Business as usual for Hollins with Mount Tabor the cup foes

George Bamford
George Bamford

Halifax Sunday League leaders Hollins Holme will go ahead with this weekend’s Briggs Priestley Senior Cup clash against Mount Tabor.

A question mark was placed against fixtures when Halifax Town’s home FA Cup derby against Bradford City was switched to a noon start on Sunday.

However, boss Joel Booth confirmed that Hollins would tackle middle section leaders Mount Tabor at Calder Holmes as planned.

Hollins kept up their good work last weekend when they scored four times in the last 15 minutes to win 7-4 away to Elland Sports.

Elland took an early lead after Andy Butterworth had slipped but Jamie Gwilliam equalised with a curling shot.

Elland regained the lead after the ball went through the hands of Hollins ‘keeper Chris Garbutt. However, The visitors made it 2-2 at the start of the second half when Rob Day made the most of a Greg Spink through ball.

Michael Midwood beat three defenders and fired into the top corner for 3-2 but Day scored his second on the hour.

Elland went in front again but Garbutt’s s long kick found Steve Senior, who ran from the left flank and slotted past the keeper.

Day gave Hollins thelead and added his fourth before GeorgeBamford lobbed the keeper from wide out with two minutes left.

Royd Club had no game last weekend. They are due to play Top Club away in Division One on Sunday. The pair are level on 12 points.