KINSLEY Boys kicked-off their Doncaster Senior League Premier Division campaign in four-star fashion at the weekend.
Boys were emphatic 4-0 winners over Mexborough Town to start their campaign with a bang.
Sean Hammonds was the star of the show with a hat-trick while Charlie Williams also netted in the comfortable win.
South Elmsall United suffered a 3-1 defeat against Rossington Main in their Premier Division opener.
Adrian Howe was the United marksman but his strike proved only to be a consolation.
South Kirkby Colliery’s task of getting something from their first fixture of the season at title holders Sutton Rovers was always going to be a tough and so it proved.
Colliery suffered a 3-0 loss with Leon Tarry netting twice and Luke Chambers adding a third for the champions.
Newcomers Shafton Villa wee the big winners of the day, putting in a freescoring performance to beat Carcroft Village 12-2.
Ben Pearson and Bayden Lockwood both his hat-tricks, while Adam Story and James Thompson scored two apiece and John Clarke and Adam Fretwell also got on the scoresheet.
A local derby between Hemsworth MW and South Kirkby Town kicked-off the Division One season.
And it was Welfare who secured maximum points, and the bragging rights, with a thumping 5-1 win. Andrew Davis scored a brace of goals and Lee Wagstaff, Paul Cooper and Nigel Beardow completed the rout.
Jack Hinchcliffe scored Town’s consolation goal.
Denaby Main put in a five-star performance to see off Newton Arms 5-1 in their season opener.
Swinton Athletic edged out FC Central by the odd goal in three, while Rovers Foundation edged a close-fought seven-goal thriller against Scawthorpe Scorpions.
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