SPORTING Keighley may be third from bottom in the Skipton Body Repair Centre Craven League Premier Division but things are looking up.

They have now won three matches out of four (their only two wins in the top flight, plus last weekend) as they despatched Chatburn, who are seventh in Division One, 7-2 at Marley in the first round of the Northern Plant Hire Trophy.

Goals came from man of the match Alhassaine Keita (3), Mohammed Ammer (2), Mohammed Hussain and Mohammed Zubair as they booked a tie at AFC Colne on Saturday, January 27.

Broomhill, meanwhile, have made progress in the Division One Cup.

Inspired by man of the match Marshall Pedder, they beat visitors Bradley, for whom Chris Hogg was man of the match, 1-0 in the first round, with substitute Michael Fazackerley getting the goal.

Broomhill now visit current leaders Carleton in the quarter-finals.

Sutton are already through to the last eight of the Division Three Cup, where they lost 4-0 at Iplay Barrowford, with Liam Littlewood being man of the match for the losers.

Barnoldswick Barons almost pulled off a shock in the Northern Plant Hire Trophy.

They may be bottom of Division Two but only lost 4-3 at home to AFC Colne, who are fourth in Division One.

Man of the match Gareth Turner (2) and Josh Scothern were on target for the Barons, but there was no near miss for Barlick Wanderers, who were trounced 12-0 in another first-round tie at Rolls.

The hosts made their Premier Division class tell with goals from man of the match Liam Garbutt (4), braces from Callum Dickinson, Gareth Hargreaves and Luke Parkinson, and singles from Thomas Farthing and Lewis Rimmer.

In the Premier Division, Daniel Bathers, John Beckwith and man of the match Ben Philip were on target for leaders Settle United at home to Cowling, whose reply came from Luke Barker, while Pendle Renegades lost 3-2 at home to Trawden Celtic, with Jake Palmer and Jordan Slade netting for the hosts.

Carleton climbed from third to the summit of Division One after a 10-0 home thrashing of Earby Town.

Goals from Luke Howsen (3), man of the match Joe Alvey (2), Ben Teal (2), substitute Ashley Purnell (2) and Jamie Fryers enabled them to leapfrog Rolls Reserves and Skipton Town, neither of whom were playing.

Skipton Town Reserves were involved in a thriller in their Division Two Cup quarter-final at home to Bingley Town.

Bingley led 3-2 at half-time, but it was 3-3 at full-time before the visitors edged through 5-4 after extra-time.

AFC Barnoldswick are also through to the semi-finals after a surprisingly easy 3-0 home victory over Grassington United Reserves, with Callum Uttley, Michael Witowski and substitute Danny Wilmore on target.

Pendle Renegades Reserves lost 7-0 at new Division Two leaders Trawden Celtic Reserves.

Settle United Thirds lost 4-0 at Salts Reserves in Division Three, despite the best efforts of Sam Arrowsmith.