HOLDERS York Nomads breezed into the third round of this year's North Riding County FA Sunday County Cup.

The Fastpack Ltd York Sunday Morning League outfit comfortably beat The Erimus 12-1. Bishopthorpe CFC and Walnut Tree, however, were knocked out, the latter conceding their home fixture against Grangetown Boys Club.

In the first division of the league, Wigginton Grasshoppers climbed into second place after beating Hambleton 7-2.

Josh Luckhurst, Steve Jarvis and Tom Metcalf all scored braces for Wigginton, with Terry Taylor also on target. Matthew Pearse and Andrew Martland scored Hambleton’s only goals in the first half.

Bramham led NUR 1-0 at the break and then went clear in the second half to win 5-1. Their marksmen were Simon Dale, Andy Maxted, Tom Wilson, Liam McAntee and Josh Wilson. Gary Stephenson scored NUR’s reply.

Malt Shovel won 8-3 in a goal fest at Brayton. Their plunder was shared by Luke Durham (2), James Arnold, Matthew Ward, Harry Brigham, Tommy Butterfield, Derry Robson and Josh Brigham. Daniel Smith (2) and Paul Tiffany netted for Brayton.

Division two leaders Atlanta started with only 10 men against Rawcliffe United but managed to grab three points.

The game was goalless at half-time, with Atlanta getting going in the second period despite being a man down, eventually winning 3-1. Ben Murphy, Carl Brockhill and Liam Edmondson scored for the pace-setters to take them nine points clear.

Acomb Club travelled to Thorpe United without a recognised goalkeeper but they kept a clean sheet and won the game 1-0.

A man-of-the-match performance from stand-in custodian Nick McBride helped Acomb keep the hosts out, with Lee Harris's goal at the other end sealing the victory.

Haxby United enjoyed a comfortable 8-2 win over FC Harrogate, with Tom Kilvington and Harry Moorcroft both scoring hat-tricks. Dan Clipston and Mike Fell also found the net, with Anthony Smith and Zak Allen scoring Harrogate’s goals.

Clockhouse’s Dylan Howlett gave a five-star display at K Town, scoring a nap hand of goals in a 7-3 victory. Pa Sainey Kanyi and Harry Junior also netted for the visitors. Jonathan Bebb scored two and Ollie Holdsworth one for K Town.

The two teams at the bottom of the table, both without a point before the weekend, faced off, with Kings Head beating Burnholme 3-0. Issac Westley (2) and Sam Hirst got the goals that lifted Kings off the bottom up to 12th place.