In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, the race for the championship is hotting up. Current leaders Bilborough Town took the lead at home to Sandiacre Town, thanks to Jake Kane, but Tristan Comery pegged them back to make the result 1-1. Bilborough are now eight points in the lead but Awsworth Villa, in second, have four games in hand.
Clifton All Whites, in third, moved to nine points behind the leaders with three games in hand with a hard fought 2-1 win over Bingham Town. Jack Reid put Clifton ahead on 15 minutes from the penalty spot after Corbi Brown was brought down in the box. Ben Clark doubled the advantage when he struck into the top corner after half an hour. Bingham upped their game after the break, Tom Spencer pulled one back with his head but ultimately they couldn’t convert their pressure into an equaliser.
Magdala Amateurs had an off day at Wollaton as the hosts were convincing 5-0 winners. There was a brace for Ryan Tinsley and Liam Towle and one for Jake Fisher.
Newark Flowserve put in a strong second half performance to win 3-2 against Underwood Villa. Tom Potts (2) and Bob Walker sealed the points for Newark after Craig Dainty and Callum Thompson had netted for Underwood.
Nottingham Trent University claimed their place in the NSL Senior Cup semi-finals, completing the line-up alongside Newark Flowserve, Clifton All Whites and Cotgrave, with a 4-0 victory against FC Cavaliers. Daniel Mearon, Ishuigre Abhigre and Will Daly were the scorers.
In Division One, Calverton Miners Welfare strengthened their title credentials with an 8-0 win over bottom club AFC Clifton. Lewis Wheelehouse grabbed a hat-trick alongside efforts from Dane Bennett, Jamie Humphries, Brinsley Kirkham and David Corder and an own goal.
Southwell City Reserves moved up to third as they saw off Ruddington Village Reserves 3-1.
In Division Two, Toby Sewell and Cameron Gray each struck twice for leaders Team DNF in their 6-1 defeat of Mansfield Hosiery Mills. Tom Lawson also netted for DNF in addition to an own goal.
Davey Whitehurst notched a brace for Bilsthorpe Reserves in their 4-0 win over Underwood Villa Reserves. Luke Osbourne and Michael Biggs were also on target.