CARLSBERG West Cheshire League Division One title challengers Mossley Hill Athletic progressed to the Liverpool County FA Challenge Cup fourth round after they turned on the style, and pulled the mat from under Liverpool County Premier counterparts, Warbreck.

A four goal salvo from Paul Pearson was supplemented by further efforts from Ollie Sanderson (2), Tom McNamara, James Halligan and Dom Kelly, as Mossley romped home 9-2.

It was celebration time also for Maghull, who eclipsed Pilkington 2-0, thanks to efforts from John Hedges and Anthony Price. 

They were joined by Richmond Raith Rovers, who had Ashton Clements (2), Jonathan Parkinson and Ali Birmingham on target in the 4-1 decision over Parklands.

On the minus side, a goal from Cam Dalton couldn't prevent South Liverpool from losng 3-1 to Custys and it was the end of the line for Marshalls, who capitulated 4-2 on penalties to East Villa.

Newton cruised into the Wirral & District FA's Senior Cup semi-finals, after they put paid to local rivals, West Kirby, inspired by two goal hot-shot, Jamie Hurworth.

Further goals from Paul Carney, James Law, Danny Brookes and Jordan Foster completed the 6-1 rout, with Ben Glover in reply for the visitors.

Despite a goal from Aaron Woods, Heswall's fate was sealed after Vauxhall Motors emerged 3-1 victors, courtesy of a goal apiece from Tom Davies, Mike White and Brad Grant.

In The Cheshire County FA Amateur Cup third round, Louis Moss netted for Chester Nomads but still finished on the losing side, when Congleton Vale posted a 2-1 extra time result and Nomads' day was compounded, after their reserve side made their exit from the Chester Challenge Cup after they went down 3-1 in their third round tussle with Cestrian Alex. Jonny Lee bagged Nomads' consolation.

On the domestic scene, Ashville were elevated to third place in the race for the Division One title, after four goal Ben Greenop took the plauditds in Saturday's 8-2 triumph at Redgate Rovers.

Jake Prescott (2), Tom Quinn and James Clare shared the rest of the goals while Ben Helme obliged with both goals for the hosts.

Neston Nomads overcame Rainhill Town 4-2 with goals from Chris Kennedy, Carl Murphy, Luke Blondel and Rob Foulkes and moved up into eighth place.

Colm Lynch and Nathan Clements were the visitors' marksmen.

Saturday's Division Two action saw leaders, Hale, return to winning ways, and mantain their single point advantage after Louis Corness and Louie Ruddock made the scoresheet in the 2-0 result over Mossley Hill Ath Res but nearest rivals, Maghull Res., stayed in the equation, after they beat Cheshire Lines 2-1 with goals from Jordan Dilworth and Sam Lawrenson.

Matt Cleary was a hat-trick star who shone for Heswall Res in their 5-0 blitz of Willaston but Ashville Res' Lawrence Harris went one better, after his four-goal blast was the talking point in his side's 5-3 win against Vauxhall Motors Res Luke Fitzgibbon, Peter Neilson and Tom Evans replied for the Motormen.

John Wainwright (2), Josh Lyth, Phil Quilliam and Matty Scott applied the finishing touches, as Ellesmere Port Town savoured a 5-1 success at West Kirby Res, while South Liverpool Res were indebted to efforts from Andy Walker, Bobby Murphy, Aam Langley and Dave Mee for their 4-3 result over Capenhurst Villa who hit back via Ryan Nicol (2), and Lewis Cooper.

Elliot Fagan netted for Rainhill Town Res, but it was Prescot Cables Res. who profited 2-1 with Mike Garside and Johnny Sprosson on the mark.

Division Three leaders Mersey Royal came unstuck at second placed Litherland Remyca Res after brothers Jack and Mark Edwards, Danny Manning and Mark Barnes struck in the hosts' 4-0 triumph, and narrowed the Royal's lead at the top to one point.

Third-placed Page Celtic afforded little mercy to Ellesmere Port Town Res and were anchored to an 11-1 victory with Bobby Jones, Matty Quinn, James Croxton and Mick James each recording doubles.

Brothers Paul and Colin Bousique-Green netted for Burscough Dynamo but visitors, Poulton Royal went home with the spoils after replies from Lee Davey (2), Tommy Carroll, Kieran Sait and Lee Dermody swung a 5-2 verdict.

Ross Pringle scored both goals, as Wirral SB beat Neston Nomads Res 2-0 and it was a good day for Cheshire Lines Res, Jamie Swift, Mark Welsh, Paddy Kelly and Ollie Sawle scoring in the 4-0 win at Capenhurst Villa Res.

Adam Winstanley (2), Johnny Biggs and Jack Manners hit the target as Marshalls Res beat Redgate Rovers Res. by the same scoreline.

Second placed Runcorn Linnets Youth posted their fifth win of the season after Bailey Duffield (2), Jack Samuel, Mike Ratcliffe and Josh Dudley scored in Saturday's 5-3 win at Maghull Youth in the Youth Division, while Cam Grant (3) and Jake McKettrick scored the goals as Bootle Youth beat West Kirby Youth 4-1.