Railway U-17s show nerves of steel to beat Ossett Town

HARROGATE RAILWAY U-17S A produced a scintillating performance against County Cup winners Ossett Town in the Leeds and District League, with a 5-1 victory at Station View.

After a goalless first half, the second became a more open game as more space developed.

Railway goal came from Philip Myles (2), Ben Hodgson, Dan Riley and skipper Ally Wilson.

HARROGATE TOWN U-17S ACADEMY came from behind to secure a 2-1 win over previously unbeaten Ardsley Athletic.

A goal down by the break, Town levelled matters through Phil Wix, wrapping up the victory with a second Wix goal.

HARROGATE RAILWAY U-15s saw off KNARESBOROUGH CELTIC by an incredible nine goals to nil .

Scorers were Ben Williams (5), Ben Parkes (2) and Dom Creamer (2).

KIRK DEIGHTON RANGERS U-15s were given a harsh introduction to life in the B Division when Leeds Maccabi came to Loshpot Lane and took the points with a 2-1 win.

Macabbi took the lead 5 minutes into the second half and for the remainder of the game Deighton sought an equalizer which arrived when Matt Dreze bundled the ball over with just a couple of minutes left.

Unfortunately, this didn't deter Macabbi and deep into injury time they took the game when Deighton failed to clear the ball. Nevertheless, this was an encouraging performance from Deighton and in particularl from man of the match Matt Carr, Ben Bowden and Jack Watts.

KILLINGHALL NOMADS U-14s celebrated an excellent win over PANNAL SPORTS.

They ended Sports unbeaten record with a 3-2 victory.

HARROGATE RAILWAY U-14S picked up a 4-1 home win over last seasons League and Cup runners-up, Guiseley.

Railway started their 2006/07 campaign with a 15-0 defeat of Ripon City Panthers and followed that up in midweek with an 8-1 victory at Boroughbridge.

Both goals came from Bobby Phillips, but despite a lot of pressure, Guiseley never gave up and held on until midway through the second half, when a long range strike from Shane Pope made it 3-0. Nick Sharpe pulled a goal back for Guiseley, before Chris Donoghue scored his 7th goal in three games and secured the points for Railway.

HARROGATE RAILWAY U-14s started the new season with a strong win 4-1 over HARROGATE TOWN U-14s BLACK.

Rail’ keeper Sian Chandler made some excellent saves, with Rail goals scored by new girl Emily Dingley, skipper Becky Gamble, Lauren Postill and Megan Caughey.

Any girls interested in joining Harrogate Railway and are aged seven years upwards, training is at the Dagger, Starbeck, Fridays 6.15pm onwards.

Contact Helen or Simon on 01423 521190 for more information.

COLLINGHAM U-14s faced a busy weekend with two games in two days.

First up was a 2-0 win over HARROGATE RAILWAY B, which saw Collingham ahead through a Josh Audsley strike, Will Cracknell’s shot putting the result beyond doubt.

Next was a hefty 5-0 trouncing of Ilkley, Alvin Katumba and Will Cracknell (4) netting the goals with good work from defenders Felix Hill and man of the match Marcus Chomyszyn and ‘keeper Manni Suryavanasi keeping Ilkley at bay.

Collingham under 14s are looking to sign additional players - please contact Paul Venable on 01904 738875 if you are interested.

BOROUGHBRIDGE U-14s’ mid-week game against Harrogate Railway resulted in an 8-1 loss.

Bridge were quickly 2-0 down, before a good passing move led to a Brandon Trower goal, as Bridge came back into the match before Railway took charge.

Bridge U-14s also had a great 6-2 win away at KILLINGHALL NOMADS, courtesy of goals from Dom Brooke, Dan Cheeseman, Brandon Trower, Dan Houseman, Mark Burniston and Sean Corbett.

BOROUGHBRIDGE U-13s went down 4-2 away to Ilkley Juniors in what was a very keenly contested game,

Leading 2-1 after goals from Stephen Coles and Liam Lambert, the hosts hit back after the break.

Borougbridge man of the match was Jack Herron.

HARROGATE RAILWAY U-13s made it two wins in two with an excellent 6–3 win over WIGTON MOOR.

