Bolton over-35s league: O’Neil brace powers Atherton to cup double
7:00am Tuesday 23rd April 2013 in Headlines
DIVISION One Cup winners Atherton Town completed a cup double after claiming the Sam Ashworth Trophy with a 3-0 win against Division Three leaders Henighans.
Goalless at half time, Mick O’Neil converted two penalties for Atherton after the break before Stuart Bodie rounded off the scoring with the third.
Turton Bay Mare beat Pineapple by the same scoreline in the Division Two Cup.
Andy Clarke bagged a brace, scoring the only goal of the first half from 25 yards before doubling Turton’s advantage 10 minutes from time. Andy Burke made sure of victory with a late strike.
In the league, Daten leapfrogged Queen Lizzie to go top of Division One after beating them 3-2.
Salford Waggon, who are joint second with Queen Lizzie, thrashed Victoria 8-2. Jason Fisher scored a hat-trick, Steve Hughes and George Rowley hit two each and Jason Mayers was also on target.
A Pete Liddell brace for Harwood at Golborne pushed them clear of PF Bury in Division Two.
Bolton Sixth Form College kept the pressure on Division Three leaders Henighans with a comfortable 4-1 win at Bolton Lads and Girls Club.
Third placed Pig and Whistle improved their goal difference with a 6-1 win at bottom side Victory Vets, while Old Boltonians could only draw with Bolton Wyresdale.