Northants Sunday Combination round-up: Devonshire show they can Hack it as they book semi-final place

Fox and Hounds take on MDS Rangers last weekend (pictures: Dave Ikin)
Fox and Hounds take on MDS Rangers last weekend (pictures: Dave Ikin)

Joe Handley scored four times as Devonshire Club thrashed AFC Hackleton 12-0 to ease their way into the semi-finals of the NFA Sunday Trophy.

Danny Healey and Matthaus Bates hit hat-tricks in the win, while there were also singles from Jack Archer and Max Payne.

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FC Victoria join Devonshire in the last four after a 3-1 win at Trinity Old Boys. Daniel Cotton, Dan Kennedy and Thomas Murfitt were the men on target.

AFC Dee are out after losing 3-2 on penalties following a 1-1 draw at home to Wellingborough All Stars.

Blakesley and Dynamo are through to the NTFA Goodliff Cup semi-finals after winning their quarter-final ties.

George Bonifas (2), Dan Frayne and Sam Reeve scored for Blakesley in a 4-1 win at AFC Trinity, while Dynamo beat Denton 2-0 thanks to strikes from Liam Chamberlain and Bayley Cameron-Leslie.

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In the Parker League Cup, Wootton Fields Wanderers edged out Billing United 2-1. Sam Scarman and Pierre Coleman got the goals.

Manfield Rangers came out on top of a seven-goal thriller at FC Fotogold. Zac Adams did the damage with a hat-trick, while Tommy Burwood chipped in with a single.

Ken Parker Cup second round action saw a 6-3 win for Deers Leap at AFC Thorpe. Danny Brown, Joe Dewar, Robert Bolton, Scott Hardy and Nick Worley all netted.

St Margaret’s tie against Golden Horse was abandoned after 73 minutes. Margaret’s were 2-1 up through Anton Campbell and Perri Wells.

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In the premier division, second-placed Windmill Warriors closed the gap on leaders Standens Barn to four points after a 6-1 win over Royals.

Ross Arundell, Andy Seaton and Barry Swallow all bagged braces in the win.

Top dogs Barn were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Midshire Electrical.

Danny Harmon and Shane Lyons’ goals for Barn were cancelled out by strikes from Ross Skidmore and Aaron Hunt.

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Bottom club Monks Park WMC went down 6-2 at home to FC Gallery. Elliott Muddiman and Glenn Moore scored for Monks Park but Gallery took the points with goals from Eddie Stewart (2), Dan Field (2), Dan Oats and Damien Keenan.

In division one, Kingsthorpe Wanderers closed the gap on leaders Spartak to just one point after a 3-2 win over their rivals.

Ashley Clamp, Jonathan Shakespeare and Lee McConnell scored for Wanderers, who have three games in hand on Spartak.

Bottom club MDS Rangers were beaten 4-2 at Fox & Hounds. Rangers’ goals came from Lloyd Hunter and Troy Foames were cancelled out by Fox efforts from Scott Baker, Greg Wright, Sean Loughran and Reiss Gartland.

Only two games took place in division two last weekend, and both ended in comfortable victories.

FC Jeckyll dished out a 9-2 tonking at the expense of AFC Obelisk United thanks to strikes from Ollie Anderson (3), John Dawson (3), Jamie Campbell, Jamie Ford and Matthew Pheely.

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Roade swept aside Thorplands Club 81 6-0, courtesy of efforts from James Lawton (3), Karl Hoy, Ashley Gardener and George Wingrove.

Division three leaders Zedi United edged out AFC Pioneers 1-0. Jacob Gartland got goal for Zedi, who move three points clear at the top.

Second-placed Butcher Loco slipped to a 3-0 defeat at Northampton Hotspur, while Thorplands Club 81 Reserves edged out Woodford United 2-1.

It was business as usual for division four leaders Billing United Reserves as they saw off Spartak United 4-0.

Thorplands Club 81 A moved up to second thanks to a 3-1 win at Abington Stanley.

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