Article: Des Evans
Photographs: Jonathan White
In the Crewe Regional Sunday League Group A Talbot have clinched the title with one week of fixtures left. They beat Sydney Arms 7-5 in a game of fluctuating fortunes. Talbot took the lead, but another goal from the in-form Ben Ruddock levelled the scores. Ruddock then turned provider when his excellent cross enabled Alex Forrester to score. Talbot stormed back and led 4-2 at half time, but Sydney came back to level the match with strikes from Ben Smith and Charlie Maines.
Talbot took control again and went into a 7-4 lead, before a second goal from Maines concluded a lively match. The Talbot marksmen were Jordan Bennion (3), Dan Jones (2), Josh Cooke and Ryan Moss.
Winnington SC finish as Runners Up after beating Princes Feathers 2-0, thanks to goals from Jordan Fallows and Joe Hind.
Cuddington ran riot against Nantwich Pirates, wining 12-3. Jordan Coles netted eight times, with Steve Cornes and Taylor Lomas both scoring two.
In the final fixture in Group B, Sandbach Town continued their recent run of good form when they beat JS Bailey 2-4. Sandbach were 1-3 ahead at half time thanks to a Tony Fidzewicz hat trick. JS Bailey pulled a goal back but a Jay Street goal ensured victory for the visitors, who finish the group in third place, just one point behind Audlem.