Comprehensive cup win for Rolls-Royce

DERBY Rolls Royce Leisure won the Derbyshire County FA Divisional Cup South with a comprehensive 4-0 win over Mickleover RBL.

The goals came from Matt Savage who hit a brace, Matt Martn and Kieron Lynch.

RBL’s Reserve team were also involved in the week’s other cup final, the Junior Cup, but they too met with a 4-0 defeat, this time against Allestree.

Midweek league action saw both of the bottom two in the Premier Division pick up a point away from home.

Sandiacre drew 2-2 at Chellaston while Ashover drew 1-1 at Wirksworth Town, for whom whom it was a first draw in 26 matches, Carl Moore on target for them.

Saints drew again on Saturday, 1-1 with Matlock Sports.

League leaders Allenton United won 2-0 at Newmount but then lost 2-1 to Swanwick Pentrich Road, Andy Waghorn and Steve Huntingdon both scoring for Swanwick.

Newmount’s next match saw them lose 5-0 to Derby Royals, the winners coming to this match fresh from a 2-0 win over Cromford.

Melbourne Dynamo moved into second place thanks to 4-1 win over Chellsaton.

Tim Baker and Dan Widdowson both scored for Rowsley ‘86 as they beat Mickleover RBL 2-1.

Allestree stayed clear at the top of Division One by winning 4-0 playing Little Eaton with goals from Dan Sharp,Dan Thornhill, Aaron Cruttwell and an own goal.

In midweek, Little Eaton lost 4-2 to Derby Singh Brothers.

Punjab United continue to press after a 5-1 win over Derbyshire Amateurs who had earlier been involved in a 4-4 draw with Ripley Town. .

On Saturday, Ripley were involved in a third successive draw, this time 4-4 at Pastures.

In midweek, Pastures lost 4-2 to Derby Rolls Royce Leisure Reserves. Royces then lost 2-1 to Tibshelf on Saturday.

Holbrook St Michaels Reserves drew 0-0 with Derby Singh Brothers.

Tibshelf having played out a goalless draw with Swanwick Pentrich Road Reserves in the week.

Mickleover RBL Reserves with lost 3-2 to Woolley Moor United.

At the top of Division Two, Mackworth St Francis with goals from Peter Bowler and Aaron Wightman beat Allenton United Reserves 2-1 to throw the title chase wide open.

Melbourne Dynamo Reserves could only draw 1-1 at Chellaston Reserves.

Those results and two wins for Wirksworth Ivanhoe enabled them to come into the equation. First the Ivanhoe beat Chellaston Reserves 7-0 with goals from Ben Marsh (3), Vince Kinder, Jack Higton,Craig Spencer and an own goal, and then they won 2-0 at Derby Royal Reserves, Dan Smith and Liam Murphy scoring.

Craig Tipton and Jodie Waldron scored the Ambergate goals as they beat Bargate Rovers Reserves 2-1 while Roe Farm still search for their first

win of the season, having lost 2-0 to Little Eaton Reserves.Jamie Astley scored both the Eaton goals.

Newton won 4-1 against Pastures Reserves.

The fourth draw of the day involved Punjab United Reserves and Hilton Harriers and finished 1-1.