WITH no CWFL Queensferry Sports Premier Division games, three top-tier sides were in action in the Cheshire Amateur Cup.

Helsby are in the next round after their away 2-1 win at Capenhurst Villa thanks to goals from Reece Dwyer and Ryan Gibson.

Newton Athletic, who needed extra-time and penalties to secure their win over Middlewich Town, will join them.

Danny Eaton converted his penalty to give Newton the all-important advantage after the game had ended 0-0 after extra time.

Upton JFC put up a strong display before going down 4-2 to West Kirby.

Upton's goals came from Joe Williams and Danny Evans.

In the CWFL Olympic Trophies Championship Crossway are the new leaders after a 3-1 victory over Helsby Reserves.

Matty Leedham (2) and Robbie Foster were their scorers with Ryan Bazley replying for Helsby.

Rossmore Rangers drop to second as they were beaten 4-0 by the unpredictable Elton Athletic. Chester Nomads III travelled to AFC Park where they picked up a 5-2 win thanks to goals from Dave Pearson 2, Charlie Tennant, Nick Smith and Sam Baker.

Hoole Ranger's game with Princes Villa was called off due to a waterlogged pitch as too was Groves Athletics encounter with Christleton Argyle.

Iain Thomas (4), Garry Owen (Pen) and an own goal gave Orange Athletic a 6-3 win over Eastham Ferry and Connor Howley (2) and Sam Wynne Hughes were on the mark for Hoole Rovers in their 3-1 win over FC Duddon (Tom Evans).

In the CWFL Tarvin Precision Vets Division East Terry Yoxhall, Stephen Thomas and Dave Brereton secured a 3-0 win for Farndon Vets over Hartford Vets.

Shaun Page, Matt Edwards and Tom Harrison were Ashton Vets marksmen but they went down 5-3 to Frodsham Park Vets.

Tony Wimpenny and Ben Smith secured all three points for Crossway Vets as they beat Nags Head Bunbury Vets 2-1, Pete Jones the Nags scorer.

Ben Walley (2), Stu Cossins and Phil Cordell netted for Upton JFC Vets in a 4-0 win over Tarvin Vets.

In the CWFL Link Up Monday Night Flexi 11s at Blacon High M&S Bank put in a sterling performance to beat Blacon Youth 2-1.

In the second fixture Cestrian Legends ran out 3-2 winners over Hoole Rovers.

In the CWFL Link Up Monday Night Flexi 11s at Ellesmere Port Sports Village Ship Argyle beat Chester Lions 7-0.

On Friday Night in the CWFL Link Up Friday Night Flexi 11s at Vauxhalls El Porto started their campaign with a 4-3 win over Chesternazionale while Travs ran out 3-0 winners over North West Brom.

In the CWFL Link Up Friday Night Flexi 11s at Woodchurch newcomers Wirral Rovers beat Wirral Allstars 5-1.