THORPE United have closed the gap on the York Minster Engineering League premier division leaders Dringhouses to just four points.

With three of the top four without a game, Thorpe took their chance to go back second, Gary Collier's strike giving them a fiercely contested 1-0 win over Huntington Rovers.

Easingwold Town moved up to fifth following a 4-2 defeat of Kirkbymoorside. Josh Cryer and Nick Kennedy were on target for the hosts, supplementing a brace from Olly Longbottom.

Ryan Mumford and Reece Holmes netted for Poppleton United as they beat sixth-placed Dunnington 2-1.

Ben Jones (2) and Liam Stilgoe struck for Copmanthorpe in their 4-3 defeat at Tadcaster Magnets.

Adam Tiffany (2), Dan Hickey (2) and Paul Siedler fired F1 Racing to a 5-2 success at Church Fenton.

Strensall Tigers pulled further clear at the top of division one and now have both promotion and the league title firmly in their sights, sitting 10 points clear at the summit.

Free-scoring Josh Winn took his total for the season to 27 league goals, hitting a hat-trick in Strensall's 3-1 defeat of Malt Shovel.

Rawcliffe, who sat second at the start of the day, could only draw 1-1 at home with Marston Green. Louis Howarth scored for Rawcliffe.

Osbaldwick moved up to second following their 13-0 demolition of Cliffe. Chris Bilton led the scoring with four goals, ably assisted by Jack Brimmell (3), Lucas Wilson (2), Joe Hickey, Fergus Mcaughtrie, Merv Turbine, Joe Hickey and on own goal.

Haxby Town beat Riccall United 5-0.

Danny Gray and Dan Price scored for Stamford Bridge in their 3-2 loss to visitors Bishopthorpe United.

Tockwith gained a 2-0 win over Harrison Signs, who remain firmly rooted at the bottom of the table.

Pocklington Town defeated Malton & Norton 5-1 thanks to strikes from Tom Knowles, Jason Nattrass, Alex Pilkington, Jack Holman and Liam Serginson.

The battle for promotion in York Minster Engineering League division two is beginning to heat up nicely.

Wombleton Wanderers dropped from first to third after suffering a shock 1-0 defeat at Clifford.

The Beagle took advantage to go top with a 4-1 win at Wheldrake, James Smith, Leigh Dutton, Matt Currie and Jamie Kirby scoring.

Kyle Wilks and Matthew Ward scored in Cawood's 2-1 win over now second-placed Rufforth United.

Civil Service enjoyed a 6-4 win after a ding-dong battle with Pollington.

Mark Baggaley (2), Oliver Brennan and Neil Harrison scored for Pollington, who were undone by goals from Luke Addison (3), Alex Day, Luke Robinson and an own goal.

Rob Corker (2), Danny Mairs and Sean Paine hit the target for Heslington in their win at Brooklyn. An own goal made it a 5-0 success.

The much-anticipated division three top-of-the-table clash between Walnut Tree and York St John University did not disappoint as the sides played out a frantic 3-3 share-all.

Jonty Russell-Rayment (2) and Jack Drummond fired the goals for the students with Marius Bratkowski and Steve Smith replying for Walnut Tree.

St John's are eight points clear at the top, though Garforth WMC could climb to within three points of the leaders with their games in hand.

James Buchanan (2), Dan Spink, Ryan Foster and Joe Macklam fired Helperby United to a 5-0 triumph at Elm Park.

Jack Butler-Vest (2), Alan Boyd (2), Lee Johnson, Tom Green and Liam Kettlewell scored as Crayke United beat Selby Olympia 7-3.

Jai Wilson (2) and Alex Wilson netted for York RI in their 5-3 defeat at Fulford.

Nathan Franks scored a consolation for LNER Builders in their 5-1 defeat at Duncombe Park.

Dunnington gained a huge victory in their quest for the York Minster Engineering League reserve 'A' title with a 1-0 success over fellow title rivals Dringhouses.

Tom Fleet scored the only goal of the game, which has given the Common Road side a four-point cushion at the top with just five games to play.

Old Malton St Mary's continue to chase Dunnington and kept the pressure on with a 3-0 victory over Tockwith.

Level with the tabe-toppers on 13 games played, Malt sit four points off the summit but have a far superior goal difference to the leaders.

Tom Coates found the target for Wigginton Grasshoppers at Huntington Rovers, but it was his side's only consolation as they sunk to a 6-1 defeat at the hands of their rivals.

Jon James, Gary Mitchinson and Lee Topping scored a brace apiece to claim the points for Rovers.

Malt Shovel continue to lead reserve 'B' following their 3-1 home win over Rawcliffe, for whom Billy Annett scored.

Haxby Town sit in second place and remain two points behind Shovel after defeating F1 Racing 2-0.

Brad Walters scored the only goal of the game to keep Rufforth United firmly in the title race.

Rufforth remain third and hold enough games in hand to go top if they are successful in them. Table-toppers Shovel have played two games more while their closest pursuers Haxby have played featured three more times than Rufforth.

Aiden Butler and Daniel Levelle combined to earn Hemingbrough United a 2-1 success over Copmanthorpe. Ben Holding hit the Cop reply.

Alex Faulkner and Nick Rank were on target for Stamford Bridge in a 3-2 loss at Bishopthorpe United.

Marston Green closed the gap on reserve 'C' leaders Strensall Tigers to six points with a 3-1 victory over Civil Service. Ash Macpherson weighed in with the Civil Service goal.

Fulford lie fourth after a 3-1 win at Heslington whilst Cliffe gained a 3-2 success over Wilberfoss.