In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, leaders Newark Flowserve now need just eight points from their remaining nine matches to seal the title following a 6-2 win over Gedling Southbank. Lee Potts put Newark ahead before Daryl Price doubled the advantage. The visitors then hit back with two goals from Reiss Coy, the second from the penalty spot. Parity wasn’t restored for long however, as Potts grabbed his second of the game moments later, followed by efforts from Sam Agar, Tyler Martin and Elliot King.
Awsworth Villa, in second, now lie 20 points behind Newark after they drew 2-2 with Calverton Miners Welfare. Ryan Whitehurst and Richard Hodgman netted for Villa, Barry Payne and Sam Buckle for Calvo. Third placed FC Cavaliers also drew, 1-1 at Basford United Community. Liam Taylor’s second half strike for Cavs cancelled out John Beraki’s opener for Basford in the first period.
Bingham Town continued their push for a place on the podium with a 5-1 win at Sandiacre Town. Tom Spencer set Bingham on their way before a Mike Jepps double, Ed Hodgson and Mike Carpenter made it comfortable. Billy Nelson got Sandiacre’s late consolation.
A Jake Fisher hat-trick gave Wollaton a 3-1 win at home to Cotgrave. Andy McLean with the visitors’ reply.
Southwell City came from behind with ten men to claim a draw against Attenborough. Jason Jude converted a penalty for Boro after half an hour against debutant Southwell keeper Josh Jackson, promoted from their under 19 side. Less than five minutes later Romello Nangle was dismissed for his second bookable offence however Southwell seemed to be in charge of the game from thereon, getting their just desserts in the 82nd minute when Dan Brown stabbed home.
Kimberley Miners Welfare AFC won 5-3 at AFC Dunkirk to put a little bit of breathing space between them and the bottom of the table. Tom Slade, Jez Bailey, Matt Eastwood and Sam Dunstan put Kimberley four to the good before two George Harrison goals either side of a Lorcan Hickey effort made it 4-3 but Josh Lewis then sealed the points for the visitors.
Magdala Amateurs saw off Underwood Villa 3-0.
In Division One, leaders Netherfield Albion kept their noses ahead of Keyworth United Reserves with a 2-0 win against AFC Bridgford. Keyworth were 1-0 winners at Ashland Rovers.
There were hat-tricks for Dominic Brown and Andrew Gill for Wollaton Reserves as they overcame Awsworth Villa Reserves 7-2 and Mitchell Robinson was on target three times for Stapleford Town in their 4-1 win over Southwell City Reserves.
Mansfield Hosiery Mills won by a similar scoreline at Beeston Rylands and Real Community were 3-1 victors at Ruddington Village Reserves.
On Friday night, Ravenshead and Kirton Brickworks battled to a 1-1 draw.
In Division Two, Woodthorpe Park Rangers have three point lead over Bridgford United with three games in hand. Woodthorpe won 2-0 at AFC Clifton while Bridgford United beat Welbeck Lions Reserves 5-3, including four goals for Vladimir Farrell.
Chris Bradford grabbed a brace for Bingham Town Reserves as they saw off Southwell City Development 3-1 and Craig Wilson was on target twice for Barrowby in their 4-2 win over Keyworth United Development.
Burton Joyce defeated Gedling Southbank Reserves 7-1.