IT was honours even in the tussle for the top when leaders Christleton Celtic met third placed Sutton Athletic in the CWFL Queensferry Sports Premier Division.

Ben Gregory had given Celtic a 2-0-halftime lead but second half goals for Paul Butler and Tom McGill earned Sutton a point.

Second-placed Higher Bebington's title aspirations took a knock as they went down 3-1 to Franklyn's.

Nana Eneh (2) and Dave Burton their scorers.

Helsby recorded their second win of the season with a 4-1 over Ellesmere Port FC.

Steve Jackson and Reece Dwyer were their marksmen with Ross Grimes scoring for the Port.

Shaftesbury Youth move into third place after Danny Whitehead (3), Jimmy Gomez (2) and John McGraa netted in their 6-1 win over Ellesmere Port Town A.

St Saviours opened the gap up to five points at the top of the CWFL Olympic Trophies Division One after a convincing 8-1 victory over Hoole Rangers with goals coming from Mason Cartwright (3), James Atkins (2), Ryan Abraham, Liam Wall and Lewis Bishop.

Andy Johnson hit the consolation for Hoole.

Kev McGovern scored for Clubbies but it was not enough as Jordan Jones and Nick Smith were on target for Chester Nomads III earning them a 2-1 win.

Upton JFC leapfrog Clubbies and move into second after their closely contested 3-2 win over Princes Villa, Chris Brett, Jay Wong and Tom Berry their scorers.

FC UBER enjoyed a hard fought victory over Cestrian Alex, beating them by the odd goal in seven thanks to strikes from Tom Berry, Luke Reece and Matt Elson.

Adam Crimes hit all three for Cestrian.

Chester Argyle made it three wins on the bounce as Zacc Caveney and Aaron Eymond earned them a 2-0 win over Elton Athletic.

Jack Lloyd scored for Helsby Reserves who went down 3-1 away to Blacon Youth Reserves, James Lloyd (2) and Warren Millington with the winning goals.

Upton Bears Paw were on form in the CWFL Link Up Division Two as they beat Eastham Athletic 8-1 with goals from Jake Dean (3), Chris Larsen (3) and Chris Grear (2).

Richie Burke replied for Eastham. Orange Athletic had Stu Drury and Mike Sullivan on target as they beat Saughall Colts, Jack Booth, 3-1.

Patrick Easton (2) and Tom Williams were the Rossmore Rangers marksmen as they beat Princes Villa Reserves 3-1.

Neston Nomads Vets are the new leaders of the CWFL Tarvin Precision Vets Division 1 thanks to a Mike Ryan goal giving them a 1-0 win over Blacon Youth Vets.

In CWFL Tarvin Precision Vets Division 3 Farndon Vets made it four wins from four as they beat Capenhurst Villa 5-3 with goals courtesy of Chris Woodburn, Karl Davies, Phil Reeves 2 and Matthew Williams.

Phil Strapp, Chris Yew and Dean Barlow were the Capenhurst scorers.

In the CWFL Monday Night Flexi 11s at Ellesmere Port Billbeckers are closing in on the leaders after their 3-0 win over top side Wirral Utd.

West Kirby Utd won the Derby battle as they beat West Kirby 3-0.

In the CWFL Monday Night Flexi 11s Chester Division M&S Bank beat Hoole Youth 4-0.

In the CWFL Friday Night Flexi 11s Woodchurch division Wirral Allstars maintained their 100% record with a 6-1 win over Wasps and Raumdeuter beat Tipographic 3-2.

Over at CWFL Friday Night Flexi 11s Ellesmere Port division River Juniors remain 10 points clear of Travs after a 4-1 win against CBP.

Travs are still in the hunt though as they beat Chester Lions 3-1 and still have a game in hand.

FC River and Waverton drew 1-1 and M&S Bank beat Northwest Brom 3-2.