SUTTON Athletic and St Saviours locked horns in the hotly-anticipated top of the table derby clash in Chester & Wirral Football League's Queensferry Sports Premier Division.

After a goalless first half it was St Saviours who took the lead through a Jack Sheppard headed effort before Tom McGill levelled for Sutton.

Two points separate the teams now with them both only having two games to play.

They also both have the same opposition in Christleton and Helsby FC.

Newton Athletic have also brought themselves back into the race after Lewis Davenport scored to give them a 1-0 win over Helsby.

This puts Sutton four points behind but with a game in hand.

At the other end of the spectrum Ellesmere Port lifted themselves off the bottom of the table with a 3-0 win over Blacon Youth FC Reserves.

Tom Perrin was hat-trick hero for the Port.

Helsby FC Reserves are lining themselves up to challenge for top spot in the CWFL Olympic Trophies Championship Division after their 3-0 win over Hoole Rangers.

They now sit just five points off leaders Crossway with two games in hand.

Their winning goals came courtesy of Kieran Butterworth (2) and Josh Archer.

Groves Athletic succumbed to their first defeat in 13 games going down 3-2 to Orange Athletic.

Ryan Bailey and Connor Howley were the Groves scorers with Olly Ormrod, Matt Drury and Elliot Wright hitting the winners for Orange.

Princes Villa drew 2-2 with FC Duddon, Steve Morgan and Mitch Glover their scorers.

Evan Barrowcliff and Tom Evans replied for Duddon. Joe Muir (2), Charlie Jones and Zacc Caveney were the marksmen for Christleton Argyle in their 4-1 win over Rossmore Rangers, Ian Johnson.

Nick Smith and Dave Pearson scored for Chester Nomads III but it was not enough as they lost 5-2 to Elton Athletic whose scorers were Dean Disley (3), Mark Richards and Jordan Egan.

Tarvin Vets lost ground in their efforts to win the CWFL Tarvin Precision Vets Division East when the second-placed team lost 2-0 to third-placed Farndon Vets, Phil Reeves and Dave Brereton their scorers.

Nags Head Bunbury Vets beat Dee Rangers Vets by the odd goal in nine, thanks to strikes from Pete Jones (2), Damien Wood, Syd Keenan and Andy Shambrook.

Leaders Upton JFC Vets beat Ashton Vets 5-1 with goals coming from Chris Melia (2), Stu Cossins, Ben Walley and Dave Rockall.

Gary Sinclair hit the consolation for Ashton.

Crossway Vets also had a 5-1 win beating Hartford Vets with goals from Ben Smith, Dave Williams, Pete Sydall, Richard Warren and Bal Darnoi.

The CWFL is now accepting applications from teams who wish to enter any of our competitions for the 2019/2020 season.

Spaces are available in the Open Age Saturday divisions, The Vets Saturday divisions and the Midweek Monday and Friday Flexi Divisions.

For further information, contact Paul Graham on 07891 537116 or email