Town & District League round-up: Delapre hit back to progress in cup

Delapre Old Boys
Delapre Old Boys

Delapre Old Boys progressed into the next round of the NFA Lower Junior Cup by inflicting a first defeat of the season on Northants Combination outfit Desborough & Rothwell United by 3-1.

Delapre found themselves 1-0 down but strikes from Dan Page, Reece Grey and Michael Betts ensured victory for Town League team.

Liberty Stars travelled to Wicken Sports in the North Bucks League and went out 4-2.

Duston Dynamo played host to a very robust Falcons United first team and eased to a 7-2 victory.

Ben Jones and Samuel Mizen both hit the target twice to go with singles from Toby Brand, Phillip Day and Jimmy Tkilla.

FC Shelley Road had a fruitless journey to Ringstead Rangers, losing 5-1.

In the premier division, JLB moved within three points of leaders Delapre Old Boys with a 12-2 thrashing of Falcons United Reserves.

James King Blisworth A just edged out Thorplands Club 81 by the odd goal in three with Joe Bamben and Christopher Fury getting on the score sheet for the villagers.