AFTER ending 2011 with a disappointing cup defeat, Allenton began their new year Premier Division title defence in fine style as they bounced back with a 10-1 thrashing of struggling Sandiacre Town.
The goals came from Nathan Sandar (3), Danny O’Connell (2), Adam Birch (2), and one apiece from Patrick McBean, Dave Carr and Connor Domachowski.
To make Allenton’s day complete, their reserves beat Pastures Reserves 3-1 to reach the final of the DCFA Junior Cup.
Derby Royals and Melbourne Dynamo engaged in two draws on the day.
The first team fixture ending all-square at 1-1, Sam Griffiths scoring for Royals and Adam Ross for Dynamo.
The reserves closed at 2-2 thanks to a last ditch equaliser for Melbourne from Matt Archer - who got the other Dynamo goal as well. Adam Clark and Ross Archer got the Royals goals.
Ashover recorded their second win of the season as they beat Newmount 3-2.
Dale Carlin,Dave Kirk and John Cullen with the winning penalty scoring for Ashover.
Holbrook St Michaels had a torrid end to last year but they returned tow inning ways by winning 3-2 at Swanwick Pentrich Road.
Guy Wilding and Steve Spensley both scored for Swans.
Matlock Sports went down 4-1 to Rowsley ‘86, Rob Eaton netting the Matlock goal.
Chellaston beat Wirksworth Town 4-2 thanks to goals from Johnny Webster (2), Rob Meer and Ryan Fitzhugh.
In Division One, leaders Derby Rolls Royce Leisure Reserves moved clear at the top after winning 3-0 over Bargate Rovers.
Kieron Lynch, Shaun Gordon and Danny Hemfrey all scoring for Royces.
Holbrook St. Michaels Reserves drew 1-1 with Derbyshire Amateurs, Jordan Butcher scoring for Saints, while Rowsley 86 Reserves and Lttle Eaton also engaged in a 1-1 draw, Seb Walker got the Rowsley goal.
Ripley Town continued their climb up the league ladder by beating Woolley Moor United 3-0.
James Harrison,Lee Colson and Jimmy Hassell getting the goals for Ripley.
Aaron Andrews scored the Findern goal as they lost 4-1 to Swanwick Pentrich Road.Tibshelf though hit five in defeating Punjab United to nil.Dean
Bradbury scoring four of those and Nathan Hadley bagging the other.
Away fom the league in the Junior Cup, Mickleover RBL Reserves beat Newton 3-0 with goals fom Ben Stockley,Chris Townley and Stewart Holness.
Division Two saw Roe Farm gain their fourth point of the season through a 1-1 draw at Wirksworth Town Reserves. Jacob Bradbury scoring for Wirksworth.
Paul Blood, Paul Quinonez and Gavin McReady all scored for Liitle Eaton Reserves as they won 3-2 against Ambergate.
Paul Fowler scored first for Bargate Rovers Reserves but they still lost 4-1 to Mackworth St.Francis.