Ruddington Village kept their 100 per cent home record in the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division with a hard fought 4-3 win over Beeston. Village’s goals were shared between Adam Newbold, Matt Carver, Phil Hopkinson and Marvin Hudson. Beeston were the better team in the second half but Nick Kennerdale, Adam Taylor and Matthew Blaze’s efforts weren’t quite enough.
Unity’s winning run of nine games under their new management team is at an end after Wollaton defeated them 5-3. Errol Campbell’s hat-trick for Unity was outdone by goals from Lee Day (3) and Jordan Alls (2) for Wollaton.
Bingham Town snatched a 3-3 draw with Awsworth Villa with a dramatic 95th minute equaliser. Danny Walsh (2) and Ryan Whitehurst had put Villa three to the good within half an hour. Ed Hodgson gave Bingham a lifeline before half time by both scoring and playing a ball into the Villa box that resulted in them conceding an own goal. Town continued to press in the second half and, with time almost up, Tom Hardy netted for the first time in over 18 months to take a share of the spoils.
Bilborough Town got their first win on the road as they defeated Sandhurst 2-0 with strikes from Jack Hutchby and Corey Croft.
West Bridgford remain three points clear at the top as they won 7-1 at Burton Joyce. Jurgen Charlesworth put the visitors ahead before Ryan Clements equalised for BJ. In the second half Charlesworth added two more alongside a Carl Westcarr brace and one each for Tom Coole and Jordan Blair to seal the win.
Real United moved up to third with a 3-1 away win at AFC Dunkirk. Lewis Chambers (2) and Ryan Bowen notched for Real, Adrian Lang got Dunkirk’s reply.
Danny Johnson and Brett Peel helped Clifton All Whites to a 2-1 win at FC Cavaliers, all the goals coming in the first half.
Danny Arnold put Underwood Villa ahead at home to Cotgrave but the visitors struck back after the break to claim a 1-1 draw.
Jordan Ruck scored a hat-trick for Attenborough in their 5-0 win over Newark Flowserve. Nick Hawkins and Jack Warner were also on the scoresheet.
In Division One, Hucknall Rolls Leisure Reserves held onto second place with a 3-1 win over Nottinghamshire. The goals were shared between Ashley Marshall, Matt Rick and Jamie Thomas. Ryan Evans replied for Notts.
Ashland Rovers remain hot on Rolls’ heels following a 2-1 win at Netherfield Albion with goals from Graham Beavis and Edward Jackson. Frank Oloton notched for Albion.
Magdala Amateurs continued their recent good form, they’re now unbeaten in six, with a 4-1 win at Kirton Brickworks. Greg Whatnall and Thomas Groves got two each for The Budgies; Scott Ricketts with The Brickies’ consolation.
Gedling Southbank are another team in form, their three wins this season coming in the last four weeks. This time it was 4-3 away at Clifton All Whites Reserves. James Needham (2), Adam Thomas and Reiss Coy were on target for Southbank; Tim Berridge (2) and Christian Mantezolo for Clifton.
Wollaton Reserves and Ruddington Village Reserves drew 1-1.
In an all-NSL tie in the Nottinghamshire FA Intermediate Cup Aspley Park defeated Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves 1-0. Bilborough United bowed out on penalties to AS Plant after drawing 2-2.
In the Nottinghamshire FA Junior Cup Awsworth Villa Reserves were comprehensive 10-1 winners over Mansfield Hosiery Mills. In the Minor Cup Bilborough United Reserves lost 3-1 at home to Beeston A but Bingham Town Reserves saw off Ravenshead Reserves 4-1.
In the Derbyshire FA Divisional Cup South Normanton Town lost 5-0 to Aston United.