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RM Imp keep up the good work as they earn a second straight victory

By Lincolnshire Echo  |  Posted: September 13, 2012

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Seven games took place in the WJ Harrison Printers Lincoln League with three in the Premier League and four in Division One.

All three Premier games ended in home wins with RM Imp recording a second successive victory.

Metheringham and AFC Ruston Sports collected their first wins and Ivy Tavern suffered a first defeat while Cherry Wilingham suffered a second consecutive loss.

In Division One there were two home wins and two away wins. Birchwood have taken an early lead at the head of the table after back-to-back wins.

Other sides to start their season with wins were Ruston Sports Reserves, Retford Town and The Blues Club, the latter hitting the day's highest score.

In the Premier League, RM Imp have taken an early lead at the top of the table after they secured their second win of the season with a good 3-1 win over Fulbeck United.

Netting their second goals of the season were Luke Fields and Joe Ayres with Alex Mackinder grabbing the other.

Nathan Selby scored for Fulbeck who finished with ten men after Tim Crosby was sent off.

In the local derby in this division, AFC Ruston Sports inflicted a 3-1 defeat on Ivy Tavern thanks to goals from Jon Ambrose, Dave Curtis and Greensmith.

Darren Walker netted for Ivy with his second goal in successive games.

The final game in this division brought together the two sides who opened their season with heavy defeats last week as Metheringham took on Cherry Willingham.

Metheringham ran out easy victors with a 6-1 win thanks to goals from Guy Goodwin (2), Ben Machin (2), Ben Deakin and an own goal from the Cherry keeper.

Dan Roberts scored a late consolation goal for the visitors.

In Division One, Birchwood continued their winning start with a 3-0 win over local rivals Mono FC.

On target for them was Kev Clark, who scored his second goal in successive games, Lee Grundy and Joe Sawyer.

The day's heaviest home defeat was suffered by Saxilby Athletic as they were beaten 4-0 by Ruston Sports Reserves.

This game witnessed the day's only hat-trick with George King getting three along with an own goals from the home side.

Also picking up an away win were Retford Town who won 2-0 at Middle Rasen thanks to goals from Daniel Law and Gareth Anderson.

The top score came from newly-formed Gainsborough side, The Blues Club, who won their first ever competitive game with a 7-2 home win over East Drayton, who have now lost their opening two games.

Six different players scored for the home side, namely, Ben Crawford (2), Leon Shepherd, Ben Barker, Ben Sheriff, Thomas Wellman and Aaron Ford.

Just a little warning for our sides in the Lincs Junior Cup, Peterborough League side Moulton Harrox won 22-0 at Boston FC Community Club in their first round tie.

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