MRA round-up: Shirebrook Rangers ship seven away at Aston United


Shirebrook Rangers suffered a 7-1 defeat to Aston United in Midlands Regional Alliance Division One.

Chris Beighton and Mark Green both grabbed hat-tricks, with Paul Ireson scoring the other and Josh Copestake netting Shirebrook’s consolation goal.

Matlock Town CFA hit double figures as they won 10-2 at Bargate Rovers Reserves in Division Two.

Goals from Eddie Bridges and Jody Waldron helped Ambergate take a 2-0 win from their trip to Chesterfield Town.

Rhys Beardman hit a hat-trick for Sandiacre Town Reserves as they beat Woolley Moor United Reserves 6-3, with John Ngugi (2) and Liam Mann getting the others.

It took extra time to determine a winner in the MRA Challenge Cup tie between Wirksworth Ivanhoe and Stockbrook Rangers.

Lewis Land and Vince Kinder’s efforts for Ivanhoe had been cancelled out by a brace from Nathan Sandar for the visitors, before an extra time winner from Micky Beech put the hosts through in the competition.

The MRA will have a representative in the final of the Derbyshire FA Junior Cup North after Will Fletcher’s solitary goal for Rowsley 86 Reserves at New Mills Reserves booked his side’s place to take on Hurst Farm United for the trophy.

Melbourne Dynamo were quick to capitalise after Cromford unexpectedly lost their unbeaten record at Allestree, hitting seven without reply at Wirksworth Town to snatch top spot.

Danny Guild (2), Carl Allsop, Matt Brian, and Tom Niewiarowski all scored for Dynamo before Dave Brough came off the bench and added another two.