A FULL league programme was the order of the day in Birkenhead Sunday League and many games actually deserve top billing right across the whole league program, writes John Traynor.

Rock Ferry Social moved into pole position in the Premier Division after Dock AFC had a free week and it was all thanks to Adam Smith with a hat-trick inflicting a 3-0 defeat on Beechwood FC.

A Luke Blondel treble with further goals from Oscar Ratnaike and Richie Foulkes assisted Neston Nomads to register their first league win of the season at the hands of the unfortunate FC Bidston (Matty Maguire, Paul Wallace) 5-2.

Lewis Clarke, Ste Ryan and Jason Bull drove Corsair to a superb 3-1 success over Queens Park (Levi Chiduka), who have lost by the same scoreline for the second consecutive week.

Jay Harvey with a double and a Joe Brandon effort was enough for Rivacre FC to sink Great Float Sports & Social (Shaun Parrington) by the same 3-1 score.

There was plenty of goal action in Division One, with Upton Town, who suffered their first reversal last week, getting back to winning ways after a inflicting a second consecutive defeat on one of the favourites for promotion, Bromborough Rake FC (Kie Hughes) 4-1.

Doing the damage for Upton Town were Matty Beamon with a brace, supported by singles from Liam Sundve and Liam Healy.

Ben Glover bagged a treble for Bushell Grange Athletic to stay at the helm with a fine 5-1 result over Neston United.

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(Liam Peacock). Completing the scoring were Liam Siddorn and Ben Evans.

The Lukes FC (O.G., Ben Kearney) stay in second place, three points behind with two games in hand, after accounting for Wirral Radio (Tom Byrne) 2-1.

AFC Shaftes (Povel 2, Griffiths, Brown, Foxley, Jebb, Bell) tamed Lions FC (Dave McElroy) 7-1.

A fabulous game took place at Plymyards between JPL Jets and Saughall FC.

Saughall FC took the lead three times in the first half with all three strikes coming from Tom Ashcroft, but in the second 45 minutes JPL Jets struck back yet again and also notched a fourth goal with around twenty minutes left and saw the game out. Carl Hamm and Shaun Taylor firing in a brace each with a 4-3 win.

Jets are now hot on the heels of Rockpoint (Liam Wheelen 3, Kyle Bennett, Billy New) at the top of Division Two who demolished Silva Athletic 5-1.

Tom Taaffe, on his debut after a recent transfer from Dock AFC, hit a superb double allied with an Adam Larway strike to earn maximum points against Prenton FC 3-0 for New Ferry Rangers.

Wellington FC found their shooting boots with Joe Kelly and Matty O’Shea on the mark with a pair each to remain unbeaten after comfortable 4-1 result over Victoria Colts (Gaz Dickenson).

After a stuttering start to the season, MSC Eastham (Daine Murphy, Tom Weaver, Ian Hobday, Aaron Brabender, Sam Griffiths, Lee Ralfe) are climbing the table slowly to keep pace with the promotion hopefuls after romping home 6-0.

Glenavon Athletic (Dan Nettleton, Bailey Onwuemene, Tom Branscombe) notched their first win of the season with a narrow 3-2 victory over Barcode FC (Jamie Isaac, Jack Cohen).

Division Three leaders Oval FC had John Skipsey to thank with the only goal of the game at Wirral Athletic.

AFC Rangers had their first league reversal at North Wirral Saints (Mike Westcott, Mike Manger 2, Frazer Lucking) 4-2.

Louis Gillam, Alex Jones and Jamie Lamb were the goal-getters for Old Parks FC after an impressive 3-0 away win at Parkgate St Germain.

Marksmen for AFC Park North were Billy Rainbow, Tyler Grattan (2), Leighton Clarke and Declan Wray, who eclipsed AFC Raeburn (Mike Foulkes pen, Jonny Cable) 5-2 and stay in touch with the division leaders.

Barkers Armchair FC (Louis Brown, Chris Sutcliffe) went true to par after posting a 2-0 scoreline at West Kirby United.