martyn Lambeth led the way with a double while Aaron Baker, Alex Latimer, Ashley Hunt and James Wallace also found the net.

Orchards Park Reserves beat Irchester Romans Reserves 5-1 with goals from Dan Wardiell, Danny Robinson, Karl White, Liam Duffy and Marty Anniwell. Irchester’s reply came from Shane Beal.

Kettering United Reserves put four past FC Phoenix Reserves without reply. The scorers for Kettering were Colm Fitzpatrick, Dwayne Griffin, Guiseppe Massimo and Kev McCafferty.

Colworth Reserves beat Rushden Wheatsheaf Reserves 5-3 thanks to Adam Sullivan’s hat-trick and Rick Knight’s double. Wheatsheaf’s replies came from Jordan Martin and Luke Rideout.

Horseshoe beat FC Hornets by the odd goal in seven as Caleb Upcraft (2), Jake Hopkinson and Sam Embra did just enough. Adam Harris, Shane Gamble and Shane Macload were on target for Hornets.

Stanwick Rovers and Croyland Park Rangers drew 1-1 with Dane Chambers and Callum Worrall the respective scorers.

Chris Tilley gave DBFC a 10th-minute lead against Broughton Old Boys in the Kettering Area Sunday League and they didn’t look back after that.

Tilley added another before Ben Johnson and Chris Bright made it -0 before the break. And Les Smith’s second-half double completed a 6-0 success.

Corby Sporting Club fought back to claim a 5-2 victory over The Bar, who took an early lead.

But Stefan Pristak levelled before half-time and then Ryan Hall (2) and Danny White put the Corby club 4-1 up.

The Bar pulled one back from the penalty spot but Mark Watson completed the scoring to seal Sporting Club’s success.

It took Lakeside 43 minutes to break down Rising Sun but they ran away with it after the break as they claimed a 5-0 victory. Darren Adams (2), Pete Boddington, James Hunter and Andrew McNamee were on target.
Welland Valley Panthers took the lead inside two minutes against Leather Craftsman thanks to an own-goal.

Tom Whitehouse and Lee Pears made it 3-0 but Jamie Brind reduced the deficit before half-time.

Brind added another soon after half-time but Leather were unable to find an equaliser despite Dale Hands shaving the post and them having a goal ruled out for offside.

It was a comfortable day for Corby Shamrock as Chris Caswell (3), Paul Caswell, Steve Harrison (2), Rob Muir (2), Falconer (2) and Danny McShefferty (2) sealed a 12-0 win over Burton Grange.