In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, Magdala Amateurs pegged back leaders Bilborough Town twice to earn a 2-2 draw. Connor Croft put Town ahead but the home side drew level before the break through Neil Morgan. Croft then volleyed the table toppers ahead again in the second half only for Thomas Groves to ensure the points were shared. Bilborough are now seen points clear but second-placed Awsworth Villa, whose game was postponed, have three games in hand.
Clifton All Whites missed out on the opportunity to make up ground on the top two after Jack Reid put them ahead at home to Cotgrave but the visitors struck back to win 2-1.
Wollton are now level on points with Clifton after they saw off Aston United 5-0. Jay Knight bagged a brace, followed by goals from Jake Fisher, Daniel Chadwick and Liam Towle.
AFC Dunkirk also won 5-0, at home to Attenborough. Jordan Crossman opened the scoring, with his first goal for the club, Sam Harbottle struck from distance before Tim Berridge tapped in the third and grabbed the fourth on the stroke of half time. McKenna Parton rounded out the win 10 minutes into the second period.
For the second time in three weeks Sandiacre Town struck six against Newark Flowserve after they followed up their 6-3 win at the end of January with a 6-1 victory this time. The goals were shared between Liam Bagguley, Sam Dilks, Daniel Harries, Travis Comery, Bradley Mellors and Charlie Goodwin. Callum Barnes got Newark’s consolation.
FC Cavaliers edged past Bingham Town 1-0 with a second half goal from Blessing Adeleye.
On Friday evening Basford United Community booked their place in the Nottinghamshire FA Intermediate Cup Final with a 7-2 win over Hucknall Town Reserves. Basford will face fellow NSL side AFC Dunkirk in the final.
In Division One, Calverton Miners Welfare maintained their seven point lead after they beat Ashland Rovers 4-2 for the second time in three weeks. Calvo’s scorers were also the same – Ryan Easom, Sam Buckle and Dane Bennett – but it was Bennett that got the brace this time.
Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves kept pace in second with a 5-2 win over Southwell City Reserves. Matt Clowes was on target four times alongside an Adam Thomas effort for Kimberley, Oliver Clarke got both of Southwell’s replies.
That slip by Southwell allowed Kirton Brickworks to move up to third with a 2-1 win at home to Keyworth United Reserves. Arron Darch and Ryan Keeley netted for The Brickies in a game that saw Jamie Birch make his 250th appearance for the club. Keyworth benefitted from an own goal.
Ruddington Village Reserves won 4-0 at Bilborough United with goals from Jordan Richardson (2), Ashley Phillips and Ross Cochrane-Smith.
AFC Bridgford drew 1-1 with Birchover Park; James Hall notched for Bridgford, Kyle Slate for Birchover.
In the NSL Junior Cup quarter finals West Bridgford AFC saw off higher division opposition in the form of Wollaton Reserves, running out 3-1 winners. There wasn’t an upset in the other tie that beat the weather, however, as Awsworth Villa Reserves beat Bilsthorpe Reserves 3-1.
In Division Two, leaders Team DNF continued their push for promotion with a 3-1 win over Basford United Community Reserves, while Underwood Villa Reserves won 5-0 at Radcliffe Olympic Reserves.