Shirland’s band of walking wounded got back to winning ways with a fantastic display and a 2-1 win against Hilcote United side who also were missing a host of players.
Shirland’s new boy Paul Holmes started in midfield and put in a display fit for kings completely running the show but it was injured keeper Darren Shaw who won the man of the match award with some stunning saves.
Alex Prior opened the scoring with a terrific shot on the turn from a Holmes pass and Hegarty added a second following more slick approach work from Prior and Harrison.
Darley Dale suffered their fourth defeat of the season to Shirebrook Rangers.
Darley scorers were Westley Harrop and Mark Aston, while on the scoresheet for Shirebrook were Carl Plastow, Steve Phillips and a double brace for Ryan Booker and Scott Ashmore.
All Inn fc also hit six beating Laburnum Saints 6-2, scorers for Laburnum were Dan Gregory and James Reeves, All Inn’s scorers were Rocky White, Paolo Cancellara, Mark Drury, Steve Lambird and two from Ashley Morton.
Other scores from division one were Hopflower 3 v 1 Woodthorpe Rovers; Kings Arms 0 v Chesterfield Town 6.
In division two Chesterfield Town Reserves beat afc lea Holloway 4-0, Hurst Farm beat a Cromford Reserves side 4-1,
Riddings hit three against Black Hippo to win 3-1 and Tansley were worthy winners in a 4-0 verdict against Wirksworth Albion.
The game of the day in division two went to Matlock Sports who continue their fantastic form with a convincing 5-3 win over afc south Wingfield.
Cavendish cup round 1: Chesterfield Town v Tansley, Darley Dale v Woodthorpe Rovers, Shirebrook Rangers v Kings Arms, Codnor Miners v afc lea Holloway & Cromford Res v Hopflower.
Hellison division 1: Shirland Miners Welfare v Miners Arms, Hilcote Utd v Laburnum.
solar press division two: Riddings Rovers v Chesterfield Town Res, Black Hippo v afc south wingfield, hurst farm utd v matlock sports.