STRIKES from Tom Leyland and Morgan Woods was enough for Beechwood FC to secure a place in the next round of the Tony Smith Memorial Trophy inflicting a 2-1 defeat on Wirral FC (Tom Williams)

Corsair kept up their fine cup form registering a 2-0 success at Shaftesbury Youth, thanks to efforts from Jason Bull and Jordan Dilworth in The David Keith Tacy Memorial Cup.

A Lewis Clarke hat-trick led the way for Neston Nomads with Paul Ellison, Jamie Gardner, Karl Dunbar and Rob Marrs also finding the net in a comfortable 7-1 win in the Presidents Cup 2nd Round to claim their place in the semi finals after beating AFC Shaftes ((M Young).

Last season's Jimmy Core cup Finalists Barcodes FC romped home 5-1 to book a second consecutive semi-final at the expense of MSC Eastham (Brandon Thomas).

On the Scoresheet for the Heswall side were Liam Headford, John Allen, Shaun Skillen with 2 and Bryan McGinity.

They will be joined in the hat by Rangers Breaks (Chris Caress, Lee Burns), who had to go penalties (5-4) to seal their place after finishing 2-2 with FC Tranmere (Billy Hunwick, Ben McPartland).

It is down to four teams for the Premier Division Title race after Dock ran out 4-0 winners at fellow long-standing club Rock Ferry Social with Ricci Neil notching a fine brace with Dean Nunn and Ryan Smith completing the scoring as Great Float and FC Bidston finished 0-0, while the points were also shared between Birch Tree (Kieran Hamm 2) and Saughall (Owen Kelsey, David Ollerhead).

Action from Division One saw Bushell Athletic romp home to a tremendous 7-1 win after Leon Jones claimed five strikes and supported by efforts from Karl Aspinall and Joseph Griffiths over New Ferry Rangers (Mark Trigg) who take pole position despite playing more games.

Division Two basement club Oval FC registered a vital three points thanks to a double strike from John Skipsey eclipsing South Rangers Athletic (Stuart Payne) 2-1, Franklyn FC (Tom Sinkinson Jack Ratcliffe, Liam Englert) and Upton Town (Tom Bladon, Patrick Taylor Joe Pugh) traded goals and point in 3-3 draw.

Paolos FC (Leon Bower and Jake McNamara) served up another maximum points and go four points clear at the top of Division Three winning by the odd goal in three against AFC Tima (Stuart Davies) 2-1.