A SOLITARY goal from Franny Tomlin was enough for Vineyard to progress into the second round of the Wirral DFA Junior Cup as they gave Wellington FC the boot in a battling victory.

A double strike from Jordan Griffiths enabled Barnston PV to dispose of fellow leaguers North Wirral Saints in a 2-0 hard-fought success.

First division action saw Poulton Vics take top spot following their emphatic 6-0 defeat of PLCCFC as Karl Barker netted a hat-trick with Graham Edge, Steve Kane and Sean Gandy all scoring singles in a good team effort.

On level points are Nelson FC who beat Eastham Rangers 4-2 thanks to doubles from Sam Hunt and Callum Morrison, with Jake Maddox and Louis Hopkins bagging the replies.

Upton FC claimed their first win when nudging previous leaders Bromborough Town off top spot with a 4-3 win in which Ryan Thompson netted all four goals and Jack Cooke and Joe Skinner (2) fired the responses.

JASGA remain third after beating Phoenix FC 3-1 due to efforts from Stewart Speed, Steve Kelly and a thunderbolt from Kieran McCabe, as Alex Broadbent scored the consolation.

Still top of the Second division are Rockpoint FC after their 5-1 success away at Park Royal who had Charlie Chatterton as their only scorer.

On target for Rockpoint were Stuart Hardman, Ashley Robinson, Ben Ryan, Dan Allen and Jason Rigby.

Shore Villa and Eastham Rangers Colts remain unbeaten after drawing 2-2 in an evenly matched fixture, as Roan Huggins and James Outram netted for Villa and Sam Lees Shan and Dillon Thomas hit the replies.

A goal apiece from Glen Smith and Luke Gibson earned West Kirby United a 2-1 win over Upton Youth who had Joe McColgan as their marksman.

Hitting six goals were Delta Colts Parkfield as they overcame Wallasey Wanderers 6-2 as Lewis Ward (2), Leon Atkins, Billy Baker, James Moreton and Luke Fletcher found the net and Macauley Lathom netted twice in reply.

Trident climbed up to fourth place after beating Wallasey Wolves 4-1, due to Shaun Ronald and Josh Francis both netting twice and Curtis LR netted the lone response.