SIX midweek matches were cancelled as the weather again took a toll on the Craven League.

Cross Hills completed their programme with a goalless draw in their game with Oxenhope Recreation. They ended the campaign with 30 points and can be overtaken by Oxenhope, Embsay and Bulldogs.

At the other end of the table Cononley Sports picked up their first victory of the season, beating Grassington 5-1 with goals from Richard Hardaker (2), Steven Hardaker, Richard Mason and Andrew Newton. The win leaves Cononley with a slim chance of avoiding relegation.

Clitheroe United look to have sewn up the Division One title, beating Cowling 4-0 on Monday and Bradley 4-2 on Wednesday.

Bradley made sure of avoiding relegation when they took a point of Oxenhope Reserves with a 2-2 draw.

Cowling Reserves lost at home to Skipton Bulldogs 4-2 and are in relegation trouble.

Addingham closed the gap in Division Three with a draw against Hellifield. Bradley have an outside chance of runners-up spot after beating Colne Cricket Club 4-1 with goals from Andrew Howson, Kevin Baxter and one each from the Hopkinsons.

Cononley Reserves drew 1-1 with Earby.

There was little change after Saturday's matches with Oxenhope picking up both points with a win at Skipton LMS.The destination of the title now lays in their hands, with two matches to play against Bulldogs, the first this week, they must win them both to really apply pressure.

Keighley FC ended Embsay's involvement in the title race with a 3-0 victory. Keighley played flowing football and created numerous chances but failed to take advantage until Anthony Cope hit the only goal of the first half. Embsay were struggling with injuries and put up strong resistance but could not prevent Joynal Ali scoring the second. Substitute keeper Paul Stewart played outfield and scored the third.With one match left Keighley will be rueing dropped points earlier in the season for on their day they play the best football in t he division.

Sutton tried up their battle for survival in Division One, but it was a lost cause as the went down 2-0 to Carleton who took the lead with a harsh penalty. They scored the second as Sutton pushed forward.

Bronte Wanderers took a step nearer Division Two with a 2-0 victory over Horton with goals from Nigel Smith and Simon Waddington. A win this week will almost certainly give them the title.

Keighley Reserves kept their promotion hopes alive with a 4-0 defeat of bottom club Gargrave. Three goals in the first 20 minutes set Keighley on their way.

As Gargrave tried to fight back the Keighley defence held firm, their goals were scored by Anthony Cooper, Christopher Morris, Stewart Kinnear and a rare header from Keith Spence.

However, their hopes were dealt a blow on Monday when Silsden beat them 4-3.

Lothersdale visited Grindleton and were happy to come away with a point thanks to a John Lawrence goal.

Cowling Reserves went down to a late goal against Embsay.

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