South Lancs Counties League - Keeper Arthur on scoresheet

Share this article

HAWKLEY goalkeeper Arthur Naylor got himself on the scoresheet after a long punt downfield eluded his opposite number in the Premier League.

However, his side went down 5-3 against Parbold after twice taking the lead.

Stu Johnson scored the other two goals for Hawkley but John Milner grabbed a hat-trick and Dave Healey and Adam Ashcroft were on target for Parbold.

Horwich St Mary’s crashed to a 12-0 defeat at Highfield Grange while Wigan Cosmos visited Dynamo Globe and came away with the points in a 3-0 win. Matt Benson, Mike Gough, Walter Lombe were on target.

Goose Green twice beat AFC Wigan before winning 4-3 while North star visited Aspull JFC and saw their 2-0 lead disappear as they drew 2-2.

Halsall visited Newtown in their Division One match and came away with a 10-0 and Orrell Otters ran in seven goals without reply at Golborne Parkside.

Up Holland Rangers recorded a 2-0 victory over Whitley and Ashton Villa went down 4-2 at home to Panlake.

Orrell Sorrento lost 2-0 to PSN and Digmoor came from 2-1 behind to beat Parklands 3-2.

Bryn Hall visited Bryn Park and came away with a 5-2 victory thanks to goals by Keiron Topping, Sam Causer, Danny Gurhy and John Rigby with Chris McVeigh scoring for Bryn Park.

Olympic Athletic started their season with a 3-1 win at AFC Wigan thanks to Dave Williams, Ronnie Gaudie and Richie Cunningham.

A hat-trick by Neil Robinson helped Bird ‘Ith Albion win 3-2 at Horwich St Mary’s Res. Shaun Neary struck a brace for the Saints.

Two second-half goals by Mike Aspey and Paul Winstanley gave Goose Green Res the points against Winstanley Warriors. Scott Unsworth hit a hat-trick as St Cuthbert’s won by 8-1 against FC Wigan United. Liam Keefe, Ant Bird, Mike Hair, Jordan Atherton and Mike Holt were also on target for St Cuthbert’s.

In Division Three, St Helens Rovers came from 3-1 down to beat Bindley Athletic 4-3.

Knowles South struck 12 goals without reply against Leigh Rovers with Sean Richards scoring a double hat-trick.

Victoria drew 1-1 at Leigh Accuse while Darly AFC and Halsall Res shared six goals in a thrilling contest.

A second half goal by Neil Rigby was enough for Orwell to claim the points, 1-0 against Hindley Lions.

Standish Park Rangers were 12-0 winners against PNC Athletic and Martland Mill went down 5-2 to Chequer Lane

In the Youth Under-17s Division, Shevington visited Golborne Sports and led 2-0 thanks to strikes by Ryan Addison and Nick Vincent. However, Golborne Sports struck back with a vengeance to win 3-2, thanks to goals by Oliver Hibbert, Ciaran Vesey and Nick Tasker.

Billinge Juniors twice came from behind to share the points with Southport Youth at 2-2. Mat Bower and Des Linney were on target for Billinge with Daniel Boden striking a brace for Southport.

Southport Under-18s were too strong for Goose Green and won 4-0 while Apply Bridge were beaten 4-1 at home by Forefield Rangers.

Ashton Town, last season’s champions proved too strong for Billinge Juniors Under-18s and won 10-1.

Ant Smith hit five goals, Brad Gilundy and Boni Nzhenga got two each, while Liam Ratcliffe was also on target. Alex Johnson struck a consolation goal for Billinge.