Jelfs at the double for on-fire Broadway

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BROADWAY United are showing signs of mounting a serious challenge for the Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League Division One title following a convincing 4-1 win at much-fancied Honeybourne Gate Inn.

Mark Jelfs netted twice, with further goals from Magee and Jason Horsburgh with the Gate netting a consolation goal through Layton.

Champions Bretforton Old Boys put eight past Eckington with the goals coming from Wallace (4), Clarke (3) and Gayton.

Mickleton Rangers picked up a welcome point at home to Pinvin United, Collins and Ford scoring for Rangers and Bellamy netting a brace for the visitors.

In Division Two, AC Olympia maintained their recent good form with a 5-1 win over Tewks/Apperley Dynamos, the goals coming from Wright, White, Quimby, Clayton and Elliott.

Fladbury Athletic defeated WMK 5-1 with goals from Brain (3), Clements and Lewis, while Alderton secured an excellent 4-2 win over Cheltenham Saints.

Greaves (2), Lewis and Stock scored for Alderton with Darren Hope scoring twice for Saints.

Tewkesbury Town top Division Three after former Black Bear players Petitt (6) and Driscoll (2) scored the goals in an 8-2 victory against Ecosamba.

Ridings (3), Worthington (2) and Wyatt were on target for Pershore High Old Boys in a comfortable 6-1 win over Salford Priors for whom Thompson scored.

Offenham Rovers hit eight without reply against FC Fairfield with the goals coming from Keen (2), Tomes (2), Jordan, Trinder, Griffiths and Burrows.

Elmley Castle produced a solid performance in Division Four to win 3-1 at Alcester Town with strikes from Cotton, Smaylen and Jinks, Beech replying for Alcester.

Newcomers Stratford United hit 10 without reply against Sun Inn courtesy of a Tunnicliffe hat-trick and two each for McKenzie and McClenaghan.

Anchor Harriers edged out Stour Excelsior Res in a seven-goal thriller, Heritage (2) and Slowinski (2) scoring for Harriers, Stour replying through Grace, Featherstone and Ridgway.

In the Worcestershire FA Sunday Minor Cup, Lenches Lions thumped Badsey Recreation 11-2, Bredon put eight past Dragons, while Bear, Cidermill and Broadway United Reserves all progressed.

Evesham WMC won 3-1 at Defford/Besford United in the Sunday Junior Cup.

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