Denholme dent Shelf hopes

Shelf FC's title hopes in Division Two of the Haslem-Sheppard Halifax AFL suffered a blow when they were beaten away to Denholme United Reserves last night.

Tuesday, 5th April 2016, 8:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th April 2016, 8:31 am

Nathan Woodhead got the only goal of the game at Foster Park.

Illingworth St Mary’s Reserves, who are third, maintained their promotion challenge with a 3-2 win away to Shelf United Reserves while two goals from free-scoring Rory Thickett helped Sowerby United Reserves win their derby at home to Sowerby Bridge Reserves by 3-1.

Ryburn United Reserves are up to sixth in Division One after a 4-0 win away to next-to-bottom Midgley Reserves.

Results - Division One: Midgley United Res 0 Ryburn United Res 4 (I.Pollet R.Uttley N.Hargreaves J.Lawton).

Division Two: Denholme United Res 1 (N.Woodhead) Shelf FC 0, Shelf United Res 2 (K.Sheldon R.Hurtley) Illingworth St Marys Res 3 (J.Pullen R.Sinclair R.Langan), Sowerby United Res 3 (R.Thickett 2 A.Haggerty) Sowerby Bridge Res 1 (J.Tait).