MALT Shovel have won a York Minster Engineering League double after lifting the Junior Cup with a 4-2 defeat of Rufforth United.

The trophy adds to the division three title the Selby side have already sealed - with Rufforth the runners-up in that too.

Shovel opened the scoring in the final after just four minutes as Chaz Harvey let fly from 20 yards, catching Rufforth cold and watching his shot sneak in off the inside of the right-hand post.

They continued to press forward but the Rufforth back line held firm, although attacks from their own front line were few and far between.

Only some great last-ditch defending in the 24th minute prevented Shovel from increasing their advantage as Darren Moore was denied by Tom Lang's tackle before the former had a shot beaten away by keeper Jack Rawcliffe.

A further chance followed for Jack Morris but Rawcliffe was quick off his line to gather the ball as the half-time whistle loomed.

Rufforth's team talk at the interval seemed to do them the power of good and they made a lively start to the second half with Danny Cates taking just two minutes to level the tie, firing home after his initial effort was saved.

Rawcliffe made another good save to keep out a Shovel free-kick but, shortly afterwards, Luke Pearse broke away to score and restore the Selby side's lead with a great individual goal.

With a little over half an hour remaining, the scores were back level when Liam Keenaghan fired in from 30 yards out.

The game was interrupted for a short time when referee Mel Deighton had to retire through injury but it did not break Shovel's rhythm.

Having taken control again from the restart, Jake Raistrick finally made the most of their possession when he raced ahead of the Rufforth back line to slot the ball home between the despairing keeper and covering full-back.

A volley from Jack Morris late in the game sealed the win and made it a season to remember for the Selby team, while both finalists have division two football to look forward to next term.