A GOAL in each half saw Wigginton Grasshoppers edge past last season’s North Riding County FA Saturday Cup finalists Richmond Town and secure a place in the last eight of the competition.

Cameron Burdass crossed for Matthew Tiplady to head home on the half-hour mark, with Burdass himself turning in a Jake Duckworth cross to seal the victory 15 minutes from time.

Helperby United won 6-1 at Great Ayton in the second round of the NRCFA Saturday Challenge Cup competition, while the Beagle were dumped out in a 7-1 loss to Whitby Fishermen.

York Minster Engineering League leaders Dunnington came out on top when first met third at the weekend. The premier division front-runners saw off Tadcaster Magnets 3-2 in a closely-fought game and went nine points clear of Hoppers, who were occupied by the County Cup.

Brothers Dan and Jonny Andrew, along with Samson Wildwood, fired Dunnington to victory, with Matthew Howgate and Ellis Stephenson replying for Magnets.

Huntington Rovers drew 1-1 with visiting Easingwold Town.

Easingwold started brightly and led through a fifth-minute Josh Cryer goal, who fired home after Nick Kennedy’s strike had cannoned back off the crossbar.

A red card in the 10th minute briefly stopped Easingwold in their tracks but they continued to hold their own before Sam Pepper brought Rovers level in the second period.

Alex Clark collected a five-goal haul as F1 Racing defeated Poppleton United 6-2.

Max Tweddle struck the final F1 goal to propel his team to ninth in the table. Reece Holmes and Charlie Marshall bagged for Poppleton.

Osbaldwick moved level on points with table-toppers Tockwith in division one following their 7-2 success over Malt Shovel.

Fergus McAughtrie struck a hat-trick from the bench to guarantee his side the points after strikes from Alfie Atkinson (2), Jack Brimmel and Conner Campbell had placed them in command.

Louis Blackwell hit the target for Riccall United at Brooklyn, but his side were sunk 7-1. Simon Reeves and Matty Reeves both helped themselves to hat-tricks, with Jamie Allen netting the seventh.

Bishopthorpe United collected their first victory of the season with an unexpected 4-2 triumph at third-placed Haxby Town.

Cawood moved a point clear of The Beagle in division two following their 5-0 victory over Civil Service.

Paul Winterburn (2), Matthew Duck, Matthew Ward and Jordan Emery struck for the visitors, who extended their unbeaten league run to six matches.

Nathan Brigham gave Heslington a half-time lead at Wheldrake, but goals from Will Gardiner and Chris Verzi turned the game on its head 15 minutes after the restart.

Brigham fired in his, and Heslington’s, second to earn a point from his side as the game finished in a 2-2 draw.

Oliver Brannan (2), Reece Chapman and Aaron Sharp all made the scoresheet for Pollington in a 4-0 win over Bubwith White Swan.

Wilberfoss moved level on points with Garforth WMC at the top of division three with a 2-1 success over Barmby Moor.

Fulford United sit third following victory in a nine-goal thriller at York St Johns. Jake Lance (2), Tom Brand and Jack Drummond netted for the students but Jack Spofforth (2), Ethan Kay and Danny Laverick matched St John’s for goals.

Jacob Harrison-Green came on from the bench to grab the winner for Fulford late in the game to earn a 5-4 victory.

Tom Green, Liam Kettlewell and Karl Slater fired Crayke United into a 3-1 lead over Walnut Tree, but they had to share the spoils after two penalties got the visitors back into the game.

Goals from Tom Garbutt and Matty Bean, along with a Luke Preston penalty, saw Duncombe Park beat Copmanthorpe 3-1.

Division four leaders South Milford made it eight wins from eight with victory over Selby Olympia.

Danny Middleton headed South Milford in front in the 5-1 win before Olympia drew level with the break approaching.

Middleton restored the lead after the restart before a brace from Alex Booth and a late effort from Daniel Cornish secured the points for the hosts.

South Milford now sit nine points ahead of second-placed Howden, who have two games in hand.

Old Malton St Mary's surged to the top of reserve 'A' division after beating Easingwold Town 6-0.

Dunnington kept the new leaders firmly in their sights, a Fin Smith double securing a 2-0 win at Tockwith and taking their record to four wins from four.

James Anderson and Adam Ferguson struck for Poppleton United at home to Huntington Rovers but their side was overpowered and suffered a 6-2 setback. Cameron Edmondson fired in a hat-trick for Rovers with Dane Winn, Ash Hope and Dan Marsh also netting.

Rufforth United and Thorpe United played out a 1-1 draw.

Strensall Tigers maintained their 100 per cent record in reserve 'B' with a 6-1 victory at Cliffe. Mark Unwin, Shane Bogg, Drew Brabbs, Finn Coughlan and Jason Heslop (2) all featured on the scoresheet for the away side.

Lewis Foschi and Michael Cussans sent Malt Shovel into a 2-0 lead over Osbaldwick. However, a determined fightback by the visitors saw them grab three goals in 15 minutes, surging 3-2 ahead with just two minutes to go.

A final twist saw Foschi grab his second of the game in the dying moments to seal a point and a 3-3 draw for Shovel. Troy Greening (2) and George Turbine bagged the Osbaldwick goals.

James Gilbertson (2) and Luc Bounds struck for Haxby Town in their 4-3 home loss to Tadcaster Magnets.

Tom Paley (2) and Matthew Foote were on target for Copmanthorpe in a 7-3 defeat to Bishopthorpe United.

Brooklyn moved up to second place in reserve 'C' after putting table-toppers Riccall United to the sword, winning 4-1. Goals from Bryde Freer, Tom Alngohuro (2) and Jay Jackson earned Brooklyn the points and a victory that now leaves them three points behind Riccall with a game in hand. Patrick Conlon bagged the home side's consolation.

Harry Birkett (2) and Alex Ingram struck to give Heslington a 3-2 success over Harrison Signs.

Matthew Phillips and Mark Foster struck to give Marton Abbey a share of the points from their 2-2 draw with Wheldrake.

Sam Bristowm, Finlay Tomlinson, Kieran Costanzo and Ben Richardson helped themselves to goals as Fulford United defeated Walnut Tree 4-1.