In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, after having scored at least five goals in each of their last three league outings, leaders Newark Flowserve were restricted to just three but that was scant consolation to Attenborough who only netted one of their own. Boro actually held out until the second half but Michel Attard set the ball rolling before Elliot King doubled the advantage. King then turned provider for substitute Ashley Dixon to add the third before Jack Upton’s consolation made it 3-1.
Hat-tricks for Jake Johnson-Foster for Ruddington Village and Lee Potts for Cotgrave meant it was honours even at Elms Park. Cotgrave have extended their unbeaten run to four matches an retain second place in the table.
Bingham Town came back from 3-1 down to claim a share of the spoils at Wollaton. The home side took the lead through the prolific Jake Fisher but Tom Spencer equalised before the break. Fisher went on to complete his hat-trick early in the second half before Bingham fought back through Michael Carpenter and Mike Lucas.
FC Cavaliers held on to win 2-1 at home to Calverton Miners Welfare. A Blessing Adeleye double put Cavs in the ascendency before they then missed a penalty on 75 minutes. Five minutes later Calverton got on the board via Alexander Clarson. Barry Payne nearly completed the comeback in stoppage time but his effort flashed wide.
Awsworth Villa were resounding 6-0 winners over Bilborough Town. Josh Niblett opened the scoring before Matt Murphy struck a hat-trick. Ben Watson wrapped things up with a second half brace.
Basford United Community saw off Underwood Villa 5-0. Gideon Boateng got Basford off the mark from the penalty spot after a quarter of an hour before debutant Kyle Pemberton extended the lead two minutes later. An Ian Green brace and Joe Harrison strike rounded out the scoring.
AFC Dunkirk beat Magdala Amateurs 3-1 with goals from Adrian Lang, Richard Whyman and Ethan Hunter. Mathew Daley with Magdala’s late reply.
Sandiacre Town were 2-1 winners at Gedling Southbank. Rory Green put Sandiacre ahead midway through the first half before Charlie Goodwin doubled the advantage from the penalty spot on 55 minutes. James Needham pulled one back for Gedling but it was too little too late.
In Division One, leaders Netherfield Albion were two down against Wollaton Reserves with 20 minutes remaining but turned the match on its head to win 3-2. Klarke Greenham scored twice in Selston Reserves’ 3-0 win against Ruddington Village Reserves.
Ashland Rovers won 2-0 at Beeston Rylands while Scott Ricketts and George Simpson both netted twice as Kirton Brickworks overcame Awsworth Villa Reserves 5-1.
An Aaron Turner brace helped Mansfield Hosiery Mills on their way to a 4-1 win at AFC Bridgford and James Cullingworth scored two of Southwell City Reserves’ goals in their 5-0 defeat of Bilborough United.
Woodthorpe Park Rangers regained top spot in Division Two with a 2-1 win at Bridgford United, leapfrogging their hosts. Nathan Francis put Bridgford ahead after half an hour but Markell Bailey levelled matters as the game headed towards half time. Bailey added his second after the break to seal the points.
Connor Tansley struck a hat-trick for Newark Flowserve Reserves in their 6-4 win over Magdala Amateurs Reserves while Cameron Marsh was also on target thrice as Burton Joyce saw off Welbeck Lions Reserves 4-0.
Underwood Villa Reserves picked up their first win of the campaign, 3-1 against Bingham Town Reserves, and Sneinton Town won by a similar scoreline at Southwell City Development.
Keyworth United Development saw off Kirton Brickworks Reserves 5-3 and AFC Clifton beat Gedling Southbank Reserves 2-1.