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Football: Rosedale come back to beat Thornton-le-Dale
2:51pm Wednesday 12th September 2012 in Sport
ROSEDALE stormed back from two goals down to beat Thornton-le-Dale 4-2 in division one the Newitts.com Beckett Football League.
They trailed early on to goals by John Ellis, after a Chris Preston long throw, and David Elliott, who tap-in after a Luke Hobbs free-kick.
It could have been worse for Rosedale as Jake Harrison and Ellis had efforts which also went close for Thornton-le-Dale.
Sam Burns headed Rosedale back into the game on the half hour and they completed the comeback in the second period when Tim Hodgson equalised on the hour mark, Mathew Tyreman put them ahead and Kyle Clackerty sealed the points with eight minutes left as the visitors were caught up-field pushing for an equaliser.
In midweek Rosedale drew 1-1 at Sinnington, where Clackerty scored for Rosedale in the first half and Robbie Preston equalised after 75 minutes.
Norton United lost 2-0 at home to Gillamoor whose goals came from Luke Tateson and skipper Sean Walker.
Gillamoor lost 6-2 in midweek at Bagby and Balk whose Andrew Parkinson scored a superb hat-trick, supported by goals from Martin Kendall (2) and debutant Nick Newcombe. Ryan Rivis and Daryl Rivis scored for Gillamoor.
Norton United were unlucky to lose 4-2 at Union Rovers. Union’s goals came from Mike Brown (3) and Liam Foley, while Sam Keyworth scored Norton goals, the second a penalty.
In midweek, Kirkbymoorside Reserves had a 2-0 home win against Heslerton with Jason Brown and Jack Chadwick on target.
Duncombe Park won 4-2 at Kirkdale United on Tuesday with strikes by Danny Drake, Nick Allenby, Dave Wallinger (2) – against his former team. James Harper and Tony Dodds replied for Kirkdale.
In division two, Easingwold romped to a 5-0 success at Thornton-le-Dale Reserves with goals from Ben Tilley (3), John Dey, and Gary Raper.
Easingwold are finding goals easy to come by, beating Slingsby 7-2 in their midweek fixture with Dey (3), Richard Durr, Darren Cooper, Andrew Metcalfe snr and Tilley on the scoresheet. Luke Gibson and Jack Hopwood scored for Slingsby.
Ryedale SC Reserves won 4-3 at an impressive Heslerton Reserves side who led 2-1 at the break with goals from Ashley Cook and Rory Lancaster. Although Cook added a second after half-time, choice words by Ryedale’s new player/manager Shaun Walker had the desired effect.
Ryedale came out a different side in the second half to clinch the three points with goals by Matty Gardner (2), Matty Simpson and Ben Thompson.
Gardner was also on target as Ryedale won 3-1 at Aislaby United. Alex Ibbotson also scored, while Mark Davidson replied for Aislaby.
Another side to win on the road were Union Rovers 2nds who snatched a last-gasp victory at Gillamoor Reserves on Saturday. Grant Stephens opened the scoring for the visitors after 20 minutes, but Jake Dennison equalised for Gillamoor with a 20-yard shot. Paul White put Gillamoor ahead with a 25 yarder but Richard Abbey equalised and Rovers grabbed the points 30 seconds from time through man of the match David McBurnie.
Rillington Athletic Reserves had their first win of the season when they beat Pickering Knights 2-0 although the Knights had the majority of play and chances, Phil Horton scored twice Rillington.
The Knights had better luck at Thornton-le-Dale Reserves in midweek when they won 3-1 with goals by Sam Asquith (2), and Adam Ridley. George Kirk scored for the home side.
Gillamoor Reserves beat Rillington Reserves 3-0 thanks to goals scored by Ashley Walker (2), and Patrick Bernstein.