Rovers lose despite scoring six

An open training day will be held for Sleaford Town Junior FC on Saturday, October 22
An open training day will be held for Sleaford Town Junior FC on Saturday, October 22

Helpringham Rovers lost out in a 13-goal thriller, going down 7-6 to Long Bennington in the Arion Premier League on Sunday.

In the other Premier League games, Nobody Inn Athletic drew 2-2, while Witham Wanderers won 4-1 at Lions FC.

There were wins in Division One for Ancaster Athletic, who defeated Holdingham AFC 3-2, Digby Lions, with a 3-0 victory over Colsterworth United, and Ruskington, who edged out Caythorpe Sports and Social 1-0.

There was also another goal fest in this division, with Nobody Inn Athletic Reserves picking up the points at Totemic thanks to a 7-4 victory.

Long Bennington currently top the Premier League, though Witham Wanderers are only two points behind with two games in hand.

Nobody Inn Athletic Reserves top the Division One table, with Caythorpe Sports and Social slipping to second after their defeat to Ruskington.

Fixtures for Sunday, November 23:

Arion Premier Division Cup 1st Round - Witham Wanderers FC v Long Bennington; Ropsley FC v Helpringham Rovers; Lions FC v Nobody Inn Athletic FC; FC Osbournby Rangers (bye)

Arion Division One Cup 1st Round - Ruskington FC v Digby Lions FC; Nobody Inn Athletic Res v Caythorpe Sports & Social FC; Totemic FC v Ancaster Athletic FC; Colsterworth United FC v Holdingham AFC