THE business end of the season has been kicked into place with the first of eight cup domestic cup finals.

A superb double from Jamie Smith with a goal in each half and his second coming in added-time sealed a first ever Presidents Cup 2-0 win for Lancelyn Glenavon in a keenly-fought encounter with last season's Division Two winners Ellesmere Port Athletic at Villa Park the home of Ashville Football Club.

Jason Bull hit a fine treble for Corsair FC in a local derby semi final with Beechwood FC.

Also on the mark for the Bidston-based side was Brad Greer in a 4-1 result.

Corsair now meet Telegraph FC in the final of The David Tacy Cup on Sunday April 28 at Ashville FC.

Saughall FC (Owen Kelsey, Scott Nickson) won through to The Houlihan's Birkenhead Sunday Association Invitation Cup Final 5-4 on penalties after finishing all square at 2-2 with Birch Tree, again the final will be at Villa Park The Home of Ashville FC on Tuesday April 23 (7pm kick off).

The last of the league's cup semi-finals were also concluded after Upton Town ran out 4-1 winners after extra-time, thanks to a brace from Dan Phillips and further efforts from Tom Bladon and Ryan Foo, at CAD Athletic (Josh Hatton) and they will meet Wirral FC (Tom Byrne, Craig Plant) who won 4-3 on penalties after extra time against FC Tranmere (Dave Sadler Luke Holland) in The Joey Griffiths Invitation Cup.

Match of the day was in Division three with Paolos serving up a last-minute dramatic winner over close rivals Woodchurch Rovers (Harry Firkins).

Delivering the all important goals for Paolos were John Bland and Charlie Andrews.

Both Paolos and Woodchurch have already sealed promotion to Division Two but Paolos need a point to secure the Third Division Championship.

Action from Division One saw Bushell Athletic take maximum points thanks to a splendid brace from Leon Jones supplemented by a James Williamson strike in a narrow 3-2 win against Neston Nomads (Alex Fewtrell, Luke Hall) and both clubs looking to have a chance of promotion to the Premier Division.

There are five teams battling it out for promotion that could go down to the wire, Lions FC (Matt Kerr, Ameel Al Gamri) defeated Telegraph 2-0 in a mid table tussle,

Sunday 7th April will see The Final of The Veronica Conway Premier Cup Final between Dock AFC and Queens Park at Ashville FC (2pm kick off). A great game and a decent support from both teams is almost guaranteed,

Thursday, April 11 will see the two promoted teams from Division Three Paolos FC and Woodchurch Rovers lock horns in The Jimmy Core Final.

The Houlihan’s Birkenhead Sunday Football League is accepting new applications to join for the 2019/2020 season.

Check the League's website for contact details.