alfreton sunday league CRIB LOSE IN CUP After their demolition job on Doe Lea in the previous round, Crib were anticipating further progress in the Derbyshire FA Sunday Senior Cup when they faced potentially weaker opposition in Cresswell Seniors, writes Peter Stone. However, it is difficult to forecast which Crib will turn up from one week to the next, and although fielding a strong side on paper, those players “were not up for the game” according to disappointed team manager Adie Bamford. In fact, they mustered only a single attempt on goal and were undone by a free kick early in the second period that gave the home side an unlikely 1-0 victory. In the only game to beat the continuing adverse weather conditions in Division One of the Alfreton Insurance Services Sunday League, Anthony Rowley registered a

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hat-trick for Hayloft but still found himself on the losing side as visitors

Coronation Club raced to a 6-3 win.

Neil Cope, Daniel Storer, Daniel Orme, Jonathan Archer and Karl Pare (two) got the goals that will provide a welcome tonic for their side.

Ripley White Lion did not need to get out of third gear to stay top of Division Two as they strolled to a 14-1 win at bottom club Railway (Pinxton).

The gulf between top and bottom was self-evident as Jay Miles rattled in a nap hand, Dave Hodgson got a hat-trick, Sam Eley and Ian Cope scored twice and Ian Turner and Dave Fretwell got one apiece.

In their wake are Duffield Dynamos and Holmewood FC, and the visitors may live to rue their late arrival, that resulted in a delayed start and the match being curtailed to 35 minutes each way as they strove unsuccessfully to overturn a 3-2 deficit
Alfreton Insurance Services Sunday League Third Division leaders Jacksdale Social Club outpassed,