At the double was Jordan Robinson as Sedgley Rangers made it four straight victories in the Beacon Sunday League this week, writes Dave McLean.

Rangers entertained a Bushbury Hill side who were seeking their first success of the campaign and the former marched on with a 4-0 triumph to stay three points clear of AFC Bloxwich at the head of the Paycare Development Division. Backing up Robinson's brace were Alex Pinches and Jermelle Banner with a goal apiece.

Bloxwich, who also have a match in hand on the early pacesetters, continued their free scoring start, emerging comfortable 7-1 home winners over AFC Sporting Gornal, with four goal Reece Berry taking the starring role . He was well supported by Luke Oakley (two) and captain Liam Parton. Luke Chapman netted Sporting's consolation.

Gornal Rangers held on to third spot after sharing the spoils in a ten-goal thriller away to early strugglers Sedgley & Gornal United West, who had James Newham and Spencer Elcock bagging doubles.

Gornal had held a 3-1 advantage in the first period, but S&G showed great battling qualities and picked up their first point of the campaign in a 5-5 draw.

Moving into the top four were new boys Kewford Eagles West who edged a 1-0 home success in a keenly contested clash against AFC Goldthorne. Central defender Dan Ross stabbed home to all important match winner with 15 minutes to go. It was his second goal of the season.

There was a well earned first league win in four for Sporting Black Country as they got the better of Hagley United 2-0, both goals from the in-form Yasin Peart.

AFC WIllenhall were celebrating a second victory in four after going nap against visiting S&G United East. On target for the hosts were Liam Groucutt (two), Adam Bull, Robbie Abbotts and Mitchell Wenlock.

Brothers, Connor and Kyle Armstrong were celebrating after both netted for Brandhall Colts in a hard fought 2-0 away success at Lane Head Titans, who are still seeking their opening league triumph.

Early leaders in the Concentric Sales & Lettings Championship, Trysull Athletic held on to top spot with a fourth straight victory, getting the better of a determined Gunmakers Arms outfit 3-1.

Although not at full strength, Athletic took maximum points again thanks to two-goal Tom Hudson and Dan Hickman. Best in response for Gunmakers was Nathan Strachan.

Second place Widdas FC made it three victories in four with a resounding 10-1 home drubbing of FC Premier U21s.

Inflicting the main damage were James Gadd (three), Brad Maslen-Jones and Jamie Sankey (both two). The home scoring was rounded off by Matt Foster, John Guest and James Wilkes.

Claregate Park Rangers, who are going for a fourth successive Beacon league crown, were again well served by Rodney Williams, Wayne Spalding, Dan Lawrence and Ashley Brown in a 4-2 home win over Netherton Tigers.

Opening fixtures were played in the newly sponsored Mini-Pro Golf Parks (Wolverley) Over-30s Eastern Division and there were first day wins for the trio of Down Syndrome Awareness Vets, AFC Wulfrunians Vets and Casuals.

The former took the honours 3-2 away to Boca Seniors after going three up in the second period through Alex Banks, Mark Starbuck and Craig James.

Late replies from Chris Jones and Lee Blake made for a tense final few minutes as DSA held on to claim a memorable opening day success, much to the delight of club secretary Shaun Spicer and his squad.

Casuals ran out convincing 8-0 victors away to Old Boys United after hitting four in each half. Leading the charge were Stuart Hopcroft and Liam Poll with well taken doubles, supported by Tim Scragg, Andy Rowley, Neil Worley and Stuart Brackstone. There was also an opening day triumph for AFC Wulfrunians Veterans, 6-4 at Old Oak Vets.

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