NORTHERN Plant Hire Trophy matches got underway on Saturday, and Division Two side Bradley pulled off the biggest upset, beating Bingley Town on penalties to advance to the second round.

A brace by Benjamin Ramsden led Bradley to victory over the Premier Division side.

Jack Leach was also on the scoresheet for Bradley, who won 4-2 on penalties after the match finished 3-3.

Silsden Whitestar got their cup campaign off to a good start by blanking Division Two team Barlick Wanderers 4-0.

Whitestar cruised to victory, thanks to goals by man-of-the-match Gavin Shearer (2), Sam Stansfield and substitute Casey Dowthwaite.

Hat-tricks by Luke Scothern and James Cumpstey and a brace by Thomas Cleaver led Barnoldswick Barons to a 10-1 thrashing of Earby Town.

Further goals by Lewis McKane and Jake Wiggins will see the Barons into the second round, as Shane Taylforth scored a consolation for Earby.

Division Two side Chatburn notched an upset beating leaders iPlay FC on penalties to advance to round two of the Division Two Cup.

Thomas Freeman had a brace and Naiden Holgate scored a goal for Chatburn, who won 5-4 on penalties after the game ended in a 3-3 tie.

Jamie McAuley, Thomas Smith and Phillip Smith all scored for iPlay.

There were two Division Three games on Saturday.

Jordan Hough bagged a brace for Cross Hills Reserves, who beat Trawden Celtic Juniors 3rds 4-1.

Man-of-the-match Luke Newton and substitute Robert Matthews also scored for Hills, and Daniel Terry scored a consolation for Trawden.

Cowling Reserves, who are so far winless in the league, beat Division Three leaders Otley Town A to advance to the second round.

Kyle Willis scored the only goal for Cowling, who won 3-2 on penalties after the match ended in a 1-1 draw. Kallum Kirk was on the scoresheet for Otley.

There were a couple of league games on Saturday, including a fine win by Rolls, who completed a 5-0 whitewashing of Skipton Town in the Premier Division.

In Division Two, Skipton Town Reserves had a better luck as a Sam Kimberley hat-trick led them to a comprehensive win against Settle United Reserves at Engine Shed Lane.

Two goals by Kimberley and one by Josh Newton out Skipton 3-0 up at half-time. In the second half, Liam Coates and Graham Hunn added to the Skipton lead before Kimberley secured his hat-trick in the 81st minute.