Ravenswharfe ease into Heavy Woollen Challenge Trophy final

Ravenswharfe's Ben Smith shoots wide as Clifton defender Jordan Dobson and goalkeeper Aaron Afsar look on.
Ravenswharfe's Ben Smith shoots wide as Clifton defender Jordan Dobson and goalkeeper Aaron Afsar look on.

Ravenswharfe booked their place in the Heavy Woollen Challenge Trophy final as they eased to a 4-0 win over Clifton Rangers Reserves last Sunday.

Ben Smith hit a brace, while further goals from Rob Stenhouse and Stefan Madden saw Championship side Ravenswharfe safely through and they will play Deighton WMC in the final at Ossett Albion on Wednesday May 2.

Navigation lead the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division on goal difference after they won 7-1 at home to bottom side AFC Chickenley.

There was a four goal haul from Rob Johnson, two for James Wilson and a Patrick Sykes strike, while Kristian Angus replied for the visitors.

Mirfield Town lie in second spot after they hammered FC Walkers Hounds 12-3.

Linthwaite are in third place, two points behind the leaders but with games in hand, after they won 4-0 at home to Roberttown Rovers.

There is a key game at the top this Sunday when Navigation travel to Linthwaite, who know victory will see them take over at the top as Mirfield Town face Clifton Rangers first team in the Heavy Woollen District FA Brook Butler Cup semi-final at Littletown’s Beck Lane (ko 11am).

Deighton WMC lead the Championship by two points after they earned a 6-5 win over Clifton Rangers thanks to an Adam Hale hat-trick, two from Gary Price plus a Paul Pyke strike.

Wellington Westgate beat second placed Mount Pleasant 2-1 thanks to strikes from Brett McDodagh and Lee Bradshaw to move up to sixth place.

Mount Pleasant are two points behind Deighton having played two games more and several clubs below are looking to catch them for second place.

Rob Mallender fired a hat-trick as Hanging Heaton Cricket Club won 5-1 at home to Wire Works.

Connor Secker and Tom Ramsden hit the others with Wire Works replying through Jordan McCafferty-Smith.

Bottom side Overthorpe Sports Club registered their first league win of the campaign after coming from a goal down to secure a 3-1 victory away to Scholes Athletic.

Danny Stocks, Corey Schofield and Dominic Simpson, who also missed a penalty, were the scorers as Overthorpe got off the mark.