Simon is the go-to Guy as Collegiate win again, and Cummins rescues United with vital knock

Sheffield Collegiate moved to within six points of leaders York after their third successive Yorkshire Premier League win against Barnsley at Shaw Lane.

New Barnsley skipper Steve Nuttall won the toss and elected to field, and his decision paid off in the first over when Callum Millward clean bowled Ashton Blakey.

Any thoughts of a collapse soon disappeared as Nick Gaywood and in-form Jacob Waterson took control.

In showery conditions116 runs were added for the second wicket, before Gaywood was caught behind by Greg Walton off Callum Bethel for 67 from 84 balls.

Simon Guy joined Waterson and a further 70 was put on for the third wicket before Waterson was trapped lbw by Bethel for a solid 52.

Guy raced along to his half century and when Collegiate closed on 270-5 the former Yorkshire keeper had reached 80no scored off 75 balls including five fours and three sixes.

Collegiate got off to the perfect start in the Barnsley reply when Luke Shutt had Jonathan Trower neatly caught by Waterson for a second ball duck.

Jason Booth hit a useful 55 and Matt Wilson added 33 but wickets fell regularly and Collegiate took control.

Josh Varley grabbed two wickets, Shutt took 2-10 and Matt Dixon mopped up the tail to return 3-5 from 4.2 overs as Barnsley were bowled out for 164.

Sheffield United beat Hull at Chanderlands Avenue, Paul Cummins the hero with an unbeaten 75.

After winning the toss and batting first, Hull were bowled out for 153.

In United’s reply, they slipped to 78-5 before Cummins’ match-winning innings.

Simon Wddup hit 101 as Doncaster posted 221-8 at Clifton Park,but leaders York rubbed off the arrears for the loss of three wickets in 36 overs.

Will Simpson scored 51 and Breyden Clark hit 42 as Castleford were bowled out by Rotherham Town for 226.

Archie Ogden,Dan Waldron and Will Street all took three wickets.

Despite a valiant 82 from Ogden, Rotherham fell to a fifth successive loss after being bowled out for 193.