TWO teams represented the Chester & Wirral Football in the Northern Cup with differing fortunes.

Helsby Reserves entertained Old Cathinians FC and move into the next round after a n excellent performance seen them run out 5-3 winners, with goals coming from Ryan Bazley (2), Jack White (2) and Kier Fenlon.

Christleton Argyle did not fair as well, going down to a very good Orford FC Reserves side 7-3.

In the CWFL Queensferry Sports Premier Division St Saviours stay top after an important victory over title rivals Shaftesbury Youth.

The game ended 4-2 to the Savs with goals from Adam Storton (2), Luke Edwards and Scot Rioch. John McGraa and Steve Large replied for the Shaft's.

Sutton Athletic stay second and improved their goal difference massively with their 9-0 win over Higher Bebington Kelma.

Peter Barnett lead the scoring with a hattrick followed by debutant Lee Ludgate (2), Connor Doyle, Liam Brennan, Tom McGill and Callum Doyle.

Sutton have now scored 15 goals in their last three games without reply putting a huge emphasis on next week's game with St Saviours.

Both teams have won five out of their last six league games and it should be a mouth-watering encounter when they play at the Groves.

Helsby who are currently sitting in sixth but with four games in hand beat Cestrian Alex 4-2 with goals from Adam Collins (2), Lew Turkington and Reece Dwyer. Luke Peaker and Adam Crimes replied for Cestrian.

Ellesmere Ports FC travelled to Upton JFC and returned with a share of the points after the games ended 2-2.

Brendon O'Donoghue and Mike Parnell netted for the Port with Danny Bickerton and Tom Berry hitting back for Upton.

John Fulton hit a hattrick for Chester Nomads III in their 3-2 win over Hoole Rangers in the CWFL Olympic Trophies Championship Division.

Orange Athletic and Elton Athletic drew 1-1 in their clash, Iain Thomas and Will Conway the respective scorers.

Richard Young hit a brace for Rossmore Rangers and an own goal gave Rossmore Rangers the points in their 3-1 win over FC Duddon Utd.

Mike Pond and Sean O’Rourke were the Tarvin AFC Vets Marksmen in their 3-1 win over Dee Rangers FC Vets.

This game sees them remain top of the CWFL Tarvin Precision Vets East Division, two points ahead of Farndon Vets who beat Frodsham Park Vets 9-1.

Derek Nurse lead the scoring for Farndon with five followed by Lloyd Palmer, Phil Reeves, Dave Brereton and Mike Ghattas.

Nags Head Bunbury Vets made it three wins from four with a 4-0 win over Hartford Vets, Alex Morrisroe (2), Dave Tomlinson and Pete Jones their scorers.

Crossway Vets, (Phil Goss 2, Phil Hill 2, Dave Megson 2, Danny Brown and Paul Molyneux), ran out 8-3 winners over Ashton Vets, (Shaun Page (2) and Tom Harrison), in the day's other game.

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In the Monday night Division at Blacon High Blacon High Staff beat Hoole Rovers 8-0 and FC UBER beat M&S Bank 6-0 while over at the Ellesmere Port Sports Village Division Ellesmere Port Villa beat Ship Argyle 2-1 and Billbeckers and MBNA drew 2-2.

In the Vauxhall's Friday night division FC UBER beat Kingston 1-0, Trav’s beat FC Saddle 2-0 and Ashton Phoenix and Chesternazionale drew 3-3.

In the Woodchurch Division Wirral Rovers beat AC Hoylake 6-1 and Shaftesbury Youth beat Tipografic 8-2.

In the newly formed Warrington Division at Orford Jubilee 3G centre Unknown FC beat LadsNDads 2-1 while Unreal Madrid beat Pique Blinders 8-2.