Alex Myers scored the opener, with further strikes from Dan Nolan, James Rathbone, skipper Ollie Charleton, Alex Myers plus an own goal .

Top performances all round, but Ronan Harvey and “Man of the Match” Liam Skardon deserve a special mention.

RIPON CITY PANTHERS U-13s B threw away a 3-0 half-time lead to draw 4-4 with PANNAL SPORTS PANTHERS,

Ripon were ahead after strikes from Joshua Chandler, Jake Hogger and Jamie Duncan but a lazy Ripon defence leaked three goals when under pressure.

Duncan secured a 4-3 lead for Ripon with his second of the match but battling Pannal completed an amazing comeback with a fourth goal to level.

KNARESBOROUGH CELTIC U-12s secured a 3-0 win over Ilkley, Sam E, and Kyran S (2) slotting home the goals in a one-way traffic match.


Goals came from Tom Coull (2), Liam Webster (2), Steve Hodgson and Ashley Buckley, before Stuart Drummond netted number seven.

Brett Charmers was named Panthers man of the match.

HARROGATE RAILWAY U-11s’ claimed two wins and two draws against BECKWITHSHAW SAINTS.

Rail’s A team fought hard coming from behind in both games to earn well deserved 1-1 draw in each, with goal from Lewis Bramley and Joe Davies.

Man of the match went to Jake Taylor for an outstanding display in defence.

Rail B won 2-1 and 3-2 in two hard fought games, thanks to goals from man of the match Brad Walker (3), Jack Harrison and Joe Goodsall.


Goals were from Emily Chandler (2) and Lauryn Colman (4). Naomi Hodgson and Shannon Anderson were Panthers players of the match.

The girls went down 5-1 to KILLINGHALL NOMADS, Lauryn Colman netting a consolation goal with Shannon Anderson player of the match.

PANNAL SPORTS U-10s PANTHERS kicked off their season at RIPON.

In the first two games Pannal won 3-0 and lost 4-2 with goals from Dan Cooper (2) Alex Taylor, Jamie Grinrod and Tom Wareing.

In the second two games Pannal lost 3-1 and 5-0, Alex Taylor getting his second of the day.

Man of the Match awards went to Rory Dennis and Matthew Suffling.

Pannal Sports then travelled to HARROGATE RAILWAY on Sunday and came away with 10 of the 12 possible points. In the first pair of games Pannal won the first 3-0 with goals from Sam Webb, Harry Stothard and James Lethaby and drew the second 2-2 with goals from James Lethaby and Elliott Barker (who was celebrating his 10th birthday). Men of the match were James Lethaby and Sean Doyle.

In the second pair of games, Pannal won 1-0 and 3-1. Tom Greenwood scored three of the goals and Brandon Bligh headed in the other.Men of the match were Tom Greenwood and Sam McAvoy.

PANNAL ASH U-10s took all 12 points away at KNARESBOROUGH.

The first two games saw Celtic scoring and giving Pannal a run for their money, but determination from Luke in the Blue squad and Kieran in the Reds helped both teams to a win. Pannal’s passing game came to tell in the second set of games which were won by a clear margin.

Ash U-10s took on KIRK DEIGHTON RANGERS in the first fixture of the new season and had a dream start winning all 4 matches.

Pannal Ash Blues won 2-1 and 6-0, while the Reds won 6-0 and 3-2.

BOROUGHBRIDGE U-10s played their first matches at home on Sunday on their brand new pitches.

Despite a great effort from the boys,they lost all four matches to a more experienced Ilkley side 0-3,0-2,0-8 and 1-2.

The goal scorer was Aaron Weinhardt, while the Ilkley managers selected the man of the match awards which went to Danny Smith (2),Harry Maltby and Jack


PANNAL SPORTS U-8s took on BECKWITHSHAW winning 9-4 in the first game, after being 4-2 down at half time. Goals came from Joel Fireman, Harry Robertson and Jack Lazenby, with all three scoring a hat trick.

The other game was won 3-0, with goals from George Mills scoring two, and one from Hugh Lewis.

BRAMHAM JUNIORS are looking for new players for their U-13s Boys and Girls sides and their U-10s mixed side.

Contact Mick Fox on (01937) 541341 for more details.