FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Lilywhites triumph at rivals

Glenn Armstrong (right) was on target for Calne Town as they beat local rivals Devizes Town on Good Friday

Glenn Armstrong (right) was on target for Calne Town as they beat local rivals Devizes Town on Good Friday

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CALNE Town got back to winning ways by claiming the derby spoils from their clash with local rivals Devizes Town on Good Friday.

Tom Slater, Glenn Armstrong and Neurin Jones all got themselves on the scoresheet as Simon Gardner's Lilywhites ran out comfortable winners at Rursteed Road.

Elsewhere, Chippenham Park also claimed a 3-0 derby victory yesterday as they saw off Corsham Town at Hardenhuish Park.

Mark Robinson, Shane Blackmore and a Corsham own goal wrapped up a fifth straight win in the Toolstation League First Division for Dave Ferris' in-form side.

In the Premier Division, Melksham Town came out on the right end of a five-goal thriller as they won 3-2 at Radstock Town.

Dave Thompson and Leigh Rogers scored before Gary Higdon grabbed Melksham's third of the afternoon.

EASTER WEEKEND FIXTURES (Kick-off 3pm unless stated):

Saturday April 19: 

Hellenic League Division One West: Lydney Town v Malmesbury Victoria.

Sydenhams League Division One: Pewsey Vale v Hayling United.

Monday April 21:

Toolstation League Premier Division: Melksham Town v Odd Down (1pm)

Toolstation League First Division: Calne Town v Bradford Town, Corsham Town v Devizes Town, Warminster Town v Chippenham Park.

Hellenic League Division One West: Malmesbury Victoria v Carterton.

Sydenhams League Division One: Pewsey Vale v Laverstock & Ford.

MORE FOOTBALL NEWS AND REACTION IN NEXT WEEK'S GAZETTE AND HERALD. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @gazsport

 

 

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