ECCLESHILL United battled back to earn a 1-1 draw at Knaresborough Town whose promotion from the Toolstation Northern Counties East League Division One was confirmed with the result.

The Eagles are now in a straight fight for the second automatic promotion place with Grimsby Borough who suffered a 3-1 defeat against Campion.

Steve Bromley slotted in an early opener for Knaresborough, who now need just one point from six games to become champions.

The Eagles remained in the hunt and salvaged a point from a penalty in the penultimate minute, Antony Brown netting from the spot.

The Eagles have a four-point advantage over third placed Grimsby Borough who were sunk by two late goals from Campion’s Aiden Day.

Devonte Morton had given the home side a 15th minute lead, but James Wroot netted Boro’s equaliser just past the half-hour mark.

Both the Eagles and Campion are back in action tonight and on Wednesday as the congested run-in gathers pace.

Albion Sports enjoyed a 2-1 Premier Division home win over fourth-placed Handsworth Parramore.

Danny Facey tucked away an early penalty for Albion.

They doubled their lead in the through Jamal Stewart, but the Ambers made it a tense finish as Oscar Radford pulled a goal back in the 72nd minute.

Thackley needed a last-gasp equaliser to earn a draw from their trip to lowly Athersley Recreation.

The Rec led at half-time thanks to Bradley Kilner’s strike, but Luke Richardson snatched a share of the spoils for the Dennyboys who are also back in action on Monday night.

Liversedge’s run of three victories ground to a halt as they lost 2-0 at home to Hemsworth MW.

Richard Collier and Sam Jones were on target for Hemsworth.

Silsden remain in second spot in the Hallmark Security League Division One as they and leaders Litherland REMYCA both won.

The Cobbydalers had New Mills on the rack after a good first-half display which saw them go 3-0 up.

Chris Wademan’s brace and a strike from Arley Barnes put them in command.

Aiden Kirby added in the second half as Silsden romped to a 4-0 victory.

REMYCA beat mid-table Abbey Hulton United, the side immediately below New Mills in the table, 2-0 to stay one point ahead of Danny Forrest’s men.

They have played one game more than the Cobbydalers though, who can return to the summit on Tuesday night with victory in their home game against St Helens Town.