Hundhill pair rout Newton Hill for 46

GUY Abdy claimed 3-41 in Division One leaders Fairburn's victory against Fishlake on Saturday.
GUY Abdy claimed 3-41 in Division One leaders Fairburn's victory against Fishlake on Saturday.
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HUNDHILL Hall stayed firmly on course to lift the Pontefract League’s Division Four championship by crushing Newton Hill.

Sam Malyan bagged 5-15 and Nathan Hurcomb 5-25 to send Newton Hill reeling from 37-1 to 46 all out.

In reply, Hundhill openers Ben Dunn-Birch (41no) and Richard Earnshaw (2no) knocked off the runs in just 9.3 overs.

Hundhill are 13 points clear of closest rivals Brodsworth Main who they visit in a top-of-the-table clash on Saturday.

Ferrybridge Power station collected maximum points against Bullcroft Main.

Jack Hart (54), Marc Lumb (46), Richard Wood (31no) and Steven Wood (27no) guided Ferrybridge to 190-7.

In reply, Hart (4-16), Keith Lumb (2-36), Steve Wood (2-1) and Paul Lumb (2-0) sent Bullcroft collapsing to 111 all out.

Division One title favourites Fairburn piled up 289-2 against Fishlake in a match that was reduced to 36 overs a side following a thunderstorm.

Craig Piggott followed a double century the previous week by hammering eight sixes and 12 fours in an unbeaten 110 off 59 balls. He shared an unbroken 129-run stand with Jake Abdy (51no).

Openers James Clegg (71) and Ryan Greatrick (45) were the other contributors to Fairburn’s impressive total.

Guy Abdy (3-41), Jake Abdy (3-24) and Simon Abdy 93-45) bowled out Fishlake for 173.

Fairburn remain 17 points clear of second--placed Featherstone who scraped a one run win over Stainborough.

Adam Perry (32) led Featherstone to 130 and Stainborough fell for 129.

Ackworth retained third place when Kevin Marshall (47), Chris Wathen (41no) and Dean Matthews (3-26) led them to a two-wicket win at Old Sharlston.

Streethouse bounced back from two defeats the previous weekend by beating Nostell by 83 runs.

Richard Vigars (69) guided Streethouse to 162 and Michael Bates (5-14) routed bottom side Nostell for 79 in reply.

Whitley Bridge boosted their chances of avoiding relegation in Division Two with a six-wicket success at Barnby Dun who were skittled for 91 by Matt Draper (4-17) and Matt Daniel (3-24).

Daniel finished unbeaten on 28 as Whitley knocked off the runs.

Whitley climbed above Glasshoughton who slipped to second bottom when they lost to leaders South Kirkby.

Rob Sperrin (3-64) was Glasshoughton’s most successful bowler as Kirkby posted a formidable 263-7,

Tony Gale (36) and Sperrin (35) top-scored for Glasshoughton whose reply finished well short on 139-7.

Division Three leaders Knottingley lost by 60 runs at West Bretton.

Opener Dan Wood struck an unbeaten 98 in West Bretton’s total of 208-4.

Knottingley’s Eddie Wilson had figures of 2-19.

Knottingley’s reply was soon in deep trouble when they slumped to 83-7 despite Wilson’s 34.

Graeme Larrington (33) and Andy Lund (29) put on 52 for the eighth wicket but wasn’t enough to rescue Knottingley who were all out for 148.

Knottingley are now only eight points ahead of Sandal with Streethouse A a further three points adrift in third place.

Jonathan Nickerson (56no) and Richard Hossack (55no) guided Streethouse to a 10-wicket victory against Normanton who were toppled for 116 by Craig Tennant (4-26) and Dylan Bowles (3-22).

Allerton Bywater won by 76 runs at Ackworth A.

Featherstone continued their excellent form in Division Five with an emphatic five-wicket win at leaders Notton.

Featherstone’s bowlers gave another excellent performance with experienced Stew Galey leading the way. He claimed 3-26 off 14 superb overs.

He was backed up by Tom Robinson (2-39), Connor Jackson (1-20) and Chris Appleyard (4-12) who mopped up the tail.

In reply, Featherstone lost three early wickets before Jason Picken (30) and Nathan Beck (20) steadied things with a 43-run stand. Skipper Craig Robinson sealed victory with a rapid unbeaten 25.

Thorpe Audlin A beat Darton A by one wicket but Whitley Bridge A lost by 14 runs to Barnby Dun A.

Martin Hudson (3-44) and James Metcalfe (2-39) restricted Barnby to 189-8 but Whitley’s reply fell just short despite the efforts of Jacob Bury (35), Abraham Smith (28) and Robbie Clayton (27).

In Division Six, Darren Weaver’s 6-29 was in vain for Fairburn A in a 78-run defeat at Wakefield Thornes, for whom all-rounder Saqlain Shahzad hit 119 and bagged 4-43.

Hundhill Hall A won by six wickets at Wombwell A.

Ferrybridge Power Station A lost by 177 runs at Division Seven rivals Fenwick.

Andy Adams (33no) was the only batsman who reached double figures as Ferrybridge were skittled for 60, chasing Fenwick’s 237-7.

Allerton Bywater A recorded a 26-run win over Pledwick A who managed only 116, replying to Allerton’s 142-8.