NENE SUNDAY LEAGUE: Norteles on the spot to progress in cup

GETTING HIS SHOT OFF - action from White Elephant against Spring Park (Pictures: Dave Ikin)

GETTING HIS SHOT OFF - action from White Elephant against Spring Park (Pictures: Dave Ikin)

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Norteles progressed in the NTFA Goodliff Cup as they beat Royals in a penalty shootout.

Seb Thompson and Mark Roper netted as Norteles drew the match 2-2, and Norts held their nerve in the shootout to win 4-2.

Abington Stanley v Oakley Diamonds

Abington Stanley v Oakley Diamonds

AC Squirrels are out after a 4-1 defeat against Deers Leap, with Neil Lewis scoring the consolation.

NFA Sunday Trophy

AFC Trinity came from behind twice to beat AFC Pioneers 3-2, with Adam Lett scoring twice and Joe McKenzie the other.

Parklands Phoenix are also through after dishing out a 7-0 hammering to Rushden & District Sunday League side Kettering Orchard Park. Samir Abarak and Stuart Harman both hit doubles while there were singles for Daniel Scott, Ian Staveley and Josh Harman.

Abington Stanley v Oakley Diamonds

Abington Stanley v Oakley Diamonds

Abington FC won 2-0 at Wootton Fields Wanderers thanks to late goals from Shane Bouher and Calvin Budd, while Halse United enjoyed their trip to Peterborough, beating P&L Motors 7-2. Ollie Read hit was the hat-trick hero, with two for Neil Fotheringham and one apiece from Mandla Chabvonga and Adam Hilton.

Bat & Wickets travelled to Islip to play Rushden Sargents and Alex Tait secured a 1-0 win, but Grendon Sapphires are out after losing 3-2 to Billing United despite goals from Shaun Melville and Joe Mwamburi.

Nick Bear scored for Spartak but they lost 5-1 at Peterborough Halcyon.

Premier League

White Elephant v Spring Park

White Elephant v Spring Park

Queens Park are now top of the table after defeating Welland Valley Panthers 6-0. Fabian Brown, Jimmy Maye (2), Jonny Shakespeare, Dean Hall and Aaron Walters were all on target.

Houghton Magna recorded a 9-3 victory over Denton FC at Grendon Playing Fields.

Dylan Hewitt scored three times, Chris Dickens twice, Greg Crane, Luke Bromley, Raphael Brown, and Sam Dengel also scored for Magna with Lewis Smith, James Lewis and Callum Snooks scoring for the Denton side.

AFC Brampton got their first points of the season with a 4-2 win against Juventus Tigers.

White Elephant v Spring Park

White Elephant v Spring Park

Brampton stormed into a four-goal lead at the break with goals from Steve Hird and Jacques Reid along with two from Antony Bell.

The Tigers scored twice in the second half through Marius Obreja and new signing Christian, however the Brampton side had done enough to take the points.

Championship

The only match played in this division saw Kettering Ise Lodge and AFC Obelisk share the points after the game finished up at 2-2.

Edward Boddington and Patrick Mark scored for the Ise Lodge side while Harry Burkill and Jake Rhodes struck for Obelisk.

League One

Abington Stanley v Oakley Diamonds

Abington Stanley v Oakley Diamonds

League leaders Hartwell Forest defeated third place side Ashby Athletic 6-0 to stay four points clear at the top of the table.

Michael Winch proved to be on top form as he struck five times for the home side while Marc Thorp also fired home to give Hartwell a very good win.

Albany Athletic remain in second spot after a close 1-0 win over basement side, Northampton Sapphires.

Albany struck just before half time when a shot from Ryan Hillery was helped on its way into the net by a Sapphires defender and that proved to be the only goal of the game.

Two goals from Alfie Malin helped Dallington Falcons move up to fourth place in league 1 after a 2-0 win at Pitsford Rangers.

Spartak Reserves hit the goal trail after thumping Jameeah FC 7-1.

Aaron Crampton hit a hat-trick for the Heyford side and he was joined on the score sheet with goals from Liam Harris, Ashley Moreton, Adam Bazeley and Rhys Taylor to give the Spartak team a handsome victory.

Abdalla Mohamed scored for Jameeah FC.

At the Racecourse, Swan & Helmet and Bat & Wickets Reserves faced each other and it was Swan who took the three points after two goals from Ash Richardson and single strikes from Matt Derrig, Ed Stone and Alex Williams gave them a 5-2 win.

Matt Brown and Aaron Linnell both scored for the Wickets.

League Two

JA Global defeated leaders Northampton Sovereigns 4-2 thanks to a double strike from Scott Ramsey and goals from Jack Whiting and Martyn Fletcher.

Finding the net for the Sovereigns were Nick Renda and Andrew Bone.

Oakley Diamonds have moved within a point of the leaders following a 4-2 win at Abington Stanley with Marc Hall hitting a hat-trick and Aaron Rolfe also scoring for the Diamonds.

Omarou Kromah and an Own Goal were the scorers for Stanley.

Sixfields Rangers Reserves are now in third place thanks to a 2-1 win against Mill Park at Dallington Park.

Reiss Mothersille netted for the home side however the Sixfields side took the points with goals from Billy Torpey and Adam Greatrix.

Spring Park have made it two wins in a row after a 4-1 win at White Elephant with Jack Clark scoring three times and Sam Ruppal also scoring for the visitors.

Ben Kanyama replied for White Elephant.

Nomads of Barratts got their first win of the season after a 3-2 victory at home to Real Roochers.

Nomads went 2-0 in front through goals from Calum Hope and Greg Wright before Roochers pulled one back with a goal by Robbie Walker. Calum Hope got his second to make it 3-1 before Roochers scored again in the closing minutes with a strike from Andy Hayward.

NFA Sunday Cup

Harpole crashed out the tournament after a trip to Peterborough ended in a heavy 7-1 defeat against Bretton North End. Tommy Waldock was the man on target for the Harpole team.