HOLDERS New Farnley won their heavyweight quarter-final clash with Hanging Heaton by six wickets to secure their place in the last four of the All Rounder Cricket Bradford League's Priestley Cup.

They will be joined in an impressive semi-final line-up by 2016 winners Woodlands, Farsley and Townville.

Premier Division leaders New Farnley had paceman Andrew Brewster (4-30) and spinner Luke Jarvis (3-62) to thank for helping them to bowl out Hanging Heaton for 224.

Brewster claimed the prize wickets of openers Gary Fellows and Nick Connolly as Hanging Heaton slipped to 20-2 before Callum Geldart (59), David Stiff (32) and Joe Fraser (31) revived their fortunes.

New Farnley never looked back, however, after openers Simon Lambert (40) and Steve Bullen (36) gave them a sound start.

Skipper Lee Goddard (67) and second-team captain Alex Baldwin (48no) shared a fourth-wicket stand of 112, which enabled their side to reach their target with 12.2 overs to spare.

In-form Farsley reached the semi-finals for the second successive year after beating Lightcliffe by 24 runs at Red Lane.

Half-centuries from Dan Hodgson (68) and Pat Kruger (50) enabled Farsley to make 199-6 when they batted first.

Lightcliffe, who won the Priestley Cup at Red Lane in 2013, made a spirited reply. with opener Alex Stead making 44 and Shoaib Hassan (31).

Yorkshire's James Wainman was the pick of Farsley's bowlers with 3-31.

Townville overcame their old Central Yorkshire League rivals Wrenthorpe by 79 runs to secure a last-four place for the first time.

Opener Jonathan Booth set his side on course for victory with a fine innings which saw him dismissed one run short of a deserved century.

Harry Clewett (52), Conor Harvey (35) and a generous donation of 40 extras saw them post a total of 288 as Kabir Bashir (5-32) and James Glynn (3-74) were the best of the bowlers.

Wrenthorpe struggled to keep up with the required run rate and lost wickets in pursuit of their target.

Matthew Race and Mohammad Bashir both made 39 as Wrenthorpe were all out for 209 as Clewett took 4-61.

Off-spinner Kez Ahmed produced a match-winning spell of 5-7 as Woodlands skittled out Championship Division One side Gomersal for 87 on their way to a nine-wicket win.

Gomersal lost their last eight wickets for 32 runs, and that left Woodlands with a small target to chase.

Opener Sam Frankland was unbeaten on 42 as they moved to victory in just 14.3 overs.