SUNDAY COMBINATION: Ansell hits a treble as Standens Barn reach final

SLIDING IN - action from Midshire Electrical against Sporting Sapphire (Pictures: Dave Ikin)
SLIDING IN - action from Midshire Electrical against Sporting Sapphire (Pictures: Dave Ikin)

Ryan Ansell was the hat-trick hero as Standens Barn made it through to the final of the NTFA Goodliffe Cup.

Joe Ulker was also among the scorers as Barn beat Queens Park 6-3.

Denton secured a 3-0 quarter-final victory against Deers Leap in the same competition.

The NFA Sunday Trophy match between Manfield Rangers and MDS Gallery went all the way to penalties.

Gallery were the eventual winners as they secured a 5-4 spot-kick success.

George Wingrove and Stuart Reid had scored in normal time for Gallery.

An own goal and an effort from Matt Silecchia made up the Rangers reply.

Bradley Mosedale bagged a couple of goals for Spinney Hill in their NFA Sunday Vase semi-final against Pitsford Rangers.

But Mosedale’s efforts were not enough as Rangers ran out 3-2 winners to secure their spot in the showpiece.

Golden Horse Reserves missed out on a place in the final as they lost 1-0 to Hartwell Forest.

There was also league action last weekend, with St Margaret’s securing a 1-0 win against Dynamo in the premier division.

Ashford Campbell was the man on the mark for Maggies as they kept hold of third place.

Midshire Electrical moved up to fourth as they won by the same margin.

Ally Whitehead’s effort earned a 1-0 success against Sporting Sapphire.

In division one, Joe Malkin and Sam Porter filled their boots as AFC Hackleton cruised past bottom side Brafield United.

Malkin helped himself to four goals, with Porter picking up a hat-trick and Matt James a single.

Hackleton are now fourth in the table, having won five of their seven league games so far.

Sam Briscoe bagged two goals for AFC Pioneers, but they were beaten 5-2 by Billing United.

Thorplands Club 81 also hit five goals as they beat Northampton Hotspur 5-1.

Duane Morgan was at the double, with Shane Lothian, Steve McGonicle and Mark Dowling also scoring.

Club 81 are now eight points adrift of MDS Gallery at the top, having played a game more.

In division two, George Bonifas grabbed a couple of goals as Royals Reserves registered a 3-0 win against AFC Hackleton Reserves.

Arran Stanton was also on the scoresheet as Royals marched on at the top, racking up their 11th win in 12 league games.

John Howarth and Ben Lipcroft grabbed goals for Naseby FC, but they were beaten 6-2 by Eastern Eagles.

Naseby have still won just one game in the league this season.

James Cahill was the hat-trick hero for seventh-placed Travis Perkins as they beat Thorplands Club 81 Reserves 3-0.

Kyle Talbot and James Draper were among the scorers as fifth-placed FC Phoenix beat fourth-placed Hardingstone Sun 3-0.

Monks Park WMC are sixth after a 3-1 victory against The District.

In the Veterans A League, Daventry Town recorded an impressive 7-1 win against Weedon FC.

Northampton FFA beat Thorplands Club 81 11-0 while Ritzy Old Boys beat Jameeah 3-0.