Northampton Town & District League round-up: Three and easy for Grey

Action from Liberty Stars' 3-0 win over Thorplands Club 81
Action from Liberty Stars' 3-0 win over Thorplands Club 81

Champions Delapre Old Boys beat Sporting Bat & Wickets in the premier division 4-2 thanks to a well-taken hat-trick from Reece Grey and a solo effort from Jake Hogben.

The pubmen’s reply came via Aaron Linnell and Shane Ranft.

In the Piroto Labelling Ltd League Cup Group One, Liberty Stars proved to be too strong for Thorplands Club 81’s youngsters as they eased to a 3-0 success.

Liberty’s goals were shared between Derrick Methu, Craig Naisiri and Andrew Nyarka.

In Group Two, Duston Dynamo raced into a 3-0 lead courtesy of strikes from Ben Jones, Sam Mizen and Thomas Parker.

A late double from Richie Collier caused the Duston defence to panic, but they held on to win 3-2.

FC Shelley Road and JLB shared the points in a 1-1 draw.

In a bad tempered match, JLB took the lead when their inform striker Ben Gerner hit the target, but Shelley hit back with a Shambu Vaid effort.