IN Tuesday's Wirral & District FA Senior Cup Second round, Division One outfit, Ashville emerged 2-0 victors from their tussle with former League members, Cammell Laird 1907.

Victory was thanks to efforts from Sam Hunt and Ricci Neill and their prize is now a semi-final encounter with holders, Newton at Villa Park on Wednesday April 17 (7.30pm kick-off).

The winners will then face Neston Nomads in the final after the South Wirral side won 5-4 on penalties, following a keenly-contested 0-0 stalemate.

On the League scene, Division One leaders Newton stayed four points in credit after a hat-trick from player manager Lee Kissock sparked a 5-2 win at Chester Nomads.

A Ryan Hunt double completed the scoring with Ryan Wan obliging with both goals for the hosts.

Marshalls' hopes of preserving their top-flight status were boosted after doubles from Adam Moorcroft, Cameron Challinor and Owen Hough anchored their side to a 6-2 result against Hale, but a double from Nathan Mapletoft failed to count, as Upton AA capitulated 3-2 to replies from Rainhill Town's Steve Melville (2) and Liam Bott.

Christian Stewart bagged the game's only, goal as Maghull beat Vauxhall Motors Reserves, while Ryan Nicoll (2), Chris Forshaw and Kik McMurray netted for Ellesmere Port Town in their 4-1 eclipse of Richmond Raith Rovers.

A resurgent South Liverpool celebrated a 5-0 success at Redgate Rovers with Jay Thomas (2), Cam Dalton (2) and Joel Douglas on target.

Saturday's Division Two action saw leaders Page Celtic edge a step nearer the title at the first time of asking, despite a 1-1 finish with Maghull Res.

Nearest rivals Capenhurst Villa failed to capitalise after they too drew 1-1 at South Liverpool Res.

Connor Egan struck twice and was joined on the scoresheet by Adam Jones and Tyla Davies as West Kirby Res.ended their campaign with a 4-2 decision over Mallaby, Tommy Johnstone scoring both goals for the visitors.

Josh Perry scored the goal which sealed a 1-0 win for Prescot Cables Res against Litherland Remyca Dev.

A Joe Hazzard double failed to prevent South Sefton Borough Res from going down 3-2 at Poulton Royal and that result confirmed Aintree Villa as Division Three champions.

Third-placed Mersey Royal had James Atherton and Adam Smith on the mark in a 3-1 triumph over Chester Nomads Res and the same scoreline assured Capenhurst Villa Res of maximum spoils from their clash with Marshalls Res.

Phil Jones, Rowan Whelan and Carl Wellsbury applied the finishing touches.

The West Cheshire AFL is invite applications for the post of Honorary publicity officer for 2019/20 season.

The successful applicant would be responsible for compiling a weekly round-up for the League's website and for the issuing of a periodic News Letter which would be on a quarterly or more frequent basis, and can be on paper or digital format.

Help would be provided in integration into the role.

Interested? Contact League Chairman, Les Watson, (0151-638 7564) e-mail or acting league secretary Jose Damiao (01244383221) e-mail