Doncaster Sunday Alliance KO Cup holders Sprotbrough booked their place in the third round of this season’s competition with a 2-0 win at Walton Wonderers. But the high-flying Premier Division side, for whom Matthew Brown and Richard Smith netted, needed extra-time to see off the battling Division One side.Defending Premier Division champions Athletico Tap Maker beat Division Three visitors Scawthorpe 4-1 thanks to a brace by Robert Allan and goals by Brett Lucas and Daniel Reed.Premier Division title challengers Graceholme were flying high following their 9-1 win at Championship side Finningley Athletic. Craig Dyson (2), Ashley Cantrill, Darren Bradley, James Gatt, Peter Boulton, Daniel Hooper, Michael Edgecolme and Sorik Malcolm shared the goals.Adam & Steve upset the odds with a 3-0 win at Arksey Victoria; Michael Smith (2), Andy Walkden doing the damage.Championship outfit Armthorpe Albion posted a surprisingly emphatic 11-2 win over Division One visitors, New Mallard. … [Read more...] about Doncaster Alliance: Holders Sprotbrough made to sweat in cup
Promoted Cask picked up a comfortable 4-0 win at home to Fylingdales in Division One. Travis Wood handed Dan Sheader's Cask side the lead after 20 minutes with a neat lob from just inside the box.Their lead was doubled before the break, Ryan Collings finding the bottom corner from the edge of the box.Man of the match Brad Rowley bagged a second-half brace to round-off a solid team performance with a 4-0 win.Trafalgar edged to a 4-3 win at Newlands.Liam Salt fired in a double and goals from player-boss Joel Ramm and Danny Price sealed the three points.Newlands led 1-0 through man of the match Lee McLaughlin and 2-1 via a Fin McGregor screamer.Traf battled back to lead 4-2 before Tyler Beck netted a late consolation.Nathan Vernon was Traf's star man, while Ben Dolan, Tyler Whiteman and Luke Rainton impressed for Lee Dolan's young Newlands side.Angel beat West Pier 4-1 but boss Dan Jones admitted his side weren't at the races.Jones' side led 2-0 at the break, despite Pier being the better … [Read more...] about SUNDAY LEAGUE / Cask cruise to Fylingdales win
Four players were given their marching orders as Newlands edged out promoted Cask 3-2 in Division One on the opening day of the new Scarborough Sunday League season. Dan Sheader's promoted Cask, formerly Hush FC, took the lead with a stunning Callum Myers free-kick which arrowed into the top corner.Newlands battled back, McCauley Lacey levelling matters up for Joe Hakings' troops.Shem Atkinson became the first Cask player to be sent off just before the break, but that didn't seem to affect the promoted side too much as they moved into a 2-1 lead after the interval, Myers again with their goal.Ryan Link was then given his marching orders to send Cask down to nine men and Newlands soon equalised through a Drew McCoubrey strike.With the clock ticking down, Ryan Collings handled in the area and became Cask's third player to be sent off.Jack Hakings made no mistake from the penalty spot, and to compound the promoted side's misery, Myers was also sent off in the aftermath of the … [Read more...] about SUNDAY LEAGUE / Four see red as Newlands edge Cask clash
A new bar promising a mix of rum and rock is set to open in Doncaster town centre. Work on the bar, which will be called Rum & Rock, is underway in the premises of the former Cask Corner bar on Cleveland Street.Signs for the new venture have appeared in the venue's windows in the last few days but further details about the project are not clear at this stage.The bar has been empty since the shock closure of Cask Corner last December.Owner Julie Buckley telling regulars in December that running the real ale bar had become too much for her and she had taken the tough decision to shut.She wrote: "This is the hardest thing I have ever written."The long hours, lack of sleep and social life and the pressures of the job have all got too much for me and affecting my health so I am saying goodbye to you all and starting afresh."I want to thank you all from the bottom of your heart for your support over the last 6 years, it’s been a great journey and I am honoured to have had you all … [Read more...] about New rum and rock bar to open in Doncaster at old Cask Corner site
When the sun shines no-one wants to sit indoors. It's often a great excuse for a pint and a catch up with friends, too. So what better way to relax in this fine weather than by enjoying some of the area's top beer gardens? Here's a selection of some of the best around Surrey - but if we've missed a good one, drop us an email to [email protected] with your suggestions. Read More Pubs around Surrey and Hampshire The Thames Court Address: Towpath, Shepperton, TW17 9LJ. Tel: 01932 221957 This bustling country pub on the River Thames towpath has fantastic river-side views and a delicious food and drink menu. Whether you're visiting for Sunday lunch, a midweek dinner or just a pint of cider alfresco, it is family-friendly, open every day of the week and great value for money. The Queen's Head Address: Bridge Road, Weybridge, KT13 8XS. Tel: 01932 839820 This gastro pub boasts snug corners, an elegant terrace and a buzzing open plan kitchen. Situated in the town centre … [Read more...] about The sun is out which means only one thing… beer garden!