Ryhill avenge heavy league defeat by taming Lion in cup clash

Glasshoughton-based Rock Inn FC made it 10 victories from 10 games in their first campaign in Wakefield and District League Division One by winning 3-1 at Pontefract Sports and Social Club on Saturday.
Glasshoughton-based Rock Inn FC made it 10 victories from 10 games in their first campaign in Wakefield and District League Division One by winning 3-1 at Pontefract Sports and Social Club on Saturday.

Ryhill avenged a 7-2 defeat at Wakefield League Division One rivals Red Lion Alverthorpe in October by beating them 4-1 in Saturday’s League Cup clash.

Ryhill never looked back after taking a second minute lead when James Beaton finished a good team move.

They continued to press and created plenty of chances but were unable to break down a stubborn Red Lion defence and had to settle for a 1-0 interval lead.

The went further ahead early in the second half when Red Lion conceded a blatant penalty that Richard Taylor connverted.

Kieran Young made it 3-0 in the 60th minute before a tiring Red Lion scored their solitary goal.

Marega Junior added a fourth for Ryhill four minutes from time.

Returning defender Karl Reynolds won Ryhill’s Premier Stores MOM award.

Healdfield FC were in outstanding form in their home Premier Division game against Fieldhead Hospital at Queens Park, Castleford.

Bottom team Fieldhead, with just one point fron nine games this season, were put to the sword by their Castleford opponents who ran out 11-1 winners.

Healdfield, who are in fourth place, host Eastmoor this Saturday.

Division One leaders Rock Inn made it 10 victories from 10 league games by winning 3-1 at Pontefract Sports and Social on Saturday.

Glasshoughton-based Rock are six points clear of local rivals FC Prince who trounced Ossett Dynamoes 5-2 in a League Cup fixture last weekend.

Ferrybridge-based Prince have a match in hand on Rock Inn.

In the Wakefield Sunday League, Hemsworth Miners Welfare eased to a 7-2 home win over Wrenthorpe Rangers in the Premiership One League Cup.

Hemsworth Miners Welfare reserves were also in excellent form in a Premiership Two League Cup tie against King George who were handed a 6-1 hammering.

Hemsworth team West End Terriers were without a fixture last weekend in Championship One.

They returned to action this Sunday with a trip to Wakefield Athletic B.