Fisher claim Premier title after treble dream ended

Dominic Simpson  of  St John Fisher shoots past  Woodman defender  Joe Rhodes on the way to clinching his sides Premier Division title last Sunday. Picture: Steve Riding.
Dominic Simpson of St John Fisher shoots past Woodman defender Joe Rhodes on the way to clinching his sides Premier Division title last Sunday. Picture: Steve Riding.

St John Fisher earned the point they needed to clinch the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division title with a 1-1 draw against Woodman Batley Carr last weekend.

Alden Schofield netted for Fisher with Anees Younis replying for Woodman, who finish in third place.

However Fisher’s dream of a second successive treble were ended last Wednesday when they suffered a 3-2 defeat to Birkenshaw in the Heavy Woollen Challenge Cup final at Ossett Albion.

Rob Bordman and Irfane Khan struck for Fisher but they were edged out as Birkenshaw claimed the trophy thanks to goals from Liam Fox, Andy Wood and Benjamin Smith.

Fisher have chance of lifting a second trophy this Sunday when they meet Woodkirk Valley in the Heavy Woollen District FA Brook Butler Cup final at Littletown (ko 11am).

Woodkirk Valley are guaranteed runners-up spot in the Premier Division after they hammered bottom side Overthorpe Sports Club 9-1.

Christy Woods led the way for Woodkirk with four goals, with Jonny Downey, Scott Love, Simon Poole, Ryan Thackray and Jack Darrington also finding the net.

Elliott Brooke hit Overthorpe’s late consolation goal but the result sees them relegated.

Mount Pleasant won 6-3 against AFC Chickenley to ensure their survival while relegating their opponents.

Abdullah Mayet fired a hat-trick for Mount, with Faisal Adam, Ismail Loonat and Raees Lorgat also netting.

Chickenley replied through Tim Clarke, Michael Chadwick and Josh Smith.

Patrick Sykes hit four goals as mid-table Millbridge WMC won 7-3 at Birkenshaw. Nick Robinson, Callum Padgett and Oliver Fisher hit the others as Birkenshaw finish in sixth place.

Navigation are the Championship winners after they had Dave Blakeley (two), Sam Raymond, Grant Illingworth and Joe Carlisle on the score sheet in a 5-1 win over Birstall St Patricks (Alex Howdle).

Heckmondwike Sports Club weren’t in action at the weekend but secured the runners-up spot with a 4-3 midweek win over their nearest rivals Clifton Rangers.

Jordan Webster and Jack Baldwin scored for Hartshead in a 4-2 defeat against Town Rangers.

In the only Division Two game played last Sunday Field Head won 8-2 at home to Six Lane Ends, who scored through Logan Hall and Ashley Slater in a result that sees both teams in creditable mid table places.